Canon PowerShot SX50 HS specs

General

  • Depth
    4.2 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Smile Shutter, Wink Self-timer
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Display

  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 18 ft (wide lens)
    4.6 ft - 10 ft (tele lens)
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1000, ISO 125, ISO 1250, ISO 160, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 2000, ISO 250, ISO 2500, ISO 320, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 4000, ISO 500, ISO 5000, ISO 640, ISO 6400, ISO 80, ISO 800
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, movie digest, portrait mode, smart shutter, smooth skin, snow, sports mode, stitch assist
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, HDR, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Positive Film, Posterization, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (cool white), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color Category
    black
  • Included Accessories
    battery charger, lens cap, lens cap strap, neck strap

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 50x zoom - 4.3 - 215 mm - f/3.4-6.5
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 13 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    50 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.4-6.5
  • Min Focal Length
    4.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    215 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    10
  • Element Qty
    13
  • Features
    UD glass, Ultrasonic Motor (USM), aspherical lens

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    202000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Built-in - electronic

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 240 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second, 0.9 frames per second, 13 frames per second, 2.2 frames per second, 4.1 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    0 - 15 sec, 10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, HS System, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), RGB primary color filter, Smart AUTO, Zoom Framing Assist, audio recording, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, high-speed recording, highlight point display, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-10L lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.7, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    SX50 HS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second, 0.9 frames per second, 13 frames per second, 2.2 frames per second, 4.1 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1000, ISO 125, ISO 1250, ISO 160, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 2000, ISO 250, ISO 2500, ISO 320, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 4000, ISO 500, ISO 5000, ISO 640, ISO 6400, ISO 80, ISO 800
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, HDR, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Positive Film, Posterization, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Smile Shutter, Wink Self-timer
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    0 - 15 sec, 10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, HS System, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), RGB primary color filter, Smart AUTO, Zoom Framing Assist, audio recording, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, high-speed recording, highlight point display, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, movie digest, portrait mode, smart shutter, smooth skin, snow, sports mode, stitch assist
  • Bracketing Modes
    focus bracketing

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm (1/2.3")
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.8 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.1 cm
  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    100%

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Depth
    4.2 in
  • Height
    3.4 in
  • Weight
    19.43 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon