Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

84

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

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

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing

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 SX280 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$265 - $279

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$229

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Size Larger
Nikon D5

Nikon D5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,497 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$385 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$597

Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

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

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