Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

47

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

43

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
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

Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$275 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$302

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

Travel zoom

$259 - $397

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$349 - $429

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$326

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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