Canon PowerShot S50 Specs

Canon PowerShot S50

Part Number: S50

General

  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    5.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    5300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    4.1 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    component video
  • Available Body Colors
    black, silver
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.8 ft - 13 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Display

  • Display Format
    118,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    hi-speed shutter, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, slow shutter, stitch assist
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Custom Effect, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.9
  • Min Focal Length
    7.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    21.3 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB CompactFlash
  • Image Storage
    RAW 2592 x 1944: 5 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944: 11 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944: 21 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944: 43 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 30 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 54 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 108 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 53 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 94 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768: 174 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480: 120 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480: 196 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 337 - with 32MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 91 sec - with 32MB card
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 242 sec - with 32MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.5 frames per second, 2 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Software

  • Type
    Apple QuickTime, ArcSoft PhotoStudio, ArcSoft VideoImpression, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoRecord, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 570 mAh (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    S50
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.5 frames per second, 2 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    4.1 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    component video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Custom Effect, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    hi-speed shutter, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, slow shutter, stitch assist

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    5 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm (1/1.8")
  • Total Pixels
    5300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    1.8 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    4.6 cm
  • Display Format
    118,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    CompactFlash Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom
  • Field Coverage
    82%

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    0.66 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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