Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

54

Canon PowerShot S3 IS

33

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

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

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

$364 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Better macro capability
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360 - $448

3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot S3 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SD750

Canon PowerShot SD750

Compact

$190

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$123 - $150

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$379

Screen size Much larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Size Slightly larger

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