Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

85

Nikon D3100

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$330 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$550

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$553

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$634 body only

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Size Slightly larger

discussion

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
PowerShot SX50 HS
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Nikon D3100
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Avatar for dennis dennis (9:05 PM, October 25, 2015)
Nunca, tenho as duas cara, o que justifica a canon ser melhor é o preço e a qualidade de video.
 
Avatar for ragdolljoseph ragdolljoseph (7:06 PM, May 15, 2014)
I have a SX50 right now.. about to sell it for 340.. then get a D3100 (or D3200 if Im lucky)
 
nathalle (9:46 AM, September 21, 2013)
Why is canon the winner if nikon seems to have better image quality? I understand nothing about, jus need help to buy one :-)