Canon today announced their new entry-level APS-C mirrorless camera – the EOS M200. Although it retains the same 24MP sensor found on the previous model (EOS M100), it has a new Digic 8 processor, which allows for 4K video recording and Dual Pixel autofocus.
Portability is the main perk of this mirrorless camera, and that hasn’t changed with the new model as it weighs only 299 grams with battery and memory card. With most lenses from EF-M lineup, it is definitely pocket-friendly. There aren’t many physical controls, as the camera features a flip-up touchscreen, which you can use to control the settings.
Unfortunately, although the M200 shoots 4K video at 24 fps, there is a 1.6 times crop (aside from the usual 1.6 APS-C crop). This means that your 15-45mm kit lens will essentially give you a field of view similar to a 38-115mm lens when recording 4K.
Despite some of its limitations, Canon EOS M200 appears to be pretty decent budget APS-C mirrorless camera, especially if you’re looking for a lightweight travel camera. It will be available in two colors (black and white) and will hit the stores in October with the retail price of $549.