Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Announced Sep 17, 2012 •
12 megapixels | 2.8 screen | 24 – 1200 mm (50×)
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000 ?
Other resolutions 4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 12 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) ?
Sensor type BSI-CMOS ?
Processor Digic 5
Image
ISO Auto, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400 ?
White balance presets 7 ?
Custom white balance Yes (2) ?
Image stabilization Optical ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal ?
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–1200 mm
Optical zoom 50×
Maximum aperture F3.4 - F6.5 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes ?
Macro focus range 0 cm (0) ?
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated ?
Screen size 2.8 ?
Screen dots 461,000 ?
Touch screen No
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Electronic ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 5.50 m
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Second Curtain
Continuous drive 2.2 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format H.264
Videography notes Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC ?
Storage included Unknown ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (Mini) ?
Remote control Yes (RS60E3)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-10L rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 315
Weight (inc. batteries) 595 g (1.31 lb / 20.99 oz)
Dimensions 123 x 87 x 106 mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.17)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No ?
GPS None
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