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

31

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

29

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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
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
 

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

Travel zoom

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture
Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Travel zoom

$231

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom More zoom
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 Much shorter battery life
Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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