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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review: specs and price

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Why is Canon PowerShot SX50 HS better than the average?

  • Battery power
    1200mAhvs1187.02mAh
  • Volume
    1128.24cm³vs9397.54cm³
  • Height
    87.3mmvs95.97mm
  • Optical zoom
    50xvs11.95x
  • Flash sync speed
    1/2000svs1/202s
  • Maximum focal length
    1.2mvs275.69mm
  • Minimum focal length
    24mmvs26.12mm

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.pixel density

350ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

3.resolution

784 x 588px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

4.Has a built-in focus motor
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

5.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.

6.weight

595g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

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Optics

1.focus points

9

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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

2.sensor size

6.17 x 4.55mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

3.widest aperture

f/3.4

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1

4.has AF tracking
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

5.megapixels

12.1MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.maximum light sensitivity

6400 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 24fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

335shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.battery power

1200mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.noise

179ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

2.image quality

47

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850

100

3.color depth

20.3bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

11.2Evs

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.

Best

Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

5.has an external memory slot
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.can be controlled remotely
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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