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

Great image quality
Overall image quality
47.0
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.2 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S3 IS

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

$405 - $480

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$247 - $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

$453

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot S3 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$345

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$349

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$600 with 18-135mm lens

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

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