LCD and Viewfinder
Canon M50 has a Fully Articulated 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 selfies, self or group photos, Canon M50 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
screen. Another group of users who will take advantage of M50's LCD screen is Vloggers.
M50 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Canon M50 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10.0 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec
M50 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Canon M50 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 M50 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon M50, 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 M50 provides 4K (Ultra-HD)
video. Except some exotic 6K and 8K video recording cameras, 4K is the new standard in consumer video world.It is also a big step up from its predecessor
which has a max video resolution of only. If you are thinking of upgrading your and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of M50.
M50 has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon M50 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Canon M50 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 M50 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC
feature, M50 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.Canon M50'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 M50. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect M50 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or No port.
Canon M50 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 235 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 365 shots, Canon M50 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend M50 owners to buy some extra batteries.
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 M50 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.