Nikon Z50 vs Canon EOS M50 Mark II
ManufacturingNikon Z50 were released 2019 and Canon EOS M50 Mark II was released 2020. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS M50 Mark II||Canon||2020|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z50 has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS M50 Mark II 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 Z50||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
|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 (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Nikon Z50||21 MP||20668416||5568||3712|
|Canon EOS M50 Mark II||24 MP||24000000||6000||4000|
Canon EOS M50 Mark II 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, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|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 Nikon Z50
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. Nikon Z50 can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS M50 Mark II can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS M50 Mark II||10|
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 Z50||450 gr||0,99 lb|
|Canon EOS M50 Mark II||387 gr||0,85 lb|