Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

63

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

40

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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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

$350 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$222

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot S5 IS Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

$294

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Entry-level DSLR

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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