Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Canon Rebel T5i vs Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

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Canon Rebel T4i

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Canon Rebel T4i

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
480 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
11 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T4i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon T4i

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Size
Much smaller
133x99x78 mm vs 135x101x146 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
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Around 11x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Thickness
Much thinner
3.1" vs 5.7"
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Around 50% thinner
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Weight
Lighter
575 g vs 808 g
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Around 30% lighter
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The T4i's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The T4i's boost ISO is 1 f-stop better
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS50EXR

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 5 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
500 shots vs 440 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$299.00 vs $525.00
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The best price we've seen is $226 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus which is uncommon Help
              fast and accurate
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              T4i:1,040k dots
              HS50EXR:920k dots
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              T4i:Pentamirror
              HS50EXR:Digital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              T4i:575 g
              HS50EXR:808 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              T4i:3.1"
              HS50EXR:5.7"
              Size Large Help
              T4i:133x99x78 mm
              HS50EXR:135x101x146 mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $550 body only

              $549 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $310 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $440 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $697 body only

              $599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $378 - $469 body only

              $429 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 - $418 body only

              $399 - $520 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

              Canon Rebel T4i Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $750 body only

              $597 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $697 body only

              $597 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $1,000 body only

              $959 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $449 - $649 body only

              $549 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $500

              Size Much smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $254 - $290

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom Less zoom
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $400

              True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              Zoom Less zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $339 - $499

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $350 - $598

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus

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