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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×80×78 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
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

$349 - $479

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot S5 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$300

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Super zoom

$298

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Super zoom

$200

Lowest price Cheaper
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Screen size Much smaller screen

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