Canon PowerShot SX50
Canon PowerShot SX50 VS. Canon PowerShot SX60
Canon PowerShot SX60

Canon PowerShot SX50 vs. Canon PowerShot SX60

November 14, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

With Canon SX50 vs SX60 review, Canon SX50 HS is better considering that it has higher maximum light sensitivity, has a flip-out screen, 4 shots longer battery, has AF tracking, is 55g lighter, has a built-in focus motor, has continuous autofocus when recording movies and a two-stage shutter.

DESIGN

With design review of SX60 vs SX50 we have the following;

Weight; Canon PowerShot SX50 is 551g while Canon PowerShot SX60 is 650g

Dimensions; Canon PowerShot SX50 has 122.5 x 87.3 x 105.5 mm while Canon PowerShot SX60 has 127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3mm

Display; both cameras have LCD

Display resolution Noof Dots; Canon PowerShot SX50 has 46000 while Canon PowerShot SX60 has 922000

Display size; Canon PowerShot SX50 is 2.8” whereas Canon PowerShot SX60 is 3”

Movable display; bot cameras have movable displays.

Viewfinder; both cameras have electronic viewfinders.

Brightness adjustment; Canon PowerShot SX50 has 5 levels.

Bottom Line design
Canon PowerShot SX50 is better.
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OPTICS

This is how we compare the optics of SX50 vs SX60;

Focus points; both cameras have 9

AF tracking; Canon PowerShot SX50 has AF tracking

Sensor size; each camera has 6.17 x 4.55mm

Widest aperture; Canon PowerShot SX50 has f/3.40 whereas Canon PowerShot SX60 has f/3.80

Maximum light sensitivity; Canon PowerShot SX50 has 6400 ISO while Canon PowerShot SX60 has 3200 ISO

Built-in optical image stabilization; both cameras have built-in optical image stabilization

Bottom Line optics
Canon PowerShot SX50 is better as it has AF tracking and higher maximum light sensitivity.
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VIDEOGRAPHY

In terms of videography we have following review of Canon SX60 vs SX50;

Video recording (main camera); Canon PowerShot SX50 has 1080x24fps while Canon PowerShot SX60 has 1080x60fps

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; Canon PowerShot SX50 alone has continuous autofocus when recording movies.

24P cinema mode; Canon PowerShot SX60 has a 24P cinema mode.

Bottom Line videography
Canon PowerShot SX60 is better
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AUDIO

Stereo microphone; both cameras have stereo microphones

Number of microphones; Canon PowerShot SX50 has 1 while Canon PowerShot SX60 has 2.

Bottom Line audio
Canon PowerShot SX60 is better as it has 1 more microphone.
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BATTERY

Removable battery; both Canon PowerShot SX50 and Canon PowerShot SX60 have removable batteries.

Battery life; Canon PowerShot SX50 has 335 shots while Canon PowerShot SX60 has 290 shots.

Rechargeable battery; Canon PowerShot SX50 and Canon PowerShot SX60 have rechargeable batteries.

Battery level indicators; the two cameras have battery level indicators.

Bottom Line battery
Canon PowerShot SX50 is better as it has 4 shots longer battery life.
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FEATURES

External memory slots; both cameras have external memory slots.

Wi-Fi; Canon PowerShot SX60 has Wi-Fi

Remote control; Canon PowerShot SX50 has remote control

802.11 Wi-Fi connection; Canon PowerShot SX60 has this feature.

Accelerometer; both cameras have accelerometers.

HDMI output; both cameras have HDMI outputs.

Bottom Line features
Canon PowerShot SX60 is better as it has Wi-Fi and 802.11 Wi-Fi connections.
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Conclusion

Canon PowerShot SX50 is a better camera based on the overall review of Canon SX60 vs SX50 as it has higher maximum light sensitivity, has a flip-out screen, 4 shots longer battery, has AF tracking, is 55g lighter, has a built-in focus motor, has continuous autofocus when recording movies and a two-stage shutter.

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