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

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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

31

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Reasons to buy the Olympus SH-25MR

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (109×62×31 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
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

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$600

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom More zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

Olympus SZ-31MR

Travel zoom

$260

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

$250

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$439

Size Smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

Olympus SH-25MR
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