Canon Powershot SX40 vs Olympus SP-565UZ

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

48

Olympus SP-565UZ

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-565UZ

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (116×84×81 mm)
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus SP-565UZ.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$420 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$250 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Olympus SP-565UZ Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$230

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$509 - $597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Olympus SP-550 UZ

Olympus SP-550 UZ

Super zoom

$529

Size Slightly smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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Olympus SP-565UZ
SP-565UZ
Olympus

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