Posted: 5. Januar 2020 at 09:09 CEST

By: Team

Can you charge the battery of the Canon EOS M100, M200, M50 over USB?

No. The battery of the mirrorless Canon EOS M100, M200, and M50 can not be charged in camera over USB. To charge the battery you have to take it out of the camera and put it in the provided charger:

Canon battery LP-E12 and charger LC-E12 for M50

(Photo shows the LP-E12 battery and supplied charger)

The charger requires a wall socket; it can not be powered over USB or from a power bank.

Canon EOS M50, M100, M200 – Battery life

Canon quotes the following (rather depressing) numbers for battery life:

  • Canon EOS M50: 235 shots
  • Canon EOS M100: 295 shots
  • Canon EOS M200: 315 shots

If you take lots of videos the battery will run out even faster; consider at least one spare battery.

Canon EOS M50, M100, M200 – Replacement batteries

Canon’s own LP-E12 has a whopping MSRP of around $50; it’s our experiance that cheap clones work as well at a fraction of the price, example.

Still undecided? See prices and rating for the Canon EOS M50, M200.

Further reading: Datasheet Canon EOS M50

Further reading: Datasheet Canon EOS M200


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