Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

67

Sony NEX-5N

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Overall image quality
Great image quality
77.0
Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1900 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$361 - $429

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$499 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $548 body only

$582 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,398 body only

$1,649 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

Focus points More focus points
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

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