Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

59

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

38

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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×80×78 mm)
Thickness
Thin
3.1"
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 S5 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$420 - $479

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

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$390

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$255 - $279

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot S5 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

Travel zoom

$353 - $397

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,599 body only

$1,899 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$400

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Size Larger

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