Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of M3 vs M

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

EOS M3
9.3
EOS M
8.6
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

EOS M3
5.4
EOS M
5.2
focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

EOS M3
10.0
EOS M
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

EOS M3
n.d.
EOS M
8.8
Reviews from canonwatch.com and imaging-resource.com

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

EOS M3
8.6
EOS M
8.2

Winner
Canon EOS M3 

Camera Rocket recommends the Canon EOS M3  based on its image quality and focusing.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of EOS M3 vs M

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

EOS M3
1,169 ISO
EOS M
827 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

EOS M3
4.2 fps
EOS M
4.3 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

EOS M3
250 photos
EOS M
230 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

EOS M3
22.8 bits
EOS M
22.1 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

EOS M3
11.8 ev
EOS M
11.2 ev

Features Key features of the EOS M3  vs

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

EOS M3
24 MP
EOS M
17.9 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

EOS M3
25,600 ISO
EOS M
25,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

EOS M3
49
EOS M
31

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

EOS M3
3"
EOS M
3"

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

EOS M3
13.8 microns
EOS M
18.5 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

EOS M3  vs
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 24 MP 17.9 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000 5184 x 3456
Size APS-C APS-C
Area 22.3 x 14.9 mm 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Crop factor 1.6x 1.6x
Pixel size 13.8 microns 18.5 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO 100 ISO to 12,800 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection Contrast detection
Focus points 49 31
Supports continuous Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder Yes No
Type Electronic N/A

form factor

Size 111 x 68 x 44 mm 109 x 66 x 32 mm
Thickness 44 mm 32 mm
Weight 366 g 298 g
Is weather sealed No No

video

EOS M3  vs
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps (330 Mbps)
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3"
Resolution 1,040 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes No
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

performance

Max continuous shooting 4.2 fps 4.3 fps
Battery life 250 230
Continuous shooting
4.3 fps
4.2 fps

features

Includes a GPS No No
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