With an entry-level value, the M200 is aimed toward smartphone customers who need to improve their photograph powers. As such, it has the identical physique as the M100, with the identical button format, pocket-friendly measurement and pop-up selfie display screen. Physical controls are minimal, so the digicam settings are largely managed from the flip-up touchscreen.
With an similar sensor to the M100, the M200 must also ship the identical wonderful picture high quality as earlier than, with correct colours and detailed RAW photographs. Canon’s Dual Pixel autofocus is well-liked for its accuracy, each for pictures and video, however eye-detect AF will make it so much simpler for novices to make use of. Canon has additionally elevated the variety of selectable AF factors from 49 to 123.
The M200 can now do 4K video at 24 fps, however solely with a 1.6 instances crop. Combined with the 1.6 instances APS-C crop, which means the 15-45mm equipment lens successfully turns into a 38-115mm lens in 4K mode. That closely limits its usefulness as a vlogging digicam. Like Canon’s PowerShot G7 X Mark III compact, it might probably shoot vertical video, nonetheless.
Still, additional options on the EOS M200 will make it a tempting price range choice, particularly given Canon’s comparatively cheap M lens lineup. It will arrive in October in black and whereas for $549 (£499) with an EF-M 15-45mm F4.5-6.three IS STM lens.