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Canon Powershot SX50 HS Indoor Crops

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Indoor Crops

The crops below show the image quality of the Canon Powershot SX50 HS next to the Fuji X-S1
Fuji X-S1
. These are the flagship ultra-zooms of their respective companies. They have a large sensitivity range, reaching up to ISO 3200 at full-resolution. The SX50 HS also does ISO 6400 at 12 MP while the X-S1 drops to 6 MP at that ISO.

All images below are 100% crops from their respective camera taken at the highest image quality JPEG setting available. ISO, aperture and WB were set on camera. As usual, image parameters were optimized to obtain the best image quality from their respective camera. These crops help determine which ISO settings is acceptable on these cameras. When noise increases, most cameras compensate with noise reduction which introduces softness. The point at which a print become unacceptably noisy is a matter of personal taste.

Canon Powershot SX50 HS

Fuji X-S1

Canon Powershot SX50 HS ISO 80 Crop
ISO 80
 
Canon Powershot SX50 HS ISO 100 Crop
ISO 100
Fuji X-S1 - ISO 100 Crop
ISO 100
Canon Powershot SX50 HS - ISO 200 Crops
ISO 200
Fuji X-S1 - ISO 200 Crops
ISO 200
Canon Powershot SX50 HS - ISO 400 Crop
ISO 400
Fuji X-S1 - ISO 400 Crop
ISO 400
Canon Powershot SX50 HS - ISO 800 Crop
ISO 800
Fuji X-S1 - ISO 800 Crop
ISO 800
Canon Powershot SX50 HS - ISO 1600 Crop
ISO 1600
Fuji X-S1 - ISO 1600 Crop
ISO 1600
Canon Powershot SX50 HS - ISO 1600 Crop
ISO 3200
Fuji X-S1 - ISO 3200 Crop
ISO 3200
Canon Powershot SX50 HS - ISO 1600 Crop
ISO 6400
Fuji X-S1 - ISO 6400 Crop
ISO 6400 (6 MP)

The output of these cameras is actually quite close. The Fuji X-S1 has a clear lead until ISO 800 but then the SX50 HS overtakes it at that one sensitivity. After that, output becomes very soft but the X-S1 takes the lead again, although only marginally so.

Fuji X-S1 - ISO 12800 Crop
ISO 12800 (3 MP)
Canon Powershot SX50 HS
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Canon SX50 HS Facts

Large digital camera
12 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 80-6400
50X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-15s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
Unknown Size Built-in EVF 200K PixelsCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
1 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
2.2 FPS Drive, 10 ImagesHot-Shoe
1920x1080 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion
2.8" LCD 460K PixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
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