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Canon SX50 HS Digital Camera

Bridge Camera 12.1MP 50x Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Eleven industry awards
Good photo quality
Does not have good technical guidance
870 Reviews + 6 Awards
reviewed.com Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Camera Labs Highly Recommended firstpost.com Editor's Choice

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Reviews

Eleven Industry Awards

This camera has received eleven awards from experts.

This Canon digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites Digitaltrends.com, Reviewed.com, Firstpost.com and Fotomaniak.pl all of whom thought that this low megapixel camera was excellent.

This low megapixel camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both review websites Ephotozine and Camera Labs, both of which concluded that this camera was great.

The authors at two more expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Canon camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from both Techradar and Vido.com.ua.

The editor of one more expert review site decided that this camera was very good. Onfoto.ru gave this digital camera a "Silver" award.

The editors of two other expert review sites both wrote that this Canon camera was good. Pocket Lint gave this camera a "Hot Product" award and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Good Product" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on thirty-four expert reviews from sites including DP Review, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this digital camera is 81%. This means that experts think this Canon camera is one of the better digital cameras of this age and type.

Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this camera rated this digital camera 90% on average. Over 90% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 34,684 expert and user reviews (including 1,256 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Five customers who purchased the product wrote that it did not have good technical guidance. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “No instruction manual” . They also said “The instructions imply that one is included, as the graphics in the manual display such a device” in their review. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of the Canon SX50 HS “Instructions still not good”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Fourty-seven owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had good features. Five years ago Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera 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” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Expert website Neocamera.com said “It has advanced features like exposure and focus bracketing” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars out of 5. They also wrote “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” in their review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the SX50 HS in July 2014.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The SX50 HS supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the 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 comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Canon digital camera also support a video resolutions 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 resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The SX50 HS supports video capability, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including because of its better review score, the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SX50 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The SX50 HS has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The SX50 HS has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Lens System

Very Big Optical Zoom

When compared to other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera that we have checked, the SX50 HS's optical zoom of 50 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. Across all the digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera the optical zooms range from 1x to 50x.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the SX50 HS has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 1,200 millimeter, the Canon SX50 HS has a very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 0.28mm, the longest is 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 230mm.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera is 1.8 and the smallest is 22. At 6.5, the SX50 HS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 38mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. At only 24 millimeters, the SX50 HS has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The SX50 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Canon SX50 HS has a higher still image resolution than most low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Canon camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 384 x 480, 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 960 x 1200, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1696 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 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 that have been around for a comparable time to this camera is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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12.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.1 megapixels camera.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.8 inches, the Canon SX50 HS has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other 2.8" screen cameras to this camera and we think because of its better review score, the Fujifilm X100 is also worth considering.

If this Canon camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS (£100) (3" and higher rated).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The SX50 HS has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Camera

Supports Direct Printing

The Canon SX50 HS supports direct printing. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also support direct printing.

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Has a Dioptre Correction

The SX50 HS has a dioptre correction. Most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a dioptre correction.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon SX50 HS features multi burst mode, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

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Features Calendar

The SX50 HS features calendar, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The Canon SX50 HS features histogram, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The SX50 HS has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon SX50 HS has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The SX50 HS has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon SX50 HS has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The SX50 HS has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Supports PictBridge

The SX50 HS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Memory

Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

At 32 gigabytes, the SX50 HS has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. Across all the digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Light Exposure

Supports Twenty ISO Sensitivities

The SX50 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivities "80", "100", "125", "200", "250", "320", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The SX50 HS has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The SX50 HS has an external flash connector, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Fairly Slow Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of 10 seconds, the SX50 HS has one of the slower flash recharging times amongst cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera the flash recharging times range from 2s to 12s, and the average flash recharging time is 6.8s.

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Audio

Low Image Noise

Five people who reviewed it agreed that it was noisy. Five years ago Expert Reviews rated it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Low image noise”.

Four years ago Pwren mentioned “The first thing I noticed, at what I thought was the highest JPEG resolution attainable on the SX50 was my images appeared flat and NOISY regardless of my ISO setting” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5. Wysiwyg said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Images are noisy even at the lowest ISO / ASA even with the HS system that Canon shout about”.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The SX50 HS has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Quiet

Thirteen owners thought the Canon SX50 HS was quiet. Two years ago website Newegg.com said “Was blown away by how fast and quiet it was compared to the HDD it replaced”. They also wrote “Cool and quiet” in their review. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Superfast reads and writes and it's silent”.

Five people who reviewed it agreed that it was noisy. Five years ago Expert Reviews rated it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Low image noise”. Four years ago Pwren mentioned “The first thing I noticed, at what I thought was the highest JPEG resolution attainable on the SX50 was my images appeared flat and NOISY regardless of my ISO setting” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5. Wysiwyg said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Images are noisy even at the lowest ISO / ASA even with the HS system that Canon shout about”.

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Viewfinder

Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The average viewfinder screen size of low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 0.56", and the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.2" to 3". With a viewfinder screen size of only 0.2 inches, the SX50 HS has a quite small viewfinder screen size compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Design

Good Photo Quality

One hundred and thirty-eight people who purchased the product considered that it was good quality. Website Dcresource.com said “Very good photo quality for a super zoom” in their review of the Canon SX50 HS. Techradar.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Techradar “What we've got here is good image quality, lots of features”. Expert website Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph said “Matched with superb image quality, its impressively powerful SOx optical zoom”.

Good Looking

Fifty-six people concluded that it was good looking. Website Newegg.com gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Just like you, I was pretty reluctant to buy one of these because of the price”. Website Bhphotovideo.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Beautiful picture” in their review of this digital camera. Newegg.com also said “Stylish for black builds” in their review.

Four customers who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was neat. Website Newegg.com wrote “Optimization software has neat intelligent ram disk trick with no more than normal risk to lost data due to power loss”. Expert website Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned five years ago “It's a bridge camera, so-called in that it'll neatly fill that gap betwe”. What Harry Said mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Neat and light, blurrs on action shots, trying to remedy with faster card, we'll see” in their review of this digital camera.

Four owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was smooth. Two years ago website Newegg.com scored this digital camera 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “This is an inexpensive, good TN panel, with buttery smooth 144 Hz refresh rate”. Four years ago website Bhphotovideo.com said “I won't repeat what others have said other than to say this monitor looks great and gives a VERY smooth gaming experience at 144hz”.

Three customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was well designed. Website Newegg.com mentioned “An possible office use, this is not great for graphic design or video editing (a sl”. They also wrote “1) Speed 2) Bang-for-the-Buck 3) Quality Physical Design and Manufacturing 4) Web site does post software” in their review. Josepee said on expert review site Walmart.com “It just increases the need of a better design” in their review of this digital camera.

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Intuitive Us

One hundred and thirty-one customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Five years ago Digital Versus gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Easy to use Manual modes available”. Expert Reviews wrote also five years ago “Intuitive us” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Consumersearch.com said in their review of this digital camera “Generally easy to use”.

Fourteen customers who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “I tested this again with my laptop cooler at low settings and it's still cool to play” . Soccer Dad said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “This is a very versitile camera with good automatic features for avid ameteur photography and plenty of manual settings for anyone who wants to go deeper”. Sarah wrote in her review of this digital camera “The dials are easy to manage and mean that when you change between modes the previous settings are stored and easy to flick back”.

Ten people wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Soccer Dad said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “It is easy to hold, whith good grip”. Kat wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “I simply love this camera! Great zoom, easy to hold”. Ksea mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “No heavy lens to hold to grab a quick shot”.

Four customers who bought the Canon SX50 HS agreed that it was easy to handle. Tom wrote four years ago “Size of camera is excellent for use and handling” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Jimbo mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com also four years ago “One wonders how Canon was able to put so many bells and whistles in this little package putting it just below fine DSLR's? It handles well and does” in their review of this digital camera. Pwren said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “I could get a good, sharp image, so handling the larger lens, while challenging was not the problem” but they rated it 2 stars out of 5.

Three people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to setup. Website Newegg.com wrote two years ago “The setup could not have been easier and setting up the operating system was effortless” in their review of this digital camera. John P. gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert review site Newegg.com in the same month “The drive was easy to setup”.

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Well Made

Fourty-one owners who purchased the product wrote that it was well made. Two years ago website Newegg.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Probably this is the best upgrade I've done throughout my past five and a half years using my custom built computer (Core 7 860”. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “It's a solid camera.” but even so they only rated it 3 stars out of 5. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk said four years ago “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” in their review of the Canon SX50 HS.

Eighteen customers agreed that this digital camera was reliable. Two years ago website Newegg.com mentioned “Fast and reliable so far” in their review of this digital camera. They also wrote “So far reliable” in their review. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Looking forward to long usage, optimistic on reliability”.

Thirteen people who purchased this digital camera thought it was strong and durable. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned three years ago “Sturdy stand”. Website Newegg.com wrote “Highly durable 3D NAND” in their review of this digital camera and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also said “Stand has good range of adjustments and is sturdy (can be removed for standard VESA mounting” in their review.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Four years ago Ali gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned “However, I set the bag down just in the wrong position and broke the display on the first camera” in his review of this digital camera. Two years ago Harrison S. wrote “I didn't mind the packaging, as it was not damaged or tarnished in any way”.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Twenty-six customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good battery life. Website Bhphotovideo.com rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Also, as you would expect, putting this SSD in my laptop has spared me a noticeable amount of battery life”. They also wrote “Battery Life Good So Far” in their review. Website Newegg.com said “Better battery life on my alienware 14x even when compare to the 840”.


Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The SX50 HS is one of the heavier cameras of this age and spec (551 grams) amongst cameras of this age. Low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera have weights of between 50g and 1.3kg.

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Lightweight

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”.

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Good for Video Recording

Fifty-seven people mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I should have done this three years ago instead of building a whole new desktop just to play my video games due to the heat of my laptop”. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Zoom While Record Video” in their review of this digital camera. Newegg.com also mentioned “Bought a second on to use to edit my 4K video on” in their review.

Long Zoom

Two hundred and thirty-nine owners who purchased the Canon SX50 HS thought it had a good zoom. Website Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph mentioned “Zoom Framing Assist Seek”. They also said “Unparalleled zoom capacity in its category” in their review. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “The most attractive feature of the SX50 is clearly it's 50x optical zoom lens, not found yet on any other digital cameras.”.

Thirty-seven owners agreed that it had a good lens. Website Dcresource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “24 1200 mm lens”. Five years ago expert website Firstpost.com mentioned “Agreed that the 50x lens is awesome and so is the overall performance.”. They also said “A DSLR with a super telephoto lens (the ones you see in sports photography during matches) would be any photographer's dream” in their review.

Twenty-seven customers thought this digital camera had a good autofocus. Camera Labs said five years ago “Good auto exposure and focus bracketing”. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Fastaccurate auto-focus” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 80 out of 100. Four years ago Chipshot18 said “The focus was decent”.

Sixteen people agreed that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. Camera Labs said “Excellent 5 stop intelligent stabilisation” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Five years ago website Dcresource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Optical image stabilization, with Intelligent IS feature that selects the right IS mode for you”. Expert Reviews mentioned “Impressive stabilization” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 80 out of 100.

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And a Hot Shoe for Adding an External Flash

Fifteen customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good flash. Website Cnet.com scored it 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “And a hot shoe for adding an external flash”. Website Newegg.com said “Fast enough, works well in a Dell laptop - Magician software easily duplicated OEM hard drive, puchased in a combo with PNY flash drive so the price was right” in their review of this digital camera. They also wrote “Flash Default Is Off” in their review.

Good Viewfinder

Twenty-six people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Excellent Viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera. Rock wrote in their review of the Canon SX50 HS four years ago “I love the option of view finder screen or eye slot”. Susan said in her review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “I love that it has a viewfinder, since I'm an old school photographer” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Twenty-five people said in their reviews that it had a good screen. Expert Reviews mentioned five years ago “Articulating screen”. Website Bhphotovideo.com said three years ago “Large screen” . They also wrote “Display quality outstanding” in their review.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it had an electronic viewfinder. Expert website Neocamera.com wrote “The Canon Powershot SX50 HS is a prosumer digital camera with the requisite manual controls, including manual focus and custom white-balance, plus a hot-shoe and built-in EVF” . Myke Duncan mentioned four years ago “However, I actually found in real world use, that I went back to using the EVF as if it was an SLR like old times” .

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was mirrorless. Muggins gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “I just preferred the mirrorless” in their review of this digital camera. Dennybow gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote two years ago “Compares favorably against mirrorless models as well” in their review of this digital camera.

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Low Image Noise

Two hundred and ninety-three owners who bought the product concluded that it was able to produce good images. Expert Reviews mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Punchy image colors”. Website Digitaltrends.com wrote “Excellent image stabilization system”. Website Newegg.com gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Ghosted an image to the drive (super fast)” in their review of this digital camera.

Nineteen customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light. Sam he wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Superb image quality and an incredibly versatile lens, great low light mode are all hallmarks of this fine camera” in his review of the Canon SX50 HS. Vortaz said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Fast focusing and very nice pictures even in low light”. Four years ago Tbone mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Great in low light”.

Seventeen owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Expert Reviews gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Raw format shooting”. Website Cnet.com said “Plenty of shooting modes, from full auto to full manual” in their review of this digital camera. Website Bhphotovideo.com rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Could have a higher resolution”.

Six customers who reviewed the product thought it was able to produce clear pictures. Tony said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com five years ago “I just received the camera a few days ago and have been shooting with it, great zoom and clarity”. Two years ago William S. mentioned in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Newegg.com “And all I can say is WOW! The difference in clarity and smoothness for surround gaming is simply incredible” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Tc scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Nature photography - birds, butterflies and mammals50x and very excellent clarity of photosLens cap can be a hassle to quickly remove or reset”.

Four customers who bought the product agreed that it had a good ISO range. Website Bhphotovideo.com said four years ago “Than downloaded the windows 10 media creation tool from Microsoft and burned the proper ISO”. Three years ago Craig S. wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Image quality (Very good detail and good high ISO performance when prints are made)The ISO can be adjusted from 80-6400 in 1/3 steps”. Five years ago Walt mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “U'd think it's like16-18mp the high 3200 & 6400 iso is much better than other point”.

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Price

Expensive

Eighteen customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was expensive. Website Newegg.com said “Super fast and not too expensive” in their review of this digital camera. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Noiseless, small and light, super fast, not too expensive, comes with cloning” in their review of this digital camera.

Soccer Dad said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “We had read good reviews of more expensive cameras by Sony” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Reasonably Priced

One hundred and twenty-eight customers who bought it wrote that it was good value for money. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “While it's true that the Panasonic FZ200 offers a better maximum aperture value, of f/2.8 throughout its entire range” in their Canon SX50 HS review. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk rated it 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera “It delivers an extraordinary zoom, which would cost thousands to replicate on a dSLR”. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The SX50 is the full package deal” .

Eighteen customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was expensive. Website Newegg.com said “Super fast and not too expensive” in their review of this digital camera. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Noiseless, small and light, super fast, not too expensive, comes with cloning” in their review of this digital camera. Soccer Dad said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “We had read good reviews of more expensive cameras by Sony” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803157192, 00138031571920, 04960999914237, 08714574586489

Canon SX50 HS Review Sources

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