Canon EOS M3 : Tests and Reviews

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Type Hybrid
Announced 06/02/2015  
Indicative price (USD) 870  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 6024 x 4022  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.23  
Sensor size (mm) 14.9 x 22.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14.0
Focal length multiplier 1.61 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 25600 
Shutter type Electronic/Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.2  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Canon EF-M  
Weight (gr) 320.5
Battery type Li-ion, LP-E17, 7.2V, 1040mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 45.4
Tropicalization No 
Camera material Mixed Plastic/Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No 
View finder magnification
View finder coverage
Mirror lockup No 
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 1040000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes One-Shot AF, Servo AF 
Number of autofocus points 49 
Exposure bracketing +/-2 EV (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps) 
Exposure compensation +/- 3 EV (at 1/3 EV steps) 
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, remote) 
Buffer size 1000 (JPEG), 5 (RAW) 
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I compatible) 
Image format JPEG, RAW (CR2) 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity USB/WiFI/HDMI?External mix 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 29.97 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MP4 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation Yes 

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