Canon PowerShot SX50 HSSony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
Top 40%1,495 points
Top 40%
Top 58%1,044 points
Top 58%
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
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Top specs and features

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T: 56 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.69x more megapixels (main camera).
12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
20.4MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
6.17 x 4.55mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
9

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.2fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
27% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
335shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
310shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

9. weight

55g lighter.
595g
HTC Re: 65.5g
650g

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
50% have it

11. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
31% have it

12. pixel density

16.67x higher pixel density.
350ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
21ppi

13. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
46% have it

14. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
72% have it

15. battery power

3.33% more battery power.
1200mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1240mAh

16. width

29.3mm narrower.
122.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
93.2mm

17. volume

9.49% less body volume.
1128.24cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
1246.52cm³

18. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
17% have it

19. height

42.3mm shorter.
87.3mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
129.6mm

20. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
54% have it

21. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
35% have it

22. thickness

2.3mm thinner.
105.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
103.2mm

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
65% have it

24. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
45% have it

25. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Sony DSC-HX300 + Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T
15% have it

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