Thirty-one customers who reviewed it wrote that it was compact. Techradar.com wrote in their review of the Canon SX50 HS on expert review site Techradar five years ago “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”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned in the same month “In this review Specs and build Stills performance Video tests Verdict This is a compact in the very loosest sense of the word”. They also wrote “It isn't that much smaller than an entry-level dSLR, so its 'compact' designation is down -- purely” in their review.
Twenty-three owners considered that it was heavy and bulky. Expert review site Consumersearch.com said four years ago “It's nearly as big and heavy as a compact digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera -- a "chunky beast" that looks like a DSLR”. In the same month Coach1054 wrote “I am stunned to see that the SX50 has on more than a few occasions beat out my two heavy hitters”. Turco mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Quick processor for the heavy photos (sports photos at high speed” and scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.
Fourteen customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was lightweight. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Extremely fast, lightweight, quiet” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Samsung Magician software is great and lightweight with Built-in SMART values” in their review. Splovesjk mentioned “Easy to use, lightweight, great panoramic pictures, @the 50x zoom is fabulous for taking long range pictures”.
Five people agreed that it was a good body shape. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Nice Body Color”. Expert review site Techradar.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote five years ago “An attractive body and plenty to appeal to a wide variety of photographers” in their review of this digital camera. Adrian Z wrote in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “Ratber that the camera body feels cheap with the plastic parts that make up the case”.
Four owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Website Bhphotovideo.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Light And Easy To Carry” in their review of this digital camera. Susan said “This camera is easy to carry around and use”. Housedobby mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “Love the zoom power of this little, easy to carry camera”.