Canon R10 vs R50: the 5 key differences between Canon's APS-C cameras

Canon EOS R50 in a man's hands, next to a Canon EOS R10 in a woman's hands
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Are trying to work out what to buy between the Canon R10 vs R50? Both are brilliant APS-C cameras from Canon, with some very similar specs, so on the surface it can be hard to see what's different. 

Both cameras feature an identical 24.2MP sensor, they can both capture oversampled 4K video, they both accept RF-S and RF lenses – it all looks very same same. But look closer and there are some key things setting them apart!

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.