• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 42.4 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Sony RX1R II

  • Less expensive
    $600 vs $3298*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Longer video battery life
    65 vs 30 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 72 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    301g vs 507g
    Lighter weight
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 24 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Sony RX1R II advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Fast startup
    ~1.50 vs 2.5 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Better color depth
    25.8 vs 22.2 bits
    Capture richer, more accurate colors
  • Higher effective ISO
    3,204 vs 753 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • More dynamic range
    13.9 vs 11.4 evs
    Retain detail in highlight and shadows
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    42.4 vs 18.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Optional anti-aliasing filter
    Optional vs Fixed
    Lets you choose sharper photos or reduced moiré
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster RAW shooting
    5.0 fps vs 4.2 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    23 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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

  • Excellent image quality; Extremely high resolution; Surprisingly good high ISO performance; Outstanding dynamic range; Handy variable low-pass filter; Fast phase-detect AF; Built-in EVF.

  • Fixed, single focal length lens; Poor battery life; No built-in flash; No touchscreen LCD; Slow buffer clearing; No 4K video; Expensive.

The Competition

Compared to Sony RX1

Canon EOS M10
Sony RX1
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $2531
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony RX1R II
Sony RX1
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $2531
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony RX1R

Canon EOS M10
Sony RX1R
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony RX1R II
Sony RX1R
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Internal flash

Compared to Sony A5000

Canon EOS M10
Sony A5000
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Sony RX1R II
Sony A5000
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3000
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Sony RX1R II
Samsung NX3000
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3300
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Sony RX1R II
Samsung NX3300
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
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