• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Panasonic G100

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.30 vs 3.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 54 mm
    Thinner
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Panasonic G100 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    3 months vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1840k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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

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  • 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 Samsung NX3000

Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3000
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic G100
Samsung NX3000
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3300
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic G100
Samsung NX3300
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Leica TL

Canon EOS M10
Leica TL
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
  • $1095
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
Panasonic G100
Leica TL
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1095
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus E-M5 III

Canon EOS M10
Olympus E-M5 III
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $999
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M5 III
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $999
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • High resolution composite

Compared to Olympus E-M10 IV

Canon EOS M10
Olympus E-M10 IV
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $700
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M10 IV
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $700
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
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