Canon’s just revealed its entry-level EOS M200 mirrorless camera. It’s the next incarnation of the EOS M100 and comes packing with a few new features.
The new M200 shares a lot of similarities with the M100. It has the same 24.1-megapixel APS-C sensor. Also, as you can probably tell just by looking at the camera, the M200 has the same body as the previous model. The button layout is exactly the same, and it’s still small enough to fit into your pocket. The new camera keeps the pop-up selfie screen, as well.
Improvements in the M200
While it may have the same sensor, the M200 does have an updated Digic 8 processor. It can now shoot 4K video at 24 fps and with only the inherent 1.6 times crop from the camera’s APS-C sensor. With the 15-45mm kit lens, you essentially get the 35mm equivalent of a 24-72mm lens.
While many already liked the M100’s Dual Pixel autofocus, eye-detect AF is a welcomed new feature. It should help entry-level shooters focus their shots more accurately. The number of selectable AF points has also been increased. There are now up to 123 selectable AF points
All the M200’s new features
- DIGIC 8 Imagine Processor
- 4K UHD, Full HD up to 60p
- Vertical video support
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF
- Eye Detection Auto-focus
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support
- Compatible with an extensive line of EF-M, Canon EF, and EF-S lenses
Pricing and availability
Price-wise, the EOS M200 will run for $549 when it’s released this October. This is more of an entry-level price compared to other 4K mirrorless cameras. It’s looking to be a budget camera and it seems like it will be a tempting option for casual vloggers and on-the-go video creators.