Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 vs Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Winner
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

60

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
500 shots
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

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-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$456 - $565

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Zoom Less zoom
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $234

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $450

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1

Pro digicam

$598

Sensor size Larger sensor
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Super zoom

Size Smaller
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

discussion

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
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Showing 6 comments

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 ???/