Samsung NX3000 Canon PowerShot G7 X Nikon Coolpix S6900 Panasonic Lumix ZS40 Canon PowerShot SX700 Sony CyberShot HX400V
Samsung NX3000 Canon PowerShot G7 X Nikon Coolpix S6900 Panasonic Lumix ZS40 Canon PowerShot SX700 Sony CyberShot HX400V
  News Headlines Apple Canon Casio Fujifilm HTC LG Nikon Nokia Olympus Panasonic Pentax Ricoh Rollei Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Canon 50D review
Dennis Hissink : November 5th 2008 - 13:00 CET
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
CanonCanon EOS 50D SLR camera review : With the introduction of the Canon EOS 50D I immediately presumed this would be the successor to the 40D, however Canon fiercely denied this. The Canon 50D should be considered as a stand-alone DSLR equipped with innovative new techniques. One of which is a newly developed 15.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor that should deliver a better signal/noise ratio despite its higher resolution, whilst the other is a fast DIGIC IV processor that is integrated in the 50D. The Canon EOS 50D aims to redefine the quality standard, and thus the camera enters the higher segment.

• Read our full Canon 50D review.

Canon EOS 50D review

Canon EOS 50D versus EOS 40D
Those who are familiar with the EOS 40D, will immediately perceive the resemblance when holding the Canon EOS 50D for the first time. In fact, the only difference at the front seems to be the type indication. The back of the EOS 50D differs more significantly, although this only seems due to the different monitor compared to the 40D. Other than that, it's only small details such as a different color of the command dial and extra applied functionality of buttons. There's a lot to explain for the salesman, when both cameras are lined up on the shelf in his shop.

Canon 50D review

Canon EOS 50D test
The changes made to the back of the 40D are all adopted by the Canon EOS 50D. Or at least, as far as the buttons are concerned. The 3 inch LCD monitor is completely redesigned and renewed, and offers a significantly increased resolution (920,000 instead of 230,000 dots) which truly adds to the reproduction. Additionally, an improved coating serves as anti-reflex layer. And on top of that, the Live View function of the monitor has been enhanced with contrast AF and face detection that is also linked to it. The AF-ON, top right next to the thumb grip, is quite remarkable. It lets you set the focus independently of the shutter release, which comes in very handy during action photography. It takes time getting used to, but in practice it might help you to work faster, and it will be more convenient.

Canon EOS 50D test

Canon 50D review - Test in practise & DIWA Labs test
I had the Canon EOS 50D in my possession for a short period of time and I was able to test it in practice. Besides that, a test sample of the Canon 50D in combination with the Canon EF-S 18-200 mm f/3.5-f5.6 IS was intensively tested in our DIWA test lab. The results of this test are evaluated, and together with the test in practice, we have come to a reliable camera test. My findings can be read in the following Canon EOS 50D review.
   Canon EOS 50D review
   Canon EOS 50D features
   Canon EOS 50D gallery
   Next  Olympus Zuiko Digital 14-54mm lens
   Previous  SanDisk Sansa slotMusic player
   News by brand:Canon
   News by category:Digital camera reviews
   News by brand and category:Canon Digital camera reviews
   Canon EOS 700D - $599.99
   Nikon D7100 - $775.00
   Nikon D5300 - $569.99
   Sony Alpha 6000 - $649.99
   Canon EOS 70D - $729.00
   Samsung NX300 - $519.00
   Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II - $645.00
   Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 III - $798.00
   Panasonic Lumix DMC LX7 - $329.99
   Nikon D3300 - $445.00


LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest Canon announcements
Canon MAXIFY inkjet printers
Canon MAXIFY MB5320 wireless inkjet printer
Canon 7D Mark II test photos
Canon EOS 7D Mark II sample pictures
Canon PowerShot G7 X test photos
Canon EOS 7D Mark II photography
Canon 7D Mark 2 Digital SLR camera
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS test pictures
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon D-SLR camera lenses
Canon EF 400mm telephoto lens
Canon EF 24-105mm zoom lens
Canon EF-S 24mm wide-angle lens
Canon Cleans Lakeland County Park in Islandia
Canon PowerShot digital compact cameras
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Samsung NX1 body
Fujifilm X30 sample photos
Samsung NX1 test photos
Samsung NX1 camera records 4K video
Sony Xperia Z3 smartphones
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
Sony Xperia E3
Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
Nokia Lumia 735 test pictures
Fujifilm X-T1 compact system camera
Fujifilm X-T1 Limited Edition camera
Fujifilm X30 compact camera
Fujifilm X100T compact digital camera
Fujifilm X-A1 system camera
Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA