Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

50

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
Really small
Size
Mid size (113×65×48 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$547

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$1,199 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$413 body only

$476 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$361 - $429

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Significantly larger
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$499 - $597

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

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