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Canon M50 Mark II vs Nikon 1 J5

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II and the Nikon 1 J5 are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in October 2020 and April 2015. Both the M50 Mark II and the J5 are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are based on an APS-C (M50 Mark II) and an one-inch (J5) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 24 megapixels, whereas the Nikon provides 20.7 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon M50 Mark II
versus
Nikon 1 J5
Canon M50 Mark II Nikon 1 J5
Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
Canon EF-M mount lenses Nikon 1 mount lenses
24 MP, APS-C Sensor 20.7 MP, 1" Sensor
4K/24p Video 4K/15p Video
ISO 100-25,600 (100 - 51,200) ISO 160-12,800
Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots) No viewfinder, LCD framing
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.0 LCD, 1037k dots
Swivel touchscreen Tilting touchscreen
10 shutter flaps per second 60 shutter flaps per second
305 shots per battery charge250 shots per battery charge
116 x 88 x 59 mm, 387 g 98 x 60 x 32 mm, 231 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS M50 Mark II and the Nikon 1 J5? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Canon M50 Mark II and the Nikon 1 J5. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The M50 Mark II can be obtained in two different colors (black, white), while the J5 is available in three color-versions (black, silver, white).

Size Canon M50 Mark II vs Nikon 1 J5
Compare M50 Mark II versus J5 top
Comparison M50 Mark II or J5 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Nikon 1 J5 is considerably smaller (42 percent) than the Canon M50 Mark II. Moreover, the J5 is substantially lighter (40 percent) than the M50 Mark II. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the M50 Mark II nor the J5 are weather-sealed.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 387 g 305 n Oct 2020 599 i
2.
 
Nikon 1 J5 98 mm 60 mm 32 mm 231 g 250 n Apr 2015 399 i
3.
 
Canon M200 108 mm 67 mm 35 mm 299 g 315 n Sep 2019 549 i
4.
 
Canon SL3 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 449 g 1070 n Apr 2019 599 i
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 111 mm 61 mm 46 mm 340 g 230 n Jul 2019 899 i
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II 120 mm 70 mm 49 mm 408 g 305 n Aug 2019 849 i
7.
 
Canon M50 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 390 g 235 n Feb 2018 779 i
8.
 
Canon M6 112 mm 68 mm 45 mm 390 g 295 n Feb 2017 779 i
9.
 
Canon M100 108 mm 67 mm 35 mm 302 g 295 n Aug 2017 499 i
10.
 
Canon SL2 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 453 g 650 n Jun 2017 549 i
11.
 
Canon M5 116 mm 89 mm 61 mm 427 g 295 n Sep 2016 979 i
12.
 
Canon G9 X 98 mm 58 mm 31 mm 209 g 220 n Oct 2015 529 i
13.
 
Canon M3 111 mm 68 mm 44 mm 366 g 250 n Feb 2015 679 i
14.
 
Nikon 1 V3 111 mm 65 mm 33 mm 381 g 310 n Mar 2014 799 i
15.
 
Nikon 1 J4 100 mm 60 mm 29 mm 232 g 300 n Apr 2014 549 i
16.
 
Sony RX100 IV 102 mm 58 mm 41 mm 298 g 280 n Jun 2015 999 i
17.
 
Sony A5000 110 mm 63 mm 36 mm 269 g 420 n Jan 2014 449 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The J5 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 33 percent) than the M50 Mark II, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon M50 Mark II features an APS-C sensor and the Nikon 1 J5 an one-inch sensor. The sensor area in the J5 is 65 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.6 and 2.7. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Canon M50 Mark II and Nikon 1 J5 sensor measures

With 24MP, the M50 Mark II offers a higher resolution than the J5 (20.7MP), but the M50 Mark II nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 3.72μm versus 2.37μm for the J5) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the M50 Mark II is a much more recent model (by 5 years and 6 months) than the J5, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the J5 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Canon M50 Mark II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the M50 Mark II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Nikon 1 J5 are 27.8 x 18.6 inches or 70.7 x 47.1 cm for good quality, 22.3 x 14.8 inches or 56.6 x 37.7 cm for very good quality, and 18.6 x 12.4 inches or 47.1 x 31.4 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 25600, which can be extended to ISO 100-51200. The corresponding ISO settings for the Nikon 1 J5 are ISO 160 to ISO 12800 (no boost).

M50 Mark II versus J5 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p...... ..
2.
 
Nikon 1 J5 1-inch 20.7 5568 37124K/15p21.112.0479 65
3.
 
Canon M200 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004k/25p...... ..
4.
 
Canon SL3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/25p...... ..
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p...... ..
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II APS-C 32.3 6960 46404K/30p...... ..
7.
 
Canon M50 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p...... ..
8.
 
Canon M6 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p...... ..
9.
 
Canon M100 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.512.91272 78
10.
 
Canon SL2 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.41041 79
11.
 
Canon M5 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.412.41262 77
12.
 
Canon G9 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.512.3495 63
13.
 
Canon M3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/30p22.811.81169 72
14.
 
Nikon 1 V3 1-inch 18.2 5232 34881080/60p20.810.7384 52
15.
 
Nikon 1 J4 1-inch 18.2 5232 34881080/60p20.810.7426 53
16.
 
Sony RX100 IV 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.812.6591 70
17.
 
Sony A5000 APS-C 19.8 5456 36321080/60i23.813.01089 79

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the M50 Mark II provides a higher frame rate than the J5. It can shoot video footage at 4K/24p, while the Nikon is limited to 4K/15p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a variety of features. For example, the M50 Mark II has an electronic viewfinder (2360k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the J5 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Canon M50 Mark II and Nikon 1 J5 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
2.
 
Nikon 1 J5none n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/4000s 60.0 Y n
3.
 
Canon M200none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 6.1 Y n
4.
 
Canon SL3optical n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 30 Y Y
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark IIoptional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 14.0 Y n
7.
 
Canon M502360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
8.
 
Canon M6optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y n
9.
 
Canon M100none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 6.1 Y n
10.
 
Canon SL2optical n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
11.
 
Canon M52360 n 3.2 1620 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y n
12.
 
Canon G9 Xnone n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 6.0 Y Y
13.
 
Canon M3optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
14.
 
Nikon 1 V3optional n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/4000s 60.0 Y n
15.
 
Nikon 1 J4none n 3.0 1037 Fixed Y 1/4000s 60.0 Y n
16.
 
Sony RX100 IV2359 n 3.0 1228 tilting n 1/2000s 16.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony A5000none n 3.0 461 tilting n 1/4000s 3.5 Y n
Both cameras have an articulated rear screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This feature will be particularly appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, both cameras under consideration feature an electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Canon M50 Mark II and the Nikon 1 J5 both have an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the M50 Mark II and the J5 write their files to SDXC cards. Both cameras can use UHS-I cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS M50 Mark II and Nikon 1 J5 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
2.
 
Nikon 1 J5-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon M200-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
4.
 
Canon SL3YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y-Y
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II-stereomono--micro3.1Y-Y
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
7.
 
Canon M50YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
8.
 
Canon M6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
9.
 
Canon M100-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
10.
 
Canon SL2YstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
11.
 
Canon M5YstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
12.
 
Canon G9 X-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
13.
 
Canon M3YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
14.
 
Nikon 1 V3-stereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
15.
 
Nikon 1 J4-stereomono--mini2.0Y--
16.
 
Sony RX100 IV-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony A5000-stereomono--micro2.0YY-

It is notable that the M50 Mark II has a hotshoe, while the J5 does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

The M50 Mark II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Canon. In contrast, the J5 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). There has not been a direct replacement model for the J5 from Nikon. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Nikon websites.

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Review summary

So what conclusions can be drawn? Which of the two cameras – the Canon M50 Mark II or the Nikon 1 J5 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Reasons to prefer the Canon EOS M50 Mark II:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (24 vs 20.7MP) with a 8% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Features a larger and more technologically advanced imaging sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better video: Provides higher movie framerates (4K/24p versus 4K/15p).
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (305 versus 250) on a single battery charge.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • More modern: Reflects 5 years and 6 months of technical progress since the J5 launch.

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Arguments in favor of the Nikon 1 J5:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (60 vs 10 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • More compact: Is smaller (98x60mm vs 116x88mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight (by 156g or 40 percent) and is thus easier to take along.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (33 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in April 2015).

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the M50 Mark II is the clear winner of the match-up (14 : 7 points). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

M50 Mark II 14:07 J5

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon M50 Mark II and the Nikon 1 J5 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listing whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the M50 Mark II or the J5 perform in practice. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II4/5....4.5/53.5/5 Oct 2020 599 i
2.
 
Nikon 1 J5......4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2015 399 i
3.
 
Canon M200..+79/1004/54/5 Sep 2019 549 i
4.
 
Canon SL3..o79/1004/54/5 Apr 2019 599 i
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II4/5+82/100..4/5 Jul 2019 899 i
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II..+85/1004/54/5 Aug 2019 849 i
7.
 
Canon M50..+79/100..3.5/5 Feb 2018 779 i
8.
 
Canon M6....80/1004/54/5 Feb 2017 779 i
9.
 
Canon M1003/5+..4/53.5/5 Aug 2017 499 i
10.
 
Canon SL24/5+ +78/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2017 549 i
11.
 
Canon M54/5+82/1004/54/5 Sep 2016 979 i
12.
 
Canon G9 X3.5/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2015 529 i
13.
 
Canon M34/5o75/1004.5/54/5 Feb 2015 679 i
14.
 
Nikon 1 V33/5..76/1004.5/54/5 Mar 2014 799 i
15.
 
Nikon 1 J43/5....4.5/54/5 Apr 2014 549 i
16.
 
Sony RX100 IV4.5/5+ +85/1004/54.5/5 Jun 2015 999 i
17.
 
Sony A50003/5+..4.5/54.5/5 Jan 2014 449 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The review scores listed above should be treated with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon M50 Mark II vs Nikon 1 J5

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon M50 Mark II Nikon 1 J5
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Canon EF-M mount lenses Nikon 1 mount lenses
    Launch Date October 2020 April 2015
    Launch Price USD 599 USD 399
    Sensor Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon 1 J5
    Sensor Technology CMOS BSI-CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor 1" Sensor
    Sensor Size 22.3 x 14.9 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
    Sensor Area 332.27 mm2 116.16 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 26.8 mm 15.9 mm
    Crop Factor 1.6x 2.7x
    Sensor Resolution 24 Megapixels 20.7 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 5568 x 3712 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.72 μm 2.37 μm
    Pixel Density 7.22 MP/cm2 17.79 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/24p Video 4K/15p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 25,600 ISO 160 - 12,800 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 51,200 ISO no Enhancement
    Image Processor DIGIC 8 EXPEED 5
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 65
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 21.1
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 12.0
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 479
    Screen Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon 1 J5
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder no viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 1037k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon 1 J5
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect On-Sensor Phase-detect
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s 60 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic ShutterYESup to 1/16000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon 1 J5
    External Flash Hotshoe no Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Body Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon 1 J5
    Battery Type LP-E12 EN-EL24
    Battery Life (CIPA)305 shots per charge250 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 116 x 88 x 59 mm
    (4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in)
    98 x 60 x 32 mm
    (3.9 x 2.4 x 1.3 in)
    Camera Weight 387 g (13.7 oz) 231 g (8.1 oz)

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