Canon EOS M100 Review

With the Canon EOS M100 creating beautiful photos and videos has never been more fun.

Summary Canon EOS M100

The Mirrorless Camera EOS M100 has 24 MP with autofocus system and hybrid Dual Pixel, which combines different and phase principles focus. With the Canon EOS M100 videography can go Full HD 1080 @ 60 p. RoF series S-AF mode (focus locks at the first frame) comes up to 6 frames per second. Canon EOS M100 has a built-in folding Flash, 3-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1.03 M.

Overview Canon EOS M100

The company Canon announced the mirrorless camera with interchangeable lens Canon EOS M100 coming to replace models EOS M10, which debuted in October of the year 2015.

Canon EOS M100

Canon EOS M100 comes with an installed 24 Megapixel sensor APS-C and the last, at this point, DIGIC 7. The features exist already on cameras Canon M5 and M6, as well as 77D and 800D. Those innovations allow not only to raise the sensitivity matrix on stage compared to the predecessor of the M10 but to increase the speed burst shooting from 4.6 to 6.1/s and write speed video with 30 fps to 60 fps in FullHD.

Canon introduced the Canon EOS M100 as a compact and stylish camera that allows you to take snapshots of exceptional quality and immediately transmit them to the Internet or other devices. Canon EOS M100 is convenient to carry, and you can capture the bright and unique everyday moments. A set of artistic effects and support of wireless data allow you to make stunning pictures and immediately share them with your friends online.

Canon EOS M100

According to the manufacturer, the tiny and easy-to-use camera is an excellent choice for those who wish to climb up a notch compared with smartphones. The benefits of EOS lens changing feature attributed M100 and availability of zoom lenses.

Canon EOS M100 is an ideal choice for those who have long dreamed of fully realize their creative vision and reach new heights of photographic skill. Learn how to use this camera to put it just: its touchscreen interface just as convenient as the smartphone interface, and a set of built-in filters allow to give a snapshot of expressiveness and completeness quickly. Master the camera functions help tooltips that appear directly on display: you do not have to the lengthy flipping statement if you want to blur the background or make an object in the picture is brighter.

Canon EOS M100

If you like video blogging or just love to photograph exciting places, you shall appreciate the tilting screen and selfie mode. Moreover, to give the photo portraits a professional gloss, use skin smoothing mode with five gradations, which evens out the complexion and disguises imperfections.

Great features in a compact format

Despite its modest dimensions, Canon EOS M100 uses the latest technology, which instead expects from expensive professional equipment. It turns at the moment, so you do not miss a successful story. The picture quality is also at altitude: even when shooting in bright sunlight or low light shots turn out incredibly bright and vivid. Crystal clear video and turn out, and it does not require any additional effort from you.

As already said, the camera has a new CMOS sensor APS-C (22.3 × 14.9 mm) with 24.2 million effective pixels. Image processing subsystem relies on powerful DIGIC 7.

The camera also possesses autofocus Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which helps to focus principally on the selected object instantly and guarantees its maximum sharpness.

Shutter speed range is equal to 1/4000-30 c, the amount of light sensitivity ISO 100-25600. Maximum resolution photos equal to 6000 × 4000 pixels. The video records with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels and speed of 24, 30 or 60 frames per second.

The device is equipped with a folding display size 3 inches diagonally and touch control. To store footage serves as memory card SD/SDHC/SDXC.

In the arsenal of gadgetry, there are adapters for wireless connection Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth, NFC module, stereo microphone, USB 2.0 and micro-HDMI.

Dimensions represent 108 × 67 × 35 mm, the weight is about 300 grams, together with the battery pack. The battery LP-E12, on one charge, can make the 295 photographs. The camera weighs 302 g.


Focusing system has 49 points and, of course, there Dual Pixel AF (DPAF). We wonder if the Canon strategy is to include into every camera the Dual Pixel. The M100 is an excellent focusing camera since the technology is outstanding and even buying a budget camera you get an excellent autofocus in both photo and video.

Ease of use

Plain and straightforward are the tips that appear directly on display, those help you quickly master various shooting modes and camera settings. Manage the camera via the touchscreen interface like with a smartphone and learn intuitively: looking through the photo, you can flick through, zoom in and out and use simple commands.

Canon EOS M100 strives to provide extensive functionality and high-performance to camera lovers and novice photographers. The Chamber strives to provide easy and comfortable to use, especially in this case helps 3-inch touchscreen LCD with rotation function in combination with a self-portrait mode with the function of Smooth Skin. The camera also has a Creative Assist function, which “translates” the professional terminology and jargon of the photographers into an understandable format for beginners.

Stylish design

Whatever your style, the camera Canon EOS M100 complements perfectly: it comes in three colors — black, white and silver, and also offers nine color plates on the body: from bright turquoise to strict black. You can attach the camera strap to wear it over the shoulder or the neck to have it always at your fingertips, and to avoid dropping it. Lanyards appear in various color options: get creative and mix and match.

Wireless connection

The camera Canon EOS M100 supports data transfer over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, allowing you to send photos to Facebook and Instagram quickly. To transfer pictures to a smartphone running iOS or Android1 using a Canon Camera Connect, don’t even have to touch the camera. Only by connecting via Wi-Fi, you can send pictures and videos from a camera in the same cloud storage, where are all the other images from your Smartphone.

Interchangeable lenses

Do you want to shoot portraits and landscape views? EOS M100 lets you change lenses depending on the shooting. The EF-M Series lenses are light and compact like the camera itself. Do not hesitate to take them to your photo tour. Also, as your skill and technology requirements continue to grow, the EOS M100 is compatible with any of the EF-S lenses.

EOS M100 is a stylish and high-quality modern camera which helps you to look at and capture the world around. Thanks to the artistic filters and excellent quality images, every shot you take on this camera has a chance to become a hit on Instagram. The compact and lightweight camera EOS M100 can become your daily companion. It can help you keep the best moments of each day and share their beauty with friends and family.

Specifications for Canon EOS M100

Specifications for Canon EOS M100
Image sensor
Type 22.3 x 14.9 mm CMOS
Effective pixels Aprox. 24.2 megapixels
The total number of pixels Aprox. 25.8 Megapixels
Aspect ratio 3:02
Lowpass filter Built-in/fixed
Image sensor cleaning EOS integrated cleaning system
The type of color filter Basic colors
Type DIGIC 7
Lens mount EF-M (EF and EF-S compatible adapter for attaching the EOS EF-M)
Focal distance Equivalent of 1, 6 x lens focal length
Image stabilization Optical image stabilizer on compatible lenses
Video: advanced digital stabilization on 3 axes using compatible lenses
Type System Dual Pixel CMOS AF. Pixels determine phases embedded in the image sensor
System/AF point Maximum 49 AF points (fixed position on the grid 7 x 7) through the automatic selection of the camera
Free location 1 AF point/1 AF Zone (9 points, 3 x 3 grid) via manual selection
AF Working range EV -1-18 (at 23° c, ISO 100, with lens EF-M 22 mm f/2 STM)
AF Modes Frame-by-frame AF and tracking AF
AF point selection Face + tracking: tracking of face and object recognition through automatic or manual selection on the touchscreen. Automatic selection of the AF points 49 in the absence of recognized faces.
Smooth zone autofocus: manual area selection, as well as an automatic choice on the 9 AF points within selected zone
1-point AF: manual selection on the touchscreen using the buttons
Displays the selected AF point Is displayed on the LCD screen
Af fixation Fixed when pressing the shutter button halfway or custom button fixing AE
Af illumination via led backlight
Manual focus The lenses EF and EF-S-choice through the switch AF/MF lens
The lenses the EF-M-choice via a special button to MF/other custom buttons (AF/MF switch).
Strengthening the border contours available manual focus
Available AF + MF (manual adjustment of focus after AF frame)
Image magnification available during manual focus MF (5 x or 10 x)
Exposure control
Exposure metering modes Transfixed in real time thanks to the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (384)
(2) Partial metering at Centre (approx. 10% of the screen Live View)
(3) Center-weighted average metering
(4) spot metering (approx. 2% of the screen Live View)
Jeksponometricheskogo range devices Image: EV 1-20 (at 23° c, ISO 100)
Video: EV 2-20 (at 23° c, ISO 100)
Fixing exposure Automatic mode: available in time-lapse mode, autofocus during assessment measurements of exposure is locked when you reach focus.
Manual mode: using the release button AE creative zone modes.
Exposure compensation +/-3 EV with 1/3 steps
ISO Sensitivity AUTO ISO (100-25600), 100-25600 with step steps 1/3
Video: Auto ISO (100-6400), 100-12800 with step steps 1/3
Type electronic shutter
Exposure time 30-1/4000 SEC (with step 1/3 step), manual exposure (full range exposures. Available range depends on shooting mode).
White balance
Type Auto white balance using the matrix
Settings Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten,
Fluorescent, Flash, custom, color temperature (100 K)
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/ -9 levels
2. Magenta/Green +/ -9 levels
Custom white balance Yes, you can register a single configuration
LCD screen
Type Touchscreen LCD (TFT) 7.5 cm (3.0 “). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1 040 000 points of Electrostatic capacitive type. Inclination of approx.. at 180 degrees up
Coverage Aprox. 100%
Adjusting the brightness Adjustable (5 levels)
Displaying information Configured and switched to using the INFO button. Button
(1) the image in the Live View mode with display of basic information
(2) the image in the Live View mode with display full information
(3) the image in the Live View mode without information
(4) quick control Screen
Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, m) 5
Built-in Flash coverage angle Maximum coverage of approx. 15 mm (equivalent to 35 mm film: approx. 24 mm)
Recovery time for built-in Flash Aprox. 5 with
Modes Auto (E-TTL II)
Removing red-eye , Yes, using lamps reduce red-eye
X-sync 1/200 with
Exposure compensation when shooting with Flash +/-2 EV with 1/3 steps
Fixing Flash exposure Yes
Second curtain sync Yes
Hot shoe connector/PC connector No/No
Modes The intellectual scenario mode, Hybrid Auto, Creative Assistant, SCN (portrait, self-portrait, smooth skin, landscape, close-up, sports, Food, photography with hands at night HDR kontrovogo light), Creative filters (Grainy b/w, soft focus, Fish-eye effect, EFF. oil. paints, Watercolor Effect, the effect of the toy camera, miniature Effect (photo and video), high dynamic range), programme auto exposure (AE), shutter priority Ae, Aperture priority Ae, Manual exposure, Videography (auto exposure video Manual video exposure, Interval movie)
Image styles Auto, standard, portrait, landscape, high detail, precise, neutral, Monochrome, custom (x 3)
Image processing Highlight tone priority
Auto brightness (Auto Lighting Optimizer) (4 settings)
Noise reduction with long-term exposure
Noise reduction at high ISO (4 installs + multiple-frame noise reduction)
Lens peripheral illumination correction
Chromatic aberration correction
Correction of diffraction
Creative Assistant:
Background blur (5 units)
Brightness (19)
Contrast (9 levels)
Saturation (9 levels)
Hue (19)
Monochrome (Off/Bw/Sepia/Blue/Purple/Green)
Shutter modes Single-frame, continuous, self-timer (2 c, 10 c, user)
Burst Frame-by-frame AF: Approx. 6.1 frame/sec. for the queue to 89 frames in JPEG format and up to 21 RAW frame
With tracking autofocus (Servo AF): appr. 4 frame/s. for the queue to 1000 FPS in JPEG format
Live View Mode
Coverage Aprox. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
Type of files
Photograph format JPEG: high quality, normal quality (compatible with Exif 2.30)/file system Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
Raw: RAW (14-bit, the original RAW file, the second version of the Canon)
Compatibility with digital print order format [DPOF] version 1.1
RAW + JPEG simultaneous recording Yes, RAW + JPEG with different compression formats
The size of the image Raw: (3:2) 6000 x 4000 (4:3) 5328 x 4000 (16:9) 6000 x 3368 (1:1) 4000 x 4000
JPEG: (L) 3:2 6000 x 4000 (M) 3984 x 2656 (S1) 2976 x 1984 (S2) 2400 x 1600
JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328 x 4000 (M) 3552 x 2664 (S1) 2656 x 1992 (S2) 2112 x 1600
JPEG: (L) 16:9 6000 x 3368 (M) 3984 x 2240 (S1) 2976 x 1680 (S2) 2400 x 1344
JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000 x 4000 (M) 2656 x 2656 (S1) 1984 x 1984 (S2) 1600 x 1600
When playing a RAW image processing functions are available and change the size of images in the camera
Video file format MP4
Dimensions videos Full HD-1920 x 1080 (59.94; 50; 29.97; 25; 23.976 frame/s.)
HD 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps.)
VGA is 640 x 480 (29.97, 25 frames/sec.)
Duration of videos The maximum duration of 29 min 59 c, maximum file size 4 GB
Folder It is possible to automatically create new folders on a monthly or daily
Numbering files (1) sequential numbering
(2) auto reset
Other functions
User-defined functions 4 custom functions with customizable buttons and record shutter
Metadata tag Copyright information of the user (name of the author, copyright information)
Score images (0-5 stars)
Intelligent orientation sensor Yes, Auto rotate function
Increase when playing 2 x-10 x for the 10 steps, as well as the zoom pinch/zoom
Display formats (1) Single image with information (up to 8 switching options)
(2) a single image
(3) the index mode (6/12/42/110 images)
(4) the mode transition (1/10/100 images, by date, by rating)
Slideshow Playback duration: 3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/15/30 seconds
Repeat: on/off.
Transition effects: off, crossfade
Histogram Brightness/RGB
Wipe and protection from abrasion Erase: single image, selected images, the selected range, all images
Protection: selected images, the selected range, all the images. Unprotect all images
Categories menu (1) shooting menu (x 8)
(2) the playback menu (x 5)
(3) the Setup menu (x 4)
(4) custom functions Menu
Menu languages 25 languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
Firmware update The user can upgrade the firmware on your own.
Body materials Polycarbonate
Computer Hi-Speed USB (Mini-B compatible)
Miscellaneous Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n), (only 2.4 GHz, 1-11 channels), NFC-enabled
Bluetooth ® (version 4.1 specification, Bluetooth low energy consumption)
Direct printing
Canon Printers Compact photo printers and Canon PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge Yes (via USB or wireless LAN)
Data storage
Supported operating systems
PC and Macintosh Windows 10/8.1/8/7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9/10.10 10.11 10.12//
To connect to a PC via Wi-Fi:
Windows 10/8.1/8/7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9/10.10
For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10/8.1/8/7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9/10.10 10.11 10.12//
Image processing Digital Photo Professional
Miscellaneous Picture Style Editor, EOS Utility, Image Transfer Utility
Connect Camera app available on iOS and Android
Batteries 1 x Li-ion battery LP-E12
Battery life Aprox. 295 FPS (at 23° c, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Jekorezhim: Approx. 410 FPS
Video file size: Approx. 125 min
The duration of playback when you play a slideshow of photos: Approx. 4 h
Energy saving Turn off monitor (15, 30 sec. or 1, 3, 5, 10, 30 min)
Automatic reduction of power consumption (30 seconds or 1, 3, 5, 10 min., off)
Power supplies and Chargers Battery charger LC-E12
Compact power adapter CA-PS700 DC adapter, DR-E12
Cases/straps Case EH31-FJ
Neck strap EM-E2 (light brown)
Neck strap EM-E2 (BW) (Brown)
Neck strap EM-E2 (BK) (black)
Neck strap EM-E2 (WH) (white)
Neck strap EM-E2DB
Lenses EF-M
All EF and EF-S compatible through adapter for attaching the EOS EF-M
Miscellaneous Interface cable IFC-400PCU use
Adapter for attaching EF-EOSM
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