Did Canon just launch the best vlogging camera for P50K? [launch]

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Canon EOS R50 Philippines launch

PHILIPPINES – Canon Philippines has recently launched its newest addition to its growing APS-C mirrorless camera with RF-mount: the EOS R50. This entry-level camera is perfect for those who are just starting their journey in content creation and vlogging. Its features are guaranteed to make high-quality vlogging and image production a breeze, all without having to adjust complicated settings.

The EOS R50 promises excellent quality footage with its 24.2MP APS-C format image sensor, which is three times larger than the latest smartphone’s 1-inch sensor. Users can expect sharp, detailed, and less grainy videos and images even in low light. The camera also offers beautiful, natural-looking bokeh effects.

In terms of video production, the EOS R50 is capable of producing high-quality cropless 4K 30p video oversampled from 6K worth of data. This means that regardless of one’s vlogging experience and skill, the image quality will always look pristine and professional.

The camera is designed for intuitive vlogging, with its ample modes and features that simplify shooting. It is lightweight, making it perfect for vlogging on the go. Moreover, the camera’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF II system can detect and track people, animals, and vehicles based on their characteristics. It also has an intelligent focus-switching feature that automatically switches focus to the subject closest to the camera for close-up demos.

The EOS R50 comes with two different Movie IS levels that digitally perform 5-axis camera shake correction, ensuring seamless, steady footage even when shooting handheld. It also has an auto-level mode that automatically corrects horizontal tilt for scenes and shooting angles that are hard to level.

Canon has also made sharing content easier with the EOS R50. Users can livestream high-quality footage and audio from the camera through one USB-C connection to their computer. The Camera Connect smartphone app, which is easy to set up, lets users transfer videos and JPEG photos from their camera to their smartphone through a wireless Wi-Fi or wired USB-C connection.

Finally, the EOS R50 offers intelligent creative features that make it easy for users to make the most of the camera’s imaging capabilities. Some of these features include the Advanced A+ function, which captures and blends exposure-bracketed images for better night and backlit portraits. Meanwhile, the Creative Bracket function automatically generates multiple versions of a shot taken by the user with different brightness and color tone settings, while the Subject blur guide helps users practice panning and improve the success rate of panning shots.

Overall, the EOS R50 is an excellent choice for content creators, whether they’re just starting or have been in the industry for years. Its smart features make vlogging and content creation accessible and straightforward, without sacrificing image and video quality.

Philippine price, availability

In the Philippines, the Canon EOS R50 is priced at Php 54,998 for the KIT variation (with RF-S18-45STM) while the BODY ONLY variation is priced at Php 47,998. It can be purchased via pre-order in all Canon Image Squares, Concept Stores, Canon Online Flagship Stores and select authorized partner retailers nationwide. The EOS R50 customers can get a FREE 64GB SD Card. Part of the perks of having bought a Canon EOS R50 would be access to discounted rates for the Basic Videography Workshop! The EOS R50 will be available starting April 2023.