Canon EOS M50 Mark II

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Canon has announced the new EOS M50 Mark II. It features a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and a DIGIC 8 image processor. The camera is being targeted at vloggers and content creators.

According to Canon, the EOS M50 Mark II features improved auto focus capabilities, better recording options, and easier ways of sharing content.

Key features

  • 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • UHD 4K and HD 720p120 Video Recording
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye Detect AF

The camera can shoot UHD video at 23.98 fps, along with Full HD 1080 at 60fps. If you want to shot 120fps you can only do so in 720p. Vertical video recording is also supported, as well as a clean HDMI output.

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Video is recorded in MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 in a variable (averaged) bit rate. The bitrate when recording UHD is 120Mbps.

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The camera can only record for 29 minutes and 59 seconds per clip. A 128GB card will allow you to record 2 hours and 21 minutes of UHD 23.98p.

There are no Log shooting options available. These are the only available picture profiles:

• Auto
• Standard
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Fine Detail
• Neutral
• Faithful
• Monochrome
• User Defined 1–3

These are pretty average video specifications for any camera being released in 2020.

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The EOS M50 Mark II‘s sensor-based Dual Pixel CMOS AF has been improved with faster speeds and refined Eye Detection AF performance and supports both Eye Detection and Face Detection focusing modes when working with Movie Servo AF. Additionally, it also features combination IS 5-axis image stabilization.

The camera now sports a large 3.0″ LCD that features a vari-angle design and touchscreen interface. This allows users to do Touch and Drag AF. The camera also has a 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder

There is built-in Wi-Fi with NFC that allows easy pairing with a smartphone or tablet for wireless image sharing. Bluetooth is also featured for image sharing and remote camera control from a mobile device. Wireless connectivity also permits using the M50 Mark II as a webcam when using the EOS Webcam Utility Software.

Price & Availability

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The Canon EOS M50 Mark II retails for $599 USD. You can also get it with a 15-45mm lens for $699 USD.

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