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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×80×78 mm)
Thickness
Thin
3.1"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
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

$361 - $429

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Significantly larger
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 S5 IS Competitors

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$438

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Super zoom

$299

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$530 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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