Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

50

Nikon D5100

39

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

Overall image quality
Great image quality
80.0
Color depth
Great color depth
23.5 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.6 EV
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,183 ISO

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

$350 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$222

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30

Waterproof

$430

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
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Nikon D5100
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