Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

59

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
341 g
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$338 - $479

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$381

Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$293

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$220 - $279

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen

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kimkimcherie (11:40 PM, August 12, 2013)
I don't want small! I'm saving for the SX50
 
Lilitha (10:17 AM, March 01, 2013)
so sad the sx500 doesnt have a viewfinder i am use to it, i am looking for something small if the sx50 were smaller would be perfect!