Canon EOS M50 Review

Overall Score

75

Main Features

  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 116 x 88 x 59 mm, 390g.
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Canon EOS M50 Overview


First introduced in February, 2018, Canon EOS M50 is a 24 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Canon M50 comes with a 22.3 x 14.9 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 26.82 mm (1.05").

- Full Frame
- Canon EOS M50

Sensor resolution of Canon M50 ~ 6000 x 4000 pixels.

Canon M50 has Crop Factor: 1.61

The sensor has a surface area of 332.3 mm².

There are approximate 24,000,000 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Canon M50 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon EOS M200 Canon M200 2019 24MP 100 - 25600 299g 108 x 67 x 35mm
Canon EOS M6 Mark II Canon M6 MII 2019 33MP 100 - 25600 408g 120 x 70 x 49mm
Canon EOS M50 Canon M50 2018 24MP 100 - 25600 390g 116 x 88 x 59mm
Canon EOS M100 Canon M100 2017 24MP 100 - 25600 302g 108 x 67 x 35mm
Canon EOS M6 Canon M6 2017 24MP 100 - 25600 390g 112 x 68 x 45mm

Proc and Cons of Canon M50


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS M50 with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
NFC Connectivity
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
UHS-I Memory Card Support
Microphone Port
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Articulating Screen
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
390g Light Body
Timelapse Recording
143 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 235 shots
Type Scores

Canon EOS M50 has an Overall Score of 75/100 and ranked #66 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #116 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon M50 Scores
Imaging score
60
Features score
79
Value for money score
88
Portability score
87
Overall score
75
Average Scores in Entry-Level Mirrorless
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
61
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
91
Overall score
63

Physical Dimensions of Canon M50


Canon EOS M50 weighs 390g and has external dimensions of 116 x 88 x 59mm (4.57 x 3.46 x 2.32"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 323g, Canon M50 is 67 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Canon M50
390g
Average weight
323g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Canon M50
59mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS M50 with the dimensions:

Canon EOS M50

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS M50 Dimensions EOS M50
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 390 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 116 x 88 x 59 mm
Canon EOS M5 Canon M5 427 g 390 g 116 x 89 x 61 mm 116 x 88 x 59 mm
Canon EOS 80D Canon 80D 730 g 390 g 139 x 105 x 79 mm 116 x 88 x 59 mm
Sony Alpha a6300 Sony A6300 404 g 390 g 120 x 67 x 49 mm 116 x 88 x 59 mm
Canon EOS M6 Canon M6 390 g 390 g 112 x 68 x 45 mm 116 x 88 x 59 mm
Canon EOS M100 Canon M100 302 g 390 g 108 x 67 x 35 mm 116 x 88 x 59 mm
Fujifilm X-T100 Fujifilm X-T100 448 g 390 g 121 x 83 x 47 mm 116 x 88 x 59 mm
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Canon SL2 453 g 390 g 122 x 93 x 70 mm 116 x 88 x 59 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS M50


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS M50
Announced February, 2018
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF-M
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.6
Number of Lenses 20
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 143
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.00
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Sensor Area 332.3 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 51200
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB No
Battery
Battery Life 235 shots
Battery Type Built-in
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 390 g
Physical Dimensions 116 x 88 x 59 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC slot (UHS-I compatible)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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