Summary Sony DSC-H50

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Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 15x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2.7
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 31 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Sony DSC-H50 vs other recent digicams

Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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The Sony DSC-H50 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (116×81×86 mm)
Weight Light Help
547 g
Thickness Thin Help
3.4"

Cons

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The Sony DSC-H50 vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
31 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.6 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9 MP
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Thickness Thick Help
3.4"
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (116×81×86 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Announced Old Help
February 2008
Weight Heavy Help
547 g
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The Sony DSC-H50 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
15x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
300 shots
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Discussion

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Dev (3:46 PM, August 31, 2010)
I had a DSC H50 for a year and a half before losing it (on my birthday, nonetheless). It was, hands down, my favorite camera. The features that made it really stand out were the flip screen, Carl Zeiss lens, wide ISO range and the infrared. I camp a lot, so being able to take photos in the dark was a huge advantage for me. I was even able to capture a bear rooting below our window after midnight when we stayed at a friend's cabin. It was a solid camera that produced great photos. There are other cameras out there with a better zoom and resolution, but there is not a single camera (seriously, I've looked) that can match it feature-for-feature. It's a shame that Sony has not come out with a camera that bundles all of the great features of the H50 with higher zoom and resolution. I know I would buy it (and be willing to pay a high price for it) if they did.