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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Key Features

12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor

World's first 50x Optical Zoom and 24mm Wide-Angle lens

Capture stunning 1080p Full HD video in stereo sound

Bright 2.8-inch Vari-angle LCD with 461000 dots for shooting at a variety of angles


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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS - Overview

The World's Within Your Reach.
Imagine getting right down on the field to capture sports action, zeroing in on your child's expression on a crowded stage, and recording elusive wildlife shots. All this and more is possible with the PowerShot SX50 HS offering the world's first 50x Optical Zoom lens* in a compact digital camera, which goes all the way from a wide-angle 24mm to 1200mm (35mm equivalent) to capture any shot you choose. The PowerShot SX50 HS doesn't just get you up close to the action, it delivers spectacular image quality to every shot. The Canon HS SYSTEM, a combination of a 12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 5 Image Processor, achieves beautiful images up to ISO 6400. Record your memorable moments in incredibly lifelike 1080p Full HD video with stereo sound and High Speed AF ensures you'll capture all the action with faster focusing speed and reduced shooting lag time. The PowerShot SX50 HS also features the additional benefit of Zoom Framing Assist Seek and Lock functions, for easy tracking of and keeping the subject centered in the frame until you capture the image. With powerful technologies that add convenience and advanced capabilities, PowerShot SX50 HS can help you capture more of life every day.

Specification

Image Capture Device

Type
12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS

Total Pixels
Approx. 12.8 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixels

Lens

Focal Length
4.3 (W) - 215.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-1200mm)

Optical Zoom
50x

Digital Zoom
4.0x

Focusing Range
Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 4.3 ft. (1.3m) - infinity (T)

Auto: 0 in (0cm) - infinity (W), 4.3 ft. (1.3m) - infinity (T)

Sports: 3.3 ft. (1m) - infinity (W), 43 ft. (13m) - infinity (T)

Macro AF: 0 in. - 1.6 ft. (0-50cm) (W)

 

Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder
Optical N/A.

Electronic Viewfinder (Approx. 202,000 dots)

LCD Monitor
2.8-inch TFT Color Vari-angle LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels
Approx. 461,000 dots

LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%

Exposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/ 2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400

Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**

Exposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/ 2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400

Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
C1, C2, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Movie Digest, Sports, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Movie*3

- Shooting movies is possible with the movie button

*1 Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter*4, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld NightScene, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist

*2 High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap

*3 Standard, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie

*4 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

Photo Effects
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color *

*Adjustment of contrast sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.

Self Timer
Custom*, Approx. 2-sec. delay, Approx. 10-sec. delay

* Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control
N/A

Continuous Shooting
1) Normal: Approx. 2.2 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Approx. 13 shots/sec.* (in High-Speed Burst HQ)

2) AF: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Approx. 4.1 shots/sec.* (in High-Speed Burst HQ)

3) LV: Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)

- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically

- Differs depending on the zoom position.

* The maximum continuous capture is 10 frames.

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Storage Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant

Image Recording Format
Superfine / Fine

JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)

Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))