General

Canon PowerShot G15 Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Brand
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Canon Canon
Lowest price
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$419.99 $389.00
Announced
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September, 2012 September, 2012

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Size
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1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
Megapixels
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12 MP 12.1 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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12 MP 9.7 MP
Native resolution
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4000 x 3000 4016 x 3008
Pixel size
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3.5 µm² 2.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 2.8"
Resolution
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922k dots 461k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No Yes

Lens

Zoom
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5x 50x
Wide angle
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28 mm 24 mm
Telephoto
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140 mm 1,200 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/1.8 f/3.4
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/2.8 f/6.5
Macro focus
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1 cm 0 cm

Form factor

Size
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106x75x40 mm 123x87x106 mm
Depth
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1.6" 4.2"
Weight
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352 g 595 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Tunnel Digital
Viewfinder size
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Unknown Unknown

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 24fps 1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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240 fps 240 fps
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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480p @ 6fps
720p @ 1fps
720p @ 6fps
480p @ 120fps
480p @ 3fps
1080p @ 24fps
480p @ 1fps
720p @ 30fps
480p @ 30fps
720p @ 3fps
320 x 240 @ 240fps
480p @ 6fps
720p @ 6fps
480p @ 120fps
480p @ 3fps
720p @ 1fps
720p @ 30fps
480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
720p @ 3fps
320 x 240 @ 240fps
480p @ 1fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes No
HDR
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Yes Yes
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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Lens Lens
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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350 shots 315 shots
Continuous shooting
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10 fps 13 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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9 9
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/2000s
Min
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15s 15s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SD
SDHC
SDXC
SDHC
SD
SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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46.0 47.0
Color depth
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19.9 bits 20.3 bits
Dynamic range
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11.5 EV 11.2 EV
Low light performance
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165 ISO 179 ISO
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