Canon

Canon EOS M

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • APS-C
  • 22.3 x 14.9 mm
  • 18 megapixels
  • 5184;3456 px
  • Canon EF-M;Canon EF-S
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Selective single-point;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
  • yes
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Canon EOS M Full Specifications

Sensor

Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatAPS-C
Sensor size22.3 x 14.9 mm
Sensor photo detectors19 Mpx
Effective pixels18 Mpx
Max resolution5184, 3456
Other resolutions3456x2304, 2592x1728, 1920x1280, 720x480
ProcessorDIGIC 5

Image

ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum25600
Boosted ISO maximum25600
Maximum image resolution5184, 3456
White balance presets6
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade
Custom white balance
Yes
Photo effectsNeutral
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization type
Supported aspect ratios3:2
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported image file formatsJPEG
HDR
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountCanon EF
Magnification (Crop factor)1.6 x
Maximum aperture3.5
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Focus adjustmentAuto
Focal length multiplier1.6×
AutofocusFace detection, Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto, Manual
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points31
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)31
Image stabiliserLens based only
Filter diameter2.05 in
Phase detection autofocus

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFixed
Screen technologyLCD TFT
Screen size3.00 in
Display aspect ratio3:2
Screen dots1040000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
ViewfinderNone
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Separate info display
Flip-out screen
Second display

Photography features

Shooting modesAperture priority, Manual, Movie, Program, Shutter priority
Camera shutter typeElectronic, Mechanical
Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation plus3
Exposure compensation minus-3
Expousure compensation steps1/2, 1/3
Auto exposure lock
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2
Self-timer delay2, 10
Histogram
AE frames3
WB Bracketing
Yes
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/200s
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash metering system
E-TTL II
External flash
Continuous drive4.3 fps
Scene modes
Close-up , Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Landscape
Self-timer
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial
Flash modesAuto, Manual
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10
Speed (JPEG)4.3 fps
Speed (RAW)4.3 fps

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Recording resolutions640 x 480, 1280 x 720
HD typeFull HD
Supported video file formatsH.264, MOV
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
Camera playbackMovie, Single image, Slide show
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280x720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate30 fps
Video recording

Audio features

Supported audio file formatsLPCM
Built-in microphone
Microphone typeStereo
Speaker typeMono

Dimensions

Body typeMILC
Body materialFiberglass, Magnesium, Polycarbonate, Stainless steel
Colour of productBlack, Black,Red, Black,Silver, Black,White, Grey, Red, Silver, White
Weight0.58 lb
Width4.28 in
Height2.62 in
Depth1.27 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system

Storage

Memory slots1
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file systemDPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3, RAW

Power

Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)230
Battery life (max)230 h
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
AC adapter includedY
Number of batteries supported1

Connectivity

USB port
USB version2.0
HDMI
yes
HDMI ports quantity1
HDMI connector typeMini
Microphone port
WirelessEye-Fi Connected
DC-in jack
NFC
PictBridge
Bluetooth
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Firewire

Other features

Orientation sensor
GPS
Energy Star certified
Tripod mounting supported
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
ARA, CHI , CHI , CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR

Canon EOS M Online reviews

Canon EOS M Review
Canon's EOS M had a lot of faults at launch, but now it's one of the best values around. Read our review to find out why.Read more

Canon EOS M: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET
Despite nice photo quality, the EOS M delivers too little too late compared with competing cameras that have had generations to work out the kinks.Read more

Canon EOS M Review | PhotographyBLOG
Expert review of the Canon EOS M camera with sample photos, test shots, videos and more...Read more