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
Battery life
Great battery life
340 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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 SH-21

Olympus SH-21

Travel zoom

$218

GPS No built-in GPS
Placeholder

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$165

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$214

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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