Canon R50 overview
Canon R50 is Canon's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera first introduced on February of 2023. The camera has got a 24MP, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000.
The R50 places at #3 out of 117 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & all around #55 out of 1465 for cameras in our database. You can try our Smart camera filter to find camera rankings based on your custom requirements.
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Canon R50 family
The Canon R50 has a history of related cameras. Down below, you can check out all previous and brand new models as well as main specifications.
Canon R50 Gallery
You can look at the R50 from different angles in the gallery below.
Canon R50 Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of upsides and downsides of the Canon R50 based on things that are generally seen as necessary in a camera.
Canon R50 Sensor specs
The specification of the sensor in the Canon R50 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.The highly-anticipated Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN OS Sports is finally here
The CMOS sensor has 24 megapixels and provides a native ISO range of 100 - 32000. The ISO can be widened electronically to a maximum of 51200. RAW photos are saved which means that you have more room to maneuver in post.
The picture below shows the R50's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The R50 sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is displayed in green.Incredible Footage Reveals Eagle Attacking Drone in Mid-Flight Showdown
To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon R50 dimensions
Canon R50 weighs around 0.83 pounds (375 grams / 13.23 oz) & has exterior dimensions of 116mm x 86mm x 69mm (4.6" x 3.4" x 2.7"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 329 grams so the Canon R50 is heavier as compared with its rivals.Picsart Introduces AI-Powered Tools to Challenge Canva's Dominance
Listed below is a visual of the Canon R50 alongside a soft drink so you're able to get a feel for its size.
The top view below will provide the button layout on the R50.
Canon R50 Lens details
The R50 works with the Canon RF mount and has 30 lenses that you can purchase. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the R50.
Canon R50 Connectivity
The R50 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras which include NFC and Bluetooth support can be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to send pictures and usually alter camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.
Several apps also enable a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external monitor. Many cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Canon R50 Video details
The highest video quality in the Canon R50 is 3840 x 2160 and you can record in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 format. 2160p can provide a great quality for video. You are able to downsample to Full HD in order to get clearer video. Be wary of the huge file sizes and make sure you have high quality SD cards with good write speed. Although the body offers a mic jack, it is unfortunately lacking a headphone jack which means that you will not have the ability to keep an eye on your sound levels.
Canon R50 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Canon R50 so you have to be cautious in rainy or dusty conditions.
Canon R50 Display and Viewfinder
The Canon R50 has got a 3.00 inch fully articulated display screen having a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.
It includes a selfie friendly display for self portraits and group photos when needed. Additionally the display screen is touch friendly which means that you are able to adjust focus point and adjust settings using your fingertips.Guns 'N' Roses Photographer Alleges Sexual Harassment and Copyright Infringement Lawsuit
The ViewFinder specifications for Canon R50 are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100%
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.59x
For bright outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and hard to see, viewfinders are very helpful.
Canon R50 Shutter details
Canon R50 continuous shooting speed is 12.0 frames/s. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 sec. The camera also provides silent electronic shutter of 1/8000 sec. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter might lead to "rolling shutter" under some conditions.
Canon R50 Flash and Hot shoe details
Canon R50 features both built-in flash as well as external flash ability. The highest flash sync speed is 1/200 sec.
Canon R50 Autofocus details
Canon R50 features both Phase Detect Auto Focus plus Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & precise as compared with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has got Face detect which makes it handy for portraits.
It has got 651 focus points to choose from. Canon R50 has tap to focus. You can use your fingers in order to adjust where you focus. It also features Tracking Auto Focus for things that move. Canon R50 comes with manual focusing in case it is required in low light situations or you need more accurate focusing control.
Canon R50 Battery life
The battery power (LP-E17) on the Canon R50 is designed to last for 370 photos according to the CIPA requirements which is about average when compared to it's competition. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 343. Fujifilm X-S20 offers the highest (750) battery life in this class of cameras.
Following is a list of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras having the strongest battery life:
Canon R50 for different forms of photography
The following graph shows a overview of the Canon R50 for different forms of photography. To view more, browse to the specific section below.
Portrait photography with Canon R50
The Canon R50 receives a points tally of 83 which is superb, and means the camera is a terrific option for portrait photography. Taking portraits leans greatly towards sensor dimension, RAW support & ability to utilize external flash.
Canon R50 as a Street photography camera
Coming in at a tremendous rating of 77, the Canon R50 is a terrific fit for street photography. A good street photography camera comes with a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Canon R50 Sports photography highlights
A outstanding sports photography points total of 78 means the Canon R50 is a superb option for taking photos of sports. A camera really should have good focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Canon R50 Travel photography information
Size is really important in buying a travel camera. In general, the Canon R50 gets a outstanding 84 for a travelling camera which makes it a outstanding pick to take with you on your holidays.
Canon R50 Landscape photography factors
For anybody planning to pick a camera for landscape pictures, the most important aspect is going to be image quality. The Canon R50 with it's impressive grade of 80 for a landscape camera is a great fit compared to its competition.
Canon R50 Vlogging details
A camera for vlogging preferably should have a articulating display screen, mic port and ideally IBIS. Considering everything, the Canon R50 is a superb option as a vlog camera as it receives a wonderful score of 77.
Canon R50 Alternatives
If you want replacements to the R50, here is a range of the top rated cameras which fall into the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The diagram just below will give you a bird's eye view of the R50 compared to it's highest ranked competitors mentioned above.
There are a bunch of cameras you might look into as alternatives. To browse through a detailed comparison, simply click the "compare" link.