• 1 inch 122.9mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon XC10 advantages over Canon EOS M100

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Canon EOS M100 advantages over Canon XC10

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Less expensive
    $449 vs $1599*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.72 vs 3.20 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 122 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    8 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    302g vs 1040g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 0 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.1 fps vs 3.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

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The Competition

Compared to Sony RX10

Canon XC10
Sony RX10
  • $1699
  • 1 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon EOS M100
Sony RX10
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)

Canon XC10
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
  • $1699
  • 1 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon EOS M100
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon EOS M3

Canon XC10
Canon EOS M3
  • $1699
  • 1 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS M3
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • External Mic Jack

Compared to Sony RX10 II

Canon XC10
Sony RX10 II
  • $1699
  • 1 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
  • $1198
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Canon EOS M100
Sony RX10 II
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1198
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Canon XC10
Canon EOS M10
  • $1699
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $728
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS M10
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Fast startup
  • $728
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
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