• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 9.1 megapixels
  • 31.00mm - 465.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-H50 advantages over Fujifilm S9400W

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.79 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Thinner
    86 mm vs 116 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    442g vs 670g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/1700 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm S9400W advantages over Sony DSC-H50

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 465 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 300 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    8 years vs 13 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.2 vs 9.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 31 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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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
Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm S8100fd
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

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
Fujifilm S9400W
Nikon P80
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

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
Fujifilm S9400W
Olympus SP-565UZ
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm S8300

Sony DSC-H50
Fujifilm S8300
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm S8300
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Fujifilm S1

Sony DSC-H50
Fujifilm S1
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm S1
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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