Canon has launched the EOS M50, which is a mid-range camera in mirrorless segment. The special feature of the Canon EOS M50 compared to other M-series cameras is that it is Canon’s first unmoderated camera capable of shooting 4K video at 24fps. It is also Canon’s first camera to automatically send each photo after capturing to the smartphone via wireless connection.
The EOS M50 has a compact design but contains a 24MP APS-C sensor as well as the new Digic 8 processor, enough for 4K video recording. This is the first camera in the EOS M-series to have 4K video recording capabilities, but at this resolution, the Dual Pixel Autofocus will not be usable as the lower resolutions.
In addition to 4K at 24fps, the camera can also shoot Full-HD video at 60fps. Built-in OLED Electronic viewfinder with 2.36 million pixels, multi-angle LCD touch screen, 120fps slow-motion and WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC connections. Obviously, with such features and equipment, the EOS M50 is suitable for those who switch from smartphone to camera photography or newbies.
Some other features of the EOS M50 that you might be interested in are the ISO range 100-25600, the 51200 widescreens, as well as the 10fps or 7.4fps snapshot with continuous focus. For those who use the EOS M50 for movies, the camera also has a 3.5mm port to plug the external microphone. Dual Pixel autofocus provides improved coverage with certain lenses, including the EF-M 55-200mm, EF-M 18-150mm, and EF-M 28mm F3.5.
Canon EOS M50 price in USA has been at $779 for the camera body only or $899 with 15-45mm Lens kit and $1,249 with 15-45mm and 55-200mm Lens kits. It can be pre-ordered via BHPhoto store and will be available in April 2018.