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Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera with 15-45mm Lens (Black)

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Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera with 15-45mm Lens (Black)
Key Features
  • 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
Comprising a versatile feature-set to suit both stills and video applications, the black EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera from Canon separates itself from the pack with UHD 4K video recording, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder, and improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye Detection AF. Utilizing a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 image processor, improved Auto Lighting Optimizer helps to ensure clean image quality with low noise, along with top 10 fps shooting rate and a native sensitivity range of ISO 100-25600, which can be extended to ISO 51200 for working in low-light conditions. The sensor and processor combination also enables UHD 4K video recording at 23.98 fps, along with Full HD 1080p60 and HD 720p120 for slow motion capture. The sensor's design also facilitates Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which uses phase-detection autofocus for quick, accurate, and smooth performance to suit both stills and video use. Additionally, Combination IS 5-axis image stabilization also helps to realize steady, shake-free recording by minimizing the appearance of camera shake.
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Canon M50 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 224.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 3Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 4Combination IS
  • 5Body Design and Wireless Connectivity
  • 6EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens

Comprising a versatile feature-set to suit both stills and video applications, the black EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera from Canon separates itself from the pack with UHD 4K video recording, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder, and improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye Detection AF. Utilizing a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 image processor, improved Auto Lighting Optimizer helps to ensure clean image quality with low noise, along with top 10 fps shooting rate and a native sensitivity range of ISO 100-25600, which can be extended to ISO 51200 for working in low-light conditions. The sensor and processor combination also enables UHD 4K video recording at 23.98 fps, along with Full HD 1080p60 and HD 720p120 for slow motion capture. The sensor's design also facilitates Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which uses phase-detection autofocus for quick, accurate, and smooth performance to suit both stills and video use. Additionally, Combination IS 5-axis image stabilization also helps to realize steady, shake-free recording by minimizing the appearance of camera shake.

Complementing the imaging attributes, the EOS M50 also incorporates a 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder and a 3.0" touchscreen LCD for intuitive control. The screen's vari-angle design permits working from high and low working angles and its touchscreen interface allows working with Touch and Drag AF for easier manipulation of the AF area. Additionally, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC is available for quick and convenient pairing with a smartphone or tablet for wireless image sharing, and Bluetooth is also featured for image sharing to and remote camera control from a mobile device.

24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor

Both a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 image processor are used to deliver high sensitivity and fast camera performance to suit both stills and video applications. A flexible ISO 100-25600 range, with an expandable ISO 51200 setting, suits working in a variety of lighting conditions, and the processing capabilities minimize noise and afford Auto Lighting Optimizer for notable clarity in various shooting situations. UHD 4K video recording is also supported at 23.98 fps, along with Full HD 1080p60 and HD 720p120 settings for slow motion recording. Additionally, the processor affords a 10 fps continuous shooting rate, fast camera startup time, and short interval times between each frame for a more intuitive and efficient shooting process.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Dual Pixel CMOS AF offers smooth and fast focusing performance in a similar manner to how a camcorder acquires focus. This system integrates two separate photodiodes within each pixel to provide a broad and dense network of phase-detection gathering elements across a majority of the image sensor to reduce focus hunting for faster, more direct control of focus placement. When working with still imagery, this focusing system works to acquire focus quickly and accurately, making it ideally suited to shooting and tracking moving subjects so that critical focus is attained with each shot. Eye Detection AF can also be used for portraiture, and helps to prioritize focus on a subject's eye for ensured sharpness.

When shooting video, a Movie Servo AF mode offers smooth and natural focusing when changing from different subjects or different distances within the scene, as well as the ability to specify tracking sensitivity, AF speed, and Face Tracking priority. Benefited by the Touch AF system, rack focus is possible simply by touching elements within the scene on the touchscreen in order to change focus in an intuitive manner. Subject tracking in movies is also heightened due to the Dual Pixel CMOS AF system's ability to recognize subjects and maintain focus when working within changing or cluttered scenery.

Combination IS

Combination IS uses the built-in 5-axis digital image stabilization in conjunction with lens-based image stabilization systems to effectively minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. This benefits recording while walking or moving, and can also be used in conjunction with lenses featuring optical IS for more effective overall stabilization.

Body Design and Wireless Connectivity

  • Large 3.0" touchscreen LCD provides an intuitive method for controlling focusing points, navigating menus, and reviewing imagery. This screen also features a vari-angle to better enable working from high and low angles.
  • Integrated 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder permits bright, clear eye-level monitoring and also permits working with Touch and Drag AF for manually moving the AF area while shooting with the EVF for more intuitive control.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC allows for easy wireless sharing of both photos and movies to a linked mobile device.
  • Bluetooth permits linking a smartphone or tablet for quick, automatic image sharing between devices as well as remote control capabilities.
  • Built-in pop-up flash provides additional illumination for working in low-light conditions. A hot shoe is also available for working with an optional external flash for greater control.

EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens

Included with the camera body is the versatile standard zoom EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens, which provides a 24-72mm equivalent focal length range. Three aspherical elements help to control chromatic aberrations and distortions throughout the zoom range and an optimized lens placement works to reduce flare and ghosting. An Optical Image Stabilizer works to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 3.5 stops for sharper handheld shooting and an STM stepping motor provides fast, smooth, and near-silent autofocus performance.
UPC: 013803301229

Canon M50 Specs

Imaging
Lens MountCanon EF-M
Sensor ResolutionActual: 25.8 Megapixel
Effective: 24.1 Megapixel (6000 x 4000)
Sensor Type22.3 x 14.9 mm (APS-C) CMOS
Crop Factor1.6x
Image StabilizationDigital, 3-Axis (Video Only)
Exposure Control
Shutter Speed1/4000 to 30 Seconds
Bulb Mode
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Metering Range0 to 20 EV
Continuous ShootingUp to 10 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 10 Frames (Raw) / 33 Frames (JPEG)
Up to 4 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 15 Frames (Raw) / 1000 Frames (JPEG)
Up to 7.4 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 47 Frames (JPEG)
Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
Aspect Ratio1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image File FormatJPEG, Raw
Bit Depth14-Bit
Recording ModesH.264/MP4
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98p
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 59.94p [60 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.98p/29.97p [30 Mb/s]
HD (1280 x 720) at 119.88p [52 Mb/s]
HD (1280 x 720) at 59.94p [26 Mb/s]
Recording LimitUp to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Video SystemNTSC/PAL
Interface
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)
Monitor
Size3.0"
Resolution1,040,000 Dot
Display TypeArticulating Touchscreen LCD
Viewfinder
TypeElectronic
Size0.39"
Resolution2,360,000 Dot
Coverage100%
Focus
Focus TypeAuto and Manual Focus
Focus ModeContinuous-Servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S)
Autofocus PointsContrast Detection: 143
Phase Detection: 99
Autofocus Sensitivity-2 to +18 EV
Flash
Built-In FlashYes
Guide Number16.4' / 5 m at ISO 100
Maximum Sync Speed1/200 Second
Flash Compensation-2 to +2 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash SystemeTTL
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity0 to 85%
Battery Type1 x LP-E12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 875 mAh
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3" / 116.3 x 88.1 x 58.7 mm
Weight13.65 oz / 387 g (Body with Battery and Memory)
Kit Lens
Focal Length15 to 45mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 72mm)
Maximum Aperturef/3.5 to 6.3
Minimum ApertureNot Specified by Manufacturer
Angle of View84° 30' to 33° 40'
Minimum Focus Distance9.84" / 25 cm
Optical Design10 Elements in 9 Groups
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.4 x 1.8" / 60.9 x 44.5 mm
Weight4.59 oz / 130 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.05 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.65 x 6.65 x 5.4"

Canon M50 Reviews

Amazing camera

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-13

Im a youtuber and begining videographer. This camera does it all and very user friendly.

I'm in awe!

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-10-13

I just started riding my bicycle after a year of lockdown. I usually only shoot in Jazz clubs. The bike opened up Street Photography for me. I own a Canon R, 5D Mark II ,multiple L lenses and a Nikon D 500. All of these is too heavy for me to carry on the train or on bike all day. My usual camera bags I would say,weigh about 10 lbs,with all my equiptment packed.The picture quality is indistinguishable from my other camera unless you do stringent,professional testing. This one is a keeper. I can walk with it every day. Let me add,I am 71 years old. I appreciate good quality photoswith out the heavy weight burden. My only complaint would be,It is easy to push the wrong buttons accidently when you are shooting.The smallness is not great for big hands. I've changed how I grip my camera to accomadate. Batery life seems short.

Perfect as a Main and a Backup Camera

By Jennifer
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-10-13

I initially bought this camera as a backup but have been using it as my main. It is easy for beginners to use since it has a touchscreen with accessible settings and it is lightweight. It has amazing quality.

Fantastic!

By Alan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-20

This is my first foray into serious camera and vlogging so Canon M50 makes life easy. Great product and can't wait to start uploading.

Very pleased

By Kim
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-12

When my ten-year-old MFT camera failed, scrambled to find a reasonably priced replacement. The M50 is as much of a step up from my old Olympus E-PL1 as it was a step up from the point-and-shoot cameras I'd been using before. Great service from B&H as usual and a good price. Great image quality. Would recommend.

Great user friendly camera

By Luis
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-24

Was easy to get into back again. Plus it looks sexy in white.

Fantastic Camera and lens

By Natalia
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-23

I am always coming back to B and H for every camera I purchase because of the outstanding service. Highly knowledgeable staff. Always happy and thankful!

Canon m50

By Gil
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-04

I stepped up from a phone camera to the m50 and OMG what an amazing camera! Im taking pics of everything! I bought a 50mm lens and it is my go to for just about everything. I love photography now.

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