Canon EOS R10 vs Nikon Z50

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS R10 and Nikon Z50. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


Canon EOS R10 is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon Z50 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS R10 were released 2022 and Nikon Z50 was released 2019. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS R10 2022
Nikon Z50 2019

Type of camera

Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS R10 has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon Z50 has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS R10 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Nikon Z50 75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

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


Canon EOS R10 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon Z50 has 21 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS R10 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Nikon Z50 21 MP
20668416 pixels
5568 x 3712

Canon EOS R10 has a 16 % larger resolution than Nikon Z50. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Nikon Z50 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS R10. Nikon Z50 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS R10 has 100 to 32000.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS R10 100-32000
Nikon Z50 100-51200

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R10 belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R10
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z50

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS R10 can shoot up to 15 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z50 can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS R10 15
Nikon Z50 11

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS R10 and Nikon Z50 can shoot movies.


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

Nikon Z50 weighs 450 gr (equal to 0,99 lb) which is 6% heavier than Canon EOS R10 and its 426 gr (or 0,94 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS R10 426 gr
0,94 lb
Nikon Z50 450 gr
0,99 lb