• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon EOS M6 advantages over Panasonic G100

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Panasonic G100 advantages over Canon EOS M6

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Newer
    3 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1840k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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

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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 Sony A6300

Canon EOS M6
Sony A6300
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic G100
Sony A6300
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Canon EOS M6
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $480
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic G100
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $480
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Canon EOS M6
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic G100
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive

Compared to Olympus E-M5 III

Canon EOS M6
Olympus E-M5 III
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $999
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M5 III
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $999
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • High resolution composite

Compared to Olympus E-M10 IV

Canon EOS M6
Olympus E-M10 IV
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • NFC
  • $700
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M10 IV
  • $781
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $700
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
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