Canon M200

Canon EOS M200 front

Canon M200 overview

Canon M200 is Canon's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera originally introduced on September of 2019. The camera uses a 24MP, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000.

Canon launched this camera in an effort to upgrade the older Canon M100 (Read Full Comparison)

The M200 is placed #17 out of 117 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & all round #110 out of 1465 for cameras in our list. You can check our Smart camera finder to get camera listings based on your personal criteria.

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Here is a graph of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.

Canon M200 family

The Canon M200 is part of a family of products. You can view the complete list underneath.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Canon-EOS-M50-Mark-II front thumbnailCanon M50 II
M200 vs M50 II
24MPAPS-C10.0 fps2020
Canon-EOS-M200 front thumbnailCanon M20024MPAPS-C6.1 fps2019
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Canon-EOS-M6-Mark-II front thumbnailCanon M6 MII
M200 vs M6 MII
33MPAPS-C14.0 fps2019
Canon-EOS-M50 front thumbnailCanon M50
M200 vs M50
24MPAPS-C10.0 fps2018
Canon-EOS-M100 front thumbnailCanon M100
M200 vs M100
24MPAPS-C6.1 fps2017
Canon-EOS-M6 front thumbnailCanon M6
M200 vs M6
24MPAPS-C9.0 fps2017
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Canon-EOS-M10 front thumbnailCanon M10
M200 vs M10
18MPAPS-C4.6 fps2015
Canon-EOS-M3 front thumbnailCanon M3
M200 vs M3
24MPAPS-C4.2 fps2015
Canon-EOS-M front thumbnailCanon M
M200 vs M
18MPAPS-C4.0 fps2012

Canon M200 Pros and Cons

Here is a selection of advantages and drawbacks of the Canon M200 based on aspects which are typically seen as useful in a camera.

built-in flash
comes with phase detect AF
connects via bluetooth
does have HDMI port
exports RAW files
features face detect focusing
features tracking focus
has a tilting screen
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
interchangeable lenses (Canon EF-M mount)
manual focus
provides touch focus
resolution is good (24MP)
screen is selfie friendly
screen size is good (3")
sensor size is good (APS-C)
touchscreen capability
very good ISO range (25,600)
very good min ISO (100)
very good screen resolution (1,040 thousand dot)
does not have image stabilization
no external flash support
no headphone port
no mic port
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Canon M200 Sensor features

The Canon M200 is powered by the DIGIC 8 chip. The sensor specification in the Canon M200 is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CMOS sensor has 24MP and supports a native ISO range of 100 - 25600. RAW photos are saved so you have more margin for error.

The image underneath displays the M200's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The M200 sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is pointed out in green.

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To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Canon M200 dimensions

Canon M200 weighs around 0.66 lbs (299 gr / 10.55 oz) & has external dimensions of 108mm x 67mm x 35mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 329 gr so the Canon M200 is very similar when compared with various competitors.

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Here is a image of the Canon M200 next to a soft drink so you're able to get a feel for its size.

Canon EOS M200 dimensions scale

The top view underneath will provide the button design on the M200.

Canon EOS M200 topview buttons dials

Canon M200 Lens features

The M200 uses the Canon EF-M mount and has 26 lenses available to buy. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the M200.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Samyang-135mm-F2.0-ED-UMC-Canon-EF-M lensSamyang 135mm F2.0 ED UMC135mmf/2830g
Samyang-12mm-f2.0-NCS-CS-Canon-EF-M lensSamyang 12mm f2.0 NCS CS12mmf/2.0 260g
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Samyang-16mm-f2.0-ED-AS-UMC-CS-Canon-EF-M lensSamyang 16mm f2.0 ED AS UMC CS16mmf/2.0 583g
Canon-EF-M-55-200mm-f4.5-6.3-IS-STM lensCanon EF-M 55-200mm f4.5-6.3 IS STM55-200mmf/4.5-6.3 260g
Samyang-21mm-F1.4-ED-AS-UMC-CS--Rokinon-21mm-F1.4-ED-AS-UMC-CS-Canon-EF-M lensSamyang 21mm F1.4 ED AS UMC CS21mmf/1.4275g
Canon-EF-M-15-45mm-F3.5-6.3-IS-STM lensCanon EF-M 15-45mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM15-45mmf/3.5-6.3 130g
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7artisans-35mm-F2-Canon-EF-M lens7artisans 35mm F235mmf/2320g
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Canon M200 Connectivity

The M200 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Cameras that feature NFC or Bluetooth support can easily be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to transfer pictures and at times alter camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.

Some apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI port, it could be attached to an external display. Many cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB socket.

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Canon M200 Video features

The highest video quality in the Canon M200 is 3840 x 2160 and you can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p gives a great quality for video recording. You are able to downsample to Full HD in order to get clearer results. Be mindful of the considerable file sizes and make sure you have high quality SD cards with good write speed. The body doesn't include a microphone or headphone socket so you get absolutely no control over the audio. It is probably best to look into a different model in case you want good audio for your video clips.

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Canon M200 Weather Sealing

Canon M200 doesn't have weather proofing so rainy conditions could affect the camera.

Canon M200 Display and Viewfinder

The Canon M200 houses a 3 inch tilting display having a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.

It has got a selfie friendly display for self portraits and group photos when required. Moreover the display is touch friendly so you are able to change focus points and adjust settings using your fingers.

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The ViewFinder specifications for Canon M200 are as follows:

  • ViewFinder None

For sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and tough to see, viewfinders are rather helpful.

Canon M200 Shutter features

Canon M200 continuous shooting rate is 6.1 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000s.

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Canon M200 Flash and Hot shoe features

Canon M200 features just in-built flash without external flash ability.

Canon M200 Autofocus features

Canon M200 features both Phase Detect AF plus Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker & precise as compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera boasts Face detect which can be helpful for people photography.

It boasts 143 focus points to select from. Canon M200 has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers in order to adjust focus. It also comes with Tracking AF for moving objects. Canon M200 includes manual focus when required in low light scenarios or you require more accurate control on focus.

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Canon M200 Battery life

The battery power (LP-E12) on the Canon M200 is fashioned to last for 315 shots based on the CIPA specifications which is similar to it's competitors. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 343. Fujifilm X-S20 has got the highest (750) battery life in this class of cameras.

Below is a list of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras with the best battery life:

Canon M200 for specific kinds of photography

The following illustration displays a analysis of the Canon M200 for specific kinds of photography. To view more, have a look at the specific section underneath.

Canon M200 Portrait photography features

The Canon M200 gets a points total of 75 which is above average, and means the camera is a fine choice for portrait images. Taking portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files & option to use off-camera flash.

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focusing manually
sensor resolution is decent (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
has face detect focus
delivers RAW files
no external flash support

Street photography with Canon M200

Getting a fantastic score of 82, the Canon M200 is a excellent option to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.

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tilting screen
decent sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW files
has focus by touch
great ISO range (25,600)
no image stabilization

Sports photography with Canon M200

A nice sports photography rating of 75 indicates the Canon M200 is a very decent choice for taking pictures of sports. A camera must have excellent tracking and shutter speeds for sports photography.

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decent sensor resolution (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
features tracking focus
sensor has phase detect autofocus
lack of image stabilization

Canon M200 Travel photography features

Portability is very crucial when buying a travel camera. Over-all, the Canon M200 gets a outstanding 89 as a travelling camera which is a excellent choice to take with you on your journeys.

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connects via bluetooth
provides touch focus
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
has built in flash
selfie friendly display

Canon M200 Landscape photography details

For anybody looking to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the most vital aspect will be image quality. The Canon M200 with it's tremendous score of 80 for a landscape camera is a terrific fit in the current market.

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has manual focus
switch lenses (Canon EF-M mount)
nice screen size (3 inch)
resolution is good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
good ISO range (25,600)
delivers RAW files
lack of image stabilization

Canon M200 Vlogging factors

A vlogging camera should really have a articulating screen, mic port and ideally IBIS. Considering all things, the Canon M200 is a fine option for vlogging as it receives a nice score of 75.

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display is selfie friendly
screen is touchscreen
provides face detect autofocus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
lack of image stabilization
missing mic port

Canon M200 Alternatives

If you need alternatives to the M200, here is a collection of the highest rated cameras which fall into the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.

The chart here shows you a bird's eye view of the M200 vs it's highest scoring competitors mentioned above.

There are a bunch of cameras you might have a look at as alternatives. To browse through a full comparison, simply click the "compare" link.

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General Information
Canon EOS M200
Entry-Level Mirrorless
Body design
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Processor Chip
Sensor size
Sensor dimensions
22.3 x 14.9mm
Sensor area
Sensor resolution
24 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution
6000 x 4000
RAW data
Maximum native ISO
Min native ISO
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Number of focus points
Lens mounting type
Canon EF-M
Total lenses
Focal length multiplier
Display type
Display sizing
Resolution of display
1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
DXO scores
DXO All around score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Lowest shutter speed
30 secs
Highest shutter speed
1/4000 secs
Continuous shooting speed
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range
5.00 m (at ISO 100)
Hot shoe
White balance bracketing
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions
3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Maximum video resolution
Video data format
MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
SB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
299 grams (0.66 pounds)
108 x 67 x 35mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4")
Battery life
315 photographs
Battery form
Battery Pack
Battery model
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
Storage slots
Retail price