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Canon SX50 HS Digital Camera

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16MP 30x CCD Sep 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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Twelve Industry Awards

This camera has received twelve awards from experts in cameras.

This Canon camera received an "Editor's Choice" from Digitaltrends.com, Reviewed.com, Firstpost.com and Fotomaniak.pl all of whom wrote that this Canon digital camera was superb.

This bridge camera camera received a "Highly Recommended" from Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all of whom decided that this camera was very good.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from both Techradar and Vido.com.ua.

This bridge camera camera was given a "Silver" award by Onfoto.ru who decided that this camera was very good.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This Canon camera has an average expert rating of 81% based on thirty-six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, CNET.com and Ephotozine. If all the bridge cameras that have been available for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this Canon digital camera is in the top 19%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, SX50 HS owners rated this camera 90 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Several people agreed that it had a good zoom. K. F. Harniman said “Brilliant anti-shake I can take most things on full zoom handheld with a bit of practice” and rated the Canon SX50 HS 5 stars. Expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera five years ago “The amount of optical zoom packed into modern digital cameras is increasing at a steady rate” . Ephotozine.com also said “It has 50x optical zoom”.

Some Canon SX50 HS owners concluded that this digital camera had a good lens. K. F. Harniman said on Amazon four years ago “Fantastic lens” in their review and rated the Canon SX50 HS as very good. Five years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com mentioned “The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS super-zoom camera has an astonishing 50x lens with a massive focal range of 24-1200mm” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Expert review site Bobatkins.com mentioned “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” in their review of the Canon SX50 HS.

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

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Good Quality Pictures

Several Canon SX50 HS reviewers who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was able to produce good images. Four years ago K. F. Harniman gave the product an excellent rating and said “Takes excellent pictures particularly with the zoom” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar.com gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Techradar “What we've got here is good image quality, lots of features”. Four years ago Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph wrote in their review “Matched with superb image quality, its impressively powerful SOx optical zoom”.

One person who reviewed the Canon SX50 HS reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Mr Baz wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Could be a bit better- No eye sensor to switch between EVF”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Trustedreviews.com wrote on 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” nonetheless they rated it 60 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people thought it was good quality. K. F. Harniman mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Exposure and picture quality excellent”. Mr Baz said on Amazon “Surprisingly good image quality”. Mr Baz also wrote “Has the best image quality (bigger sensor) and higher quality build”.

Good Video Capture

Several customers who purchased the Canon SX50 HS agreed that it was good for video recording. Three years ago Mr Baz mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Up, I'd suggest raw for more details+ Full HD video with stereo sound” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Paul Holliday gave the Canon SX50 HS a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “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” in his Canon SX50 HS review. Paul Holliday also wrote “I have managed to take a great video of them coming”.

Good Support

A number of customers said in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of this digital camera “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”.

Good Size

Five Canon SX50 HS reviewers who purchased the Canon SX50 HS reckoned that it was compact. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Build Stills performance Video tests Verdict This is a compact in the very loosest sense of the word” in their review of the Canon SX50 HS. Cnet.co.uk also said “It isn't that much smaller than an entry-level dSLR, so its 'compact' designation is down -- purely”. Techradar.com mentioned 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”.

One Canon SX50 HS reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Expert website Techradar.com said “An attractive body and plenty to appeal to a wide variety of photographers” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Technical Features

Three people concluded that it had good features. Ephotozine.com rated this digital camera 5 stars and wrote 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”. Neocamera.com 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” in their review of the Canon SX50 HS. Neocamera.com also wrote “It has advanced features like exposure and focus bracketing”.

Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras and also specifically for Canon bridge cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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Robust

Three Canon SX50 HS owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was well made. Mr Baz mentioned “Build is fine for a camera in this class solid enough plastics used”. Four years ago expert website Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their Canon SX50 HS review “It's a solid camera.” yet they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk scored the Canon SX50 HS 4 stars and wrote “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 customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. One Canon SX50 HS owner mentioned in their reviews that it was neat. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “It's a bridge camera, so-called in that it'll neatly fill that gap betwe”.

Reasonably Priced

Some Canon SX50 HS owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good value for money. Cnet.co.uk wrote on expert website CNET.co.uk “It delivers an extraordinary zoom, which would cost thousands to replicate on a dSLR” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product 80 out of 100. Techradar.com wrote on expert review site Techradar “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.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Pocket Lint “The SX50 is the full package deal”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had a good viewfinder. Expert review site Photographyblog.com wrote in their review five 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”.

One Canon SX50 HS owner who reviewed the product considered that it had an electronic viewfinder. Neocamera.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Custom white-balance, plus a hot-shoe and built-in EVF”.

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Easy to Use

One Canon SX50 HS owner said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. One Canon SX50 HS owner wrote that it was easy to use. Consumersearch.com said “Generally easy to use”.

Good Battery Life

One Canon SX50 HS reviewer who purchased the product said that it had a good battery life.

CCD Sensor Type

The SX50 HS has a better sensor type than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Canon camera has a CCD sensor type, whereas most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a MOS sensor type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

This digital camera's sensor type (CCD) is actually the best sensor type amongst all cameras of a comparable age and type to the SX50 HS.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst sensor type is MOS.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SX50 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the SX50 HS.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to consider include the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The SX50 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the SX50 HS also have an image stabilizer.

Other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price].

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Light

When compared to other bridge cameras that are a similar age to the SX50 HS that we have assessed, the SX50 HS's weight of only 318 grams is one of the lightest. Bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the SX50 HS have weights of between 120g and 910g.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

This camera has an Electrical viewfinder type, which is the most frequently found viewfinder type on comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. 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 Wide Field of View

The average field of view of cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 99%. The SX50 HS has a fairly wide field of view (100 percent) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the SX50 HS.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon SX50 HS is more than most bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Canon camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on bridge cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the SX50 HS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The SX50 HS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most bridge cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 640 x 480, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 1832, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448, 3456 x 3456 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072.

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) is actually the best still image resolution across all digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Six Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Canon SX50 HS is more than most bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the SX50 HS. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Five ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the SX50 HS is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1600 are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Very Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the cameras that have been available for more than two years the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 4h. When compared to other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SX50 HS that we have checked, the battery life (max) of the Canon SX50 HS of 4 hours is one of the longest.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Bridge cameras that are a similar age to the SX50 HS have display resolution (numeric)s of between 460 pixels and 1,500,000 pixels. The SX50 HS has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) (461,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the SX50 HS.

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

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The SX50 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras that came out around the same time as the SX50 HS. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Canon camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SX50 HS ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

At only 0.000625 seconds, the SX50 HS has a quite short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the SX50 HS. Across all the cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SX50 HS the flash sync-speeds range from 0.00062s to 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.4s.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Supports Two Power Source Types

The number of power sources supported by the Canon SX50 HS is more than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the SX50 HS. The power source type "AC" is also supported by this camera.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the SX50 HS do not support video capability. The Canon SX50 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support video capability that you might also want to look at including the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the SX50 HS do not support Full HD video. The SX50 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price], or the Olympus Stylus 1[plb_2096856_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SX50 HS do not support wi-Fi. The SX50 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi which you might want to consider including the Fujifilm S1[plb_2145007_price].

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the SX50 HS are not 3D. The Canon SX50 HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The SX50 HS does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other bridge cameras that are a similar age to the SX50 HS also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The SX50 HS is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the SX50 HS are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The SX50 HS has a quite small normal focusing range (tele) (only 1.4 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The smallest normal focusing range (tele) of cameras of a similar type and age to the SX50 HS is 1.3m, the biggest is 5m, and the average normal focusing range (tele) is 2.4m.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon SX50 HS is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

At only 25 frames per second, the Canon SX50 HS has a fairly low motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the SX50 HS. Across all the bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the SX50 HS the motion JPEG frame rates range from 24fps to 240fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 39fps.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Canon SX50 HS is more than most bridge cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on bridge cameras that have been available for more than two years. The shooting modes "Movie" is also found on this Canon camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

The total megapixelss of cameras of this age and spec range from 12MP to 22MP, and the average total megapixels is 17MP. The SX50 HS has a fairly few total megapixels (only 12.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the SX50 HS.

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Only Has One Light Exposure Modes

The SX50 HS has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly found light exposure modes is Shutter priority AE, but this light exposure modes is not found on this camera. The light exposure modess Auto are also found on this Canon camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The SX50 HS has a greater number of supported image formats than most bridge cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the SX50 HS.

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Quite Small Normal Focusing Range (wide)

When compared to other bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as the SX50 HS that we have checked, the normal focusing range (wide) of the SX50 HS of only 0.05 meters is one of the smallest. Across all the bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago the normal focusing ranges (wide) range from 0.05m to 0.8m, and the average normal focusing range (wide) is 0.37m.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years is 3.5, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 2.6 to 19. At 3.4, the SX50 HS has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the SX50 HS.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon SX50 HS

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this Canon digital camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The SX50 HS has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DSC-HX100V[pl_613234_price], or the DSC-RX10[pl_2051754_price] both from Sony.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the SX50 HS has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

We compared this camera to all the other 30x optical zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] is also worth considering.

If this Canon camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (42x), the Sony DSCHX300[plb_1543709_price] (50x), or the Fujifilm S1[plb_2145007_price] (50x).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on cameras that have been around for around the same time as 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 SX40 HS[pl_124816_price], and the SX40 HS[pl_124816_price] both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] (MS Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Canon SX50 HS has a fairly average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (16.1MP).

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Average Digital Zoom

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

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price].

If you want a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Sony DSCHX300[plb_1543709_price] (200x).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Compatibility
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Face Detection
Compatible Operating Systems
On/off Switch
Power Supply Type
Shooting Capacity

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Expert Reviews

(64)
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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User Reviews

(472)
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon pssx50, canon pssx50h, canon pssx50hs, meta 6352b0012, canon 6352b001, meta 6352b0012k, meta 6352b0012ki, meta 6352b0012kit
Barcodes 00013803156881, 00091037255440, 00138031571920, 00628804151386, 00638632838762, 04960999913742, 04960999914244, 08714574586311, 08714574586472

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