The attract of web stardom is changing into more and more onerous to withstand, and after Sony created the ZV-1 to assist help vloggers, Canon is advancing the development with its personal EOS M50 Mark II.
The M50 Mark II is a follow-up to the unique M50, sporting the identical 24.1-MP sensor and Digic 8 picture processor, however with a couple of new tweaks and enhancements, together with enhanced autofocus and eye AF for each pictures and video. It even provides help for recording vertical movies, so you may extra simply add and share your content material out of your cellphone.
Similar to on the earlier mannequin, the EOS M50 Mark II encompasses a flip-around 3-inch vari-angle touchscreen, besides this time Canon has added a devoted button for video recording, together with a built-in self timer that counts down from 10 (which could prevent an edit or two). Canon has additionally given the M50 Mark II the power to ship clear video out by way of digital camera’s mini HDMI port.
However the greatest enchancment to the M50 Mark II is that when it’s related to wifi, now you can stream video from the digital camera on to YouTube Stay, sidestepping the necessity for issues like a devoted seize card or having to document first then add your footage later.
Sadly, other than a brand new white mannequin, not a lot else concerning the M50 Mark II has modified, which suggests you don’t get a devoted headphone jack for monitoring audio, and also you’re nonetheless caught with a microUSB port as a substitute of USB-C.
Fortunately, with the M50 Mark II beginning at $600 (physique solely) or $700 for a equipment with Canon’s 15-45mm f/3.5-f/6.3 lens, the brand new mannequin solely prices a contact greater than the outgoing mannequin, which is at the moment going for round $580 (physique solely).
Elsewhere within the Canon ecosystem, Canon can also be launching a brand new excessive zoom digital monocular digital camera within the $300 PowerShot Zoom, which encompasses a 12-MP sensor and a built-in 400mm zoom lens, which will be expanded as much as 800mm digitally. Designed extra for watching sports activities or wildlife than as a real standalone digital camera, the PowerShot Zoom can be paired along with your cellphone so you may simply share zoom photographs with others close by.
Lastly, for any professional Canon photogs, Canon can also be releasing the Speedlite EL-1, which is Canon’s new flagship flash module. Beginning at $1,100, the Speedlite EL-1 works with any EOS digital camera and encompasses a new joystick, higher battery life, a sooner flash recycle time, and a revamped physique with a brand new excessive sturdiness xenon glass flash tube.
The EOS M50 Mark II and PowerShoot Zoom might be out there beginning in late November, whereas the Speedlite EL-1 might be out there subsequent February.