Canon has launched the EOS M50, its newest interchangeable lens mirrorless camera that is geared towards entry-level users. It also appears to be Canon’s first 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 will be able to receive it together with the EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens for $900 (approximately 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 at a 24.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with Canon’s new DIGIC 8 picture processor. Apart from shooting at 4K settlements, the camera will also be able to shoot HD high frame rate video at 120fps. The camera also features a built-in OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) using touch-and-drag autofocus system. There is also a fully articulating touchscreen LCD screen, Dual Pixel autofocus system along with a brand new silent manner. The Canon EOS M50 also includes connectivity choices such as Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth so it could be linked to a smartphone for remote shooting and sharing pictures.
Canon also announced the EOS Rebel T7 (EOS 2000D), which will be an entry-level DSLR comprising an APS-C detector, optical viewfinder and built-in wireless connectivity options. This will be available in the US in April using the EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS II lens for $550 (approximately Rs. 35,700).
“Our core goal when developing new entry-level interchangeable lens cameras to our customers is to meld high-quality attributes and usability together. In accordance with our clients, we believe we’ve achieved this target with both the EOS M50 and EOS Rebel T7, ” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon USA, Inc. “With enhanced features for photographers of all skill levels to enjoy, both cameras demonstrate Canon’s dedication to developing and manufacturing best-in-class quality imaging options.”