Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

100

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

75

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
341 g

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

$330 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$550

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$553

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Super zoom

$220

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$240

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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Showing 2 comments

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!