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
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Really small
Size
Mid size (113×65×48 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
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
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$426

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle 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

$364 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Better macro capability
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360 - $448

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

discussion

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