Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

65

Sony NEX-5N

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
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
Color depth
Great color depth
23.6 bits

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

$380 - $479

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$489 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$390

3D Takes 3D photos
Macro focus Much better macro capability
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$733 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$499 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 body only

$348 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Built-in flash Built-in flash
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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