Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot HX50 (V) - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) Specs

PowerShot SX70 HS

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 – 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³ (5.0″ x 3.6″ x 4.6″)
  • 608g (19.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

  • Introduced in April 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 – 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.3
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108.1 x 64 x 38mm³ (4.3″ x 2.5″ x 1.5″)
  • 272g (8.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Cyber-shot HX50 (V): The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Auto Focus points (4)

9 1
Articulated monitor (2)

Better Video (2)

3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the articulated display and the superior video recording.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.30 20.40
Longer battery life (3, photos)

325 400
Weighs less (2)

608g
(19.6 oz.)
272g
(8.8 oz.)
More portable (2)

1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
263cm³
(17 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) are the higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX70 HS: the more compact size and the built-in GPS.

Yields 14 points for the Cyber-shot HX50 (V).

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Sensor format

Compact Compact
Speed (frames/second)

10 10
Sensitivity

100 – 3200 ISO 100 – 3200 ISO
Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Sensor resolution (MP)

0.92 0.92
WiFi

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

8
14

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) as better choice.

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