• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon EOS M3 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Higher effective ISO
    1,169 vs 753 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • More telephoto lens reach
    88 mm vs 72 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Less shutter lag
    0.13 vs 0.34 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 18.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Canon EOS M3

  • Less expensive
    $499 vs $698*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.30 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    6 vs 4 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • 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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Review Excerpt

  • DSLR image quality & resolution in a mirrorless body; Higher-res 24MP APS-C sensor; Much improved AF performance; Better ergonomics with full PASM dial; Built-in Wi-Fi & NFC; Tilting LCD.

  • No built-in EVF; Limited native lens selection; Slow burst mode; Shallow buffer depth with RAW files; No 60p video frame rate or 4K video option.

  • 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-A1

Canon EOS M3
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Sony A6000

Canon EOS M3
Sony A6000
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M10
Sony A6000
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Newer
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Canon EOS M3
Samsung NX3000
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3000
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Canon EOS M3
Samsung NX3300
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3300
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm X-E3

Canon EOS M3
Fujifilm X-E3
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm X-E3
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
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