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

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
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

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom More zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$302

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix S640

Nikon Coolpix S640

Compact

$225

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$375

Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

Travel zoom

$233

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

Olympus SH-25MR
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