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EOS M50 Mark II

Support DSLR



Digital single-lens non-reflex AF/AE camera with built-in flash

Image Processor


Recording Media

SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
  • UHS-I compatible

Compatible Lenses

Canon EF-M lens group
  • Using mount adapter EF-EOS M: Canon EF or EF-S lenses.
  • RF mount lenses cannot be used.

Lens Mount

Canon EF-M mount


CMOS sensor (supporting Dual Pixel CMOS AF)

Effective pixels

Approx. 24.1 megapixels

Total Pixels

Approx. 25.8 megapixels

Aspect Ratio

3:2 (Horizontal:Vertical)

Screen Size

Approx. 22.3 x 14.9mm (APS-C)

File Format

Design rule for Camera File system 2.0, Exif 2.31 compliant, Supports time difference information

Data Type

RAW (Canon .CR3, 14-bit); C-RAW (Canon .CR3) and JPEG (8-bit) (12-bit A/D conversion for RAW images in continuous shooting mode)

Recording Pixels

Large: Approx. 24.00 Megapixels
Medium: Approx. 10.60 Megapixels
Small 1: Approx. 5.90 Megapixels
Small 2: Approx. 3.80 Megapixels
RAW / C-RAW: Approx. 24.00 Megapixels

3:2 Aspect Ratio
Large: Approx. 24 MP (6000 x 4000)
Medium: Approx. 10.6 MP (3984 x 2656)
Small 1: Approx. 5.9 MP (2976 x 1984)
Small 2: Approx. 3.8 MP (2400 x 1600)
RAW / C-RAW: Approx. 24 MP (6000 x 4000)

4:3 Aspect Ratio
Large: Approx. 21.3 MP (5328 x 4000)
Medium: Approx. 9.5 MP (3552 x 2664)
Small 1:Approx. 5.3 MP (2656 x 1992)
Small 2: Approx. 3.4 MP(2112 x 1600)
RAW / C-RAW: Approx. 24 MP (6000 x 4000)

16:9 Aspect Ratio
Large: Approx. 20.2 MP (6000 x 3368)
Medium: Approx. 8.9 MP (3984 x 2240)
Small 1: Approx. 5.0 MP (2976 x 1680)
Small 2: Approx. 3.2 MP (2400 x 1344)
RAW / C-RAW: Approx. 24 MP (6000 x 4000)

1:1 Aspect Ratio
Large: Approx. 16 MP (4000 x 4000)
Medium: Approx. 7.1 MP (2656 x 2656)
Small 1: Approx. 3.9 MP (1984 x 1984)
Small 2: Approx. 2.6 MP 1600 x 1600)
RAW / C-RAW: Approx. 24 MP (6000 x 4000)
• The recording pixels number is rounded to the whole number nearest to 10,000 or 1,000.

RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording

Simultaneous recording of any combination of RAW/C-RAW/ and JPEG image recording quality is supported

Folder Setting

Creating new folders and selecting folders in the card is possible.

File Numbering

Continuous, Auto Reset

Still Photo File Size / Number of Possible Shots / Maximum Burst for Continuous Shooting

Image Quality Image File Size (approx. MB) Possible Shots (approx.)*1 Maximum Burst (approx.)*1
Large (Fine) 8.4 3600 36
Large (Normal) 4.5 6610 35
Medium (Fine) 4.6 6480 34
Medium (Normal) 2.6 11400 34
Small 1 (Fine) 3.1 9690 34
Small 1 (Normal) 1.8 16010 34
Small 2 1.8 16340 34
RAW 27.2 1120 10
C-RAW 15.8 1930 16
RAW + Large (Fine) 27.2 + 8.4 850 10
C-RAW + Large (Fine) 15.8 + 8.4 1250 14
* 1 The number of possible shots and maximum burst apply to a UHS-I compliant 32GB card based on Canon testing standards.
* File size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst vary depending on shooting conditions (including subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, and Custom Function).

Picture Style

  • Auto
  • Standard
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Fine Detail
  • Neutral
  • Faithful
  • Monochrome
  • User Defined 1-3

White Balance

  • Auto (Ambience priority/White priority)
  • Daylight
  • Shade
  • Cloudy*1
  • Tungsten light
  • White fluorescent light
  • Flash
  • Color temperature
  • Custom (Custom WB)*2
  • White Balance Shift - blue~amber and/or magenta~green; ±9 levels
*1 Effective also in twilight and sunset.
*2Custom white balance is not available for monochrome images and images with Creative filters applied.

Noise Reduction

  • High ISO speed NR - Disable, Low, Standard, High, or Multi-shot NR possible

  • (Applies to all ISO speeds)
  • Long Exposure noise reduction (at shutter speeds 1 second and longer) - Disable, Enable, or Enhanced

Automatic Image Brightness Correction

Auto Lighting Optimizer
(Disable, Low, Standard, or High)
(Not available if Highlight Tone Priority is active)

Highlight Tone Priority

Still photo shooting(Disable, Enable or Enhanced)
Movie recording (Disable, Enable)

Lens Aberration Correction

  • Peripheral illumination correction
  • Distortion correction
  • Digital Lens Optimizer (DLO)
  • Chromatic aberration correction
  • Diffraction correction

Creative Assist

During shooting (in Scene Intelligent Auto):
• Vivid, Soft, Warm, Cool, Green, Shine, Lime, Peach, B&W, Blue, Purple
• Image Creation Effects — Background blur, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Color Tone 1, Col-or-tone 2, Monochrome

Creative Assist during playback (RAW or C-RAW images):
•Auto 1, Auto 2, Auto 3, Vivid, Soft, Warm, Cool, Green, Shine, Lime, Peach, B&W, Blue, Purple, Normal
•Image Creation Effects — Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Color tone 1, Color tone 2, Monochrome


Dual Pixel CMOS AF (1-point AF, Spot AF, Face+Tracking priority AF, Zone AF)

AF Points

Still photo shooting: Up to 143 zones (Maximum)
Video shooting: Up to 117 zones (Maximum)

Focusing Brightness Range

Still photo shooting: EV -4–18 (at Center AF point, room temperature, ISO 100, f/1.4, in One-Shot AF)
Video shooting: EV -2–18 ( When set to Face+Tracking. Except for Miniature effect movie).

AF Operation

One-Shot AF, Servo AF, or Manual Focus

Touch & Drag AF

Supported (When [Tap to select subject] is disabled)

Tap to Select Subject

Face+Tracking Tap to select subject Enable / Disable
Active Touch Area Right, Left, Top, Bottom, Top right, Bottom right, Top left, Bottom left
* Can be set when [Touch & Drag AF] is disabled.

AF Assist Beam

Built-in LED lamp

Metering Modes

384-zone (24x16) metering using the image sensor.

Brightness Metering Range

Stills: EV -2–20 (at room temperature 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Video: EV 0–20 (at room temperature 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)

Exposure Control

Via SHOOTING MODE in menu:
•Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, or Manual
(B is selected as shutter speed setting in Manual mode)

ISO Speed Range (Recommended Exposure Index)

Stills: ISO 100–25600 (in 1/3-stop increments)
Video: ISO 100-12800; H: 25600

Exposure Compensation

Manual: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments

AE Lock

Manual, Auto (exposure locked after focusing, in One-Shot AF with Evaluative metering)


Electronically controlled focal-plane shutter
* Electronic 1st / mechanical 2nd curtain
* Except when Silent Mode is set
Rolling shutter, using the image sensor
* Electronic shutter
* When Silent Mode is set

Shutter Speeds

Creative Zone: 1/4000 to 30 sec., bulb
*X-sync at 1/200 sec.
Basic Zone: 1/4000 to 1 sec.
* Varies depending on shooting mode

Built-in Flash

Manual pop-up flash (Max. Guide Number approx. 16.4 [ft] / 5.0 [m], at ISO 100)

Flash Metering Mode

Evaluative (Face Priority) / Evaluative / Average

Flash Exposure Compensation

±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

FE Lock


Continuous Shooting Priority (CSP) mode

* EL-100 Mode dial set to ON
* Flash mode set to CSP
* ISO speed is automatically set to ISO Auto

External Flash

• EX and EL series Speedlites
• Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT
• Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2
• Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3

Drive Mode and Continuous Shooting Speed (Approx.)

Single Shooting Single Shooting
Continuous Shooting When set to ONE SHOT AF: Max. Approx. 10 shots/sec.*1 When set to SERVO: Max. Approx. 7.4 shots/sec.*1
Self-timer: 10 sec. / Remote Control Single shooting with a remote control*2
Self-timer: 2 sec. Shoots 2 sec. after the shutter button is pressed
Self-timer: Continuous Takes the specified number of shots 10 sec. after the shutter button is pressed
* 1 Conditions for maximum continuous shooting speed are as follows: fully charged Battery Pack LP-E12, shutter speed: 1/1000 sec. or faster, room temperature (73°F/23°C), 12 bit
* 2 BR-E1: Supported / RC-6: Not supported

Self-timer Mode

Off, 2-second self-timer, 10-second self-timer, Continuous timer

Aspect Ratio Settings

3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1 (Frame Grab images from 4K movies cannot be cropped)

Focus Mode

AF, MF, AF+MF (Manual focus after One-Shot AF)
MF peaking provided

Continuous AF


Touch Shutter


Grid Display

Off / 3x3 / 6x4 / 3x3+diag

Depth of Field Preview


Recording System


File Format

Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 •Variable (averaged) bit rate
Audio: AAC

Live Streaming


Recording Size and Frame Rate

Movie Recording Resolution Frame
Rate (fps)1
Audio Recording
4K (UHD)*¹ 3840 x 2160 23.98 IPB (Standard) AAC MP4
Full HD 1920 x 1080 59.94

HD 1280 x 720 59.94
Hybrid Auto Full HD 1920 x 1080 59.94

HD 1280 x 720 59.94
Video Snapshot Full HD 1920 x 1080 29.97

Miniature Effect Movies*² Full HD 1920 x 1080 29.97
High Frame Rate Movies*²*³ HD 1280 x 720 119.88
4K*¹ 3840 x 2160 29.97 ALL-I
Full HD 1920 x 1080 29.97
* ¹ The image is cropped around the center of the image sensor.
* ² Sound recording, Movie Servo AF, Movie Digital IS, and Movie Auto Level are disabled.
* ³ AF disabled during shooting.

Movie Exposure Modes

Movie Auto Exposure; Movie Manual Exposure

Metering Mode

Evaluative metering / Center-weighted metering (when no faces are detected)

Exposure Compensation

±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments

ISO Speed (Recommended Exposure Index)

ISO 100- Maximum 6400/12800 H:25600

Miniature Effect Movie

Provided (Full HD 1920 x 1080, 29.97 fps)

Still Image Shooting

Provided (Possible with Hybrid Auto setting; HD 1280 x 720 at 29.97 fps)

Continuous Shooting Time

Video Recording Size 32GB 128GB File Size (approx.)
(3840 x 2160)
23.98 fps IPB
35 min. 2 hr. 21 min. 120 Mbps
861 MB/min.
Full HD
(1920 x 1080)
59.94 fps 1 hr. 10 min. 4 hr. 43 min. 60 Mbps
432 MB/min.
29.97 fps
23.98 fps
2 hr. 20 min. 9 hr. 23 min. 30 Mbps
217 MB/min.
(1280 x 720)
59.94 fps 2 hr. 42 min. 10 hr. 49 min. 26 Mbps
188 MB/min.
119.88 fps 1 hr. 22 min. 5 hr. 28 min. 52 Mbps
372 MB/min.
* Limitations of video shooting: continuous shooting is possible until the memory card becomes full or the recording length for one video reaches approx. 29 minutes and 59 seconds (or 7 min. 29 sec. for a HD High Frame Rate Movie).
* Recording bit rate of movie images only, sound data not included.

Sound Recording

Built-in stereo microphones, recording level adjustable, wind filter provided, attenuator provided

Card Performance Requirements

Video Recording Size SD card
4K (UHD)
(3840 x 2160)
IPB (standard) 23.98 fps UHS-I, UHS speed Class 3 or higher
Full HD
(1920 x 1080)
IPB (standard) 59.94 fps SD Speed Class 10 or higher
(1280 x 720)
IPB (standard) 29.97 fps SD Speed Class 6 or higher
Time-lapse mov-ie 4K (UHD)
(3840 x 2160)
IPB (standard) 59.94 fps SD Speed Class 4 or higher
119.88 fps SD Speed Class 10 or higher
Time-lapse mov-ie 4K (UHD)
(1920 x 1080)
ALL-I 29.97 fps Read speed of 40 MB/s or higher
29.97 fps Read speed of 20 MB/s or higher


TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor

Menu Magnification

Double-tap-based supported
* You can double-tap with two fingers to zoom in on the area centered between the two double-tapped points.

Screen Size

3.0-inch type


Approx. 1.04 million dots

Brightness Adjust-ment

Manually adjustable to one of seven brightness levels

Angle of View

Approx. 170° vertically and horizontally

Interface Languages

29 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Malay, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Hindi, Japanese)

Hints & Tips


Playback Methods

Playback on camera's LCD screen
• HDMI playback to compatible TVs - (AV cables not supported)
• Playback on computer screen - (requires compatible software)

Playback Display Options

• Single image, or 4, 9, 36, or 100-image index
• Viewing options via INFO button: full image, full image with basic info, thumbnail image with histogram and detailed shooting info, RGB and Brightness histograms with lens info

Zoom Magnification

Approx. 1.5x to 10.0x
(Can be activated by double-tapping)

Image Browsing Methods

• Single image
• 10 images
• Specified number (1-100 images)
• Date
• Folder
• Movies
• Still images
• Protected images
• Ratings

Image Rotate



(Off, 1~5 stars)

Video Playback

Provided (with built-in speaker)

Playback Time

Approx. 4 hr. 55 min.
* With a fully charged LP-E12
* Time when playing back a slideshow of still photos


• All images
• Repeat: Enable / Disable
• Slideshow of images after selection from the search list
• Background music: Off / On

Creative Filters

• Grainy B/W
• Soft focus
• Fish-eye effect
• Art bold effect
• Water painting effect
• Toy camera effect
• Miniature effect


Cropping frame movement: Vertical / Horizontal
Cropping range: Up to 42 sizes
Tilt correction
Aspect ratio (3:2, 16:9, 4:3, 1:1, 2:3, 9:16, 3:4)
* Frame grab images from 4K movies cannot be cropped.


M, S1, S2
* Frame grab images from 4K movies cannot be resized.

Red-eye Reduction


Compatible Printers


Printable Images


Custom Functions

5 Available

Customizable Buttons

Stills :Shutter button, AE lock button, Multi-function button, Movie button, Exposure comp. button, AF/MF button, Flash button, Erase button.
Movie:AE lock button, Multi-function button, Exposure comp. button, AF/MF button, Flash button, Erase button

Copyright Info


Digital Terminal

USB Micro-B (Hi-Speed USB 2.0 compliant)

HDMI OUT Terminal

Type D (resolution switches automatically)
• HDMI output while recording (shooting screen without sound) provided
• CEC not supported

Wireless Remote Control

• Compatible with Wireless Remote Control BR-E1
• Not compatible with accessories using the infrared transmission system of Remote Controller RC-6

Standards Compliance

IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Transmission Method

DS-SS modulation (IEEE 802.11b), OFDM modulation (IEEE 802.11g/n)

Transmission Frequency (Central Frequency)

Frequency: 2412–2462 MHz
Channels: 1–11 ch

Connection Method and Security

(1) Infrastructure mode
i. AES
ii. TKIP
i. AES
ii. TKIP
c. Open
i. WEP
ii. None
d. Wi-Fi® Protected Setup compliant
(2) Camera access point mode
i. AES
b. Open
i. None

Supported Wireless Functions

• Connect to compatible smart phone or tablet
• Remote-control camera from compatible mobile device
• Remote-control camera with optional Canon BR-E1 Remote Controller
• Send still images or video files to mobile device
• Upload images to Web service
• Send images to compatible computer
• Print to compatible Wi-Fi enabled printer
• Geo-tag in-camera images with GPS data from compatible smart phone (Bluetooth required)

Transfer Images Between Cameras

Not Possible

Connection to Smart phones

Connect with free Canon Camera Connect app
(Android and iOS versions available for compatible mobile devices)

Wireless Connection Types

Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth v. 4.2 (low-energy)


Battery Pack LP-E12

Number of Photos Taken

Temperature Shooting Conditions
AE: 100%
(Flash off)
Flash 50%
Possible shots
for sill photo

73°F / 23°C Approx. 275 shots Approx. 250 shots*¹
32°F / 0°C Approx. 245 shots Approx. 230 shots
73°F / 23°C Approx. 320 shots Approx. 305 shots*¹
32°F / 0°C Approx. 305 shots Approx. 280 shots

* With a fully charged LP-E12 battery.
* With [Display performance: Power saving] (default setting).
* ¹ CIPA testing standards complliant.

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 4.58 x 3.47 x 2.31 in. (116.3 x 88.1 x 58.7mm)
•CIPA compliant.


Approx. 13.65 oz. / 387g (Including battery pack and memory card)
Approx. 12.35 oz. / 350g (Body only)

Approx. 13.69 oz. / 388g (Including battery pack and memory card)
Approx. 12.38 oz. / 351g (Body only)

* Without body cap
* 1: Based on CIPA guidelines

Working Temperature Range

32-104° F / 0-+40°C

Working Humidity Range

85% or less

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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