Canon M200 vs Canon M50

Portability
88
Imaging
72
Features
80
Overall
75
Canon EOS M200 front
 
Canon EOS M50 front
Portability
79
Imaging
70
Features
88
Overall
77

Canon M200 vs Canon M50 Key Specs

Canon M200
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Canon EF-M Mount
  • 299g - 108 x 67 x 35mm
  • Revealed September 2019
  • Old Model is Canon M100
Canon M50
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Push to 51200)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Canon EF-M Mount
  • 390g - 116 x 88 x 59mm
  • Revealed February 2018
  • Successor is Canon M50 II
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Canon M200 vs Canon M50 Overview

The following is a comprehensive analysis of the Canon M200 vs Canon M50, both Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and both of them are produced by Canon. The image resolution of the M200 (24MP) and the M50 (24MP) is pretty close and they possess the exact same sensor measurements (APS-C).

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The M200 was introduced 20 months after the M50 which makes the cameras a generation away from one another. Both of the cameras come with different body type with the Canon M200 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera and the Canon M50 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera.

Before we go straight into a complete comparison, below is a simple summation of how the M200 grades against the M50 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon M200 over the Canon M50

 M200 M50 
RevealedSeptember 2019February 2018Newer by 20 months

Reasons to pick Canon M50 over the Canon M200

 M50 M200 
Screen typeFully ArticulatedTiltingFully Articulating screen

Common features in the Canon M200 and Canon M50

 M200 M50 
Manual focus Dial precise focus
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen measurements
Screen resolution1040k1040kThe same screen resolution
Selfie screen Both good for selfies
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Canon M200 vs Canon M50 Physical Comparison

If you are planning to travel with your camera often, you will need to think about its weight and size. The Canon M200 features exterior measurements of 108mm x 67mm x 35mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4") having a weight of 299 grams (0.66 lbs) whilst the Canon M50 has specifications of 116mm x 88mm x 59mm (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.3") having a weight of 390 grams (0.86 lbs).

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Do not forget, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you choose during that time. Here is the front view sizing comparison of the M200 and the M50.

Canon M200 vs Canon M50 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the M200 and M50 is 88 and 79 respectively.

Canon M200 vs Canon M50 top view buttons comparison

Canon M200 vs Canon M50 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it can be tough to imagine the contrast in sensor dimensions simply by looking through a spec sheet. The picture here will offer you a stronger sense of the sensor measurements in the M200 and M50.

Clearly, both of these cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements and the identical megapixels so you can expect comparable quality of files but you have to consider the launch date of the cameras into account. The more recent M200 provides an advantage in sensor innovation.

Canon M200 vs Canon M50 sensor size comparison

Canon M200 vs Canon M50 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon M200 vs Canon M50 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon M200 Portrait photography details
Canon M50 Portrait photography details
76
has manual focus
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
provides face detect autofocus
saves RAW formats
cannot use external flash
82
focusing manually
decent sensor resolution (24 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
has face detect focusing
delivers RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon M200 Street photography factors
Canon M50 Street photography factors
83
has a tilting screen
decent sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW formats
includes touch focus
great high ISO (25,600)
does not have image stabilization
84
fully articulated screen
has image stabilization
nice sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
offers focus via touch
above average high ISO (25,600)
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Sports Comparison

Canon M200 Sports photography features
Canon M50 Sports photography features
76
megapixel count good (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
provides tracking focus
has phase detect autofocus
does not have image stabilization
76
has image stabilization
decent sensor resolution (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
has tracking focus
sensor has phase detect AF
terrible battery life (235 CIPA)
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Travel Comparison

Canon M200 Travel photography advice
Canon M50 Travel photography advice
89
supports bluetooth
includes touch focus
megapixel count good (24MP)
has built in flash
screen is selfie friendly
78
connects via bluetooth
offers focus via touch
decent sensor resolution (24MP)
flash built-in
selfie friendly screen
terrible battery life (235 CIPA)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon M200 Landscape photography factors
Canon M50 Landscape photography factors
81
has manual focus
switch lenses (Canon EF-M mount)
nice screen size (3")
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
great high ISO (25,600)
saves RAW formats
does not have image stabilization
80
focusing manually
swap lenses (Canon EF-M mount)
screen size is good (3")
has image stabilization
decent sensor resolution (24 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
above average high ISO (25,600)
delivers RAW files
terrible battery life (235 per charge)
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon M200
Vlogging with Canon M50
76
screen is selfie friendly
built-in touchscreen
provides face detect autofocus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
does not have image stabilization
does not have microphone support
85
selfie friendly screen
screen is touchscreen
has image stabilization
has face detect focusing
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
includes mic socket
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Canon M200 vs Canon M50 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon M200 and Canon M50
 Canon EOS M200Canon EOS M50
General Information
Make Canon Canon
Model Canon EOS M200 Canon EOS M50
Class Entry-Level Mirrorless Entry-Level Mirrorless
Revealed 2019-09-25 2018-02-26
Physical type Rangefinder-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Chip DIGIC 8 Digic 8
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 22.3 x 14.9mm 22.3 x 14.9mm
Sensor surface area 332.3mm² 332.3mm²
Sensor resolution 24MP 24MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 25600 25600
Highest enhanced ISO - 51200
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Number of focus points 143 143
Lens
Lens mounting type Canon EF-M Canon EF-M
Total lenses 23 23
Crop factor 1.6 1.6
Screen
Type of screen Tilting Fully Articulated
Screen diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 1,040 thousand dots 1,040 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 2,360 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shutter rate 6.1 frames per sec 10.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 5.00 m (at ISO 100) 5.00 m (at ISO 100)
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB SB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) No
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 299g (0.66 lb) 390g (0.86 lb)
Dimensions 108 x 67 x 35mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4") 116 x 88 x 59mm (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.3")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 315 photos 235 photos
Battery type Battery Pack Built-in
Battery model LP-E12 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC slot (UHS-I compatible)
Card slots 1 1
Pricing at release $549 $779