Canon SX500 IS
Superzoom Camera
vs Sony H200
Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Best price $285
  • Weighs a little bit less than the H200 12 oz vs 15.2 oz
  • Smaller body size 35 in³ vs 58 in³
  • Has an HDMI port for photo playback H200 does not have HDMI

What’s good about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H200

Best price
$180
  • 79% more battery life 350 shots vs 195 shots
  • Significantly cheaper street price $180 vs $285
  • Higher sensor resolution 20.1 MP vs 16 MP
  • Has longer exposure available 30 seconds vs 15 seconds
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
  • Better built-in flash range 24′ vs 16′
  • Better video capture 720p 30fps vs 720p 25fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 8 shots per sec vs 3 shots per sec
  • Has panorama image capture SX500 IS does not have panorama

What the Canon SX500 IS and Sony H200 have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 461k dots vs 460k dots
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″

What’s missing from both the Canon SX500 IS and the Sony H200

  • No HDR processing
  • No 3D capture
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe
  • No Wi-Fi
  • No flip out viewscreen

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