Canon Unveils New Camera EOS M200 with 4K Support

  • The company seems to be targeting vloggers with this camera
  • Canon says that EOS M200 cameras can capture 4K videos at 30 frames per second
Canon EOS M200

Canon has launched entry level mirrorless camera EOS M200. Canon plans to sell these cameras for £499 (approx. Rs 44,500) from October. The cameras are equipped with a 24.1MP APS-C sensor with an updated image processor. This camera is the successor to EOS M100 which was launched in 2017.

Canon has recently launched two cameras in the G series by launching PowerShot G5 X Mark II and the PowerShot G7 X Mark III in the Indian market. The PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III came equipped with a 20.1MP, 1-type stacked CMOS sensor and a wide aperture of f/1.8-f/2.8 with an optical zoom of 5X for the G5 X Mark II and 4.2X for the G7 X Mark III.

Kazutada Kobayashi, president & CEO, Canon India said, “In recent times, photography as an art of expression has gained a lot of traction among users. As one of the enablers in the imaging world, we consider it our responsibility to fuel the creative aspirations of customers. Our iconic PowerShot G series offers powerful imagery and advanced technology in a premium, yet compact form factor.”

Ideal for vlogging?

Canon says that these the EOS 200 cameras can capture 4K videos at 30 frames per second and 1080p videos at 60 frames per second. The camera supports vertical video recording and time-lapse. Videos can be recorded at higher frame rates of 100 fps and 120 fps in 720p resolution. There’s an LCD touchscreen which can be flipped 180 degrees making it suitable vlogging according to the company.

The company says that the camera comes with a rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12 which swill last up to 90 minutes of video recording and 315 still shots on a single charge. The EOS M200 weighs 299g and the company will retail it in black and white colours.

The newly launched camera  is powered by a DIGIC 8 imaging processor.  The company claims that the camera comes with increased autofocus points of 123 with eye-detect autofocus for focusing on people.