Canon SX50 HS
Superzoom Camera
vs Canon T3
DSLR Camera

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Best price $349
  • Slightly cheaper street price $349 vs $399
  • Higher resolution rear screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
  • Newer camera September 2012 vs April 2011
  • Better video capture 1080p 24fps vs 720p 30fps
  • Viewscreen flips out T3 does not have a flip out viewscreen
  • Has panorama image capture T3 does not have panorama

What’s good about the Canon EOS Rebel T3

Best price
$399
  • Weighs a little bit less than the SX50 HS 17.4 oz vs 21 oz
  • Smaller body size 62 in³ vs 69 in³
  • 139% more battery life 800 shots vs 335 shots
  • Significantly larger image sensor 326 mm² vs 28 mm²
  • Has longer exposure available 30 seconds vs 15 seconds
  • Quicker Flash Recycle Time 2 seconds vs 10 seconds
  • Interchangeable lenses SX50 HS does not have lens options

What the Canon SX50 HS and Canon T3 have in common

  • Similar sensor resolutions 12.1 MP vs 12.2 MP
  • The same maximum ISO setting 6400 ISO
  • Same viewscreen size 2.8″ vs 2.7″
  • HDMI port
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe

What’s missing from both the Canon SX50 HS and the Canon T3

  • No HDR processing
  • No 3D capture
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No Wi-Fi

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