• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Panasonic GF6 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Fast startup
    ~0.80 vs 2.5 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 255 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 72 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Panasonic GF6

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Higher effective ISO
    753 vs 622 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Newer
    3 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 28 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • 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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Buy the Canon EOS M10

Review Excerpt

  • User-friendly design; great touchscreen interface; good image quality

  • No viewfinder; limited physical controls; sub-par continuous shooting; lacking video features

The Competition

Compared to Olympus E-PL5

Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-PL5
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $329
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Better color depth
Canon EOS M10
Olympus E-PL5
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $329
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Olympus E-P5

Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-P5
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC
  • $469
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon EOS M10
Olympus E-P5
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $469
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Panasonic GF6
Samsung NX3000
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Hot shoe
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3000
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Olympus E-PL7

Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-PL7
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon EOS M10
Olympus E-PL7
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • NFC
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Panasonic GF6
Samsung NX3300
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Newer
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3300
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
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