Canon EOS 50D Specifications

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

Part Number: 2807B005 Released: October 1, 2008

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    5.7 in
  • Depth
    2.9 in
  • Height
    4.3 in
  • Weight
    1.61 lbs
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Sensor Resolution
    15.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    15500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    15100000 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
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, 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 )

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, dust cap, eyepiece cover, lens cap, neck strap, video cable

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

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

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Lens Mounting
    Canon EF

Display

  • Display Format
    920,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Lens Construction
    12 groups / 16 elements
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    4.8 x
  • Max View Angle
    75 degrees
  • Filter Size
    72 mm
  • Features
    Ultrasonic Motor (USM), internal focusing system

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • 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

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
  • Features
    AE lock, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, AF lock, Auto Lighting Optimizer, FE lock, LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Software

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

Battery

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

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

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

Where to Buy

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

Part Number: 2807B005 Released: Oct 1, 2008

MSRP: $2,399.99

See manufacturer website for availability.