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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Camera

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Twelve Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras of a comparable age and type, this camera is one of the most awarded.

The experts at Digitaltrends.com, Reviewed.com, Firstpost.com and Fotomaniak.pl all said that this bridge camera camera was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all strongly endorse this Canon camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at Techradar and Vido.com.ua both thought that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editor of Onfoto.ru thought that this Canon camera was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on thirty-six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this digital camera is 81 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 527 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Canon digital camera is 90%.

Good Quality Lens

A number of customers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good zoom. K. F. Harniman gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Brilliant anti-shake I can take most things on full zoom handheld with a bit of practice” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “The amount of optical zoom packed into modern digital cameras is increasing at a steady rate” in their review. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “It has 50x optical zoom”.

Several Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owners who purchased the product considered that it had a good lens. K. F. Harniman said “Fantastic lens”. Four years ago Photographyblog.com scored this digital camera 5 stars and wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS super-zoom camera has an astonishing 50x lens with a massive focal range of 24-1200mm” in their review of this digital camera. Bobatkins.com said “The Canon Powershot SX50 HS is what is sometimes called a "bridge" camera since it bridges the gap between small and simple digicams and interchangeable lens cameras such as DSLRs”.

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS reviewer mentioned that the product had a good autofocus. K. F. Harniman mentioned in their Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review on Amazon three years ago “A central spot focus would be useful”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of customers who purchased the product thought it was able to produce good images. K. F. Harniman said on Amazon three years ago “Takes excellent pictures particularly with the zoom” and gave the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS a rating of 5 stars. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote “What we've got here is good image quality, lots of features” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago expert review site Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Matched with superb image quality, its impressively powerful SOx optical zoom”.

One customer considered that it had a good image sensor. Mr Baz scored the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS 4 stars and he said “Could be a bit better- No eye sensor to switch between EVF” in his review of this digital camera.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS had a good picture resolution. Trustedreviews.com said on expert review site Trusted Reviews “Relatively compact body make bridge cameras increasingly popular for those looking for a more advanced shooting option without the burden of carrying around large lenses” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they only rated the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS 3 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. K. F. Harniman wrote in their review of this digital camera “Exposure and picture quality excellent” and gave it a very good rating. Mr Baz scored the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Surprisingly good image quality”. Mr Baz also said “Has the best image quality (bigger sensor) and higher quality build”.

Good Video Capture

Several customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good for video recording. Mr Baz mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Up, I'd suggest raw for more details+ Full HD video with stereo sound” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. Paul Holliday wrote also two years ago “This is the best camera I have ever had and that number is quite a few This camera is so precise and the video is superb” and scored the product very highly. Paul Holliday also wrote “I have managed to take a great video of them coming”.

Good Support

Three customers thought this digital camera had good technical guidance. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “Buying Guide Best compact camera 2012 The bridge camera section of the market is continuing to perform well in a time when the general compact camera market is on a downturn” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Size

A few customers who purchased the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS thought it was compact. Cnet.co.uk said on expert review site CNET.co.uk “Build Stills performance Video tests Verdict This is a compact in the very loosest sense of the word” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.co.uk also wrote “It isn't that much smaller than an entry-level dSLR, so its 'compact' designation is down -- purely”. Techradar.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Techradar “The bridge area of the compact camera market is one part of the market that is still doing well in what is otherwise a declining segment” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One customer who purchased it said that it was a good body shape. Techradar.com gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera four years ago “An attractive body and plenty to appeal to a wide variety of photographers”.

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Good Technical Features

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Ephotozine.com gave the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review on expert website Ephotozine “As well as this, there are ample other features which make it a fantastic option for those looking for a versatile camera”. Expert website Neocamera.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “The Canon Powershot SX50 HS is a 12 megapixels ultra-zoom that features the most powerful optical zoom lens ever made into a digital camera”. Neocamera.com also wrote “It has advanced features like exposure and focus bracketing”.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 19,570 expert and owner reviews, Canon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has good reviews specifically within its bridge camera digital cameras range compared to other brands.

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Robust

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it was well made. Two years ago Mr Baz wrote in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS on Amazon “Build is fine for a camera in this class solid enough plastics used”. Trustedreviews.com wrote “It's a solid camera.” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review “Those photographers who are concerned about the impact the wide zoom has on image quality can rest easy, because the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS puts in a solid performance”.

Nice Design

One person who bought this digital camera considered that it was good looking.

One customer considered that this digital camera was neat. Four years ago expert review site Tech.uk.msn.com said in their Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review “It's a bridge camera, so-called in that it'll neatly fill that gap betwe” and gave the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS a score of 5 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk said four years ago “It delivers an extraordinary zoom, which would cost thousands to replicate on a dSLR” and scored it 80 out of 100. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “While it's true that the Panasonic FZ200 offers a better maximum aperture value, of f/2.8 throughout its entire range” and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owner who purchased this digital camera thought it was a bargain for the price. Four years ago Pocket-Lint.com said on expert website Pocket Lint “The SX50 is the full package deal” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS reviewer who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS thought it had a good viewfinder. Photographyblog.com said in their Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review four years ago “The Canon SX50 HS also offers a 12 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, 2.8 inch vari-angle LCD screen, electronic viewfinder, full m” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it had an electronic viewfinder. Four years ago Neocamera.com said “Custom white-balance, plus a hot-shoe and built-in EVF”.

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Easy to Use

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owner who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS considered that it was easy to use the menus. One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use. Expert website Consumersearch.com wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS three years ago “Generally easy to use” .

Good Battery Life

One person thought it had a good battery life.

Quite Big Optical Zoom

At 50 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX50 HS has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX50 HS. The average optical zoom of bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS is 31x.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Unlike most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX50 HS which do not support video recording, the PowerShot SX50 HS supports video recording.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support video recording and we think the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], and the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support video recording including the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot SX50 HS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

There are a number of other cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], and the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has an image stabiliser. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX50 HS also have an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which has better reviews.

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Electrical Viewfinder

This camera has an Electrical viewfinder, which is typical of many cameras of this spec and age. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

With a maximum focal length of 1,200 millimeter, the PowerShot SX50 HS has one of the longer maximum focal lengths amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length of cameras of this spec and age is 84mm and the longest is 1,600mm.

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Quite Big Combined Zoom

With a combined zoom of 200 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite big combined zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS. The combined zoom of bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 16x to 3,600x, and the average combined zoom is 230x.

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of this type and age. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Five Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on cameras of this age and type. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution found on most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolutions of 384 x 480, 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 640 x 480, 960 x 1200, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1696 x 2112, 2112 x 2112, 2400 x 3000, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2664. The best still image resolution of all cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX50 HS is 4608 x 3456 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

The average maximum aperture of similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX50 HS is 6.7, and the maximum apertures range from 2.7 to 20. The PowerShot SX50 HS has a fairly small maximum aperture (6.5) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot SX50 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this type and age. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Canon digital camera support a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX50 HS.

Across comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports a H.264|MOV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format on bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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TFT Display

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a better display than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most digital cameras of this age and type have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display amongst all cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Canon camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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17 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX50 HS also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix S1[plb_2145007_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The PowerShot SX50 HS is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX50 HS are not waterproof. The PowerShot SX50 HS is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the PowerShot SX50 HS does not have a GPS.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Low Megapixel Count

The PowerShot SX50 HS has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age. The megapixel counts of bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 12MP to 21MP, and the average megapixel count is 16MP.

There are a number of alternative 12.1MP digital cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6[plb_2147791_price] (16.05MP), or the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (16.1MP).

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Very Small Screen Size

The average screen size of cameras of this type and age is 3". At only 2.8 inches, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

If you want a larger screen size then you might want to consider the Sony RX10[plb_2051754_price] (3"), or the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price] (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Only One Auto Focus Point

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is a one auto focus point digital camera.

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Quite Low JPEG Frame Rate

When compared to other bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX50 HS that we have checked the JPEG frame rate of, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS's JPEG frame rate of only 24 frames per second is one of the lowest. The lowest JPEG frame rate of digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX50 HS is 24fps and the highest is 120fps.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX50 HS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on cameras of this age and type. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

The average total megapixel count of bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX50 HS is 300,000MP. With a total megapixel count of only 12.8 megapixels, the PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite few total megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Canon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras that were released more than two years ago. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Only One Aspheric Element

Most bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS have between 1 and 11 aspheric elements, including the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS which has one aspheric element.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a higher image resolution than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Canon camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of this age and spec have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution is in fact the worst image resolution across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution is the best image resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and type.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture

The average minimum aperture of digital cameras of this spec and age is 3.5, and the minimum apertures range from 2.6 to 19. The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a fairly large minimum aperture (3.4) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX50 HS range from 0.0062s to 10s, and the average flash recharging time is 6.7s. With a flash recharging time of 10 seconds, the PowerShot SX50 HS has a fairly long flash recharging time compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market for over four years.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the PowerShot SX40 HS[pl_124816_price], and the PowerShot SX40 HS[pl_124816_price] both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] (MS Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a fairly average weight (551 grams) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Other cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price] (492g).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX50 HS has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX50 HS.

Alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price] which has better reviews.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Dioptre Correction
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Compatible
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Operating System
On/off Switch
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

12 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Techradar Recommended Camera Labs Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Hot Product Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice firstpost.com Editor's Choice reviewed.com Editor's Choice fotomaniak.pl Editor's Choice benchmark.pl Good Product vido.com.ua Recommended onfoto.ru Silver

Expert Reviews

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14 August 2014

The Canon Powershot SX50 HS exceeded my expectations. In fact after I returned the camera loaned to me by Canon, I bought one for myself. That pretty much tells you all you need to know about my...

4 July 2013

While the SX50 HS excels in certain areas, and has a fantastic focal range, it's far from a complete performer and has issues that let it down on the whole. It's a solid camera, but it's nothing...

The 50x-zoom Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is a technical marvel, reviews say: You can extend the lens, snap a photo of something two miles away, close up the camera and toss it into your shoulder bag....

9 May 2013

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is a good camera for outdoor shots during the daytime, but suffers a fair bit when things start getting darker. If you have a tripod with you, you'll be glad to know...

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Reviewed 7 November 2012 by Otto Lund
Otto Lund would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Great camera, as my older Canon PowerShot S3 IS also is, and my Canon IXUS 230 HS, easy to use, good photo quality, still a lot to learn during all seasons here in the middle of Norway. A bit... Read more…

Reviewed 9 November 2012 by Augustin Man
Augustin Man would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

How far would they go? The "anti-zoomers" were believing that any zoom above 25X was useless, since "you would need a tripod anyway"; now after the splendid sensor-glass system of Nikon P510... Read more…

Reviewed 25 October 2012 by Naturecamhd
Naturecamhd would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS (Verified Purchase)

I shoot mostly wildlife and the camera's burst mode is perfect for this. The colors are great, typical with the SX series of Canon Powershots. You get wonderfully rich colors, particulary... Read more…

Reviewed 21 November 2012 by Mike
Mike would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS (Verified Purchase)

I bought this camera as a backup to my T2i for Vacations instead of carrying 2 DSLR Bodies. I took this camera to the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden to test and I'm impressed with the zoom... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2015 by Anthony C.
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered this product ( 2 in fact) while it was on sale and had it shipped Super Saver 4-7 business days. On day 8 I was still waiting on the product and chatted with a Newegg customer service... Read more…

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