Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS M50 Mark II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 600D and Canon EOS M50 Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 600D
Canon EOS M50 Mark II

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS 600D were released 2011 and Canon EOS M50 Mark II was released 2020. That is a 9 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 600D Canon 2011
Canon EOS M50 Mark II Canon 2020

Type of camera

Canon EOS 600D is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS M50 Mark II is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts sensor (called "APSC") which means that if you compare the cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras have a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the cameras sensor size effect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS 600D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS M50 Mark II 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS 600D has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS M50 Mark II has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS 600D 18 MP 17915904 5184 3456
Canon EOS M50 Mark II 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Canon EOS M50 Mark II has a 34 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 600D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS M50 Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 600D. Canon EOS M50 Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS 600D has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 600D 100-12800
Canon EOS M50 Mark II 100-25600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS M50 Mark II belong to the Canon EOS M-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS M

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 600D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS M50 Mark II

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 600D can shoot up to 3,7 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS M50 Mark II can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 600D 3,7
Canon EOS M50 Mark II 10

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 600D and Canon EOS M50 Mark II can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Canon EOS 600D weighs 570 gr (equal to 1,26 lb) which is 47% heavier than Canon EOS M50 Mark II and its 387 gr (or 0,85 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 600D 570 gr 1,26 lb
Canon EOS M50 Mark II 387 gr 0,85 lb