Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

61

Nikon 1 J1

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

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

$389 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$597

Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$649 body only

$350 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 with 10-30mm lens

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

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