Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

53

Nikon 1 J1

28

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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

Overall image quality
Great image quality
56.0
Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps

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

$350 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Better macro capability
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360 - $448

3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 with 10-100mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$699 with 10-30mm lens

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

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