Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

57

Nikon 1 J1

29

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Great zoom
Zoom
50x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

Size Smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$420

Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Pro digicam

$798 - $898

Aperture Much wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom Much less zoom

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$595 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$199 with 11-2mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$605 - $748

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

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