• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica CL
  • Canon EOS M50
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General
Model Number: CL EOS M50
Alternate Model Number(s): Type 7323 M50
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2795.00 $799.99
Street Price: $2,795.00 $629.00
Date Available: 2017-11-30 2018-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.0 oz (483 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
17.1 oz (484 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.2 x 3.1 x 1.8 in.
(131 x 78 x 45 mm)
4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in.
(116 x 88 x 59 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6016 x 4014 (24.1 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3024 x 2016 (6.1 MP, 3:2)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 2240 (6.7 MP, 4:3),
2398 x 1344 (3.2 MP, 16:9),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2664 (9.5 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, 14-bit .DNG RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .CR3 14-bit RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
3840x2160 (24p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica L bayonet Canon EF-M
Lens: Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm f/2.8 ASPH. lens; 8 elements in 6 groups Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27mm 24 - 72mm
Focal Length (actual): 18mm 15 - 45mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16 f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/6.3 - f/40 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 49-point Contrast Detection AF: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF + release Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; 143/99 points, Face+Tracking AF, Zone AF, 1-point AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 2.36M-dot 4:3 EyeRes EVF, 0.74x equivalent magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +4 diopter, eye sensor 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) 2,360,000 dots (786,666 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.74x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.11x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 50000 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 50000 Auto (100-6400), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, graycard (custom), manual color temperature setting Auto (Ambience and White Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/25000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, center-weighted, spot Evaluative (384 zone), Center-weighted, Partial (6.4%), Spot (2.8%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset, digiscoping, miniature, panorama, HDR Creative Assist, Scene (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Silent Mode); Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Water Painting Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, HDR Art (Standard/Vivid/Bold/Embossed)); Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, Time-lapse movie)
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 10, 2 or custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto (E-TTL II), Manual Flash On/Off (3 flash power output settings); Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a GN= 5m (16.4 ft.) at ISO 100; range depends on lens aperture
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit .DNG RAW, RAW+JPEG .CR3 14-bit RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended):   Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.35
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.38
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 140 36
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   10
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 10.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 33 10
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.07 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.060 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.14 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.053 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.6 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.8 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 235 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 220 shots 235 shots
Battery Life, Video:   85 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: BP-DC12 (7.2V 1200mAh) Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-DC12 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Leica CL App (remote control and image transfer, free download from Apple App-Store/Google Play Store) No disc is included; Canon software can be downloaded from their website.
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black. Available in black or white.