Is Canon's riff on the DJI Pocket the future of the EF-M mount?

Is Canon's riff on the DJI Pocket the future of the EF-M mount?
(Image credit: Canon News / JPO)

UPDATE: Yet another patent has been registered for Canon's take on the DJI Pocket vlogging camera – and rumors (and common sense) suggest that this device may be the future of the manufacturer's EOS M system. 

We've seen this Canon riff on the popular DJI Pocket 2 / DJI Osmo Pocket, one of the best vlogging cameras on the market, a few times before. Unlike DJI's device, however, Canon's take on the idea features an interchangeable lens mount. 

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at