Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

46

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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

$405 - $480

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$250 - $280

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$447

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Significantly 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

$285 - $349

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$399

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$262 - $349

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

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