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Canon PowerShot SX50
8.2 out of 10

Canon PowerShot SX50

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Canon SX50

Imaging Resource
31 May 2013
  • Conclusion: With a 50x optical zoom that delivers an amazing 24-1200mm-equivalent range, the Canon SX50 HS brings distant subjects up close and personal -- and it does so with intelligence and grace.
  • Pros: Whopping 50x optical zoom range from a generous 24mm equivalent wide angle to powerful 1200mm equivalent telephoto, Improved Intelligent IS allows for sharp hand-held shots, even at full zoom, Ergonomic design and build with a good grip and excellent control placement, Zoom Framing Assist helps y...
  • Cons: Autofocus frequently struggles to lock in on subjects in low light, Slow lens also not ideal for low-light photography, Center frame details are a hint soft at some zoom settings, Blurring is noticeable in the corners in some shots, Uncorrected RAW files have lots of chromatic aberration and geom...
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Overall 9
8.6

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Camera: Review

Review guidelines
1 May 2013
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is a good bridge camera whose most striking feature is the 50x superzoom, which places it at the top of its similar, but that also increases the size of a lot. Stand also support RAW format, the swiveling display, manual controls, the optical stabilizer and HDMI port.
  • Pros: CMOS sensor, Full HD movies, zoom, swivel LCD, RAW Support, Manual Mode, Burst at high speed, high sensitivity ISO, optical image stabilizer, auto mode, HDMI port, Support for framing.
  • Cons: Quality viewfinder.
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Overall 9
8.9
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
9.0
Performance 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
9.0

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Review

What Digital Camera
10 March 2013
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is a camera that combines an amazingly long zoom lens and a set of enthusiast and novice features, all packed into a surprisingly small bridge-style body and keeping it all relatively easy to use too. Honestly, make no mistake, that’s no mean feat.
  • Pros: Focal range; Handling; Image quality; RAW and RAW +JPEG capture; Accessory hot shoe
  • Cons: Focus performance; Low power built-in flash; High ISO noise; Lack of Raw in manual modes
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Overall 10
10

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Pocket Lint
22 October 2012
  • Conclusion: The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS lands one big punch with its 24-1200mm lens. But it's not all 100 per cent rosy: the limited aperture at the longest focal length will force use of higher ISO settings and the lens is trying to do so very much that some softness and colour fringe issues can't be ignored.
  • Pros: Raw shooting, decent optical image stabilisation system, vari-angle LCD, among the best superzoom image quality at lower ISO settings, close-up macro mode
  • Cons: Chromatic aberrations, limited maximum aperture at longer focal lengths (and less bright than predecessor), auto-area focus can decide to focus on some strange areas, small viewfinder, shorter battery life than predecessor, stabilisation struggles at longest focal lengths
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Overall 9
9.0

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Camera Review

ePHOTOzine
16 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Looking for a compact camera with lots of optical zoom? You won't find more than the 50x found on the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
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Overall 9
9.0

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review

TechRadar UK
15 October 2012
  • Summary: Canon's superzoom bridge packs a whopping 50x zoom
  • Pros: 50x zoom range, Raw format shooting, Articulating screen, Low image noise, With many great features onboard the Canon SX50, picking one feature is difficult. But, what probably stands out the most is that incredible 50x optical zoom lens, giving this camera huge appeal to travel, wildlife and fam...
  • Cons: Poor EVF, It's a shame that at the widest end of the optic, the camera couldn't boast a wider aperture, because that would have really been the icing on the cake for this great bridge camera.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

PhotographyBLOG
10 October 2012
  • Summary: The jaw-dropping 50x lens may get all the attention, but the PowerShot SX50 HS' other new features are what makes this Canon's best super-zoom camera yet. It's impossible to review the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS without focusing on its 24-1200mm focal length - after all, it would be very costly and...
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 7
7.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Battery performance 7
7.0

Expert Review

Tecnozoom
2 February 2013
  • Conclusion: La Canon PowerShot SX50 HS è un’ottima fotocamera bridge la cui caratteristica più evidente è il superzoom 50x, che la posiziona ai primi posti tra le sue simili, ma che ne aumenta anche di molto le dimensioni.
  • Pros: Sensore CMOS; Zoom; LCD orientabile; Raffica ad alta velocità ; Stabilizzatore ottico di immagine; Elevata sensibilità ISO; Supporto al formato RAW; Modalità automatica; Modalità manuale; Assistenza per l’inquadratura; Porta HDMI
  • Cons: Qualità mirino
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Overall 9
8.5

PowerShot SX50 HS

Das Digitalkamera-Magazin
2 December 2012
  • Conclusion: Die Canon PowerShot SX50 HS (Produktfotos) ist als Spitzenmodell im Bereich der zoomstarken Bridgekameras positioniert und trifft dort auf Konkurrenten wie beispielsweise die Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 (Datenblatt) .
  • Pros: 1/2,3 Zoll rückseitig belichteter CMOS Sensor mit 12,0 Megapixel, Klapp- und schwenkbares Display, Optisches Ultraweitwinkel-Zoom-Objektiv mit 50fach-Zoom, 24mm bis 1.200mm kleinbildäquivalente Brennweite, Schnelle Fokussierung, geringe Auslöseverzögerung (Details siehe Geschwindigkeits-Seite), G...
  • Cons: Maximal 1 Sekunde Belichtungszeit im Halbautomatik- und Automatikmodus, Displayauflösung in dieser Klasse mit 461.000 Subpixel höchstens als "akzeptabel" zu bewerten, Nicht klassenübliche Sucherauflösung mit "nur" 202.000 Bildpunkten, Nur 24 Vollbilder pro Sekunde im Video-Modus bei Full-HD-Auflö...
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