Canon M50: Big Features in a Small, Discreet Body


The Canon M50 It is a model that has been on the market long enough to know that it is one of those cameras that end up being remembered over the years. It was the first Canon mirrorless to introduce 4K recording and earned its place in the market for the surprises it brought with it.

Today I am going to tell you why it is one of those cameras that you have to keep on the radar when buying a camera, even if it is not one of the most recent novelties.

Ideal type of user

Canon EOS M50 top view

This camera is ideal for the amateur user who has no pretensions to professional photography and does not need the latest news that appear on the market but who is looking for quality and comfort.

Highly recommended for vloggers, street or travel photography, since it is very comfortable to take anywhere and very discreet.

Canon M50: Features

The Canon EOS M50 It is a compact mirrorless camera with a stylish design and great functions for photography and video, such as 4K recording or Wi-Fi. but let’s see her CARACTERISTICS more in detail:

SensorCMOS 22.3 x 14.9mmmegapixels24.2MPProcessorDigic 8focus points143MountCanon EF-Mfiring speed max.1/4000 secISOAuto, 100-25600 (expandable to 51200)Burst10.0fpsFlashBuilt-in and hot shoe for externalScreen3″ tactile and articulatedViewfinderElectronicVideo4Kexternal microphonebattery life235 shotsDimensions116.3 x 88.1 x 58.7mmWeight387g

Advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EOS M50

Of course, like any other camera, it has its shadows and its highlights. What we like the most and what we like the least.

Canon M50 Battery

Batteries for Canon M50 are rechargeable lithium-ion LP-E12. It is true that they do not last long, so it is advisable to have a spare, especially if you are going to record videos.

And if the original battery is out of your budget, you can always resort to compatible brands, such as this one or this one.

Canon M50 Price

Canon EOS M50 front view

The final price will depend on the age of the camera, the place where you buy it, the need of the seller, etc. Which brings me to the next section.

Buy second-hand Canon M50

To buy the second-hand Canon M50, or any other camera, I recommend you read these tips first. That way you won’t regret it later.

And it is that second-hand purchases of photographic material can give you great satisfaction, but as long as you do them with the appropriate precautions.

Canon M50 rear view

Gallery of photos taken with the Canon EOS M50

Let’s now see some photos taken with the Canon M50, because as much as it tells you that it captures high quality images, what better way to see it with your own eyes, right?

Classical architecture photography taken with mirrorless canon
Plant photographed with a canon without a mirror
ferris wheel and blue sky photo example with canon m50
Architecture photographed with Canon M50
Landscape made with an M50
Example of a photo taken with a Canom camera
portrait made with a Canon M50
Night photography with M50
illuminated sign with a Canon mirrorless
Computer photography on with M50
Kitchen in a restaurant photographed with a mirrorless canon
Example of action photo taken with Canon M50

As you can see, this is a very compact mirrorless camera, perfect to get started and get great results, apparently simple and easy to use but with higher-end features. If you have the possibility of acquiring it second hand, you will not regret it.

Have you already tried it? Leave us a comment and tell us how your experience with it has been. And if you have found it useful, do not hesitate to share this review with your photography colleagues.

Thank you and see you soon!

Editorial Team Verdict


A mirrorless camera with a retro air that appeared without great pretensions but with features that others in its range or higher did not have. Capable of satisfying the most demanding fans. Very compact, ideal for use with compact lenses. Comfortable and easy to use, quite ergonomic and that responds well for both photography and video.

👍 Lights

Flip and touch screen

small and compact

External microphone input


👎 Shadows

is not sealed

4K videos with crop

Battery duration

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