Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX50
With Extraordinary Focal Length

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS The world's first digital compact camera that uses a 50x optical zoom lens. it's extraordinary focal range goes the distance from 24mm wide-angle all the way through 1200mm super-telephoto (in a 35mm equivalent length). The SX50 features a DIGIC 5 Image Processor together with a12.1MP CMOS image sensor, letting you capture high-resolution JPEG and RAW still images, plus full HD 1080p videos with full stereo sound. The 2.8 inch Vari-Angle LCD monitor contains 461,000 pixels of resolution plus there's an electronic viewfinder

Up to sensitivity of ISO 6400 makes it easier for the SX50 to create clear, detailed photos even in poor-light environments. Optical image stabilization counteract any camera shake during these situations for blur-free crisp picture quality. High Speed autofocus delivers fast focusing of just 0.19-seconds, improving upon the 0.38 seconds of the SX40 HS, along with a decrease in photo lag time down from 0.45 seconds (on the Canon SX40 HS) to just 0.25 seconds to assure that you never miss a shot. Lock functions and Zoom Framing Assistance Seek make it simple for tracking your subjects while keeping them in the center of your frame until you acquire the picture.

High-Speed HQ Burst provides continuous capture at 13 frames per second for as many as 10 frames. The greatest camera settings for a given situation, are automatically chosen by Smart AUTO mode from 58 predefined modes. Face ID tweaks exposure priority and focus based upon as many as 12 pre-cataloged faces. A wide array of shooting types are also at your beck and call, including Aperture Priority, Manual, Program and Shutter Priority, plus Movie Digest to combine an entire day's clips into a single video, Stitch Assist provides panoramic images, and many more. HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode combines 3 unique exposures into a single evenly-lit picture.

Using the built-in hot shoe of the DX50, you can use available Canon Speedlite flashes, like the 320EX, 270EX II, and the 600EX-RT. By using a USB adapter cable along with PictBridge interface, you can take pleasure of the ability to directly print from the DX50 using compatible printer without the need for a computer. - Sep 17, 2012 - Review Dec 13, 2012 ✓

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Body type SLR-like (bridge)  
Max resolution 4000 x 3000  
Other resolutions 4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480  
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 12.1 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type BSI-CMOS  
Processor Digic 5  
ISO Auto, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800  
White balance presets 7  
Custom white balance Yes (2)  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format RAW  
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24 1200 mm  
Optical zoom 50  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)  
Manual focus Yes  
Macro focus range 0 cm (")  
Number of focus points 9  
Lens mount Unknown  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated  
Screen size 2.8"  
Screen dots 461,000  
Touch screen No  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type Electronic  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.4 - F6.5  
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec  
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 5.5 m  
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Second Curtain  
Continuous drive Yes (2.2 fps)  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 3 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)  
AE Bracketing (at 1/3 EV steps)  
Videography features
  • H.264
Microphone Stereo  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Videography notes Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Storage included Unknown  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (Mini)  
Remote control Yes (RS60E3)  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-10L rechargeable battery & charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 315  
Weight (inc. batteries) 595 g (1.31 lb / 20.99 oz)  
Dimensions 123 x 87 x 106 mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.17")  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording No  
GPS None


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