Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

57

Sony NEX-5N

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Great zoom
Zoom
50x
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

Size Smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$420

Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Pro digicam

$798 - $898

Aperture Much wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom Much less zoom

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$798 body only

$998 with 28-70mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$480 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
PowerShot SX50 HS
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Sony NEX-5N
NEX 5N
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