• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 72.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon EOS M6 advantages over Canon G1X Mark III

  • Less expensive
    $699 vs $1099*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Fast startup
    ~1.20 vs 2.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 295 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon G1X Mark III advantages over Canon EOS M6

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen 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

Common Weaknesses

  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Enthusiast-oriented compact camera body; Good image quality in most situations; Impressive Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Very good overall performance.

  • Dynamic range and high ISO image quality aren't quite up to par with some of its competition; No 4K video recording; Video features in general are underwhelming; Native EF-M lens selection is limited.

The Competition

Compared to Leica X-E (Typ 102)

Canon EOS M6
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G1X Mark III
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Canon EOS M6
Fujifilm X70
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G1X Mark III
Fujifilm X70
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony A6300

Canon EOS M6
Sony A6300
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Canon G1X Mark III
Sony A6300
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Shoot 4K video

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Canon EOS M6
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Canon G1X Mark III
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Canon EOS M6
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Canon G1X Mark III
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
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