• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS M3
  • Fujifilm X-A7
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Predecessor: Canon EOS M
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Successor: Canon EOS M6
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General
Model Number: EOS M3 X-A7
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $799.99 $699.95
Street Price: $429.00 $694.32
Date Available: 2015-10-01 2019-10-24
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 12.9 oz (366 g)
includes batteries
16.0 oz (455 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.4 x 2.7 x 1.7 in.
(111 x 68 x 44 mm)
4.7 x 2.7 x 1.6 in.
(119 x 68 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.72 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 72  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.8  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,169  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
2880 x 1920 (5.5 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
2880 x 1616 (4.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4242 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1995 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
9602 x 1440 (13.8 MP, Other),
2160 x 9600 (20.7 MP, Other),
6400 x 1440 (9.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 6400 (13.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.2 6.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1080x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25/​p24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
720x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (100p)
Movie File Format: MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)] MPEG-4/H.264 with linear PCM stereo sound
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF-M Fujifilm X
Lens: Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM FUJINON XC 15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 22.5 - 67.5mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 15 - 45mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.10x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
13 cm to Infinity
5.1 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 52.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values:   n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid CMOS AF III PDAF/CDAF on image sensor: FlexiZone - Multi (49 zones, AF at the touched Zone), Single; Face Detection + Tracking AF Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detection AF with face and eye detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1: (0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage  
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.5
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 2,760,000 dots (920,000 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto (100-12800), 100-12800 in 1/3EV steps, expandable to H=25600 200-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 25600 and 51200; AUTO, AUTO2, AUTO3
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Twilight and Sunset, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom1-3, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative metering (384 zones), partial metering (center: approx. 10%), spot metering (center: approx. 2.%), center-weighted average metering TTL 256-zones metering: Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Assist (Background Blur, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Color Tone, Monochrome (Off/ BW/ S (Sepia)/ B (Blue)/ P (Purple) /G (Green)), SCN (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Handheld Night Scene, Food), Creative Filters (HDR, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold Effect, Water Painting Effect, Miniature Effect (Stills and Movie), Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Grainy B/W) Scene: Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sports, Night, Portrait, Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text, Multiple Exposure, Light Trail; Film Simulation (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, CLASSIC CHROME, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg. Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA); Dynamic range setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; HDR (Auto, 1.0EV, 1.5EV, 2.0EV, 2.5EV, 3.0EV); Advanced Filters (Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Fish-eye, Soft focus, Cross screen, Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple), Fog Remove, HDR Art); Motion Panorama
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds 2, 10, Smile, Buddy, Group, Face Auto Shutter seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/off, Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchr, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye reduction available
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft. 4.0 m / 13.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=5 (m, ISO 100); range depends on lens aperture GN=4m (ISO 100) or 5.7m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No Trigger Only
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory: UHS-I compliant  
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG .RAF RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)] MPEG-4/H.264 with linear PCM stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi or optional RC-6 wireless remote Wi-Fi/Bluetooth or optional wired
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI, 3.5mm External Stereo Mic Jack USB Type-C (USB 2.0 High-speed), Micro (Type D) HDMI, 2.5mm wired remote/external mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.11  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.38  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.2 6.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 4  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 4  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.13 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.112 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.59 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.056 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.4 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.6 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.5 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 250 shots 270 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   55 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc (Digital Photo Professional, Picture Style Editor, EOS Utility, Image Transfer Utility ) Viewer software, RAW File Converter, etc. available via download
OS Compatibility: Windows 7/8/8.1, Mac OS X 10.8+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Comes in black or white. Available in Camel, Dark Silver, Mint Green or Silver.