Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review

Canon's superzoom bridge packs a whopping 50x zoom

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyPowerShot
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom50x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesSelf-timer, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Wink Detection
Screen Size7.1 cm (2.8")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)595 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, REACH, ErP, WEEE
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height87.3 mm
Width122.5 mm
Depth105.5 mm
Focal Length4.30 mm to 215 mm
Image FormatsRAW, JPEG
External FlashOptional
Focus ModesManual, Auto
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product ModelSX50 HS
Product NamePowerShot SX50 HS Digital Compact Camera
Product LinePowerShot
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number6352B012AA
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

A powerful 50x ultra zoom for extreme telephoto shots. Intelligent IS counteracts shake and Zoom Framing Assist helps keep subjects in the frame. A premium lens, manual modes and RAW give expert results.

Package Contents
  • PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery NB-10L
  • Charger
Limited Warranty1 Year