Canon launches EOS M50 Mark II as social content creation continues to soar

Canon Australia today introduces EOS M50 Mark II, the small, yet powerful mirrorless camera that builds on the innovation of its top selling Canon[1] predecessor, the EOS M50. As the global appetite for creating, sharing and watching content on social platforms continues to grow, the EOS M50 Mark II responds by providing the smart features and high-quality outputs that meet the needs of today’s content creators.

The EOS M50 Mark II makes the entire process from shooting to uploading content easier than ever before. Capable of capturing landscape and vertical 4K video or livestreaming Full HD directly to YouTube[2], this camera enables creators to take their content to the next level. With a 3.5mm microphone input, clean HDMI and USB output, the EOS M50 Mark II has all the inputs and outputs a content creator could need. Its compact body, vari-angle touchscreen, and compatibility with a range of Canon lenses means users have complete creative freedom – whether they are capturing beautifully framed ‘to camera’ pieces or are vlogging on the go.

New Canon EOS M50 Mark II – the ideal way to capture high-quality
photos for Instagram feeds and reels

Destination anywhere

Versatility sits at the heart of this camera. Whether you want to capture high-quality photos for Instagram reels, a native vertical video to share on TikTok, or live stream to YouTube[3], the EOS M50 Mark II has it covered. With its clean HDMI output, users can create professional-looking live streams and thanks to Canon’s free EOS Webcam Utility Software[4], casual streaming on Twitch or quality video chats with friends and family is all possible.

Meeting the demand for fast-to-market content, the EOS M50 Mark II boasts enhanced mobile connectivity[5] via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. This allows control from mobile devices and the quick upload of images and movies to social media channels, ensuring users can confidently share or schedule content whenever suits them. 

Empowering content creators

Whatever their style or needs, with built-in microphone import, the portable EOS M50 Mark II can be easily carried around or even mounted onto a gimbal, offering enhanced flexibility for shooting opportunities. Whether in front of the camera or behind it, the vari-angle touch screen and responsive electronic viewfinder (EVF) also means users can frame the shot perfectly in any situation.

Stand out in the social feed

The key to making content stand out on social media channels is quality images. The EOS M50 Mark II allows content creators to use Canon’s EF-M lens range and EF lenses with a mount adaptor, which includes an ultra-wide lens, perfect for vlogging or a lens with a shallow depth of field to get those selfies just right.

The camera’s speed[6], 24.1 megapixel APS-C sensor, Intelligent Auto modes, and Eye Detection also gives content creators the edge when it comes to photography, making it possible to take sharp action shots that catch social media scrollers’ eyes. It’s not just visual quality that will help users’ content gain more views and followers; audio quality is also important. The Canon EOS M50 Mark II has a 3.5mm microphone port, so aspiring YouTubers can create vlogs with impeccable sound quality.

Ideal for vloggers, bloggers and influencers, the Canon EOS M50 Mark II is a perfect choice for content creators requiring stunning image quality, smart features and to live stream to an on-line audience in real-time.

EOS M50 Mark II – Key Features:

  • Create and share content to any platform quickly through Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity[7]
  • Capture vertical videos to post quickly to social channels
  • Clean HDMI output for high quality live-streaming
  • 24.1MP APS-C sensor for stunning images and Full HD video
  • Versatile Vari-Angle touchscreen display for multiple shooting options
  • A 3.5mm microphone input for professional sound quality
  • Lens compatibility to match all perspectives and styles

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II will be available as a single lens kit with an EF-M15-45 lens from authorised local dealers from March 2021. RRP for the EOS M50 Mark II Single kit with EF-M15-45 is $1,199.00 with pricing set at dealer discretion. The Canon EOS M50 Mark II will be supported by Canon Australia’s 5-year warranty when products have been purchased from an authorised Canon Australia reseller.

For full specifications of the Canon EOS M50 Mark II, visit: www.canon.com.au/cameras/eos-m50-mark-ii


[1] Canon Australia sales data on top volume selling Interchangeable lens cameras (DSLR and Mirrorless) in 2020 as of 23 February 2021.  

1 in every 7 ILC cameras sold in Australia in 2019 was an M50

[2] The live streaming service available with this product is for live streaming on YouTube only. To use live streaming, you need to have an active YouTube account and an image.canon account. Please be aware that YouTube may change, stop, or terminate its services, including live streaming, at any time without notice. In accordance with YouTube’s “Restrictions on live streaming” users must have a minimum of 1,000 channel subscribers in order to live stream from a mobile device (including camera products with live streaming capability). For up-to-date information from YouTube on restrictions, please visit https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2853834?hl=en. Canon makes no representations or warranties with respect to any third party product or service, including live streaming.

[3] The live streaming service available with this product is for live streaming on YouTube only. To use live streaming, you need to have an active YouTube account and an image.canon account. Please be aware that YouTube may change, stop, or terminate its services, including live streaming, at any time without notice. In accordance with YouTube’s “Restrictions on live streaming” users must have a minimum of 1,000 channel subscribers in order to live stream from a mobile device (including camera products with live streaming capability). For up-to-date information from YouTube on restrictions, please visit https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2853834?hl=en. Canon makes no representations or warranties with respect to any third party product or service, including live streaming.

[4] For full details on Canon’s EOS Webcam Utility function and compatible devices, visit https://www.canon.com.au/services-and-apps/eos-webcam-utility

[5] Via the Canon Camera Connect app or image.canon

[6] The EOS M50 Mark II is capable of continuous shooting at 10 frames per second

[7] Via the Canon Camera Connect app or image.canon

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