Canon EOS 50D
Top 47%799 points
Top 47%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
longer battery life
15.15
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
Best

Canon EOS 50D: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

15.15MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.3 x 14.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
696ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

6. weight

730g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
63
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
131
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
640shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

10. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.8bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

12. pixel density

471ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

13. width

148.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

14. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11.4Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

15. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
920k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

16. volume

1209cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

17. height

110.8mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

18. thickness

73.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

19. resolution

1175 x 783px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

20. battery power

1390mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

21. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Canon EOS 50D
9% have it
67
0

22. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

23. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon EOS 50D
17% have it
56
0

24. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon EOS 50D
29% have it
56
0

25. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon EOS 50D
43% have it
54
0

26. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon EOS 50D
52% have it
52
0

27. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon EOS 50D
88% have it
51
0

28. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.131s
Leica M Typ 240: 0.00025s
49
0

29. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Canon EOS 50D
29% have it
49
0

30. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
95%
Sony Alpha 7R: 100%
49
0

31. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon EOS 50D
44% have it
48
0

32. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon EOS 50D
66% have it
48
0

33. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Canon EOS 50D
44% have it
47
0

34. power up delay

It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
0.15s
Nikon D70: 0.01s
44
0

35. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Canon EOS 50D
55% have it
41
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