Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

85

Nikon D5100

74

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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 Nikon D5100.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$378 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$550

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$549

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Size Slightly smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$369 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Weight Lighter
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

True resolution Higher true resolution
Focus points Slightly more focus points
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
PowerShot SX50 HS
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Nikon D5100
D5100
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