Canon has announced the launch of the Canon EOS M200 entry-level mirrorless camera. The successor to the Canon EOS M100 which was launched in 2017 holds on to the 24.1MP APS-C sensor with an updated image processor and is available for £499 (approx. Rs 44,500) from October.
The Canon EOS M200 comes with a 24.1-megapixel APS-C sensor and is powered by a DIGIC 8 Imaging Processor. The camera comes with increased autofocus points of 123 with eye-detect autofocus for focusing on people.
The camera will be able to capture 4K videos at 30 frames per second and 1080p videos at 60 frames per second. Videos can be recorded at higher frame rates of 100 fps and 120 fps in 720p resolution. The camera supports vertical video recording and time-lapse.
The EOS M200 comes with a rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12 which the company says will last up to 90 minutes of video recording and 315 still shots on a single charge. There’s an LCD touchscreen which can be flipped 180 degrees, ideal for vlogging.
Additional features include a Self Portrait mode for changing background blur and brightness in real-time, a movie record button on the touchscreen and Canon Creative Assist feature for applying filters and colour adjustments to captured photos and videos.
Canon’s M200 camera can connect to smart devices via Bluetooth and WiFi using the Canon Camera Connect app on Android and iOS. Images can be automatically sent to a smartphone as they are taken and the connection between the devices can be maintained even when the camera is off. The app allows users to shoot videos and pictures remotely. There’s also an HDMI Micro – Type-D connector to display pictures to external devices. There is no headphone jack on the device.
Canon EOS M200 weighs 299g and is available in White and Black colours. It will be available for purchase for an asking price of £499 (approx. Rs 44,500) from October.