Looking for SLR-like image quality in a compact body? The EOS M offers the best of both worlds, with the added benefit of interchangeable lenses. However, its sluggish autofocus may deter point-and-shoot upgraders.
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The camera, which shipped elsewhere in April, lands in the US this October.
The Canon EOS M3 shoots 24.2 megapixel photos with a resolution of 6000x4000.
Canon's third-generation mirrorless model has an improved ergonomic design and features that promise faster overall shooting performance.
The third generation of Canon's mirrorless camera will be heading to a lot more countries this time around, but once again appears to be skipping the US.
The Canon EOS M3 offers dSLR-quality photos and a nice design, but its feature set is average, performance is sluggish and its price relatively high, at least in the US and the UK.
Faster autofocus and Wi-Fi networking help make Canon's high-end compact camera more competitive. So far it's only announced in China and Japan, though.
Canon has announced a new lens for its first interchangeable lens camera, as well as a new firmware update that promises faster AF speeds from the EOS M.
While it provides one of the best touch-screen experiences in its class and the compact body is quite comfortable to shoot with, the Canon EOS M's disappointing performance and blah feature set make it less attractive than competitors.