Canon SX510 HS
Superzoom Camera
vs Canon SX500 IS
Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Best price $199
  • 69% more battery life 330 shots vs 195 shots
  • Cheaper street price $199 vs $270
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
  • Newer camera October 2013 vs August 2012
  • Better video capture 1080p 24fps vs 720p 25fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 11 shots per sec vs 3 shots per sec
  • Has Wi-Fi photo upload capabilities SX500 IS does not have Wi-Fi

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Best price
$270
  • Higher sensor resolution 16 MP vs 12.1 MP

What the Canon SX510 HS and Canon SX500 IS have in common

  • Weigh about the same 12.3 oz vs 12 oz
  • Similar Body sizes 35 in³
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 461k dots
  • Similar optical zoom range 30.0×
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • HDMI port

What’s missing from both the Canon SX510 HS and the Canon SX500 IS

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

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