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Canon EOS 50D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2085 reviews of Canon EOS 50D. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the lens and screen are generally positive. The image quality and usability also get good views, whereas views about the viewfinder and portability are different. There are some less positive opinions about the contrast and storage.

performance, usability, image quality, screen, lens

video, storage, contrast

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon EOS 50D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon EOS 50D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Canon EOS 50D from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the image quality and lens are overall positive. The price and performance also get good opinions. Many are critical about the color and portability. The battery and size get mixed comments.

usability, performance, price, lens, image quality

portability, color

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon EOS 50D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 396 user reviews of Canon EOS 50D from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the lens and price. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, whereas the video and shutter get less positive reviews.

performance, usability, image quality, price, lens

shutter, video

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Recommended!

Expert review by : Cliff Smith (trustedreviews.com)

Canon EOS 50D

 

Canon's latest semi-pro DSLR has a 15.1MP CMOS sensor and 6.3fps continuous shooting

The latest version of Canon's popular semi-pro DSLR, the EOS 50D cannot fail to impress with its solid build quality, versatile control system and blisteringly fast performance. The new sensor and image processor provide great picture quality and good...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Doug Harman (pocket-lint.com)

Canon EOS 50D digital camera

 

The 50D enters the DSLR market pitched into the same sector as Nikon's recent D300 and as such it has stiff competition. The new camera's apparent similarity to the 40D masks a very different and much improved model in the 50D; almost every aspect of...

Excellent image quality, good ergonomics and build, menu system, comprehensive feature set and customisability, info panel, responsive

Joystick and Quick Dial take getting used to; shadow detail lost too quickly, noise processing eats detail over ISO 1000 (and at lowest setting)

At £1200, the EOS 50D looks pricey (though even a cursory glance online revealed prices over £300 less than this already) but it’s well made and very very fast to use. Image quality is as good as I was expecting (caveats around the lack of shadow...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Andrea Thompson (techradar.com)

Canon EOS 50D review

 

With 15MP and a huge feature set, the Canon EOS 50D is gunning for glory in the advanced amateur market

Impressive feature set ; Strong picture quality ; Pleasant to handle

Gadgets are a big battery drain ; LCD display attracts grubby fingerprints

Canon seems to have thrown everything but the kitchen sink at the EOS 50D in a bid to re-assert itself in the semi-pro market. In doing so it's produced a great camera, and while it might not convert existing Nikon and Sony owners, it's the ideal...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Expert Reviews Staff (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon EOS 50D review

 

Needs Mac OS X 10.3 or later

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Joanne Carter (techadvisor.co.uk)

Canon EOS 50D review

 

As well as the increase in resolution, the Canon EOS 50D boasts 14-bit colour, sensitivity up to ISO 12800, a new 300dpi three-inch LCD and UDMA support for bursts up to 6.3fps.

The new Canon EOS 50D is a superbly versatile piece of kit. If you’re an existing Canon owner in search of a rugged APS-C format camera, there’s no need to look any further. But, if you’re in the market for a new system, it’s not quite as convincing as...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR

 

Canon, with its headquarters located in Japan, was started in 1939 under the name Kwanon. In 1945 however, this changed to the Canon brand, well-known and revered in image processing and printing circles to today. Canon are the makers of LCD...

Other features of the Canon EOS 50D include the rechargeable Lithium battery and the Secure Data storage memory card slot. This means that you have more power for your photo shoots and the ability to expand your image storage memory. There is the...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Canon EOS 50D vs Pentax K-7

 

When you're choosing a mid-level DSLR, should you go for the practical Canon EOS 50D or the fun Pentax K-7? With £120 price difference, is it worth the money to get all those features or is picture quality all you need?

Great build; Compatible with older lenses; Fast performer; Great colour rendition; Easy to navigate UI; Built-in HDR; Weather sealed; Weather sealed; Good noise control; Built-in image stabiliser; 5EV Exposure compensation

Battery starts to fail in cold weather

Feb, 2010

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Canon EOS 50D, Nikon D90 & Sony Alpha A500

 

We test three DSLRs that give professional standard picture quality at affordable prices

Great build; Fast frame rate; Live view; Large thumbwheel; Clear, bright screen; Smallest body; Longest lens range; Good noise control; Live view; Punchy colours; Brilliant noise control; Articulating screen; Live view

Pale flesh tones

Nov, 2009

Expert review by (digitalslrphoto.com)

Canon EOS 50D Review

 

Daniel Lezano finds out how good the Canon EOS 50D really is…

While the EOS 40D disappointed a little in respect of certain features, such as its resolution, the same cannot be said for the EOS 50D, which represents a real 'tour de force' in this sector of the market. While its handling and ease-of-use are...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : What Digital Camera (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Canon EOS 50D review

 

The 15-megapixel Canon 50D digital SLR builds upon the strengths of the 40D with a higher pixel count, a revamped image processor and a higher resolution LCD screen. But what makes it a vast...

May, 2009

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