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Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera

Digital Cameras - Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless
Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless


The Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless captures high-quality images and video with UHD 4K video recording, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder, and improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye Detection AF. With built-in wifi connectivity, stored images and videos can be shared instantly and wirelessly.

*Note: Our current inventory includes both the original M50s and Canon's Mark II M50s.

Feature Highlights

Primary Features

  • 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • UHD 4K and HD 720p120 Video Recording

Additional Features

  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Bluetooth
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Extended ISO 51200, 10 fps Shooting
  • Combination 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens


Frequently Asked Questions


DescriptionCirculation Limits
Minimum Length of Reservation/Checkout 30 Minutes
Maximum Length of Reservation/Checkout 7 Days

This equipment has the following limits for circulation and usage:

DescriptionCirculation Limits
Minimum Length of Reservation/Checkout 30 Minutes (Standard)
Maximum Length of Reservation/Checkout 7 Days (Standard)
Component DetailsQuantityImage
Canon EOS M50 or M50 Mark II Mirrorless Camera Body (main kit item), includes
- Canon Viewfinder Eyecup EF
- Canon EM-200DB Camera Strap
1 Digital Camera - Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless
Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens, includes
- Tiffen 67mm UV Filter
1 Digital Camera - Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens
Canon E-67 II 67mm Lens Cap, includes
- Sensai Lens Cap Leash
1 Digital Camera - Canon EOS Rebel T5i - 03 Lens Cap
Body and Lens Covers, includes
- Rear EB Dust Cap for Canon Lenses
- RF-4 Body Cap for EOS Cameras
1 Digital Camera - Canon EOS Rebel T5i - 04 Body Cap
Canon LP-E12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack 1 Digital Camera - Canon E0S M50 Battery
Canon LC-E12 Charger for LP-E12 Battery Pack, includes
- AC Adapter Power Cable
1 Digital Camera - Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless - Canon E0S M50 Battery
Pelican 1300 Case in Black, includes
- Pick 'n Pluck Foam
1 Case - Pelican 1300


  1. Set the power switch to <ON>.
  2. Press the <MENU> button to display the menu.
  3. Press the arrow keys to navigate to the screen that offers the option to format memory card.
  4. Select [Format card], then press SET
  5. Select [OK], then press SET

The card will be formatted.

When the formatting is completed, the menu will reappear.

Lens Mount Canon EF-M
Sensor Type 22.3 x 14.9 mm (APS-C) CMOS
Sensor Resolution Actual: 25.8 Megapixel
Effective: 24.1 Megapixel (6000 x 4000)
Crop Factor 1.6x
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image File Format JPEG, Raw
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Image Stabilization Digital, 3-Axis (Video Only)
Focus Control
Focus Type Auto & Manual Focus
Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Contrast Detection: 143
Phase Detection: 99
Autofocus Sensitivity -2 to +18 EV
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Viewfinder Size 0.39"
Viewfinder Resolution 2,360,000 Dot
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 25600 (Extended: 100 to 51200)
Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 Seconds
Bulb Mode
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Metering Range 0 to 20 EV
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Tungsten
Continuous Shooting Up to 10 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 10 Frames (Raw) / 33 Frames (JPEG)
Up to 4 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 15 Frames (Raw) / 1000 Frames (JPEG)
Up to 7.4 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 47 Frames (JPEG)
Self-Timer 2/10-Second Delay
Built-in Flash Yes
Guide Number 16.4' / 5 m at ISO 100
Max Sync Speed 1 / 200 Second
Flash Compensation -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Dedicated Flash System eTTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
Recording Modes MP4/H.264
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.976p
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 59.94p [60 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/29.97p [30 Mb/s]
HD (1280 x 720) at 119.88p [52 Mb/s]
HD (1280 x 720) at 59.94p [26 Mb/s]
Recording Limit Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Video Encoding NTSC/PAL
Audio Recording Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
External Microphone Input
Audio File Format AAC LC
Size 3.0"
Resolution 1,040,000 Dot
Display Type

Articulating Touchscreen LCD


Media/Memory Card Slot Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)
Connectivity 3.5mm Microphone, HDMI D (Micro), USB Micro-B (USB 2.0)




Battery 1 x LP-E12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 875 mAh
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3" / 116.3 x 88.1 x 58.7 mm
Weight 13.65 oz / 387 g
Kit Lens
Focal Length 15 to 45mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 72mm)
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 to 6.3
Minimum: Not Specified by Manufacturer
Viewing Angle 84° 30' to 33° 40'
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84" / 25 cm
Optical Design 10 Elements in 9 Groups
Focus Type Autofocus
Image Stabilization Yes
Filter Size Front:  49 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.4 x 1.8"  (60.9 x 44.5 mm)
Weight 4.59 oz (130 g)

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Available also for loan at the Health Sciences Campus! Contact Educational Technologies to submit an HSC loan request.