• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS M
  • Canon PowerShot N2
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Predecessor:   Canon N
N vs N2
Successor: Canon EOS M3
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General
Model Number: EOS M N2
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $600.00 $299.99
Street Price:   $299.00
Date Available: 2012-10-15 2014-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.7 oz (503 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
7.1 oz (201 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(109 x 67 x 32 mm)
3.2 x 2.4 x 1.3 in.
(81 x 62 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 16.1
Sensor Format: APS-C 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 65  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.1  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.2  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 827  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1832 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1368 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.2 2.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)) MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF-M n/a
Lens: Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 28 - 224mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 5 - 40mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.10x 8.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture f/3.0 (W) / f/5.9 (T) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor: FlexiZone - Multi (31 zones, AF at the touched Zone), Single; Face Detection + Tracking AF Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 2.8
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 461,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (up to 6400 in Low Light mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Twilight and Sunset, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative metering, partial metering (center: approx. 11%), spot metering (center: approx. 2.8%), center-weighted average metering Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene mode, HDR Backlight Control mode, Multi-Shot Noise Reduction; Creative filters (Art Bold, Water painting, Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye) Creative Shot, Self Portrait, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-eye; FE Lock LED flash (also functions as video light); Auto, On, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a Auto ISO 1.6 ft. (50 cm) - 5.6 ft. (1.7 m) (W); out of range at max telephoto
Max Flash Sync: 1/200  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG  
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)) MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RC-6 wireless remote Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.94  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 2.02  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 2.33  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.2 2.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 13  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.1  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 3  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.74 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.173 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.051 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF shutter lag, wide area mode = 0.878s  
Startup Time: 2.7 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E12 Proprietary NB-9L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary NB-9L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Full HD movies with Movie Servo AF, manual exposure control, built-in stereo mic with manual audio level adjustment, Video Snapshot. DIGIC 5 processor, Hybrid CMOS AF, 3-inch 1.04M-dot touchscreen LCD, optional EF lens adapter. Available in black or white. Available in black or white.