• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 50.0x zoom 24mm - 1200mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $395 Average Retail $450 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 30.0x zoom 24mm - 720mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $375 Average Retail $300 MSRP

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Advantages

Canon SX50 over Fujifilm SL300

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Lens zoom ratio
    50.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Shoots RAW
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Fujifilm SL300 over Canon SX50

  • More pixels
    14.0 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Review Excerpt

  • 50x optical zoom with whopping 24-1200mm-equivalent reach; Excellent image quality for its class; 2.8-inch vari-angle LCD; Ergonomic design and controls; Improved image stabilization and Zoom Framing Assist; Shoots RAW; Full 1080p HD video.

  • Poor low-light AF performance; Image quality deteriorates at ISO 800 and above; Sluggish cycle times; Below average battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon P510

Canon SX50
Nikon P510
  • $395
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Shoots RAW
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • More pixels
Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P510
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Nikon P520

Canon SX50
Nikon P520
  • $395
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Shoots RAW
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P520
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Nikon P600

Canon SX50
Nikon P600
  • $395
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • 24p
  • $420
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P600
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $420
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Nikon P530

Canon SX50
Nikon P530
  • $395
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P530
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Manual focus

Compared to Canon SX520 HS

Canon SX50
Canon SX520 HS
  • $395
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • More pixels
Fujifilm SL300
Canon SX520 HS
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Hot shoe
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
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