What Digital Camera posted their review of the Canon EOS M3. In the conclusion:
There’s no denying that the EOS M3 is a huge improvement on the original EOS M1. To begin with it’s compact and impressively well made, with a control layout that makes it a pleasure to use.[…] The camera’s autofocus speed is a huge improvement on its predecessor, although it does still lag some way behind notable competitors.
Image quality is also improved, with the new sensor delivering some impressive results including a huge amount of detail and low noise at lower ISO settings.
There are areas in which the new camera is still lacking, however. Notably, the relatively slow burst mode and small buffer make the M3 feel a bit dated […]
To see all our EOS M3 coverage click here.
Canon EOS M3 now shipping!
The EOS M3 is not on sale in the US, and is available in Europe only as kit with the EF-M 18-55mm IS STM lens (Amazon Italy, Amazon Germany, Amazon UK). You can order the M3 also at DigitalRev (ships internationally). DigitalRev’s price at checkout is inclusive of all taxes and customs for customers from Asia and the EU (and possibly a better price than Amazon), for customers from the US, taxes depend by the state. Detailed M3 specification can be read here.
- 24.2 MP APS-C CMOS sensor
- Hybrid CMOS AF III
- Powerful DIGIC 6 processing
- 3.0 inch (1040k) ClearView II Tilt Touchscreen
- 49 Point AF & 4.2 fps continuous shooting
- Scene Intelligent Auto
- Stunning 1080p movies at 24, 25 and 30 fps
- Creative Assist
- Wi-Fi, Dynamic NFC, remote control and sharing
A round-up of hands-on and previews after the break.
- Size comparison with the EOS M at Camera Size
- Canon Japan page about the Creative Assist feature
- Sample pictures at Canon UK
- EOS M3 page at Canon Europe
- EOS M3 page at CPN
- Lots of product pics here (Japanese)
- Hands-on at Trusted Reviews
- Preview at C|Net
- Preview at Pocket-lint
- Hands-on at Quesabesde (Spanish)
- Hands-on at What Digital Camera
- Hands-on at Photography Blog
- Product pictures and size comparison with M2 at Kakaku (Japanese)
- First independent sample pics.
- Hands-on in Italian