Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

63

Nikon 1 V2

29

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V2

Size
Really small
Mid size (109×82×46 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V2.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$345 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$679

Aperture Much wider aperture
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Autofocus Slower autofocus

discussion

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