Canon EOS M50 Mark II Camera and Speedlite EL-1 Flash Announced

Canon officially announces  new Canon EOS M50 Mark II and Canon Speedlite EL-1 Flash. The US price of Canon EOS M50 Mark II is $599, the Canon Speedlite EL-1 Flash is priced at $1,099.

Canon EOS M50 Press Text | Canon Speedlite EL-1 Flash Press Text

Pre-order links:

Canon EOS M50 Mark II Body: $599 at AmazonB&HAdorama.
(Shipping is scheduled to start on December 3, 2020)

Canon EOS M50 Mark II with 15-45mm Lens: $699 at AmazonB&HAdorama.
(Shipping is scheduled to start on November 24, 2020)

Canon EOS M50 Mark II with 15-45mm and 55-200mm Lenses: $929 at AmazonAdorama.
(Shipping is scheduled to start on December 3, 2020)

Canon Speedlite EL-1 Flash: $1,099 at AmazonB&HAdorama.
(Shipping is scheduled to start on February 28, 2021)

New flash that offers a weather-resistant design, fast recycle times, and professional level performance. It’s the first Speedlite flash to feature a “red ring” like the L-series lenses.

The EL-1 uses a new battery – the LP-EL – that allows for a 0.9-sec recycle time at full power, and a claimed 335 full-power flashes. Though the new battery can be charged via the LC-E6 charger that owners of Canon’s full-frame DSLR and mirrorless cameras likely already own, the LP-E6 battery that powers those cameras cannot be used to power the flash.

Speedlite EL-1 Key Features

  • Fast recycle time of approx. 0.1 – 0.9 sec1
  • Weather resistant design
  • Multiple power options, with output as low as 1/8192
  • Powerful battery delivering 335 shots at full power
  • Guide Number 60

The M50 Mark II shares the same 24MP APS-C sensor with its  predecessor, and the same Digic 8 image processor. The Dual Pixel autofocus system has been updated to allow for eye tracking in both stills and video, and users can now capture vertical video and stream to YouTube Live over a smartphone internet connection.

Canon EOS M50 Mark II Key Features:

  • 24.1 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS sensor with ISO 100-25600 (H: 51200)
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor with Auto Lighting Optimizer
  • Improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Eye Detection AF (Still/Movie Servo AF support)
  • 4K UHD 24p and HD 120p for Slow Motion
  • Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD Convenient for Vlogging and Various Composition
  • Convenient Vertical video, Touch Record Control, Movie Self-Timer Features for Content
  • High Quality Webcam Capability using Free EOS Webcam Utility Software or Clean HDMI Output
  • Built-in 2.36 Million Dots OLED EVF with Touch and Drag AF

$200 off on Canon EOS M50 with 15-45mm Lens: $599 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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