• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm HS50EXR advantages over Canon T5i

  • Less expensive
    $339* vs $539
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 440 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 4.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Canon T5i advantages over Fujifilm HS50EXR

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.30 vs 1.39 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Thinner
    78 mm vs 145 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    15 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Both provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality; 9 cross-type AF points; Stereo microphones; Built-in touchscreen; Multi-shot modes; Improved kit lens; Even more affordable.

  • Little-changed from the earlier T4i; Slow Live View and video autofocus; High ISO performance is unimproved; Below-average battery life; No dedicated AF illuminator.

The Competition

Compared to Canon T4i

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Canon T4i
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $539
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon T5i
Canon T4i
  • $547
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • $539
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm HS20EXR

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm HS20EXR
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $289
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Canon T5i
Fujifilm HS20EXR
  • $547
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $289
  • 1/2 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Fujifilm HS30EXR

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
Canon T5i
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $547
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm HS25EXR

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm HS25EXR
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $279
  • 1/2 inch
Canon T5i
Fujifilm HS25EXR
  • $547
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $279
  • 1/2 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Pentax K-5 IIs

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Pentax K-5 IIs
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $623
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon T5i
Pentax K-5 IIs
  • $547
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $623
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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