• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 7.30mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon EOS M100 advantages over Ricoh Theta V

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 14.5 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Ricoh Theta V advantages over Canon EOS M100

  • Less expensive
    $377* vs $449
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • 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
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 35 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/25000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity

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 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
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS M3
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $455
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • External Mic Jack
Ricoh Theta V
Canon EOS M3
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $455
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Canon EOS M100
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Ricoh Theta V
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS M6
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $612
  • APS-C
  • External Mic Jack
  • Hot shoe
Ricoh Theta V
Canon EOS M6
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $612
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Canon EOS M100
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Ricoh Theta V
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon EOS M200

Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS M200
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Newer
Ricoh Theta V
Canon EOS M200
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
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