Canon Ixus 50 Digital Camera Review ~ Pinoy Reviews

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Saturday, August 23, 2008

Canon Ixus 50 Digital Camera Review

Canon, a leading giant in manufacturing impressive models of digital cameras has designed a new product with useful features and the model has been named as Canon Ixus 50 Digital Camera. You can carry this as it weighs less. The exterior portion of the device is made stylish with silver colour coating.

General Features

  • “Ultra compact” design has been used for manufacturing this digital solution.
  • Dimensions of Canon Digital Camera have been measured as 86 mm width, 53 mm height and 20 mm depth.
  • The manufacturer has made this unit with the weight of 130 grams.
  • Stainless steel material is used for designing the main body of the camera.
  • It has come with A/V as well as USB cable.
  • Wrist strap is available with the device.

Main Features

  • The highest sensor resolution is 5 MP which reflects the quality of images.
  • CCD type optical sensor is used with the device.
  • The effective sensor resolution is totally 5,000,000 pixels and gross sensor resolution is 5,300,000 pixels.
  • Digital zooming can be prolonged up to 4x.
  • Distinct shooting programs have been listed as follows:
  1. Indoor
  2. Underwater
  3. Kids and pets
  4. Digital macro
  5. Portrait mode
  6. Stitch assist
  7. Night snapshot
Lots of options are available to create special effects:

  • Sepia
  • Vivid
  • Neutral
  • Black and White
  • Low Sharpening

Enjoy the highest shutter speed up to 1/ 1500 second. The minimum shutter speed is 15 seconds. Choose any one of the options for exposure metering namely automatic, manual and program. There are 2 options available in white balance setting. Choose one among custom, automatic and presets. Users can pick appropriate white balance presets according to the situation demands. AVI is an accepted format for taking digital videos. JPEG is an accepted format of capturing still images.

Lens Features

  • TTL contrast detection option is availed for setting auto focus.
  • Enjoy the 5.8-17.4 mm focal length with automatic focus adjustment.
  • F/2.8-4.9 is the expected aperture of lens in Canon Ixus 50 silver Digital Camera.
  • Users can have both optical as well as digital zoom.
  • Motorized zoom adjustment is also available with the unit.

Flash Properties

  • Auto mode, Flash OFF mode, Fill-in mode, Red-eye reduction, slow synchro etc are some of the frequently used flash modes.
  • The effective flash range of Canon Digital Camera starts from 0.5 to 3.5 m.

Other Features

  • SD memory slots
  • One USB port
  • One Composite video or audio output
  • Self timer
  • 2 or 10 seconds self timer delay
  • Microphone

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