• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS M3
  • Leica Q (Typ 116)
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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 Q
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera EVF
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $799.99 $4250.00
Street Price: $429.00 $3,995.00
Date Available: 2015-10-01 2015-06-10
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 12.9 oz (366 g)
includes batteries
22.6 oz (640 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.7 x 1.7 in.
(111 x 68 x 44 mm)
5.1 x 3.1 x 3.7 in.
(130 x 80 x 93 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 24.0
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.72 microns 6.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 72 85
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.8 24.3
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.8 12.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,169 2,221
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),
4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1080 (1.7 MP, Other),
8176 x 1920 (15.7 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.2 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)] MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio
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 n/a
Lens: Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Leica Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH.; 11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 28mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.10x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture f/1.7 - f/16 in 1/3 EV increments
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   17 cm to Infinity
6.7 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a On lens
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   1.25x or 1.8x crop modes (35 and 50mm eq.)
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 Contrast-detect AF: Single zone (adjustable), multi-field (49 zones), face recognition, subject tracking, optional setting/shutter release by touching the monitor; Manual focus with focus peaking and magnification available
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1: (0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage EVF: 3.68M-dot eq. LCoS, 100% coverage, 4:3 aspect ratio, +/-3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 1,228,800 dots (1,228,800 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 50000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-12800), 100-12800 in 1/3EV steps, expandable to H=25600 Auto, ISO 200 to 50,000
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Twilight and Sunset, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Flash, Kelvin Setting, Manual (2)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative metering (384 zones), partial metering (center: approx. 10%), spot metering (center: approx. 2.%), center-weighted average metering Multi-field, Center-weighted, Spot
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) Sport, Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Snow/Beach, Candlelight, Sunset, Digiscoping, Miniature Effect, Panorama, Timelapse
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/off, Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: GN=5 (m, ISO 100); range depends on lens aperture n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/500
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
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 .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)] MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi or optional RC-6 wireless remote Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI, 3.5mm External Stereo 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 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 4  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 10.0
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  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary BP-DC12 7.2V, 1200mAh
Usable Battery Types: LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc (Digital Photo Professional, Picture Style Editor, EOS Utility, Image Transfer Utility ) Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners
OS Compatibility: Windows 7/8/8.1, Mac OS X 10.8+ Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Comes in black or white.