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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Top 58%1,047 points
Top 58%
Top 12%2,192 points
Top 12%
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Top specs and features

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm: 71 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

46.25% more megapixels (main camera).
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
23.4MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
36 x 24mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
1
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
61

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
0.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
1600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
102400 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
195shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
950shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
720 x 25fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

8. weight

259g lighter.
341g
HTC Re: 65.5g
600g(Canon EF 24-70mm F/4L IS USM)

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
37% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/1600s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
49% have it

12. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
11% have it

13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
31% have it

14. pixel density

47.09% higher pixel density.
327ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
481ppi

15. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
46% have it

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
26% have it

17. resolution

2.25x higher resolution.
784 x 588px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1177 x 883px

18. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
72% have it

19. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
25% have it

20. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
26% have it

21. battery power

1.8x more battery power.
1000mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1800mAh

22. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm(Canon EF 24-70mm F/4L IS USM)
20% have it

23. width

82.5mm narrower.
69.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
152mm

24. volume

56.89% less body volume.
579.69cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
1351.73cm³

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
24% have it

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