#1

What makes Canon PowerShot SX50 HS better Choice

External Flash No Yes, E-TTL with EX series Speedlites
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has $$$ whereas Canon PowerShot SX710 HS doesn't
View Finder No Yes, Electronic Viewfinder
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has $$$ whereas Canon PowerShot SX710 HS doesn't
Optical Zoom 30 50
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has 50 optical zoom which is more than 30 optical zoom of Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
Highest ISO Rating 3200 6400
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has Max ISO Rating of 6400 which is higher than 3200 of Canon PowerShot SX710 HS. Higher ISO rating helps in low-light photography.
ISO Rating 100 - 3200 80 - 6400
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has base ISO Rating of 80 - 6400 which is lower than 100 - 3200 of Canon PowerShot SX710 HS. A low base ISO Rating helps in capturing detailed images with less noise, given that there is ample light.
#2

What makes Canon PowerShot SX710 HS better Choice

Image Display Resolution 922K dots 461K dots
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has 100.00% higher screen resolution
Display 3.0 inch sRGB PureColor II G LCD (TFT) 2.8 inch PureColor II VA (TFT)
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has 7.14% bigger screen size
Camera Resolution 20.3 MP 12.1 MP
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has 67.77% higher camera resolution
Weight 269 595
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS is -54.79% lighter
Maximum Shutter Speed 3200 2000
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has 3200 Max shutter speed which is faster than 2000 Max shutter speed of Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Feature Comparison of Canon PowerShot SX710 HS Vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

General
Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Dimensions 112.7 x 65.8 x 34.8 mm 122.5 x 87.3 x 105.5mm
Weight 269 g 595 g
Image
Camera Resolution 20.3 MP 12.1 MP
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 30 fps 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 24 fps
ISO Rating 100 - 3200 80 - 6400
White Balancing Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto (Including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom1, Custom 2, Multi-area WB Correction (In Smart Auto), White Balance Compensation
Image Format JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant JPEG, EXIF 2.3, DCF, DPOF 1.1, RAW, RAW JPEG
Video Format MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 MOV (H.264), iFrame
Audio Formats MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo) Linear PCM (Stereo)
Face Detection Yes Yes
Image Stablizer Yes, Lens shift-type, Approx. 2.5-stop. Intelligent IS plus 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS Yes, Optical Image Stabilization
Sensor
Sensor Type back-illuminated CMOS back-illuminated CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Image Ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max Resolution 5184 x 3888 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Processor DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology DIGIC 5 with iSAPS technology
Display
Display 3.0 inch sRGB PureColor II G LCD (TFT) 2.8 inch PureColor II VA (TFT)
Image Display Resolution 922K dots 461K dots
View Finder
View Finder No Yes, Electronic Viewfinder
Lens
Lens Type Canon Zoom Lens 30x IS Canon Zoom Lens 50x IS
Focal length 4.5 135 mm (35 mm Equivalent 25 750 mm) 4.3 - 215 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 24 - 1200 mm)
Auto Focus Yes, Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF Yes, Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF
Manual Focus Yes Yes
Color Filter Yes, Primary Color filter Yes, Primary (RGB) Color Filter
Optical Zoom 30x 50x
Digital Zoom 4x 4x
Other Focus Features Number of focus points (9), Normal focus range (5 cm), Lens Optics (13 elements in 10 groups) Focusing Type (TTL), AF System/ Points (Face Detection, 1-point AF (Any position is available, fixed to centre or Face Select and Track)), AF Point Selection (Manual selection using FlexiZone AF/AE, Size (Normal, Small)), AF Lock (On/Off Selectable), AF Assist Beam, Focus Bracketing
Photography Features
Aperture Range F3.2 (W) - F6.2 (T) F3.4 (W) - F6.5 (T)
Self Timer Yes, 2 sec, 10 sec, Custom Yes, 2 and 10 sec, Custom
Shooting Modes Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Live View Control, Sports, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (5.0 MP), Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie, Modes in Movie (Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Short Clip, iFrame Movie), Photo Effects (My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red)), Drive modes (Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer) Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, SCN (Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap), Movie Digest, Movie, Modes in Movie (Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Snow, Fireworks, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie), Drive modes (Single, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer)
Metering Yes, Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre) Yes, Evaluative, Center-weighted Average, Spot
Camera Shutter Speed (Sec) 1/3200 sec (Max) & 1 sec (Min) 1/2000 sec (Max) & 1 sec (Min)
Flash
Built-In Flash Yes Yes
Flash Range 0.5 - 3.5 m (W), 1.4 - 2.0 m (T) 0.5 - 5.5 m (W), 1.4 - 3.0 m (T)
External Flash No Yes, E-TTL with EX series Speedlites
Flash Mode Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Second Curtain
Connectivity
HDMI Yes, micro HDMI Yes, Mini HDMI
TV Out Audio / Video Output (NTSC, PAL) Analog Video Output (NTSC, PAL)
Microphone Yes, Stereo Yes, Stereo
USB Cable Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Pictbridge Yes, via USB or Wireless LAN Yes
Memory
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Upgradable Memory Yes Yes
Battery
Battery Life 230 315
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L
Power Supply AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40 (optional) AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80 (optional)
Camera Features
Macro Mode Yes, 1 cm Yes
Red Eye Reduction Yes Yes
Supported Language 31 30
Sync Terminal Yes, 1/2000 sec Yes, 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shot Yes, 6 fps Yes, 2.2 fps
Additional Features Intelligent Orientation Sensor, Red-Eye Correction, Histogram Intelligent Orientation Sensor, My Camera / My Menu (Start-up image and camera sounds customisation. Menu customisation), My Category (Image tagging feature), Histogram (live Histogram)
Operating System Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.7
Picture Angle 50x Ultrazoom With 24 Ultra Wide-angle
Remote Control via smartphone RS60E3

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Compare Canon PowerShot SX710 HS Vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a feature score of 55, whereas Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a feature score of 56. The page was last updated on September 23, 2019.