Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

45

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

31

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Great image quality
Overall image quality
47.0
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.2 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Size
Really small
Compact (106×63×33 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
233 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS.
Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$365 - $479

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$238

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$249 - $279

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$290 - $379

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$293 - $299

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$300

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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