Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

57

Nikon D3100

41

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
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

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 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

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 D3100 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$390 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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Showing 3 comments

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 :-)