Canon Updates The Top Tier of Their PowerShot Line: G15, S110, and SX50HS

Along with the Canon 6D, the company also decided to bring some extra guns to the party in the form of some small sidearms. Joining the new entry-level Full Frame DSLR are the new Powershot G15, S110, and SX50HS point and shoots. Traditionally, these have been Canon’s top end of the bunch with the exception of the G1X.

So what do these new cameras have to bring to the table?

G15

– 12.1MP sensor 1/1.7″ (7.44 x 5.58 mm)

– 3 inch screen, fully articulated with 922k dots

– DIGIC V Processor

– F1.8 maximum aperture lens that goes down to f2.8

– 5x Optical Zoom (24mm to 140mm)

– Pop Up flash

– Hot shoe with full Canon TTL contacts

– ISO 80-12,800

– Macro focusing to 1cm

– 9 focusing points

– 1/4000th to 15 seconds shooting

– 2.1 fps

– 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) at H.264

– SDXC

– Eye-Fi Compatible

S110

– 12.1MP sensor 1/1.7″ (7.44 x 5.58 mm)

– DIGIC V Processor

– ISO 80-12,800

– Optical Stabilization

– 3 inch screen, fully articulated with 461k dots (touchscreen)

– 5x zoom

– 9 focusing points

– F2 maximum aperture lens (at the end of the zoom range, it is f5.9)

– 1/2000 to 15 sec shutter speed

– 2.1 fps

– 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) at H.264

– SDXC

– Wireless transfer built in

– Pop Up Flash

SX50HS

– 12.1 MP CMOS BSI sensor 1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)

– f3.4-6.5

– 15 seconds to 1/2000th shooting

– DIGIC V Processor

– ISO 80-12,800

– 50x Optical zoom with hybrid stabilization in the lens

– 24mm at the wide end at 1200mm at the telephoto

– 2.2fps shooting

– 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) at H.264

– 3 inch articulated touchscreen LCD with 461K dot resolution

– Pop up flash

– Hot shoe with full Canon TTL contacts

– Wireless upload capabilities

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