Canon India launched the EOS M50 interchangeable mirrorless camera which is available at the price of Rs. 61,995. Canon states that the EOS M50 is primed for shooting ultra-HD movies and focuses on low light photography.It comes with the “DIGIC 8” image processor to upgrade the picture quality and comes with 4K movie shooting capability. It is available in a single kit option – paired with the EF-M15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens
First unveiled in February, the Canon EOS M50 packs in a 24.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. Besides 4K resolutions, the EOS M50 can shoot HD high frame rate video at 120fps. The 4 k video experience will be stabilized, thanks to the five-axis image stabilization feature.
The camera also features a built-in OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) with the touch-and-drag autofocus system. It has a CMOS AF that covers a larger surface area with 143 autofocus points. The maximum ISO available is 51200, by which users can capture clear shots with minimum noise in low-light conditions. There are Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity options on the EOS M50. It also has built-in Bluetooth Low Energy (LE).
Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India, says, “The EOS M50 is the perfect compact companion for travel photographers as well as YouTubers and vloggers and is yet another landmark in Canon’s mirrorless range.”
Speaking on the launch, Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India, said, “Today’s launch of EOS M50, strengthens our commitment to the mirrorless segment, by showcasing our technological supremacy along with empowering the world of imaging. This product milestone in the EOS family of cameras is a result of our ‘consumer-first’ approach and it is this approach that fortifies our product and service portfolio.”
With the touch & drag AF, users will also be able to select and move the AF frame via the touch panel while looking through the built-in 2.36 million dot electronic viewfinder (EVF). “India is an evolving market and so are the demands and expectations of the customers. EOS M50 strengthens our commitment to the mirrorless segment. This product is a result of our ‘consumer-first’ approach,” Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India, told reporters in New Delhi.
There is a newly added “silent” mode (present in scene mode) mutes the shutter sound, making the mirrorless a perfect device for capturing events like concerts. The camera is capable of shooting continuously at the speed of approximately 10fps in one shot AF and 7.4fps in “Servo” AF.