• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 9.1 megapixels
  • 31.00mm - 465.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 9.0 megapixels
  • 36.00mm - 360.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-H50 advantages over Canon SX110 IS

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    465 mm vs 360 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Wider angle lens
    31 mm vs 36 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    1.6 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2500 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon SX110 IS advantages over Sony DSC-H50

  • Less expensive
    $300 vs $400 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 300 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    44 mm vs 86 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    302g vs 442g
    Lighter weight

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S8100fd

Sony DSC-H50
Fujifilm S8100fd
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon SX110 IS
Fujifilm S8100fd
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm S1000fd

Sony DSC-H50
Fujifilm S1000fd
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
Canon SX110 IS
Fujifilm S1000fd
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon P80

Sony DSC-H50
Nikon P80
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon SX110 IS
Nikon P80
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Olympus SP-565UZ

Sony DSC-H50
Olympus SP-565UZ
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Hot shoe
Canon SX110 IS
Olympus SP-565UZ
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Canon SX120 IS

Sony DSC-H50
Canon SX120 IS
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $215
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon SX110 IS
Canon SX120 IS
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • $215
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster JPEG shooting
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