Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS vs Olympus SH-25MR

Olympus SH-25MR vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

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Olympus SH-25MR

31

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

29

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Reasons to buy the Olympus SH-25MR

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (109×62×31 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Macro focus
Great macro
0.0 cm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS.
Explore our gallery of 29 sample photos taken by the Olympus SH-25MR.

competitors

Olympus SH-25MR Competitors

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Travel zoom

$250

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Macro focus Much better macro capability
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Travel zoom

$164

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$610

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$290 - $379

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$365 - $479

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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