• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 84.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Canon G9X Mark II

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.30 vs 2.41 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Higher effective ISO
    753 vs 522 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 31 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon G9X Mark II advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Less expensive
    $429* vs $499
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Fast startup
    ~1.30 vs 2.5 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    20 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    206g vs 301g
    Lighter weight
  • Less shutter lag
    0.18 vs 0.34 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 4.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.1 fps vs 4.2 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    20 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • User-friendly design; great touchscreen interface; good image quality

  • No viewfinder; limited physical controls; sub-par continuous shooting; lacking video features

  • Impressive image quality; Improved JPEGs and good high ISO quality for its class; Compact camera body; Fast maximum aperture; Reliable autofocus; Improved performance.

  • No tilting display; No viewfinder; Lens is not very wide; Slow buffer clearing; Mediocre battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Leica T (Typ 701)

Canon EOS M10
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher effective ISO
Canon G9X Mark II
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon G9X

Canon EOS M10
Canon G9X
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $414
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Canon G9X Mark II
Canon G9X
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $414
  • 1 inch
  • Bigger RAW buffer

Compared to Leica TL

Canon EOS M10
Leica TL
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1274
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon G9X Mark II
Leica TL
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1274
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon EOS M100

Canon EOS M10
Canon EOS M100
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Fast startup
Canon G9X Mark II
Canon EOS M100
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony RX100 VA

Canon EOS M10
Sony RX100 VA
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon G9X Mark II
Sony RX100 VA
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
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