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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
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

Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$505

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$206

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$265

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Smaller
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $479

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$245 - $298

3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229 - $279

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

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