Compared to The best recent super zooms

Rank Out of Score
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS #3 4 85
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 #4 4 82
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
Score Score
Lens
Telephoto lenses 27.3 27.3
Aperture 13.6 17.7
Widest aperture (full zoom) 24.5 24.5
Wide angle 12.7 12.7
Misc
Popularity 15.0 10.0
Sensor
Sensor size 7.3 7.3
Light sensitivity 6.8 4.1
Light sensitivity (boost) 0.0 4.5
Screen
Screen resolution 5.5 10.9
Screen size 9.1 10.0
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Movies
Movie format 9.1 9.1
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality 13.6 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 18.2 18.2
Continuous shooting 0.2 0.9
Total 163.0 157.3
Best total 190.7 190.7
Score 85 82
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
Score Weight Score Weight
Lens
Telephoto lenses
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1,200 mm 40.0 × 68.2 = 27.3 1,200 mm 40.0 × 68.2 = 27.3
Aperture
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f/3.4 50.0 × 27.3 = 13.6 f/2.8 65.0 × 27.3 = 17.7
Widest aperture (full zoom)
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f/6.5 90.0 × 27.3 = 24.5 f/6.3 90.0 × 27.3 = 24.5
Wide angle
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24 mm 70.0 × 18.2 = 12.7 24 mm 70.0 × 18.2 = 12.7
Misc
Popularity
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20 15.0 × 100.0 = 15.0 13 10.0 × 100.0 = 10.0
Sensor
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm 20.0 × 36.4 = 7.3 1/2.3" 6.28x4.55mm 20.0 × 36.4 = 7.3
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 25.0 × 27.3 = 6.8 3,200 ISO 15.0 × 27.3 = 4.1
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0 12,800 ISO 50.0 × 9.1 = 4.5
Screen
Screen resolution
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461k dots 30.0 × 18.2 = 5.5 921k dots 60.0 × 18.2 = 10.9
Screen size
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2.8" 50.0 × 18.2 = 9.1 3" 55.0 × 18.2 = 10.0
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0
Movies
Movie format
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1080p @ 24fps 25.0 × 36.4 = 9.1 1080p @ 60fps 25.0 × 36.4 = 9.1
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality
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47.0 50.0 × 27.3 = 13.6 Unknown 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
100.0 × 18.2 = 18.2
  1. Lens
100.0 × 18.2 = 18.2
Continuous shooting
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2.2 fps 5.0 × 4.5 = 0.2 10 fps 20.0 × 4.5 = 0.9
Total 163.0 Total 157.3
Best total 190.7 Best total 190.7
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Score 85 Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 Score 82