Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

47

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
Great image quality
Overall image quality
49.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Really small
Size
Mid size (113×65×48 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-2 iHS.

competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS Competitors

Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$206

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$309

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$467

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$398 - $479

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$514 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$256 - $279

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

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