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Canon Powershot SX50 HS Digital Camera

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 but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.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 reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Canon Powershot SX50 HS is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 80-6400 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 80-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Canon Powershot SX50 HS to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 15s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Canon Powershot SX50 HS

The Canon Powershot SX50 HS features a Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.

A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Canon Powershot SX50 HS is performed via a Built-in EVF with 200K Pixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot SX50 HS
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 6400 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 15s
Lens24 - 1200mm F/3.4 - 6.5 / 8Mininum Focus0 (w) / 1.3m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter Diameter49mm Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Manual Focus Bracketing, 3 frames, 3 step sizes.
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 200K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 460K Pixels 2.8" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes7Portrait, Smooth Skin, High Speed Burst, Handheld Night, Snow, Fireworks, Panorama Assist
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot, Face-Detection Bracketing 3 Shots ±2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 19 steps
Continuous Drive 2.2 FPS, 10 JPEG *0.9 FPS with autofocus. Up to 13 FPS at reduced resolution. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Shots @ 0-30s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level 1 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes, 5.5 - 3m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 24 FPS 16:9 *Also 640x480 @ 120 FPS and 320x240 @ 240 FPS High-Speed video. Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 335 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2012-09-17, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 123 x 88 x 106mm (W x H x D) Weight 595g

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Canon SX50 HS Facts


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

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 Battery
2.8" LCD 460K PixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
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