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26 February 2018

Attempting to entice smartphone photographers into the world of interchangeable lens cameras, Canon has announced two new EOS models: the M50 and Rebel T7. We'll look at each separately below.

Two New EOS Models. The M50 (left) and Rebel T7.

"Our core goal when developing new entry-level interchangeable lens cameras for our consumers is to meld high-quality features and usability together. In listening to our customers, we believe we have achieved this goal with both the EOS M50 and EOS Rebel T7, " said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "With enhanced features for photographers of all skill levels to enjoy, both cameras demonstrate Canon's commitment to developing and manufacturing best-in-class quality imaging solutions."

CANON M50

The M50 features improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF, a 24.1-Mp APS-C CMOS sensor with less noise and high definition in low-light, and 4K video.

Highlights

Additional features of the M50 include:

  • New DIGIC 8 image processor
  • HD 120p high-frame video rate
  • Built-in OLED EVF with Touch and Drag Autofocus
  • Vari-Angle LCD touchscreen
  • WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Automatic image transfer to compatible devices while shooting
  • New Silent Mode

Specifications

Specifications of the M50 include:

CANON M50 SPECIFICATIONS
Sensor 24.1-megapixel CMOS sensor
APS- with 1.6x crop factor
3:2 aspect ratio
Lens Mount Canon EF-M
Storage SD/SDHC/SDXC
Viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
2,360,00 dots
100 percent coverage
Monitor 3.0-inch rear touchscreen swivel LCD
ISO Auto, 100 to 25,600
Extended Mode: 100 to 51,200
Autofocus Yes
Live View Yes
Flash Built-in with eTTL
Hot shoe
Movie 3840 x 2160p at 23.98 fps
1920 x 1080p at 59.94 fps
1280 x 720p at 120 fps
16:9 aspect ratio
Clips to 29 minutes 59 seconds
Built-in mic with stereo
Connectivity WiFi capable
HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B
1/8" Microphone
Power
Dimensions 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 inches
Weight 13.7 oz.

CANON 15-45mm KIT LENS SPECIFICATIONS
Mount Canon EF-M
Focal Length 15mm to 45mm
24mm to 72mm 35mm equivalent
Aperture MaximumL f3.5 to f6.3
Minimum Focus 9.84 feet
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
Filter Thread 49mm
Dimensions 2.40 x 1.75 inches
Weight 4.59 oz.

Price, Availability

Canon said the M50 would ship in April for $779.99 for the body only. It will also be available with the EF-M 15-45mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM lens in both black and white for $899.99. Additionally, the EOS M50 will be sold with the EF-M 15-45mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM and the EF-M 55-200mm f4.5-6.3 IS STM in black only for $1,249. A Video Creator Kit will also be available for $999.99.

Adorama and B&H are both now accepting pre-orders.

REBEL T7

The Rebel T7 is a dSLR featuring an upgraded 24.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, continuous shooting up to 3.0 frames per second, a nine-point autofocus system and a 3.0-inch LCD monitor.

Highlights

Additional features of the Rebel T7 include:

  • Built-In WiFi and NFC connectivity
  • Scene Intelligent Auto Mode
  • Optical Viewfinder

Specifications

Specifications of the Rebel T7 include:

CANON REBEL T7 SPECIFICATIONS
Sensor 24,2-megapixel CMOS sensor
APS-C with 1.6x crop factor
Aspect ratios: 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Lens Mount Canon EF, EF-S
Storage SD/SDHC/SDXC
Viewfinder Pentamirror with 95 percent coverage
0 0.82x magnification
-3m to +1m diopeter adjustment
Monitor 3.0-inch rear touchscreen swivel LCD
1,040,000 dots
95 percent coverage
Shutter 30 to 1/4,000 second
Bulb Mode
Frame Rate Up to 6 fps at 24.2-Mp for up to 21 Raw frames
Up to 6 fps at 24.2-Mp for up to 190 JEG frames
ISO Auto, 100 to 25,600
Extended Mode: 100 to 51,200
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization Digital, 5-way
Live View Yes
Flash Built-in with eTTL
1/200 second maximum sync speed
Hot shoe
Movie 1920 x 1080p at 59.94 fps
1920 x 1080p at 23.98, 29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p at 29.97 fps
1280 x 720p at 59.94 fps
1280 x 720p at 29.97 fps
640 x 480p at 29.97 fps
640 x 480p at 29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p at 29.97 fps
Clips up to 29 minues, 59 seconds
Built-in mic with stereo
Opional external mic
Connectivity WiFi capable
HDMI C (Mini), Mini-USB, USB 2.0
1/8" Microphone
Power LP-E17 rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack
7.2 VDC, 1040 mAh
Power adapter
Dimensions 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.0 inches
Weight 1.170 lbs.

CANON 18-55mm KIT LENS SPECIFICATIONS
Mount Canon EF
Focal Length 18mm to 55mm
28.8mm to 88mm 35mm equivalent
Aperture Maximum aperture: f4 to f5.6
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
Filter Thread 58mm
Dimensions 2.6 x 2.4 inches
Weight 7.58 oz.

Price, Availability

The EOS Rebel T7 is scheduled to be available in April and will be sold as a lens-and-body kit with the EF-S 18-55 f3.5-5.6 IS II for an estimated retail price of $549.99.

Adorama and B&H are both now accepting pre-orders.

Next Generation of EOS Cameras from Canon Bring Image Quality Up A Notch

New Additions to the Canon EOS Family include EOS M50 and EOS Rebel T7

MELVILLE, N.Y. -- Upgrading from a smartphone camera to an entry-level interchangeable lens camera can be considered to some people a daunting task. Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, supports those looking to advance their skills by continuously developing and evolving its gear. Today, the company announced their latest additions to its all-encompassing lineup of digital cameras: the EOS M50 Interchangeable Lens Camera, the first Canon EOS M-series camera with 4K video recording which is four-times the size of full HD 1080 and the EOS Rebel T7, the latest addition to the wildly popular EOS Rebel line of entry-level dSLR Cameras, with an upgraded CMOS sensor to deliver sharp, high-resolution images to capture life's key moments.

For photographers actively seeking to upgrade their skills, the EOS M50 is an all-around, entry-level camera with an extensive list of user-friendly features that encourages users to broaden their creative visions. Providing improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF, a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor resulting in less noise and high definition in low-light situations and the capability of recording 4K video, the EOS M50 will capture crisp, photographic expressions in various situations.

"Our core goal when developing new entry-level interchangeable lens cameras for our consumers is to meld high-quality features and usability together. In listening to our custome