Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

54

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

34

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 S5 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×80×78 mm)
Thickness
Thin
3.1"
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

$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 S5 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$498 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$364 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$699 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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