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Nikon Coolpix P600

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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 Nikon Coolpix P600

Zoom
Great zoom
60x
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The PowerShot SX50 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 13 fps vs 7 fps
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Around 90% faster continuous shooting
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 240 fps vs 120 fps
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2x higher fps
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Macro focus Better macro capability 0 cm vs 1 cm
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Almost the same
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $389.00 vs $420.06
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The best price we've seen is $31 cheaper (around 10% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon P600

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Zoom More zoom 60x vs 50x
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More than 40% more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 461k dots
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Around 2x higher resolution screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the P600's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 330 shots vs 315 shots
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Almost the same
Weight Slightly lighter 565 g vs 595 g
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Around 10% lighter
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Incredible zoom Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:50x
              P600:60x
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:0 cm
              P600:1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              4.2"
              Weight Heavy Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:595 g
              P600:565 g
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:$389.00
              P600:$420.06
              Size Large Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:123x87x106 mm
              P600:125x85x106 mm
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              PowerShot SX50 HS:f/3.4
              P600:f/3.3

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $478

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $390 - $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $364

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $449 - $598

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Color depth Has slightly less color depth
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $298 - $330

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              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
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $200

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $347

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

              Nikon Coolpix P600 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix P600.

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