Canon PowerShot SX50 HS review: Not your average compact

By Ben Boswell - Tuesday January 15 2013

Sensor Review
Introduction | Canon PowerShot SX50 HS sensor performance | Canon PowerShot SX50 HS versus competition | Conclusion

The question that cannot be answered based on the DxOMark testing for camera sensors is whether the lens fitted to the Canon SX50 HS lives up to the very capable sensor. Based on the data however, it would be a big mistake to overlook this camera. The creative possibilities available with such a wide range zoom lens: flattening perspective, shooting wildlife and sports, travel and landscape: let’s face it, pretty well any kind of photography make it an enormously versatile package at what appears to be a very reasonable price.