Canon EOS R50 vs Canon EOS 2000D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS R50 and Canon EOS 2000D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS R50 were released 2023 and Canon EOS 2000D was released 2018. That is a 5 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS R50 2023
Canon EOS 2000D 2018

Type of camera

Canon EOS R50 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS 2000D is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "Canon APS-C") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS R50 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS 2000D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** 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)

Resolution

Both these cameras have the exact same resolution. Canon EOS R50 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 2000D has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS R50 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS 2000D 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

ISO range

Canon EOS R50 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 2000D. Canon EOS R50 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 32000 while Canon EOS 2000D has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS R50 100-32000
Canon EOS 2000D 100-6400

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 R50 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 R50
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 2000D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS R50 can shoot up to 12 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 2000D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS R50 12
Canon EOS 2000D 3

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS R50 and Canon EOS 2000D can shoot movies.

Weight

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.

Canon EOS 2000D weighs 475 gr (equal to 1.05 lb) which is 27% heavier than Canon EOS R50 and its 375 gr (or 0.83 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS R50 375 gr
0.83 lb
Canon EOS 2000D 475 gr
1.05 lb

Canon EOS R50 vs Canon EOS 2000D Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS R50 and Canon EOS 2000D, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Name Canon EOS R50 Canon EOS 2000D
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Release Year 2023 2018
Release Date 2023-02-08 2018-02-26
MSRP 679 USD 549 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 24 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 7 DIGIC 4+
Image
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
ISO Range 100 - 32000 100 - 6400
White Balance Presets 6 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 651 9
Lens Mount Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Fixed
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots N/A 920000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.59 0.8 (0.5 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 2360000 N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Frames per second 12 fps 3 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 9 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format H.264
H.265
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth)
Yes
Built-In (802.11b/g/n with NFC)
Remote Control Yes Yes (wired or wireless)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS 2000D
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Canon LP-E17 Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion LP-E10 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 500 shots
Width 116 mm 129 mm
Height 86 mm 101 mm
Depth 69 mm 78 mm
Weight 375 gram 475 gram