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

33

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

31

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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
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

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$419 body only

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$309

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $190

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
Size Much larger

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$415

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$249

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Olympus SH-25MR
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