• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Panasonic G6 advantages over Canon EOS M200

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $399 vs $499
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • 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 panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 72 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • 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
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Canon EOS M200 advantages over Panasonic G6

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • 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
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 71 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    7 months vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    24.1 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
  • Faster RAW shooting
    6.1 fps vs 5.3 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • 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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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic G5

Panasonic G6
Panasonic G5
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $399
  • 4/3
Canon EOS M200
Panasonic G5
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Olympus E-M1

Panasonic G6
Olympus E-M1
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $974
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher effective ISO
Canon EOS M200
Olympus E-M1
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $974
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Panasonic G7

Panasonic G6
Panasonic G7
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • NFC
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $448
  • 4/3
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Newer
Canon EOS M200
Panasonic G7
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $448
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Canon EOS M100

Panasonic G6
Canon EOS M100
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Canon EOS M200
Canon EOS M100
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Newer
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-A7

Panasonic G6
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Shoot 4K video
Canon EOS M200
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer video battery life
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
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