Canon EOS 50D

Announced Aug 26, 2008 •
15 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4752 x 3168 ?
Other resolutions 3456 x 2304, 2353 x 1568 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2 ?
Effective pixels 15 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 16 megapixels ?
Sensor size APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Digic 4
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (H),6400(H1),12800(H2) ?
White balance presets 6 ?
Custom white balance Yes (1) ?
Image stabilization No ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes ?
Number of focus points 9
Lens mount Canon EF/EF-S
Focal length multiplier 1.6× ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 920,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT liquid-crystal color LCD
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) ?
Viewfinder coverage 95% ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.95× ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 13.00 m (ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Continuous drive 6 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) ?
Videography features
Microphone None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA ?
Storage included None ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (HDMI mini) ?
Remote control Yes (N3 connector)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Water and Dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion BP-511A rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 800
Weight (inc. batteries) 822 g (1.81 lb / 29.00 oz)
Dimensions 146 x 108 x 74 mm (5.75 x 4.25 x 2.91)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (by cable and PC) ?
GPS None
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