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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

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
Color depth
Great color depth
21.5 bits

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

$345 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$207 - $279

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Size Significantly smaller
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

Travel zoom

$299 - $397

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$199 with 11-2mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Lowest price Cheaper
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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