Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95

Portability
79
Imaging
70
Features
88
Overall
77
Canon EOS M50 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95 front
Portability
67
Imaging
64
Features
85
Overall
72

Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 Key Specs

Canon M50
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Boost to 51200)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Canon EF-M Mount
  • 390g - 116 x 88 x 59mm
  • Launched February 2018
  • Newer Model is Canon M50 II
Panasonic G95
(Full Review)
  • 20.3MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 536g - 130 x 94 x 77mm
  • Revealed April 2019
  • Additionally referred to as Lumix DMC-G90
  • Previous Model is Panasonic G85
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Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 Overview

Its time to examine more in depth at the Canon M50 versus Panasonic G95, one is a Entry-Level Mirrorless and the latter is a Advanced Mirrorless by competitors Canon and Panasonic. The resolution of the M50 (24MP) and the G95 (20.3MP) is pretty close but the M50 (APS-C) and G95 (Four Thirds) come with different sensor sizes.

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The M50 was introduced 13 months prior to the G95 which makes the cameras a generation away from one another. The two cameras come with the identical body type (SLR-style mirrorless).

Before getting in to a complete comparison, below is a short summary of how the M50 scores versus the G95 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon M50 over the Panasonic G95

 M50 G95 

Reasons to pick Panasonic G95 over the Canon M50

 G95 M50 
RevealedApril 2019February 2018Newer by 13 months
Screen resolution1240k1040kSharper screen (+200k dot)

Common features in the Canon M50 and Panasonic G95

 M50 G95 
Manually focus Dial accurate focus
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFully ArticulatedFully Articulated screen
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen dimensions
Selfie screen Both are selfie friendly
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 Physical Comparison

In case you're intending to travel with your camera, you will want to consider its weight and size. The Canon M50 has got exterior measurements of 116mm x 88mm x 59mm (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.3") along with a weight of 390 grams (0.86 lbs) and the Panasonic G95 has specifications of 130mm x 94mm x 77mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 3.0") accompanied by a weight of 536 grams (1.18 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you are utilizing at the time. Underneath is the front view over all size comparison of the M50 and the G95.

Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability score of the M50 and G95 is 79 and 67 respectively.

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Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it can be tough to visualize the difference in sensor dimensions simply by looking through specifications. The picture underneath will offer you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the M50 and G95.

To sum up, both cameras posses different megapixels and different sensor dimensions. The M50 with its bigger sensor is going to make getting bokeh simpler and the Canon M50 will render more detail using its extra 3.7MP. Higher resolution can also help you crop photographs somewhat more aggressively. The more aged M50 will be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor tech.

Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 sensor size comparison

Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Canon M50
Portrait photography with Panasonic G95
82
focusing manually
MP count decent (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
has face detection focusing
exports RAW files
78
focusing manually
MP count good (20.3 megapixels)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
comes with face detection focusing
exports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Canon M50 Street photography details
Panasonic G95 Street photography details
84
screen articulates
image stabilization
nice sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
features touch to focus
great ISO range (25,600)
73
fully articulated screen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
exports RAW formats
comes with focus via touch
environment sealing
very good high ISO (25,600)
more heavy than competition in class (536g)
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Sports Comparison

Canon M50 Sports photography advice
Panasonic G95 Sports photography advice
76
image stabilization
MP count decent (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
has tracking autofocus
supports phase detect AF
terrible battery power (235 per charge)
69
quiet mode (1/16,000s)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
MP count good (20.3 megapixels)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
comes with tracking autofocus
environment sealing
terrible battery power (290 per charge)
lack of phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Canon M50
Travel photography with Panasonic G95
78
has bluetooth
features touch to focus
MP count decent (24MP)
flash built-in
selfie friendly screen
terrible battery power (235 shots)
69
environment sealing
has bluetooth
comes with focus via touch
MP count good (20.3MP)
built-in flash
selfie friendly screen
terrible battery power (290 shots)
more heavy than competition in class (536g)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon M50 Landscape photography advice
Panasonic G95 Landscape photography advice
80
focusing manually
swap lenses (Canon EF-M mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
image stabilization
MP count decent (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
great ISO range (25,600)
exports RAW files
terrible battery power (235 per charge)
77
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
screen size is good (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
MP count good (20.3MP)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
no anti-alias filter
very good high ISO (25,600)
exports RAW formats
environment sealing
terrible battery power (290 shots)
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon M50
Vlogging with Panasonic G95
85
selfie friendly screen
built-in touchscreen
image stabilization
has face detection focusing
high res video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
comes with external mic support
73
selfie friendly screen
built-in touchscreen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
comes with face detection focusing
high res video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
does have external microphone port
more heavy than competition in class (536 grams)
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Canon M50 vs Panasonic G95 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon M50 and Panasonic G95
 Canon EOS M50Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95
General Information
Brand Canon Panasonic
Model type Canon EOS M50 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G95
Also referred to as - Lumix DMC-G90
Type Entry-Level Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Launched 2018-02-26 2019-04-05
Body design SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Chip Digic 8 Venus Engine
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C Four Thirds
Sensor measurements 22.3 x 14.9mm 17.3 x 13mm
Sensor surface area 332.3mm² 224.9mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 20.3 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 6000 x 4000 5184 x 3888
Max native ISO 25600 25600
Max boosted ISO 51200 -
Min native ISO 100 200
RAW format
Min boosted ISO - 100
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points 143 49
Lens
Lens mount type Canon EF-M Micro Four Thirds
Amount of lenses 23 107
Focal length multiplier 1.6 2.1
Screen
Range of display Fully Articulated Fully Articulated
Display sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 1,040k dot 1,240k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dot 2,360k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification - 0.74x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 secs 60 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Highest quiet shutter speed - 1/16000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 10.0fps 9.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 5.00 m (at ISO 100) 6.40 m (at ISO 100)
Flash modes - Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Max video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB No USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 390 gr (0.86 lbs) 536 gr (1.18 lbs)
Dimensions 116 x 88 x 59mm (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.3") 130 x 94 x 77mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 235 shots 290 shots
Battery form Built-in Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 secs, 10 secs x 3 shots)
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC slot (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported)
Storage slots Single Single
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