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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

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

$347 - $430

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$500

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

Fujifilm FinePix S1600

Fujifilm FinePix S1600

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Entry-level DSLR

$650 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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