Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

49

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Overall image quality
Great image quality
47.0

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
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
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649

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

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$374 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$429

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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