The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS has an extraordinary zoom range with excellent image stabilization and fine photo quality for a megazoom; plenty of shooting modes, from full auto to full manual; raw image capture; and a hot shoe for adding an external flash.
Industryleading 241200mm 50x optical zoom, Rich, accurate colors, Excellent image stabilization system
Very good photo quality for a super zoom, Enormous 50X, 24 1200 mm lens, Optical image stabilization, with Intelligent IS feature that selects the right IS mode for you, Sharp, rotating 2.8" LCD display with 461,000 pixels offers good outdoor and low ligh
Awesome 50x 24-1200mm zoom, Excellent 5 stop intelligent stabilisation, 2.8in 460k articulated LCD screen, Good auto exposure and focus bracketing.
Its lens and high ISO picture quality make it less desirable for shooting indoors or in low light, especially without a tripod. A couple of things about the design of the controls might make shooting frustrating for some users. Outside of its long lens...
Noise issues at higher ISOs, Video frame rate behind the times, EVF should be larger
Likes to clip highlights (hint: use DR correction), Redeye a problem (though removal tool in playback mode helps), Electronic viewfinder isn't great, Lens is on the slow side (in terms of maximum aperture); tripod almost a necessity when shooting at 5
Small f3.4-6.5 maximum aperture, Low resolution EVF, Short burst mode of less than 1 second, Poor battery life, No screen/EVF toggle button or sensor.
By Trusted Reviews on July 04, 2013
What is the Canon Powershot SX50 HS? The combination of a large focal range and relatively compact body make bridge cameras increasingly popular for those looking for a more advanced shooting option without the burden of carrying around large lenses and...60
By The Imaging Resource on June 04, 2013
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By Steves Digicams on April 16, 2013
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By cnet on February 08, 2013
If you simply must have the longest zoom in the room, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS...70
By Digital Trends on December 21, 2012
Available for $400 or less, the SX50 HS is a fine mega-zoom — especially good for travelers. Image quality is tops in class, it's a lot lighter to tote around than a DSLR, and the focal range can't be beat. It has its limitations but if...80
By The Digital Camera Resource Page on December 12, 2012
Conclusion For photographers who just can't get enough telephoto power, there's the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. This camera packs a whopping 50X, 24 - 1200 mm lens, which is more than you'll find on any other super zoom on the market (at least...-
By Camera Labs on December 01, 2012
With the PowerShot SX50 HS Canon clearly had one aim in sight - to outdo every other super-zoom manufacturer in the market with a longer zoom range. It has succeeded and then some. To put it in context the SX50 HS's 24-1200mm equivalent range gives...84
By Tech2 on November 29, 2012
At Rs 29,995, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is priced significantly higher than many other super-zoom digital cameras and it's also more expensive than entry-level DSLR cameras. Agreed that the 50x lens is awesome and so is the overall performance,...80
By DigitalVersus on November 13, 2012
The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is an interesting and attractive bridge camera. Its 50x zoom sets it apart from competitors but image quality isn't on par with the Panasonic FZ200, for example, which makes do with a 24x...80
By Digital Photography School on November 01, 2012
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