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Small and amazingly light, this modern classic packs the latest photo and video technology into a stylish design that fits in your hand.

Take exceptional photos and videos

Thanks to the EOS M50?s DSLR-sized sensor and incredible processing power, you can shoot stunning photos and cinematic 4K videos straight out of the camera, even in the toughest lighting conditions.

Modern design, intuitive shooting

Equipped with a Vari-Angle touchscreen with Touch and Drag AF and large, central electronic viewfinder, the EOS M50?s modern design is perfectly weighted in the hand, to deliver a refined, intuitive shooting experience.

Connect and share

Quickly connect to smart devices and PCs for easy image Sharing on social media or cloud backup to Irista, with Wi-Fi*, Bluetooth?** and automatic image sync and transfer***.

Create new memories with cinematic 4K video

Produce incredible high-resolution video footage with a unique look and feel and four times the image quality of Full HD.

Specifications in detail

Image Sensor


22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 24.1 megapixels

Total Pixels

Approx 25.8 megapixels

Aspect Ratio


Low-Pass Filter


Sensor Cleaning

EOS integrated cleaning system

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

Image Processor




Lens Mount

EF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)

Focal Length

Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

Image Stabilisation

Optical Image Stabilizer on compatible lens?

Movie: In-camera Digital IS available. Further stabilisation enhancements from lenses compatible with Dynamic IS




Dual Pixel CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor?1


Contrast detection method is used during 4K Movie Servo AF


AF System/ Points


Maximum 143/99 points depending on lens.?


Max 25 frames in Zone AF?2?

Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone via manual selection (area available lens dependent)


AF working range

EV -2 - 18 (at 23 ?C, ISO 100, with EF-M 22mm f/2 STM)

AF Modes

One-Shot AF and Servo AF

AF Point Selection


Face + Tracking: Face and subject tracking via automatic recognition/ manual selection via touchscreen. Automatic selection over AF points when no face recognised within frame.?

Eye AF available in One Shot AF

Smooth Zone AF: Manual zone selection, plus automatic selection over AF points within selected zone?

1-point AF: Manual selection via touchscreen/ buttons?

Selected AF point display

Indicated on LCD monitor/ EVF

Predictive AF

?*with EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM at 50kph?

AF Lock

Locked when shutter button is pressed half way or customisable AE Lock Button

AF Assist Beam

via LED assist beam

Manual Focus

With EF & EF-S lenses - Select via AF/MF switch on lens?

With EF-M lenses - Select via dedicated MF Button/ other customisable buttons (toggle AF/MF).?

MF Peaking available?
AF+MF available (Manual focus adjustment after One-Shot AF)?
Magnify image available during MF (5x or 10x)

Focus Bracketing


AF Microadjustment


Exposure Control

Metering modes

Real-time metering from the image sensor?
(1) Evaluative metering (384 zones)?
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 6.4% of Live View Screen)?
(3) Center weighted average metering?
(4) Spot metering (approx. 2.8% of Live View Screen)?

Center weighted only in Movie recording

Metering Range

Still image: EV 0 - 20 (at 23 ?C, ISO 100)?
Movie: EV 0 - 20 (at 23 ?C, ISO 100)

AE Lock

Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.?
Manual: By AE lock Button in creative zone modes.

Exposure Compensation

+/-3 EV in 1/3 stop increments


3 shots, +/- 2 EV, 1/3-stop increments (can be used together with Exposure Compensation)

ISO Sensitivity


ISO AUTO (100 - 6400), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stop increments. ISO can be expanded to 51200?

4K Movie: ISO AUTO (100 - 6400), 100 - 6400 in 1/3-stop increments. Full HD and HD Movie: ISO AUTO (100 - 12800), ISO 100 - 12800 in 1/3-stop increments. ISO can be expanded to 25600


*Recommended Exposure Index




Electronically controlled focal-place shutter


30 - 1/4000 sec (1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

White Balance


Auto white balance with the imaging sensor


Auto (Ambience Priority), Auto (White Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White?
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature (100 Kelvin increments)?

White balance compensation:?
1. Blue/Amber +/-9 levels?
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9 levels

Custom White Balance

Yes, 1 setting can be registered

WB Bracketing




0.39-type OLED Electronic Viewfinder?
Approx. 2,360,000 dots

Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)

Approx 100%




Approx 22mm

Dioptre Correction


Focusing Screen




Viewfinder Information

Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button?
(1) Liveview image with exposure info?
(2) Liveview image with basic info?
(3) Liveview image with full info?

Customisable settings:?
Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Multi aspect ratios

Depth of field preview


Eyepiece shutter


LCD Monitor


7.5 cm (3.0?) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitive type. Vari-Angle


Approx 100%

Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically)




Brightness Adjustment

Adjustable to one of seven levels

Display Options

Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button?
(1) Liveview image with exposure info?
(2) Liveview image with basic info?
(3) Liveview image with full info?

Customisable settings:?
Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Multi aspect ratios, Hints and Tips


Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)


Built-in Flash Coverage

Maximum coverage at approx. 15mm (35mm equivalent: approx. 24mm)

Built-in Flash recycle time

Approx. 3 seconds?3


Auto (E-TTL II)

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes - with red eye reduction lamp


1/200 sec

Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing


Flash Exposure Lock


Second Curtain Synchronisation


HotShoe/ PC terminal

Yes/ No

External Flash Compatibility

E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support

External Flash Control

Via camera setting/ flash setting menu



Scene Intelligent Auto, Hybrid Auto, Creative Assist, SCN(Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Landscape, Sports, Close-up, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Silent Mode), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect , HDR Art standard, vivid, bold, embossed), Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure, Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, Time-lapse movie)

Picture Styles

Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Colour Space

sRGB and Adobe RGB

Image Processing

Highlight Tone Priority (standard and enhanced)?
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)?
Long exposure noise reduction?
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings + Multi Shot NR)?
Lens peripheral illumination correction?
Chromatic aberration correction?
Diffraction correction?

Creative Assist:?
Background Blur (5 settings)?
Brightness (19 levels)?
Contrast (9 levels)?
Saturation (9 levels)?
Color Tone 1 & 2 (19 levels)?
Monochrome (Off/Black and white/Sepia/Blue/Purple/Green)