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

Olympus SH-25MR vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Olympus SH-25MR

35

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

32

Runner-up

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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
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

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$169 - $227

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
GPS No built-in GPS
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$290

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
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

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$400

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$400

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Larger

discussion

Olympus SH-25MR
SH-25MR
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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
PowerShot SX20 IS
Canon

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