Canon EOS M2

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Canon EOS M2
Maker Canon
Type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Lens mount Canon EF-M
Lens Interchangeable
Image sensor type CMOS II
Image sensor size 22.3 mm × 14.9 mm
Maximum resolution 18 megapixels
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC
Shutter Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter speeds 30 s to 1/4000 s and bulb
Continuous shooting 3.4 frame/s
Rear LCD monitor 3 in, 1,040,000 dots
Battery LP-E12
Dimensions 108.6 mm × 66.5 mm × 32.3 mm
Weight 274 g (0.604 lb) including battery

Canon EOS M2 is the second mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera produced by Canon.[1][2] It was replaced by the Canon EOS M3 and Canon EOS M10 in 2015.[3]

Design[edit]

Similar to its predecessor, the Canon EOS M, the EOS M2 uses the Canon EF-M lens mount, an 18 megapixel APS-C sensor and a DIGIC 5 image processor.[1][2] The newer EOS M2 adds phase detection autofocus for improved autofocus speed, plus integrated Wi-Fi with support for wireless image transfer and remote control via a smartphone app.[1][2] The camera has a 3-inch touchscreen with support for multi-touch gestures such as pinch to zoom, swiping and tapping.[citation needed]

The camera does not include a built-in flash or electronic viewfinder,[2][4] but does support external Canon Speedlite external flashes via a hot shoe.[1][5] The EOS M2 was offered in certain markets as a kit including a Speedlite 90 EX flash.[1] The camera can also accept Canon EF and EF-S lenses with an additional mount adapter.[5] The camera is capable of supporting Standard Definition video at 30fps or 25fps, 720p HD video at 60fps or 50fps, and 1080p Full HD video at 30fps, 24fps or 25fps.[5]

Sales[edit]

The EOS M2 was announced in Japan in December 2013 with a suggested retail price of ¥64800 for the body only, or ¥84800 for a kit including the EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens and Speedlite 90 EX flash.[1]

Canon confirmed at the camera's launch that it had no plans to market the camera in Europe or North America.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Canon announces EOS M2 in Japan". Digital Photography Review. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2015-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Canon takes a second shot at the mirrorless market with the EOS M2". The Verge. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2015-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Canon EOS M3 to see European and Asian release with no plans for a North American launch". Digital Photography Review. 2015-02-06. Retrieved 2015-05-11. 
  4. ^ "The Canon EOS M2 mirrorless camera". BobAtkins.com. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2015-05-11. 
  5. ^ a b c "Full Canon EOS M2 Specs". The-Digital-Picture.com. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2015-05-11. 

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