Mirrorless Cameras

Canon EOS M50 Specifications

Specifications

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    24.1 APS-C sensor

    24.1 MP APS-C size CMOS sensor

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    10 fps

    Shoot continuously at 10fps

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    DIGIC 8

    Powerful DIGIC processing

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    Wi-Fi*

    Simply connect then share or backup wirelessly

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    4K video

    Shoot exceptional 4K videos

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    Bluetooth**

    Always-on connection

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    Dual Pixel CMOS AF

    Fast, accurate AF and precise tracking

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    EVF

    EOS-like handling with large, responsive electronic viewfinder

Specifications in detail

Image Sensor

  • Type
    22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS
  • Effective Pixels
    Approx. 24.1 megapixels
  • Total Pixels
    Approx 25.8 megapixels
  • Aspect Ratio
    3:2
  • Low-Pass Filter
    Built-in/Fixed
  • Sensor Cleaning
    EOS integrated cleaning system
  • Colour Filter Type
    Primary Colour

Image Processor

  • Type
    DIGIC 8

Lens

  • Lens Mount
    EF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)
  • Focal length
    Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens
  • Image Stabilisation
    Optical Image Stabilizer on compatible lens

    Movie: In-camera Digital IS available. Further stabilisation enhancements from lenses compatible with Dynamic IS

Focusing

  • Type

    Dual Pixel CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor 1


    Contrast detection method is used during 4K Movie Servo AF

  • AF System / Points

    Maximum 143/99 points depending on lens.


    Max 25 frames in Zone AF 2

    Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone via manual selection (area available lens dependent)

  • AF working range
    EV -2 - 18 (at 23 °C, ISO 100, with EF-M 22mm f/2 STM)
  • AF Modes
    One-Shot AF and Servo AF
  • AF Point Selection

    Face + Tracking: Face and subject tracking via automatic recognition/ manual selection via touchscreen. Automatic selection over AF points when no face recognised within frame.


    Eye AF available in One Shot AF


    Smooth Zone AF: Manual zone selection, plus automatic selection over AF points within selected zone

    1-point AF: Manual selection via touchscreen/ buttons

  • Selected AF point display
    Indicated on LCD monitor/ EVF
  • Predictive AF

    -


    *with EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM at 50kph

  • AF Lock
    Locked when shutter button is pressed half way or customisable AE Lock Button
  • AF Assist Beam
    via LED assist beam
  • Manual Focus
    With EF & EF-S lenses - Select via AF/MF switch on lens

    With EF-M lenses - Select via dedicated MF Button/ other customisable buttons (toggle AF/MF).

    MF Peaking available
    AF+MF available (Manual focus adjustment after One-Shot AF)
    Magnify image available during MF (5x or 10x)
  • Focus Bracketing
    -
  • AF Microadjustment
    -

Exposure Control

  • Metering modes
    Real-time metering from the image sensor
    (1) Evaluative metering (384 zones)
    (2) Partial metering at center (approx. 6.4% of Live View Screen)
    (3) Center weighted average metering
    (4) Spot metering (approx. 2.8% of Live View Screen)

    Center weighted only in Movie recording
  • Metering Range
    Still image: EV 0 - 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)
    Movie: EV 0 - 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)
  • AE Lock
    Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
    Manual: By AE lock Button in creative zone modes.
  • Exposure Compensation
    +/-3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
  • AEB
    3 shots, +/- 2 EV, 1/3-stop increments (can be used together with Exposure Compensation)
  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO AUTO (100 - 6400), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stop increments. ISO can be expanded to 51200

    4K Movie: ISO AUTO (100 - 6400), 100 - 6400 in 1/3-stop increments. Full HD and HD Movie: ISO AUTO (100 - 12800), ISO 100 - 12800 in 1/3-stop increments. ISO can be expanded to 25600


    *Recommended Exposure Index

Shutter

  • Type
    Electronically controlled focal-place shutter
  • Speed
    30 - 1/4000 sec (1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

White Balance

  • Type
    Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
  • Settings
    Auto (Ambience Priority), Auto (White Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White
    Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature (100 Kelvin increments)

    White balance compensation:
    1. Blue/Amber +/-9 levels
    2. Magenta/ Green +/-9 levels
  • Custom White Balance
    Yes, 1 setting can be registered
  • WB Bracketing
    -

Viewfinder

  • Type
    0.39-type OLED Electronic Viewfinder
    Approx. 2,360,000 dots
  • Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)
    Approx 100%
  • Magnification
    -
  • Eyepoint
    Approx 22mm
  • Dioptre Correction
    Yes
  • Focusing Screen
    -
  • Mirror
    -
  • Viewfinder Information
    Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
    (1) Liveview image with exposure info
    (2) Liveview image with basic info
    (3) Liveview image with full info

    Customisable settings:
    Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Multi aspect ratios
  • Depth of field preview
    Yes
  • Eyepiece shutter
    -

LCD Monitor

  • Type
    7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitive type. Vari-Angle
  • Coverage
    Approx 100%
  • Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically)
    -
  • Coating
    -
  • Brightness Adjustment
    Adjustable to one of seven levels
  • Display Options
    Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
    (1) Liveview image with exposure info
    (2) Liveview image with basic info
    (3) Liveview image with full info

    Customisable settings:
    Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Multi aspect ratios, Hints and Tips

Flash

  • Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)
    5
  • Built-in Flash Coverage
    Maximum coverage at approx. 15mm (35mm equivalent: approx. 24mm)
  • Built-in Flash recycle time
    Approx. 3 seconds 3
  • Modes
    Auto (E-TTL II)
  • Red-Eye Reduction
    Yes - with red eye reduction lamp
  • X-sync
    1/200 sec
  • Flash Exposure Compensation
    +/- 2 EV in 1/3 increments
  • Flash Exposure Bracketing
    -
  • Flash Exposure Lock
    Yes
  • Second Curtain Synchronisation
    Yes
  • HotShoe / PC terminal
    Yes/ No
  • External Flash Compatibility
    E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
  • External Flash Control
    Via camera setting/ flash setting menu

Shooting

  • Modes
    Scene Intelligent Auto, Hybrid Auto, Creative Assist, SCN(Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Landscape, Sports, Close-up, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Silent Mode), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect , HDR Art standard, vivid, bold, embossed), Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure, Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, Time-lapse movie)
  • Picture Styles
    Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
  • Colour Space
    sRGB and Adobe RGB
  • Image Processing
    Highlight Tone Priority (standard and enhanced)
    Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
    Long exposure noise reduction
    High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings + Multi Shot NR)
    Lens peripheral illumination correction
    Chromatic aberration correction
    Diffraction correction

    Creative Assist:
    Presets
    Background Blur (5 settings)
    Brightness (19 levels)
    Contrast (9 levels)
    Saturation (9 levels)
    Color Tone 1 & 2 (19 levels)
    Monochrome (Off/Black and white/Sepia/Blue/Purple/Green)
  • Drive modes
    Single, High-Speed Continuous, Low-Speed Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, Custom, Remote)
  • Continuous Shooting
    One shot AF: Approx. 10 shots/sec for up to 33 frames in JPEG and 10 frames in RAW 4
    With Servo AF: Approx. 7.4 shots/sec for up to approx 47 frames in JPEG 5
  • Intervalometer
    -

Live View Mode

  • Type
    -
  • Coverage
    Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
  • Frame Rate
    -
  • Focusing
    -
  • Metering
    -
  • Display Options
    -

File Type

  • Still Image Type
    JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.31 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
    RAW: RAW (CR3 14-bit),
    Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
  • RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording
    Yes, RAW + various JPEG compression possible
  • Image Size
    RAW: (3:2) 6000 x 4000, (4:3) 5328 x 4000, (16:9) 6000 x 3368, (1:1) 4000 x 4000

    JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 3984 x 2656, (S1) 2976 x 1984, (S2) 2400 x 1600
    JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328 x 4000, (M) 3552 x 2664, (S1) 2656 x 1992, (S2) 2112 x 1600
    JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000 x 3368, (M) 3984 x 2240, (S1) 2976 x 1680 (S2) 2400 x 1344
    JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000 x 4000, (M) 2656 x 2656, (S1) 1984 x 1984, (S2) 1600 x 1600

    In-camera RAW processing & Image Resize available in playback
  • Movie Type
    MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]
  • Movie Size
    4K - 3840 x 2160 (23.98, 25 fps)
    Full HD - 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
    HD - 1280 x 720 (119.9, 100, 59.94, 50 fps)
  • Movie Length
    Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB
  • Sound Files
    -
  • Folders
    New folders can be created and selected
  • File Numbering
    (1) Continuous, Auto Reset
    (2) Manual Reset

Other Features

  • Custom Functions
    9 customisable buttons
  • Metadata Tag
    User copyright information (Author's Name, Copyright Details)
    Image rating (0-5 stars)
  • LCD Panel / Illumination
    -
  • Water / Dust resistance
    -
  • Sound Memo
    -
  • Intelligent Orientation Sensor
    -
  • Playback zoom
    15 steps plus smooth pinch-to-zoom
  • Display Formats
    (1) Single image with information (toggle options)
    (2) Single image
    (3) Index display (4/9/36/100 images)
    (4) Jump Display (1/10/custom number image, by shot date, by rating, by folder, by movies only, protected only)
  • Slide Show
    Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10/30 seconds
    Repeat: On/Off
    Transition Effects: Off, Slide in 1-2, Fade 1-3
  • Histogram
    Brightness/ RGB
  • Highlight Alert
    Yes
  • Image Erase/Protection
    Erase: Single image, Selected images, Selected range, All images
    Protection: Selected images, Selected range, All images. Unprotect all images
  • Data Verification
  • Menu Categories
    (1) Shooting menu (x8)
    (2) Playback menu (x4)
    (3) Setup menu (x5)
    (4) Display menu
    (5) My Menu
  • Menu Languages
    29 Languages
    English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Malay, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Hindi, Japanese
  • Firmware Update
    Firmware update possible by the user.

Interface

  • Computer
    Hi-Speed USB (Micro USB)
  • Other
    Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only, 1-11 ch), with Dynamic NFC support 6

    Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology) 7 8

    HDMI (Micro - Type-D connector), HDR output to compatible TV supported

Direct Print

  • Canon Printers
    Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
  • PictBridge
    Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge

Storage

  • Type
    SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I compatible)

Supported Operating System

  • PC & Macintosh
    Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 9
    Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

    For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
    Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
    Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10

    For Image Transfer Utility:
    Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
    Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

Software

  • Browsing & Printing
    -
  • Image Processing
    Digital Photo Professional
  • Other
    Picture Style Editor, EOS Utility, Image Transfer Utility

    Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices 10

Power Source

  • Batteries
    1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12
  • Battery life
    Approx. 235 shots (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) 11
    Eco Mode: Approx. 370 shots
    Movie Recording: Approx. 85 mins
    Playback time when playing back a slideshow of still images: Approx. 4 hrs
  • Battery Indicator
    4 levels
  • Power saving
    Display off (15, 30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10, 30 mins)
    Auto Power Down (30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10 mins, Disable)
    Viewfinder off (1, 3 min, disable)
    ECO mode
  • Power Supply & Battery Chargers
    Battery charger LC-E12E

    Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
    DC Coupler DR-E12

General Specifications

  • Body Materials
    Polycarbonate
  • Operating Environment
    0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)
    116.3 x 88.1 x 58.7mm
  • Weight (body only)
    Approx 387g (black), 390g (white), CIPA testing standard including battery and memory card

Accessories

  • Viewfinder
    -
  • Cases / Straps
    Body Jacket EH32-CJ (beige)
    Body Jacket EH32-CJ (light brown)
    Neck Strap EM-E2 (black)
    Neck Strap EM-E2 (white)
    Neck Strap EM-200DB
  • Wireless File Transmitter
    -
  • Lenses
    EF-M lenses
    All EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M
  • Flash
    Canon Speedlites (including 90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)

    Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, Speedlite Bracket SB-E2
  • Battery Grip
    -
  • Remote Controller / Switch
    Bluetooth Remote BR-E1
  • Other
    Interface cable IFC-600PCU
    Mount Adapter EF-EOSM

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

  1. Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of approx. 80% Vertical x 80% Horizontal of the frame
  2. Maximum number of AF frame is dependent on selected image aspect ratio
  3. When battery is fully charged
  4. Continuous shooting speed is measured with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM and requires SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card. Total number of frames captured and continuous shooting speed may vary depending on camera exposure settings, type of lens used, battery level, light level and memory card used.
  5. Continuous shooting speed is measured with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM and requires SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card. Under Servo AF, maximum continuous shooting speed and total number of frames captured depends on subject condition, camera settings and lens used
  6. Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions.
  7. Equipped with Bluetooth® low energy technology. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Canon Europe Ltd. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  8. Bluetooth functionilty with Camera Connect app requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 8.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later)
  9. Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
  10. Bluetooth functionilty with Camera Connect app requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 8.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later)
  11. Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated