Summary Canon S50

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 5
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 118k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 320 x 240 @ 15fps
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Canon PowerShot S50Canon PowerShot S50


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The Canon S50 vs other recent digicams

Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help

The Canon S50 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Lowest price Inexpensive Help


The Canon S50 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Announced Old Help
February 2003
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
320 x 240 @ 15fps
Macro focus Very poor macro Help
10.0 cm
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second

The Canon S50 vs other recent pro digicams

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Screen type Screen type Help
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
118k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
5 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds


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