Canon EOS R50 Specifications

SpecificationsCanon EOS R50
  Canon EOS R50
Year Introduced2023
Total Pixels25.5
Sensor Size22.3 x 14.9mm
Pixel Dimensions6000 x 4000
Pixel Size3.72µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/6.0
Sensor Readout Speed (ms)35.3
Sensor StabilizationN
Lens MountRF, RF-S (EF, EF-S, and TS-E lenses when using Mount Adapter EF-EOS R)
Image ProcessorDIGIC X
TypePhase-difference detection system with image sensor (Dual Pixel CMOS AF)
Points651 AF Areas covering approx. 100% of the frame, 4503 individually selectable AF points with 90% horizontal and 100% vertical coverage
Working Range EV -4 – 20 (at 73°F/23°C & ISO100)
Point SelectionSpot AF, 1-point AF, AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right), AF point Expansion surrounding (all surrounding points), Flexible Zone AF 1-3, and Whole Area AF (entire focusing area with 651 maximum focusing zones)
Touch & Drag AFY
Eye Detection AFY
Focus Bracketing/StackingY
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesReal-time with image sensor, 384-zone (24x16)
(1) Evaluative metering (AF point-linked)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 5.8% of the area at the center of the screen)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.9% of the area at the center of the screen)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV -2 – 20 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Exposure Comp+/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AEB3 shots in +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Light Flicker ModeY
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100-32000 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to H1: 51200
Shutter Speed1st Curtain Electronic: 30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Electronic: 30-1/8000, Bulb
Type0.39" (9.9mm) OLED color EVF, 2.36 Million dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.95x
EyepointApprox. 22mm
Information(1) Maximum burst
(2) Possible shots/Sec. until self-timer shoots
(3) Focus Bracketing/ Multiple-exposure/HDR shooting/Multi Shot Noise Reduction/Bulb time/Interval timer
(4) Shooting mode
(5) AF method
(6) AF operation
(7) Image quality
(8) Card
(9) Drive mode
(10) Metering mode
(11) No. of remaining shots for focus braketing, multiple exposures, or interval timer
(12) Electronic level
(13) Movie recording time available
(14) Battery level
(15) Image Stabilizer (IS mode)
(16) Histogram (Brightness/RGB)
(17) Quick Control button
(18) Anti-flicker shooting
(19) White balance/White balance correction
(20) Picture style
(21) Auto Lighting Optimizer
(22) Still photo cropping / Aspect ratio
(23) AF point (1-point AF)
(24) AEB/FEB
(25) View Assist
(26) HDR PQ
(27) Flash ready / FE lock / High-speed sync
(28) Electronic shutter
(29) Touch shutter / Create folder
(30) AE lock
(31) Shutter speed / Multi-function lock warning
(32) Aperture value
(33) Wi-Fi® function
(34) Wi-Fi® signal strength
(35) Bluetooth® function
(36) Exposure simulation
(37) Magnify button
(38) ISO speed
(39) Highlight tone priority
(40) Exposure compensation
(41) Exposure level indicator
DOF PreviewYes, via customizable button
TypeVari-angle touch screen 2.95" (7.50cm) Clear View LCD II, approx. 1.62 million dots
Brightness Adj Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Basic Camera settings
(2) Advance Camera settings
(3) Camera settings plus histogram and dual level display
(4) No info
(5) Quick Control Screen
Built-in GN6 (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageUp to 18mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 24mm)
Built-in Recycle TimeApprox. 5 sec.
ModesE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-Sync1/250 electronic 1st curtain, n/a with electronic shutter
Exposure Compensation+/- 3EV in 1/3 increments
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / No
External Flash CompCanon Multi-function accessory shoe . Canon AD-E1 adapter required for EX Speedlites
Shooting ModesStill Photo Shooting:
(1) Scene Intelligent Auto
(2) Hybrid Auto
(3) Special Scenes
(4) Creative Filters
(5) Flexible-priority AE
(6) Program AE
(7) Shutter-priority AE
(8) Aperture-priority AE
(9) Manual Exposure
(10) Bulb Exposure
Movie Recording:
(1) Movie for close-up demos
(2) Movie IS mode
(3) HDR movies
(4) Movie auto exposure
(5) Movie manual exposure
(6) Custom Shooting mode (C mode)
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Image ProcessingResize JPEG / HEIF images to M, S1, S2
Cropping: JPEG / HEIF images can be cropped (Aspect ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1)
Cropping of images
- Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
- Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
RAW image processing: not supportsed
Multiple exposure
HEIF to Jpeg conversion
Lens optical correction:
- Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction, Distortion correction (during/after still photo shooting, during video only)
- Diffraction correction, Digital Lens Optimizer (during/after still photo shooting)
Focus breathing compensation (compatible lenses, movies only)
Highlight Tone Priority (3 settings)
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction (3 settings)
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings) (still and video)
Clarity (+/- 4)
Abberration CorrectionsPeripheral Illumination, Distortion, Chromatic Aberration, and Diffraction along with DLO (Digital Lens Optimizer)
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous High+, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Self-timer (2s, 10s, Continuous, 2s+remote, 10s+remote)
Continuous ShootingMax. approx. 12 fps speed maintained for 42 JPEG, 7 RAW, or 15 CRAW images with AF Tracking or 15 FPS with electronic shutter for 28 JPEG, 7 RAW, or 15 CRAW images
Shutter Lag
Viewfinder Blackout
Live View  
Display Options
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG (.JPG), HEIF (.HIF), RAW, C-RAW (.CR3)
Movies: ALL-I (Time-lapse video only), IPB (.MP4)
Image SizeRAW/ C-RAW: 6000x4000 (3:2 aspect ratio)
3:2 ratio (L) 6000x4000, (M) 3984x2656, (S1) 2976x1984, (S2) 2400x1600
4:3 ratio (L) 5328x4000, (M) 3552x2664, (S1) 2656x1992, (S2) 2112x1600
16:9 ratio (L) 6000x3368, (M) 3984x2240, (S1) 2976x1680, (S2) 2400x1344
1:1 ratio (L) 4000x4000, (M) 2656x2656, (S1) 1984x1984, (S2) 1600x1600
Movie TypeHDR PQ [OFF]: MP4, 8 bits, H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC, YCbCr 4:2:0, Rec.709, AAC
HDR PQ [ON]: MP4, 8 bits, H.265 / HEVC, YCbCr 4:2:2, Rec.2020, AAC
Movie Size4K UHD: 3840 x 2160, 16:9, NTSC (29.97 / 23.98) / PAL (25.00), IPB (Standard / Light), AAC
Full HD High Frame Rate Movies: 1920 x 1080, 16:9, NTSC (119.88) / PAL (100.00), IPB (Standard / Light), No audio
Full HD: 1920 x 1080, 16:9, NTSC (59.94 / 29.92 / 23.98) / PAL (50.00 / 25.00), IPB (Standard / Light), AAC, Digital Zoom 1-10x available at 29.97 / 23.98 / 25.00
Full HD time-lapse movies: 1920 x 1080, 16:9, NTSC (29.97) / PAL (25.00), ALL-I, No audio
HDR movies: 1920 x 1080, 16:9, NTSC (29.97) / PAL (25.00), IPB (Standard), AAC
Creative filters: 1920 x 1080, 16:9, NTSC (29.97 / 23.98) / PAL (25.00), IPB (Standard / Light), AAC
Movie LengthMax duration 1 hour (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4 GB file limit with exFAT formatted card.
Other Information  
Wireless FeaturesWi-Fi, Bluetooth
GPSVia GP-E2 GPS receiver
Custom Functions6 Custom Functions
LCD Panel / IlluminationNo / No
Water & Dust ResistanceNot Specified
Sound MemoNo
Computer Interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0 USB Type-C connector also used for computer communication / smartphone communication / USB power
Other InterfaceHDMI Micro out (Type D, HDMI-CEC not supported)
External Microphone In (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
Memory TypeSD/SDHC/SDXC, UHS-I Supported
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E17
Battery LifeApprox. With LCD Approx. 440 shots (at 23°C)
With Viewfinder Approx. 310 shots (at 23°C)
Power Supply Battery ChargersBattery charger LC-E17E
Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
DC Coupler DR-E17
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium alloy and high-strength engineering plastic
Shutter Durability Rating
Operating Environment32–104°F (0 – 40 °C), 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches4.58 x 3.37 x 2.71" (116.3 x 85.5 x 68.8mm)
CIPA Weight13.2 oz (375g)
Wireless File TransmitterBuilt-in
Compatible LensesRF, RF-S (EF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E with Adapter)
Battery Grip N/A
RemoteWireless Remote Control BR-E1
Review Canon EOS R50
  Buy  ►  I highly recommend B&H Photo – Shopping here supports this site!
  Rent  ►
Can you help right now?

This site and my family depend on your support.
Please share this page!

Share on Facebook! Share on X! Share on Pinterest! Email this page to a friend!

Share on Facebook! Share on X! Share on Pinterest! Email this page to a friend!
Can we stay in touch?Free Newsletter
Bryan Recommends Buying It Here
Any purchase at B&H made after using this link provides support for this site Any purchase made at Adorama after using this link provides support for this site
Any purchase at Canon made after using this link provides support for this site
As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Any purchase made at WEX Photographic after using this link provides support for this siteAny purchase made at Camera Canada after using this link provides support for this site
Any purchase made at KEH after using this link provides support for this siteAny purchase made after using this link provides support for this site
Terms of Use, Privacy  |  © 2024 Rectangular Media, LLC  |  Bryan CarnathanPowered by Christ!