• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.9 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Canon EOS M200 advantages over Nikon Z50

  • Less expensive
    $549 vs $997
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer video battery life
    90 vs 75 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • More pixels
    24.1 vs 20.9 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Nikon Z50 advantages over Canon EOS M200

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 6.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    11.0 fps vs 6.1 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M100

Canon EOS M200
Canon EOS M100
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Newer
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Nikon Z50
Canon EOS M100
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Canon EOS M200
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Newer
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Nikon Z50
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon EOS M50

Canon EOS M200
Canon EOS M50
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $629
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon Z50
Canon EOS M50
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $629
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Sony A6100

Canon EOS M200
Sony A6100
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Nikon Z50
Sony A6100
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm X-A7

Canon EOS M200
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Nikon Z50
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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