Canon Announces The EOS M200. An Upgraded Entry Level Mirrorless Camera with Eye AF and 4k Recording
This week Canon announced its latest camera, the EOS M200. An entry level APS-C mirrorless system available for $549. While it’s nothing too exciting for all of the professionals here, but it does bring some impressive tools to an incredibly affordable camera. What’s new from this camera when compared to the M100? They’ve added the recently shown off eye-detection autofocus, 4k video, and an improved processor which provided the internals needed to include Dual Pixel AF.
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Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or revel in documenting everyday moments, memories should be captured and easily shared. Offering social media enthusiast high image quality, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduces the EOS M200 camera. Great for those with wanderlust in their hearts, this camera ushers in a variety of new features, such as vertical video1, for those looking to step up from smartphone photography and enter the realm of interchangeable-lens cameras.
“Ease of use, convenience and shareability are imperatives for consumers today, especially when introducing new imaging products into an ever-changing market place,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The new EOS M200 camera is a mix of tried and true Canon features as well as new ones, and combined they create a non-intimidating mirrorless camera for the experienced photographer – yet it is approachable for someone beginning their visual storytelling journey.”
Standout Attributes of the EOS M200 Camera
Designed to capture life’s special moments in vibrant color and clarity, the EOS M200 camera is built with quality and connectivity at its core. Key components include:
- DIGIC 8 Imaging Processor
- 4K UHD, Full HD up to 60p, Vertical video support1
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF
- Eye Detection Auto-focus
- Convenient Wi-Fi®2 and Bluetooth®3 Technology
- Capable of Sharing Photos and Videos to Social Media Platforms
- Compact and Lightweight Design
- Compatible with Extensive Line of EF-M, Canon EF4 and EF-S4 lenses
Thanks to an impressive 24.1 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, the EOS M200 camera is capable of rendering detailed images of your travel escapades or your family milestones. The tilting LCD with touch screen allows for artistic expression when shooting subjects from a variety of angles, including selfies. Understanding the importance of sharing photos and videos, this camera is capable of transferring files directly to compatible smart devices using the Canon Camera Connect app. Images can then be seamlessly shared on social media platforms and web services or printed directly to compatible wireless Canon printers.
The camera will begin shipping in October and includes the EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens.