• APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 32.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

Buy From

Differences

Canon EOS M6 Mark II advantages over Olympus E-PL10

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • More pixels
    32.5 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Olympus E-PL10 advantages over Canon EOS M6 Mark II

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $499* vs $1099
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.75 vs 3.23 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 72 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • 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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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

User reviews

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Canon EOS M6 Mark II

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Olympus E-PL10

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Fast startup
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Olympus E-PL10
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Sony A6400

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6400
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Newer
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Olympus E-PL10
Sony A6400
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony A6100

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6100
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Olympus E-PL10
Sony A6100
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-A7

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer video battery life
  • $682
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Olympus E-PL10
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $682
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro3

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer video battery life
  • $1799
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Olympus E-PL10
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $1799
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Compare Other Cameras?