You may have to toss a coin on this decision.
Here is a look at the specifications:
If you choose the S500, be sure to check and see what firmware level is in the camera. The latest firmware level is version 1.02
You can download and install the 1.02 firmware if necessary.
Here is a link to the newest firware:
I need help because i am going to buy a new digital camera topday nad i need to kniow which digital camera is better because physically i like the same both cameras.. the casio exlim ex-z57 or the casio exlim ex-s500? I like em both and they are both in my price range???? Please help me...