Canon SX50HS on sale
Peter Shute <>
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:20:07 +1000
That sounds like a great bargain. And you're right, the SX60HS was announced
yesterday. It's likely to be about three times that price.
I haven't read much about it, but apart from the zoom range being a bit wider
and longer, the big improvement I can see for birders is that the electronic
viewfinder resolution has increased from 202k dots to 922k. That should make it
significantly easier to find the bird in the viewfinder.
I'm interested to hear if manual focusing is any easier on this model.
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> On 15 Sep 2014, at 10:23 pm, "Andrew Taylor" <> wrote:
> The Canon SX50HS is currently available for $299 via Dick Smith's ebay
> store http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Canon-PS-SX50HS-UltraZoom-/261554152964
> There is a $50 cashback offer from Canon and a 15% EBAY-wide Discount
> until Tuesday midnight (Coupon code: CELEBRATE15) bringing the price
> down to $210 delivered.
> The SX50HS has been discussed on birding-aus before, I gather a new model
> is about to be released and no doubt you can get better cameras if you
> spend more, but I haven't seen anything comparable at this price - so
> this looks a very attractive deal if you want a cheap point-and-shoot
> for casual bird photography & record shots.
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