LCD and Viewfinder
Canon M200 has a Tilting 3 LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon M200 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
M200 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Mirrorless camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (Compare) or Olympus OM-D E-M10 II (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Canon M200 can shoot continuously at max speed of 6.1 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec
Unfortunately M200 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Canon M200 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 143 points to choose from. Canon M200 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon M200, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 24p fps with bit rates up to 120 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Canon M200 provides 4K (Ultra-HD)
video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor M100
which has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 only. If you are thinking of upgrading your M100 and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of M200.
M200 has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker.
Canon M200 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 or Sony Alpha a6100 in a similar price range.
Canon M200 also features an Digital Video Stabilization mode where videos are stabilized in-camera while you are shooting. Keep in mind that this effect may crop your videos a little bit and doesn't help stabilizing still images. This kind of video stabilization effect can be replicated by using some of the advanced video editing softwares in your PC.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon M200 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.2) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.Canon M200's Bluetooth
connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our M200. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect M200 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or SB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Canon M200 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 315 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 363 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Canon M200 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Canon M200 Features Compared to Main Competitors