- 24MP - APS-C Sensor
- 3" Tilting Display
- ISO 100 - 25600
- 3840 x 2160 video
- Canon EF-M Mount
- 299g - 108 x 67 x 35mm
- Released September 2019
- Succeeded the Canon M100
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
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 #16 out of 115 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & all round #114 out of 1459 for cameras in our list. You can check our Smart camera finder to get camera listings based on your personal criteria.
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.
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Canon M200 Gallery
You can look at the M200 from different angles in the gallery below.
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.
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.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
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.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
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 327 gr so the Canon M200 is very similar when compared with various competitors.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Here is a image of the Canon M200 next to a soft drink so you're able to get a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will provide the button design on the M200.
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.
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.
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.
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.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
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.
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.
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 339. Samsung NX mini has got the highest (650) battery life in this class of cameras.
Below is a list of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras with the best battery life:
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.