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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS


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Manufacturer Canon USA, Inc.
Model name PowerShot SX50 HS
Date announced 2012-09-17
MSRP $479
Street price $398  See all prices
Official site PowerShot SX50 HS Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/2.3" (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4000 x 3000 (12 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 50X optical + 4X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
24mm - 1200mm
Max aperture F3.4 - F6.5
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) Yes (0 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 2.8"
LCD resolution 461,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 80 - 6400
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used NB-10L (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
315 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.8 x 3.4 x 4.2 in (121.9 x 86.4 x 106.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 19.4 oz (551 g)
 
Included software Canon Digital Camera Solution
 
Misc. notes Canon's mega zoom camera breaks the 50X zoom barrier. Handy Zoom Framing Assist lets you back out and recompose photos taken near the telephoto end of the lens.
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