Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 vs Canon PowerShot A490

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
Canon PowerShot A490

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A490

Size
Really small
Compact (94×62×31 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
175 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A490.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$750

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Leica V-LUX 1

Leica V-LUX 1

Pro digicam

Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Placeholder

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20

Super zoom

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Canon PowerShot A490 Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot A480

Canon PowerShot A480

Compact

$225

Weight Slightly lighter
Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
True resolution Lower true resolution

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
Lumix DMC-FZ50
Panasonic

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Canon PowerShot A490
PowerShot A490
Canon

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