• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.9 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

Buy From

Differences

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Nikon Z 30

  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 59 mm
    Thinner
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Nikon Z 30 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 330 vs 255 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    1 month vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    20.9 vs 18.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 4.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Canon EOS M10

Your purchases support this site

Review Excerpt

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

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

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Nikon Z 30
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $710
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Nikon Z 30
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $710
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3300
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon Z 30
Samsung NX3300
  • $710
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC

Compared to Canon EOS M50 II

Canon EOS M10
Canon EOS M50 II
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Nikon Z 30
Canon EOS M50 II
  • $710
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Newer
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-T30 II

Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm X-T30 II
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Longer video battery life
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Nikon Z 30
Fujifilm X-T30 II
  • $710
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
Compare Other Cameras?