Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 vs Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Winner
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

68

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
500 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300.

competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$300 - $498

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p Supports 24p
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Super zoom

$265 - $268

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$274

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$329 - $345

Size Significantly smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1

Pro digicam

$405

Sensor size Larger sensor
True resolution Higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$383 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly smaller
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

discussion

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
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Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR
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Avatar for observer observer (1:55 AM, May 08, 2014)
It isn't. Snapsort was only kidding.
 
Avatar for karl karl (0:42 PM, March 06, 2014)
In what digital camera magazine the fuji HS 50exr wins easy against the sony HX300

How you put the sony Hx300 better then the fuji hs50 i will never know.Just looking at the spec's ????????

Just look at specs Advantages of the Fujifilm HS50EXR against the sony HX300 it's a no brainer come on snapsort get your act together.
 
KoiMaxx (4:38 PM, December 18, 2013)
For one, it has phase detection, which makes it faster in acquiring focus, which personally is a very big deal when you're on the move and trying to get that one shot. And just by looking at the Differences section, I don't even have to elaborate to make my point. The only major reason why the HX300 scored higher was that it was more popular, that's pretty much it.
 
Cammerra (0:54 PM, December 16, 2013)
are there anything that fujifilm hs50 has and sony hx300 doesn't?
How can you say featureless, It is biased comment.
 
Avatar for Armando Marrero Armando Marrero (3:26 PM, December 09, 2013)
LOL. I agree with you. These comparisons are a joke
 
mickeyg (11:53 AM, October 31, 2013)
Exactly why is the virtually featureless HX300 a better camera ???/