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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
13 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

True resolution
High true resolution
12 MP
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor size
Large sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

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Zoom Significantly more zoom 50x vs 26x
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More than 3.5x more zoom
Size Much smaller 123x87x106 mm vs 135x107x149 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 13 fps vs 7 fps
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Around 90% faster continuous shooting
Weight Significantly lighter 595 g vs 920 g
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Around 40% lighter
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The PowerShot SX50 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Significantly thinner 4.2" vs 5.9"
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Around 30% thinner
Macro focus Better macro capability 0 cm vs 1 cm
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-S1

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the X-S1's lens captures marginally more light (0.6 f-stops)
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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More than 2x larger sensor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 460 shots vs 315 shots
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Around 50% more shots per battery charge
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Focus points More focus points 49 vs 9
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Set focus accurately within the frame
True resolution Higher true resolution 12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality 49.0 vs 47.0
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Almost the same
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 216 ISO vs 179 ISO
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The X-S1 has a slight edge (0.3 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:0 cm
              X-S1:1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:4.2"
              X-S1:5.9"
              Weight Heavy Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:595 g
              X-S1:920 g
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:$389.00
              X-S1:$399.99
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.2 EV
              Size Large Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:123x87x106 mm
              X-S1:135x107x149 mm
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:20.3 bits
              X-S1:20.4 bits
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:179 ISO
              X-S1:216 ISO
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:47.0
              X-S1:49.0

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:461k dots
              X-S1:460k dots

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $397

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $468

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Captures 3D images
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $363 - $518

              3D Captures 3D images
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Dynamic range Has slightly narrower dynamic range
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $280 - $319

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $316 - $500

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $377 - $499

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

              Fujifilm X-S1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro

              Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro

              Pro DSLR

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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