Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great zoom
Zoom
50x
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Zoom
Great zoom
50x
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
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 18 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$333 - $447

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$437

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Longer battery life
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$320 - $429

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support

Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 Competitors

Fujifilm XP90

Fujifilm XP90

Waterproof

$110

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Super zoom

$425

Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

Super zoom

$300

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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Showing 8 comments

Total (10:46 AM, March 14, 2014)
Snapsort is a joke....do you try out the cameras or just look at the specs when making these comparisons???
 
Avatar for Wolfe Leon Fox Wolfe Leon Fox (7:12 AM, October 17, 2013)
Try this experiment. Take a pro photographer, send him to an assignment and don't let him use any other camera except that he choose either of the two, i.e., SX50HS or SL1000, according to their (cameras) capabilities. In this case, popularity would not be an issue.
 
Rob (7:55 PM, October 14, 2013)
The Canon is a highly rated camera. I don't think its junk. But the Fuji SL1000 and the Sony DSC HX300 are also good although I'd rate the Sony third because it doesn't shoot RAW. I rank the Fuji SL100 ahead of the Sony but you wont go wrong with any of them. It's a matter of preference. Sony is the most compact but its LCD display is inferior to the other two, and doesn't get high marks for low light. The Fuji SL1000 seems to have it all and picture quality is a tossup.
 
Rob (7:36 PM, October 14, 2013)
The Canon gets 90 points for popularity and the Fujitsu gets zero points for unknown information. What a farce!! Popularity is subjective and should not even be in included in an unbiased objective comparison. Take out popularity and the Fujitsu wins!! I have spent three days comparing super zooms and the Canon wins most of the discussions for a slightly higher picture quality however not in low light. The Fujitsu has many other better features and the difference in image quality is so minor as to not offset its advantages. Personally I like the more professional look, feel, and size of the Fujitsu. Musch easier to grip the Fujitsu firmly, and the price is amazing! I'm going with the Fujitsu SL1000.
 
Avatar for Gord Harding Gord Harding (6:27 PM, July 22, 2013)
i concur. Reviewers are always biased towards the bigger name brands. They always take the approach that they are comparing a Mercedes to a Volkswagen. It's always best to draw your own conclusions after you have thoroughly tested all the features and capabilities of the Fuji.
 
Daniel (3:31 AM, June 23, 2013)
I find this review to be very inaccurate, not all the info was put in for the Fuji so its score was much lower and it was largely rated on popularity wich is unfair to the Fuji.
 
WICKHAMFORD JANE (1:49 PM, May 24, 2013)
WHY DO YOU SAY IT IS A PIECE OF JUNK? ALL THE REVIEWS I HAVE READ SO FAR RATE IT WELL.
 
dave1307 (11:38 PM, May 11, 2013)
i suppose that ''snapsort website''
have a preference ..... not normal that canon sx50 have this
score...this is really a piece of junk...