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Canon M50 Mark II vs Panasonic S1

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II and the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in October 2020 and February 2019. Both the M50 Mark II and the S1 are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are based on an APS-C (M50 Mark II) and a full frame (S1) sensor. Both cameras offer a resolution of 24 megapixels.

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 Panasonic S1
Canon M50 Mark II Panasonic S1
Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
Canon EF-M mount lenses Leica L mount lenses
24 MP, APS-C Sensor 24 MP, Full Frame Sensor
4K/24p Video 4K/60p Video
ISO 100-25,600 (100 - 51,200) ISO 100-51,200 (50 - 204,800)
Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots) Electronic viewfinder (5760k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.2 LCD, 2100k dots
Swivel touchscreen Fully flexible touchscreen
10 shutter flaps per second 9 shutter flaps per second
Lens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
305 shots per battery charge400 shots per battery charge
116 x 88 x 59 mm, 387 g 149 x 110 x 97 mm, 1017 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS M50 Mark II and the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1? 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 Panasonic S1. 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 width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The M50 Mark II can be obtained in two different colors (black, white), while the S1 is only available in black.

Size Canon M50 Mark II vs Panasonic S1
Compare M50 Mark II versus S1 top
Comparison M50 Mark II or S1 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Panasonic S1 is considerably larger (61 percent) than the Canon M50 Mark II. Moreover, the S1 is substantially heavier (163 percent) than the M50 Mark II. It is noteworthy in this context that the S1 is splash and dust-proof, while the M50 Mark II does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

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.

Concerning battery life, the M50 Mark II gets 305 shots out of its LP-E12 battery, while the S1 can take 400 images on a single charge of its DMW-BLJ31 power pack. The power pack in the S1 can be charged via the USB port, which can be very convenient when travelling.

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.
 
Panasonic S1 149 mm 110 mm 97 mm 1017 g 400 Y Feb 2019 2,499 i
3.
 
Canon R6 138 mm 98 mm 88 mm 680 g 360 Y Jul 2020 2,499 i
4.
 
Canon M200 108 mm 67 mm 35 mm 299 g 315 n Sep 2019 549 i
5.
 
Canon 250D 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 449 g 1070 n Apr 2019 599 i
6.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 111 mm 61 mm 46 mm 340 g 230 n Jul 2019 899 i
7.
 
Canon M6 Mark II 120 mm 70 mm 49 mm 408 g 305 n Aug 2019 849 i
8.
 
Canon M50 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 390 g 235 n Feb 2018 779i
9.
 
Canon 200D 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 453 g 650 n Jun 2017 549i
10.
 
Canon M6 112 mm 68 mm 45 mm 390 g 295 n Feb 2017 779i
11.
 
Canon M3 111 mm 68 mm 44 mm 366 g 250 n Feb 2015 679i
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T200 121 mm 84 mm 55 mm 370 g 270 n Jan 2020 699 i
13.
 
Fujifilm X-A7 119 mm 68 mm 41 mm 320 g 440 n Sep 2019 499 i
14.
 
Olympus E-M1X 144 mm 147 mm 75 mm 997 g 870 Y Jan 2019 2,999 i
15.
 
Panasonic S5 133 mm 98 mm 82 mm 714 g 440 Y Sep 2020 1,999 i
16.
 
Panasonic S1R 149 mm 110 mm 97 mm 1016 g 380 Y Feb 2019 3,699 i
17.
 
Panasonic S1H 151 mm 114 mm 110 mm 1052 g 400 Y May 2019 3,999 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 M50 Mark II was launched at a markedly lower price (by 76 percent) than the S1, which puts it into a different market segment. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. 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.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and 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 Panasonic S1 a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the S1 is 155 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.6 and 1.0. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

In terms of underlying technology, both cameras are build around CMOS sensors.

Canon M50 Mark II and Panasonic S1 sensor measures

Even though the S1 has a larger sensor, both cameras offer the same resolution of 24 megapixels. This implies that the S1 has a lower pixel density and larger individual pixels (with a pixel pitch of 5.94μm versus 3.72μm for the M50 Mark II), which gives it a potential advantage in terms of light gathering capacity. It should, however, be noted that the M50 Mark II is a somewhat more recent model (by 1 year and 8 months) than the S1, and its sensor might have benefitted from technological advances during this time that at least partly compensate for the smaller pixel size. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the S1 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The M50 Mark II has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

Unlike the M50 Mark II, the S1 has the capacity to capture high quality composite images (96MP) by combining multiple shots after shifting its sensor by miniscule distances. This multi-shot, pixel-shift mode is most suitable for photography of stationary objects (landscapes, studio scenes).

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 Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 are ISO 100 to ISO 51200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-204800.

M50 Mark II versus S1 MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar 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.
 
Panasonic S1 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/60p25.214.5333395
3.
 
Canon R6 Full Frame 20.0 5472 36484k/60p24.214.3339490
4.
 
Canon M200 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004k/25p........
5.
 
Canon 250D APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/25p........
6.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p........
7.
 
Canon M6 Mark II APS-C 32.3 6960 46404K/30p........
8.
 
Canon M50 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p........
9.
 
Canon 200D APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.4104179
10.
 
Canon M6 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p........
11.
 
Canon M3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/30p22.811.8116972
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T200 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p........
13.
 
Fujifilm X-A7 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p........
14.
 
Olympus E-M1X Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/30p........
15.
 
Panasonic S5 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/60p........
16.
 
Panasonic S1R Full Frame 46.7 8368 55844K/60p26.414.13525100
17.
 
Panasonic S1H Full Frame 24.0 6000 40006K/30p........

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 S1 provides a faster frame rate than the M50 Mark II. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/60p, while the Canon is limited to 4K/24p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under review are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the S1 offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the M50 Mark II (5760k vs 2360k dots). The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Canon M50 Mark II and Panasonic S1 along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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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.
 
Panasonic S15760 Y 3.2 2100 full-flex Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon R65760 n 3.0 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
4.
 
Canon M200none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 6.1 Y n
5.
 
Canon 250Doptical n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
6.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 30 Y Y
7.
 
Canon M6 Mark IIoptional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 14.0 Y n
8.
 
Canon M502360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
9.
 
Canon 200Doptical n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
10.
 
Canon M6optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y n
11.
 
Canon M3optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T2002360 n 3.5 2780 swivel Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y n
13.
 
Fujifilm X-A7none n 3.5 2760 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
14.
 
Olympus E-M1X2360 n 3.0 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 18.0 n Y
15.
 
Panasonic S52360 n 3.0 1840 full-flex Y 1/8000s 7.0 n Y
16.
 
Panasonic S1R5760 Y 3.2 2100 full-flex Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
17.
 
Panasonic S1H5760 Y 3.2 2330 swivel Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The M50 Mark II has one, while the S1 does not. While the built-in flash of the M50 Mark II is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The M50 Mark II has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the S1 does not have a selfie-screen.

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 Panasonic S1 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.

The M50 Mark II writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the S1 uses SDHC or XQD cards. The S1 features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the M50 Mark II only has one slot. The S1 supports UHS-II cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s), while the M50 Mark II can use UHS-I cards (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 Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 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.
 
Panasonic S1YstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
3.
 
Canon R6YmonomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
4.
 
Canon M200-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
5.
 
Canon 250DYstereomonoY-mini2.0Y-Y
6.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II-stereomono--micro3.1Y-Y
7.
 
Canon M6 Mark IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
8.
 
Canon M50YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
9.
 
Canon 200DYstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
10.
 
Canon M6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
11.
 
Canon M3YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T200YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
13.
 
Fujifilm X-A7YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y-Y
14.
 
Olympus E-M1XYstereomonoYYmicro3.0Y-Y
15.
 
Panasonic S5YstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
16.
 
Panasonic S1RYstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
17.
 
Panasonic S1HYstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y

It is notable that the S1 has a headphone jack, which makes it possible to attach external headphones and monitor the quality of sound during the recording process. The M50 Mark II lacks such a headphone port.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Panasonic S1 (unlike the M50 Mark II) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the M50 Mark II and the S1 are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. The M50 Mark II replaced the earlier Canon M50, while the S1 does not have a direct predecessor. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Panasonic websites.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Is there a clear favorite between the Canon M50 Mark II and the Panasonic S1? Which camera is better? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Advantages of the Canon EOS M50 Mark II:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • More compact: Is smaller (116x88mm vs 149x110mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 630g or 62 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (76 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Is somewhat more recent (announced 1 year and 8 months after the S1).

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Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • High quality composites: Can combine several shots after pixel-shifting its sensor.
  • Better image quality: Features bigger pixels on a larger sensor for higher quality imaging.
  • Richer colors: The pixel size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger pixels capture a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger pixels means good image quality even under poor lighting.
  • Better video: Provides higher movie framerates (4K/60p versus 4K/24p).
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (5760k vs 2360k dots).
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (2100k vs 1040k dots).
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (400 versus 305) out of a single battery charge.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.1 vs 2.0).
  • More solid recording: Has a full-sized HDMI port for a sturdy connection to an external recorder.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports a more advanced SD data transfer standard (UHS-II vs UHS-I).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been on the market for longer (launched in February 2019).

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the S1 is the clear winner of the contest (23 : 8 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 08:23 S1

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon M50 Mark II and the Panasonic S1 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 comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the M50 Mark II and the S1 in practical situations. 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 where reviews by experts come in. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear 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 II.......... Oct 2020 599 i
2.
 
Panasonic S14.5/5+ +88/1004.5/54/5 Feb 2019 2,499 i
3.
 
Canon R65/5+ +90/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2020 2,499 i
4.
 
Canon M200..+79/1004/54/5 Sep 2019 549 i
5.
 
Canon 250D..o79/1004/54/5 Apr 2019 599 i
6.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II4/5+82/100..4/5 Jul 2019 899 i
7.
 
Canon M6 Mark II..+85/1004/54/5 Aug 2019 849 i
8.
 
Canon M50..+79/100..3.5/5 Feb 2018 779i
9.
 
Canon 200D4/5+ +78/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2017 549i
10.
 
Canon M6....80/1004/54/5 Feb 2017 779i
11.
 
Canon M34/5o75/1004.5/54/5 Feb 2015 679i
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T2003.5/5..82/1004/54.5/5 Jan 2020 699 i
13.
 
Fujifilm X-A73/5..81/1004/53.5/5 Sep 2019 499 i
14.
 
Olympus E-M1X4.5/5o..4.5/5.. Jan 2019 2,999 i
15.
 
Panasonic S54.5/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Sep 2020 1,999 i
16.
 
Panasonic S1R4.5/5..89/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2019 3,699 i
17.
 
Panasonic S1H....90/100.... May 2019 3,999 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 Panasonic S1

    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 Panasonic S1
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Canon EF-M mount lenses Leica L mount lenses
    Launch Date October 2020 February 2019
    Launch Price USD 599 USD 2,499
    Sensor Specs Canon M50 Mark II Panasonic S1
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 22.3 x 14.9 mm 35.6 x 23.8 mm
    Sensor Area 332.27 mm2 847.28 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 26.8 mm 42.8 mm
    Crop Factor 1.6x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 24 Megapixels 24 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.72 μm 5.94 μm
    Pixel Density 7.22 MP/cm2 2.83 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/24p Video 4K/60p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 25,600 ISO 100 - 51,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 51,200 ISO 50 - 204,800 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 8 Venus
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 95
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 25.2
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 14.5
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 3333
    Screen Specs Canon M50 Mark II Panasonic S1
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots 5760k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.2inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 2100k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fully flexible screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon M50 Mark II Panasonic S1
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s 9 shutter flaps/s
    Shutter Life Expectancy100 000 actuations400 000 actuations
    Electronic ShutterYESup to 1/8000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Image StabilizationLens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC or XQD cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-II
    Connectivity Specs Canon M50 Mark II Panasonic S1
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.1
    HDMI Port micro HDMI full HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port External MIC port
    Headphone Socket no Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Canon M50 Mark II Panasonic S1
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type LP-E12 DMW-BLJ31
    Battery Life (CIPA)305 shots per charge400 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging no USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 116 x 88 x 59 mm
    (4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in)
    149 x 110 x 97 mm
    (5.9 x 4.3 x 3.8 in)
    Camera Weight 387 g (13.7 oz) 1017 g (35.9 oz)

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