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Canon EOS M3

77

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Canon EOS M3

£330.00
Canon EOS M3
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A fully loaded but 2 year old SLR camera, with one of the highest image qualities on the market but representing only middle of the road value for money
SLR 24.2MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Dec 2015
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Canon EOS M3 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Canon EOS M3 number 323 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Average
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
2 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 90%. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality.
It has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Canon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 392 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 412 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 407 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 53% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Canon EOS M3 Video Reviews

Canon EOS M3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Canon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 42,313 expert and user reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners thought the product had a good lens.

  • Adding a proper interchangeable lens and highly sophisticated inbuilt image processing systems…
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Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent features but is over 6 months old and at £330.00 it is more expensive than 77% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon EOS M3 and the United Kingdom price of £330.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $384.99 (£533.94).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera was released in December 2015.

Features

Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available

Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Canon lens range

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon EOS M3 is 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Canon EOS M3 of 24.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon EOS M3's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is in the highest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Canon camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Average Weight

The Canon EOS M3's weight of 319g is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon EOS M3 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon EOS M3 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon EOS M3 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon EOS M3 features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Canon EOS M3 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon EOS M3 has a touchscreen. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon EOS M3 has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon EOS M3 features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon EOS M3 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS M3 supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Canon EOS M3 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon EOS M3 supports direct printing. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Canon EOS M3 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon EOS M3 of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 55% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Canon EOS M3 of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than 87% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon EOS M3 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon EOS M3 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon EOS M3 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon lenses range in aperture from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging time of the Canon EOS M3 of only 3s is in the fastest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the flash recharging times range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon EOS M3 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon EOS M3 has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Has a Microphone in

The Canon EOS M3 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS M3 supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's over eight times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon EOS M3 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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