Canon EOS M3
Top 34%987 points
Top 34%
Megapixels
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Top 90%
201 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
24
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon EOS M3: 54 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

24MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.3 x 14.9mm
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.
49
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.2fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS M3
25% have it
150
0

6. weight

366g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. 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.
12800ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
250shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
112
0

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS M3
33% have it
100
0

11. 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

12. pixel density

500ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
76
0

13. width

111mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

14. has a 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.
Canon EOS M3
25% have it
76
0

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS M3
26% have it
73
0

16. volume

332cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

17. height

68mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

18. 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

19. thickness

44mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

20. resolution

1249 x 833px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
68
0

21. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS M3
22% have it
58
0

22. screen size

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

23. 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 M3
29% have it
56
0

24. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon EOS M3
73% have it
56
0

25. 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 M3
43% have it
53
0

26. 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 M3
52% have it
52
0

27. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Canon EOS M3
18% have it
52
0

28. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon EOS M3
88% have it
51
0

29. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Canon EOS M3
16% have it
51
0

30. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
100%
Sony Alpha 7R: 100%
49
0

31. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon EOS M3
66% have it
48
0

32. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Canon EOS M3
19% have it
48
0

33. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Canon EOS M3
10% have it
44
0

34. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

35. 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 M3
67% have it
41
0

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