Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

63

Sony NEX-5N

51

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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Overall image quality
Great image quality
77.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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

$364 - $449

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Better macro capability
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360 - $448

3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 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

$448 body only

$598 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

$287 body only

$398 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

discussion

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