Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
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49

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42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P500.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

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Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$219 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$171

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

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Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$495 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$650

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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