Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

59

Canon PowerShot S3 IS

37

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
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.2 EV
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (113×78×76 mm)
Thickness
Thin
3"
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 S3 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$361 - $429

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot S3 IS Competitors

Olympus SP-560 UZ

Olympus SP-560 UZ

Super zoom

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot A720 IS

Canon PowerShot A720 IS

Digicam

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Fujifilm FinePix S5700 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix S5700 Zoom

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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