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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
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 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$527

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$652

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Wide angle Much better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$419 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$350

Wide angle Much better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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