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

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

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

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

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

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

  • 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) vs PowerShot SX70 HS: 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.).

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

Why is Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) a better choice

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

PowerShot SX70 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4020.30
Longer battery life (3, photos)400325
Weighs less (2)272g
(8.8 oz.)
608g
(19.6 oz.)
More portable (2)263cm³
(17 cu.in.)
1346cm³
(85 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.

The Cyber-shot HX50 (V) scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

PowerShot SX70 HS

Auto Focus points (4)19
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160

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

Yields 8 points for the PowerShot SX70 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

PowerShot SX70 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)1010
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
WiFi
Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Dimensions

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

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und PowerShot SX70 HS, front viewCyber-shot HX50 (V) und PowerShot SX70 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und PowerShot SX70 HS, view from aboveCyber-shot HX50 (V) und PowerShot SX70 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

14
8

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

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