Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

50

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

46

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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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 XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$279

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$575

Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
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 SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$405 - $480

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$453

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$247 - $280

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

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