Canon EOS M
Top 53%702 points
Top 53%
Megapixels
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746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
longer battery life
18
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon EOS M: 45 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

18MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
14.9 x 22.3mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
243
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
31
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

298g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS M
48% have it
84
0

9. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon EOS M
11% have it
84
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

11. width

66.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

12. pixel density

501ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
76
0

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

14. height

108.6mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

15. thickness

32.3mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

16. resolution

1250 x 833px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
68
0

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS M
23% have it
67
0

18. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS M
22% have it
58
0

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

20. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon EOS M
29% have it
56
0

21. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon EOS M
43% have it
53
0

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon EOS M
52% have it
52
0

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon EOS M
44% have it
48
0

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon EOS M
66% have it
48
0

25. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Canon EOS M
67% have it
41
0

26. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Canon EOS M
55% have it
41
0

27. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon EOS M
88% have it
40
0

28. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon EOS M
51% have it
40
0

29. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
162
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

30. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon EOS M
63% have it
37
0

31. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
30s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
36
0

32. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Canon EOS M
59% have it
34
0

33. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon EOS M
93% have it
32
0

34. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

35. Newer DIGIC version

Newer image processors are better at processing multiple tasks simultaneously, and can produce higher quality images with better low-light performance and faster AF.
5
Canon EOS M5: 7
30
0

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