Nikon D50 vs Canon EOS M5
ManufacturingNikon D50 were released 2005 and Canon EOS M5 was released 2016. That is a 11 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS M5||Canon||2016|
Type of camera
Nikon D50 is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS M5 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D50 has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS M5 has a "APSC"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Nikon D50||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
|Canon EOS M5||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 (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Nikon D50||6 MP||6016000||3008||2000|
|Canon EOS M5||24 MP||24000000||6000||4000|
Canon EOS M5 has a 299 % larger resolution than Nikon D50. 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.
|Canon EOS M5||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 M5 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
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D50 can shoot up to 2,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS M5 can shoot up to 9 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS M5||9|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
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.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Nikon D50||620 gr||1,37 lb|
|Canon EOS M5||427 gr||0,94 lb|