Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

75

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

72

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Really small
Size
Mid size (113×65×48 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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 Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$359

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$440

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$737

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $429

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$265

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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