Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

65

Nikon 1 J1

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
Explore our gallery of 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$338 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$498 - $697

Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

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

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$585

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$438 body only

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth

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