LCD and Viewfinder
Canon SX50 HS has a Fully Articulated 2.8″ LCD screen with a resolution of 461k dots. At only 2.8″, the screen is on the smaller side and 461kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon SX50 HS will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
SX50 HS has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 202kdots and coverage of 100%.
Canon SX50 HS can shoot continuously at max speed of 13 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec . SX50 HS has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Canon SX50 HS features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
With Canon SX50 HS, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 24 fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Canon SX50 HS will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video. There is also a high speed mode where you can capture videos at 240 fps for ultra slow motion videos. SX50 HS has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Canon SX50 HS doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a DSLR-Like camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Canon SX50 HS is powered by NB-10L battery which provides a shooting life of 315 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Canon SX50 HS vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Canon SX50 HS is $429.00