Canon EOS M

22 Reasons why Canon EOS M is better

than the average

1.A lot more megapixels (photo)
18MPvs 17MP (the average)
vs 108MP (best: Panono Camera)
2.Notably larger sensor
14.9 x 22.3mmvs 14.6 x 10.8mm (the average)
vs 81.2 x 25.4mm (best: Polaroid Snap)
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
298gvs 376g (the average)
vs 65.5g (best: HTC Re)
4.Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
25600ISOvs 19130ISO (the average)
vs 3280000ISO (best: Nikon D5)
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.
5.Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
Yesvs No (89% don't have it)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
6.Has a stereo microphone
Yesvs No (53% don't have it)
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
7.Amply higher pixel density
501ppivs 360ppi (the average)
vs 544ppi (best: Sony A7)
66.5mmvs 95.2mm (the average)
vs 26.2mm (best: DxO One)
9.Has a microphone in
Yesvs No (77% don't have it)
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
32.3mmvs 50.8mm (the average)
vs 13mm (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55)
11.Clearly higher resolution
833x1,250pxvs 875x609px (the average)
vs 1,517x1,011px (best: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S)
12.Has a touch screen
Yesvs No (79% don't have it)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
13.A shade bigger screen size
3"vs 3" (the average)
vs 4.8" (best: Samsung Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi))
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
14.Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yesvs No (71% don't have it)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
15.Is a system camera
Yesvs No (58% don't have it)
A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
16.Can be controlled remotely
Yesvs No (57% don't have it)
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
17.Noticeably more lenses available
162vs 21 (the average)
vs 400 (best: Nikon D5)
A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
18.Newer DIGIC version
5vs 5 (the average)
vs 7 (best: Canon EOS M5)
Newer image processors are better at processing multiple tasks simultaneously, and can produce higher quality images with better low-light performance and faster AF.
19.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (99% don't have it)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
20.Has a HDMI output
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
21.Has a prime lense
EF-M 22mm f2 STM is a superior high quality prime lens which matches the 23mm F2 on X100S
22.Has 24p cinema mode
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
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