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Canon EOS M3 Digital Camera

£262.00
MILC 24.2MP CMOS SDXC Jul 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Canon has excellent digital camera reviews
Supports video recording
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
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Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Nine Months Ago

Canon released the EOS M3 in April 2017.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon EOS M3 supports video recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon EOS M3 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this Canon digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Across all new high megapixel cameras the best video resolution is 3840 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

Light

With a weight of only 319 grams, the Canon EOS M3 is one of the lighter cameras that were launched in the last year amongst high megapixel cameras of this age. Cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera have weights of between 110g and 920g.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon EOS M3 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to look at including the Canon SX620 HS (£169.29) which is cheaper; or the Pentax K-70 (£272.85), or the Nikon Coolpix B700 (£295) which has better reviews.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon EOS M3 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other new digital cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon EOS M3 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Nikon D5300 (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon EOS M3 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras that have been available for the last year also have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon EOS M3 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon EOS M3 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other new digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including a cheaper digital camera such as the Canon SX620 HS (£169.29) or you might consider a higher rated digital camera such as the Pentax K-70 (£272.85), or the Nikon D3300 (£244.99).

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Only 720 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS M3 has a higher still image resolution than most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This camera has a 720 x 480 still image resolution(s), whereas most high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s) of RAW: (3:2) 6000 x 4000, (4:3) 5328 x 4000, (16:9) 6000 x 3376, (1:1) 4000 x 4000, JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 4320 x 2880, (S1) 2880 x 1920, (S2) 2304 x 1536, (S3) 720x480, JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328 x 4000, (M) 3840 x 2880, (S1) 2560 x 1920, (S2) 2048 x 1536, (S3) 640x480 and JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000 x 3376 and (M) 4. The still image resolution of all high megapixel cameras that were launched in the last 12 months ranges from 480 x 480 (worst) to 6000 x 4000 (best).

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that have been available for the last year.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon EOS M3 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for the last year also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Pentax K-70 (£272.85), or the Nikon D5300 which is also higher rated.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon EOS M3 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for the last year also feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon EOS M3 supports direct printing. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also support direct printing.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon EOS M3 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Canon EOS M3 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS M3 supports live view, as do most of the other new high megapixel cameras.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon EOS M3 has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The Canon EOS M3 features histogram. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Other Features

Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon EOS M3 has a USB connectivity. Most of the other latest comparable spec cameras also have a USB connectivity.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Canon EOS M3 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon EOS M3 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Canon EOS M3 has a self-timer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon EOS M3 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon EOS M3 has a batteries included, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Canon EOS M3 has a battery charger included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Canon EOS M3 has a microphone in. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a microphone in.

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Has an HDMI

The Canon EOS M3 has an HDMI. Most of the other recently released comparable spec cameras also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon EOS M3 supports PictBridge. Most of the other recently released high megapixel cameras also support PictBridge.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon EOS M3 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for the last year also have a built-in microphone.

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Light Exposure

Supports Five ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Canon EOS M3 is more than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera. The ISO sensitivities "6400", "12800", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 9694b062aa, canon 9694b068aa, canon 9694b108aa, canon 9694b200aa, canon 9694b079aa, canon cjt3za00, canon n178946w, canon cjt3zs00
Barcodes 00006517278407, 00006536089031, 00009608200583, 00009608235271, 00013803270853, 00013803270860, 00013803270877, 00013803270884, 00841710174229, 08714574626000, 08714574626017, 08714574626024, 08714574628714, 08714574628721, 08714574630687, 08714574630700, 08714574631509, 08714574633152, 08714574633169, 08714574637372, 08714574645933, 08714574645940

Canon EOS M3 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon EOS M3 review we compared this digital camera to 1,214 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,600 product attributes, 169,860 digital camera reviews and 2,794,400 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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