Canon EOS M50 Mark II improves M50’s eye autofocus

Canon announced the EOS M50 Mark II Interchangeable lens camera. This camera is the direct successor to the highly popular EOS M50.

According to Canon, the camera improves on the M50’s video features and autofocus capabilities, catering better to content creators and online video.

“Our customer base includes future content creators and imaging storytellers; it’s in our best interest to continuously provide high-quality products that are easy to use in the creative world of photography and video content creation, as well as streaming,” said Tatsuro “Tony” Kano, executive vice president and general manager of the Canon U.S.A. “The EOS M50 Mark II continues to pave the way for photography and video enthusiasts to experience a lightweight interchangeable lens camera with many similar features as our full-frame professional mirrorless cameras.”

Canon EOS M50 Mark II

The camera looks to strike a chord with content creators working in both photography and videography. The camera features a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 8 image processor. It’s capable of shooting 4K UHD 24p and has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

New features breakdown

  • Improved eye autofocus for stills and video
  • M50 Mark II supports Vertical video shooting
  • Vari-angle touchscreen LCD with new tap video record button and movie self-timer
  • Webcam capability
  • Wireless YouTube Live streaming capability
  • New ability to tap the screen to autofocus on your subject while looking through the EVF

Pricing and availability

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II will be out late November for $599 (body only).

Image courtesy: Canon

Sean Berry
Sean Berry
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