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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Camera

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12.1MP 50x CMOS Nov 2012
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Twelve Industry Awards

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

Digitaltrends.com, Reviewed.com, Firstpost.com and Fotomaniak.pl all wrote that this camera was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This bridge camera digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" from Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all of whom said that this camera was great.

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

The expert at Onfoto.ru concluded that this bridge camera digital camera was great and gave it their "Silver" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

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

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 527 owner reviews this bridge camera digital camera has an overall owner rating of 90%.

Good Quality Lens

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

Several customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. K. F. Harniman wrote three years ago “Fantastic lens”. Photographyblog.com mentioned “The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS super-zoom camera has an astonishing 50x lens with a massive focal range of 24-1200mm” in their Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review. 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”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it had a good autofocus. Three years ago K. F. Harniman said in their review on Amazon “A central spot focus would be useful”.

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Good Quality Pictures

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

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owner who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Mr Baz mentioned in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS “Could be a bit better- No eye sensor to switch between EVF” .

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owner considered that the product had a good picture resolution. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert website 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.

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Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. K. F. Harniman wrote “Exposure and picture quality excellent” and rated this digital camera as very good. Mr Baz said “Surprisingly good image quality” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Mr Baz also said “Has the best image quality (bigger sensor) and higher quality build”.

Good Video Capture

A number of Canon PowerShot SX50 HS reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good for video recording. Mr Baz gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he said on Amazon “Up, I'd suggest raw for more details+ Full HD video with stereo sound” in his Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review. Paul Holliday rated the product 5 stars and he said in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS 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”. Paul Holliday also wrote “I have managed to take a great video of them coming”.

Good Support

Some customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it had good technical guidance. Four years ago Techradar.com/au/ wrote “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

Some customers who reviewed it concluded that 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 Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review. 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 on expert review site 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” in their Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review.

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owner who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS concluded that it was a good body shape. Four years ago Techradar.com scored this digital camera 5 stars and wrote “An attractive body and plenty to appeal to a wide variety of photographers” in their review.

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Good Technical Features

Several people considered that this digital camera had good features. Four years ago Ephotozine.com wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review “As well as this, there are ample other features which make it a fantastic option for those looking for a versatile camera”. Neocamera.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and 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. Neocamera.com also wrote “It has advanced features like exposure and focus bracketing”.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Canon has good average ratings for its bridge cameras as well as across its entire camera range.

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Robust

Three Canon PowerShot SX50 HS reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was well made. Mr Baz wrote on Amazon “Build is fine for a camera in this class solid enough plastics used” in his review of this digital camera. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews three years ago “It's a solid camera.” but even so they gave it a score of 3 stars. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote also three 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”.

Nice Design

One person who bought the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS reckoned that it was good looking. One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owner who bought it reckoned that it was neat. Expert review site Tech.uk.msn.com said four years ago “It's a bridge camera, so-called in that it'll neatly fill that gap betwe” in their review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owner mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good viewfinder. Photographyblog.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS on PhotographyBlog.com “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 person who purchased the product wrote that it had an electronic viewfinder. Neocamera.com said “Custom white-balance, plus a hot-shoe and built-in EVF” and scored it 80 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS owner wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS was easy to use the menus. One person who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS thought it was easy to use. Expert review site Consumersearch.com mentioned “Generally easy to use” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

Good Battery Life

One Canon PowerShot SX50 HS reviewer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 50 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago. The average optical zoom of bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS is 31x, and the optical zooms range from 4x to 65x.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec do not support video recording.

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

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot SX50 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX50 HS also support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, and the Sony DSC-HX100V is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the PowerShot SX50 HS has a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, or the Sony DSC-HX100V.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, and the Sony DSC-HX100V is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on bridge cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the PowerShot SX40 HS, or the PowerShot SX40 HS both from Canon which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-HX100V (MS Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Wide Field of View

The average field of view of bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago is 98%. At 100 percent, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite wide field of view compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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Electrical Viewfinder

This camera has an Electrical viewfinder, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it. 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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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

At 1,200 millimeter, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. The average maximum focal length of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX50 HS is 730mm, and the maximum focal lengths range from 100mm to 1,600mm.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Canon camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on bridge cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX50 HS. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Manual" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Has Six Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Canon digital camera has a Vivid photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The photo effects "Black&White", "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia" and "Skin tones" 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 most digital cameras of this age and spec. Most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This digital camera also 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. Across all cameras of this spec and age the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4608 x 3456.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite small maximum aperture (6.5) compared to most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum aperture of digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS is 6.7, and the maximum apertures range from 2.7 to 20.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot SX50 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital camera). This Canon camera also 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Twenty ISO Speeds

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 80, 100, 125, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of bridge cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX50 HS range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels. At 461,000 pixels, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a fairly high display resolution compared to most of the other bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports a H.264|MOV video format, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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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 typical of many bridge cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many bridge cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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18 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PowerShot SX50 HS does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX50 HS also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity which you might also want to consider including the Sony RX10 ($849.99) which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

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

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-HX100V which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot SX50 HS is not waterproof. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX50 HS, the PowerShot SX50 HS does not have a GPS.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a GPS and we think the Sony DSC-HX100V is also worth considering.

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Very Low Megapixel Count

The average megapixel count of comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years is 16MP, and the megapixel counts range from 12MP to 21MP. With a megapixel count of only 12.1 megapixels, the PowerShot SX50 HS has one of the lower megapixel counts amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

There are a number of other 12.1MP digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS which has better reviews.

Cameras with a higher megapixel count that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 ($797.99) (20.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Screen Size

At only 2.8 inches, the PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX50 HS the screen sizes range from 2.7" to 3", and the average screen size is 3".

Cameras with a larger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Sony RX10 ($849.99) (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Only One Auto Focus Point

Most digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX50 HS have between 1 and 255 auto focus points, including the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS which has one auto focus point.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most bridge cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX50 HS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Quite Low JPEG Frame Rate

The PowerShot SX50 HS has one of the lower JPEG frame rates (only 25 frames per second) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The JPEG frame rates of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX50 HS range from 24fps to 60fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 36fps.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most bridge cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX50 HS. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

Digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX50 HS have total megapixel counts of between 12MP and 22MP. The PowerShot SX50 HS has a fairly few total megapixel count (only 12.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a greater number of light exposure modes than most bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX50 HS. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Only One Aspheric Element

The PowerShot SX50 HS is a one aspheric element digital camera.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (4000 x 3000 pixels) is in fact the worst image resolution amongst all cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX50 HS.

The best image resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 5472 x 3648 pixels.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the PowerShot SX50 HS is more than most bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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Only One Supported Battery

The PowerShot SX50 HS is a one supported battery camera. Most of the other bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS have between one and three supported batteries.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture

Across all the bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX50 HS the minimum apertures range from 2.5 to 19, and the average minimum aperture is 3.5. The PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite large minimum aperture (3.4) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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Fairly Long Flash Recharging Time

At 10 seconds, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has a quite long flash recharging time compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. The average flash recharging time of bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS is 7.7s.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released over two years ago.

Average Weight

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a relatively average weight (551 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot SX50 HS has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX50 HS.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS 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 the most frequently found optical sensor size on cameras of this type and age. 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 most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most cameras of this age and spec have a CCD sensor type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, or the Sony DSC-HX100V.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
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
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
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
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
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Other Features
Operating System
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

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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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User Reviews

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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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 6352b001aa
Barcodes 00013803157192, 00138031571920, 04960999914237, 08714574586489

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$ 535.91
"Trusted Reviews" Review is Significantly Better
"Expert Reviews" Review is Significantly Better
Vastly Higher JPEG Frame Rate
15s Longer Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
$51 More Expensive
Digital Versus Review is Significantly Worse

FinePix S9200 vs PowerShot SX50 HS

Fujifilm FinePix S9200 vs Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Fujifilm FinePix S9200 Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
$ 249.99
$234 Cheaper
256 Auto Focus Points
Four Supported Batteries
Two More Aspheric Elements
Vastly Worse PhotographyBlog.com Review
Vastly Smaller Digital Zoom
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