Canon has established the EOS M50, its newest interchangeable lens mirrorless camera that is geared towards entry-level users. Additionally, it appears to be Canon’s initial M series camera to feature 4K video recording. The camera will be available in April for a retail price of $780 (roughly Rs. 50,600) or you’ll be able to receive it with the EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens for $900 (roughly Rs. 58,400) and together with all the EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM and the EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM for $1,249 (approximately Rs. 81,000).
The EOS M50 packs in a 24.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with Canon’s new DIGIC 8 image processor. Besides shooting at 4K resolutions, the camera will also be able to shoot HD high speed video in 120fps. The camera also offers a built-in OLED digital viewfinder (EVF) with touch-and-drag autofocus system. There’s also a fully articulating touchscreen LCD screen, Dual Pixel autofocus system along with a brand new silent mode. The Canon EOS M50 also includes connectivity options like Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth so it could be linked to your smartphone for remote shooting and sharing images.
Canon also announced the EOS Rebel T7 (EOS 2000D), which will be an entry-level DSLR featuring an APS-C sensor, optical viewfinder and built in wireless connectivity choices. This is available from the US in April with the EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS II lens for $550 (approximately Rs. 35,700).
“Our core aim when developing brand new entry interchangeable lens cameras to our consumers is to meld high quality attributes and usability together. In listening to our clients, we believe we have achieved this goal with both the EOS M50 and EOS Rebel T7, ” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon USA, Inc. “With improved features for photographers of all skill levels to enjoy, both cameras show Canon’s dedication to growing and producing best-in-class excellent imaging options.”