Canon EOS 50D Specifications

Canon EOS 50D (with 28-135mm lens)

Part Number: 2807B005 Released: October 1, 2008

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    15.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    15,500,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    15,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    14.9 x 22.3mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.6
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • Optical Zoom
    4.8 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-12800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, multi-segment, partial (9%), spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    35
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, depth-of-field, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    close-up, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Faithful, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Max View Angle
    75 degrees
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Filter Size
    72 mm
  • Lens System Mounting
    Canon EF
  • Features
    Ultrasonic Motor (USM), internal focusing system

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    13
  • Flash Modes
    E-TTL, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, auto power save, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, direct print, display brightness control, highlight point display, histogram display, AF lock, Auto Lighting Optimizer, DPOF support, FE lock, LCD live view mode, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, USB 2.0 compatibility

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.95x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, shutter speed, white balance, AF-in-focus, ISO sensitivity, aperture, flash charge completion, flash compensation on/off, high-speed sync indicator, memory card status, red-eye reduction

Display

  • Resolution
    920,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Software

  • Software
    Canon Digital Photo Professional, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, dust cap, eyepiece cover, lens cap, neck strap, video cable
  • Body Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-511A
  • Details
    1 x Canon BP-511A Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1390 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 4752 x 3168 - 5 MB
    Normal JPEG 4752 x 3168 - 2.5 MB
    Fine JPEG 3456 x 2304 - 3 MB
    Normal JPEG 3456 x 2304 - 1.6 MB
    Fine JPEG 2352 x 1568 - 1.7 MB
    Normal JPEG 2352 x 1568 - 0.9 MB
    RAW 4752 x 3168 - 20.2 MB
    RAW 3267 x 2178 - 12.6 MB

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.7 in
  • Depth
    2.9 in
  • Height
    4.3 in
  • Weight
    1.6 lbs

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon EOS 50D (with 28-135mm lens)

Part Number: 2807B005 Released: Oct 1, 2008
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