• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon N100 advantages over Olympus E-M10 III

  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 49 mm
    Thinner

Olympus E-M10 III advantages over Canon N100

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    4/3 vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.78 vs 1.90 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    12 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P330

Canon N100
Nikon P330
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in GPS
Olympus E-M10 III
Nikon P330
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Canon G16

Canon N100
Canon G16
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $649
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Olympus E-M10 III
Canon G16
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $649
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon P340

Canon N100
Nikon P340
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • RAW file ability
Olympus E-M10 III
Nikon P340
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Olympus E-M10 II

Canon N100
Olympus E-M10 II
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Thinner
  • $516
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Olympus E-M10 III
Olympus E-M10 II
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Newer
  • $516
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive

Compared to Panasonic GX85

Canon N100
Panasonic GX85
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Olympus E-M10 III
Panasonic GX85
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
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