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Canon Powershot S50 Black Digital Camera {5.0 M/P}

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Canon Powershot S50 Black Digital Camera {5.0 M/P} Description


The PowerShot S50 produces exquisitely detailed images thanks to a high-resolution 5.0 Megapixel CCD. Primary color filters incorporated in the S50 also provide vivid and realistic color without the noise associated with other color filters. The S50's improved movie mode allows you to take movies up to 3 minutes long! Movie quality has also been greatly improved over previous models. You can even edit the length of movies or cut out scenes right on the camera. Be sure to add this amazing camera to your collection today. With the ability to choose from a variety of white balance and shooting modes, this camera is versatile enough to function in any and every shooting scenario. Make sure to utilize the Canon PowerShot S50 for all your compact camera needs! 

Canon's new PowerShot S50 is the company's first 5 megapixel digital camera and features a high-resolution 3x f/2.8 optical zoom lens together with a compact, black brushed aluminum alloy exterior. In addition, the S50 includes Canon's exclusive DIGIC Imaging Processor with iSAPS technology to provide enhanced image quality, increased processing speed and improved camera features including a 9-Point AiAF autofocus system for faster and easier focusing; 9-position White Balance; selectable metering modes for precise exposure in almost any shooting condition; selectable Second-Curtain sync flash; an improved Movie Mode that captures clips up to 3 minutes apiece with sound; and Direct Print capabilities with Canon's Card Printer CP-100 dye-sublimation printer and several Canon Bubble Jet Direct printers.

KEH Specifications

  • Megapixels: 5 MP
  • Sensor Size/Type: 1/1.8" / CCD
  • Resolution: 2592 x 1944 
  • ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 50-400
  • File Formats: RAW, JPEG 
  • Shutter Speeds: 15 - 1/1500 sec
  • Continuous Shooting (fps): ~2 fps
  • Flash: Built-in
  • Exposure Modes: Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE or Manual
  • Shooting Modes: Auto, Creative zone (P, Av, Tv, Custom), Image zone (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Fast Shutter, Slow Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie)
  • White Balance: TTL Auto White Balance, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, or Flash), or Custom
  • Self Timer: 2 or 10 sec.
  • Video: Yes, NTSC/PAL
  • Frame Rate (AV recording): 15 fps
  • Video Clip Length: 3 min.
  • Viewfinder: Real-image optical zoom viewfinder 
  • Display Screen: 1.8" TFT LCD (100% coverage)
  • Memory Card Type: Compact Flash Type I or Type II (Microdrive supported) and 32MB internal storage 
  • Battery: NB-2L, 7.4 V 570mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable
  • Dimensions: (WITH grip:) 4.4 x 2.3 x 1.7 in.
  • Weight: (WITH battery:) 315g



Camera Modes Creative zone:
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Custom Image zone:
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Night Scene
  • Fast Shutter
  • Slow Shutter
  • Stitch Assist
  • Movie
Playback Modes:
  • Single
  • Index (9 thumbnail images)
  • Magnification
  • Slide Show
Erase Modes:
  • Single Image
  • All Images
Photo Effect Modes:
  • Vivid Color
  • Neutral Color
  • Low Sharpening
  • Sepia
  • Black & White


Memory Card Supported CompactFlash (CF) Card


Viewfinder Type Optical


Longest Shutter Speed 1/5 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1500 Second
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual


Image Formats JPEG, RAW



Network & Communication



Maximum Video Resolution 320 x 240
HD Movie Mode No
Video Formats AVI

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD
Total Camera Resolution 5.3 Megapixel
Display Resolution 118000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • TTL Auto White Balance
  • Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash)
  • Custom
Effective Camera Resolution 5 Megapixel
Screen Size 1.8"


Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction

General information

Product Series S
Product Model S50
Product Line PowerShot
Manufacturer Part Number 8445A001
Brand Name Canon


Minimum Focus Distance 3.90"
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Optical Zoom 3x
Digital Zoom 4.1x
Focal Length 7.10 mm to 21.30 mm


Certifications & Standards
  • ISO 50/ 100/ 200/ 400 equivalent
Platform Supported PC
Additional Information Print Order Format:
  • Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1
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