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

34

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

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

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

$568

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

$938

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$679

Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom Less zoom
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$725

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

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

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