Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

68

Nikon D5100

60

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

$338 - $479

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$381

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$609 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

discussion

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