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- ephotozine Highly Recommend
The Canon EOS M3 delivers the performance of a DSLR and the portability of a compact camera. Take shots in 24.2 megapixels, shoot videos in Full HD and get creative.
This camera comes with the new EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM standard zoom lens which combines Canon’s leading Optical Image Stabilizer and Stepping Motor (STM) technologies to deliver minimal image blur and smooth, near-silent focus in movie making.
With its APS-C sized 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and ISO up to 12,800 (expandable to 25,600), the Canon EOS M3 will capture photos and movies that are packed with detail, colour and atmosphere - even in low-light conditions. And thanks to continuous full resolution shooting at 4.2 frames-per-second, you’ll be able to react instinctively to the moment and catch fast moving action with ease, even when shooting in RAW file format.
What’s more, the advanced Hybrid CMOS AF III can focus up to 6.1x faster than the EOS M3's predecessor. Autofocus locks on quickly and accurately for pin-sharp results with 49 AF points spread out across the frame, covering 80 percent of the frame vertically and 70 per cent horizontally.
User friendly interface
The Canon EOS M3 boasts the award-winning ergonomic interface with intuitive touch screen (1,040k sRGB dots) which can focus and shoot with a single tap, navigate menus and view images with ease. The screen even tilts up through 180˚ (perfect for selfies) and down by 45˚ for high-angle shooting.
Full manual control
With features such as the ergonomically placed Front Dial, an exposure compensation dial and extensive custom functions to suit your shooting style, you’ll be able to take full expert level control any time you like. Shoot in 14-bit RAW for advanced post shot editing.
Wireless camera control & sharing
For effortless sharing, you can transfer images and movies to Smartphones, tablets or the Canon Connect Station using Wi-Fi and NFC. This makes for quick uploading to social networking sites or watching on a large TV screen.
Better still, it’s easy to include yourself in group shots or wildlife photos using your smart device as a wireless remote control. Capture images, change settings or even see what the camera has in view so you can achieve the perfect photo.
And when you have that precious frame, ensure you back it up using Image Sync and synchronise to your personal computer or smartphone.
Unleash your inner artist with Creative Assist, which gives you easy control over camera settings via the touch-screen. You can preview your adjustments in real time, learn how they translate into traditional camera settings and even save and share your favourite settings.
You’ll not only be able to take stunning still photography with this camera, but you’ll be able to shoot Full-HD movies too. Shoot movies at 30fps in MP4 format with fast, smooth autofocus thanks to the advanced Hybrid CMOS AF III. And the Touch AF in movies lets you create smooth, cinematic pull-focus effects, and Manual Focus Peaking shows sharp areas of the scene.
EOS Companion App
The iOS and Android versions of the app serve as both a product enhancer and an educational tool. The education section of the EOS Companion features video tutorials, practical exercises, advice about using a DSLR and some common troubleshooting tips. You can even explore the EOS M3 product-specific section which includes an interactive button guide, compatible accessories and the manual. What’s more, the app is a place for inspiration where you can generate a photo challenge to get even more creative with your photography. To use simply download the app from the Apple Store or Google play and enjoy the wealth of features it has to offer.
Lenses & Cases
One of the biggest advantages of this camera is the sheer shooting flexibility on offer. You can use additional lenses to take wide-angle, telephoto, or close-up shots to suit just about any situation. The shorter the focal length (measured in mm), the wider the view will be – the longer the focal length, the more telescopic the picture. With a selection of interchangeable lenses at your disposal, the creative possibilities are endless. Click here to browse our selection.
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Note: Please check the compatibility with your camera.
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it delivers the performance of a DSLR and the portability of a compact camera
- Accessories Included
- Eyecup Ef, Camera cover R-F-3, Wide Strap EW-300D, Battery Pack LP-E17, Battery Cover, Battery Charger LC-E17, Power cable for battery charger, Interface cable IFC-130U, User manual kit
This feature fixes onto the main subject and enhances focus on a snap's hot spots
- Battery Size & Number
- Battery Pack LP-E17
- Battery life
How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
- Approx. 230
- Built In Flash
- Camera Type
- Compact System
- USB, HDMI-CEC, 3.5mm Stereo mini jack
- Continuous Shooting Speed
Continuous Shooting Speed
The amount of frames per second that can be shot in continuous shooting mode
- 4.2 fps
- H4.4 x W11.1 x D6.8cm
- Direct printing
Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
- 3.0" LCD
- Exclusive to John Lewis
- Face Detection
Automatically detects faces and optimises focus, so they're the main subject/s of a snap
- File Formats
- JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), RAW: RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Allows your camera to detect and record where a picture is taken
- Image Stabilisation
Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp
- Lens Aperture
Measures the lens' light exposure and, thus, depth of field
- Lens Size
Also known as focal length, this is the distance from the sensor and the optical centre of the lens when focused to infinity
- 18 - 55mm
- Lens Type
Whether it zoom, wide-angle or telephoto, different lens types serve different purposes
- standard zoom
Extreme close-up shots of small subjects like insects or plants
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Maximum ISO Rating
Maximum ISO Rating
Defines the sensor's light sensitivity and, thus, performance in low-light settings
- Memory Card Type
- SD / SDHC
- Model name / number
- EOS M3
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Night recording
Ability to record at night or in complete darkness by using built-in infrared illumination
- Red-Eye Reduction
Shuts outs red-eye in portraits and group photos
- Self Timer
Lets you run into your own pictures by delaying it being taken by a few seconds after the shutter is pressed
- Sensor Size
- 22.3 x 14.9mm
- Sensor Type
- Hybrid CMOS AF III
- Shooting Modes
- Scene Intelligent Auto mode (Stills and Movie), Creative Assist: Hybrid Auto, SCN(Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Handheld Night Scene, Food), Creative Filters (Art Bold, Water painting, Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature, Fish-eye
- Shutter Speeds
The amount of time is takes for the shutter to open and close. High speed lets you freeze action completely, slower ones allow motion blur
- Max. Approx. 4.2fps for approx. 1000 JPEG images, 5 images RAW
- Smart Cameras - Wi-Fi enabled
- Smile Detection
- Sweep Panorama
- Touch Screen
- Tripod Thread
- Video Resolution
- HD 1080p
The interface you look through to compose and focus your picture
- Wireless networking
- Zoom (digital)
Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
- Zoom (optical)
Higher the zoom, the closer you can get to the subject. In optical, the lens physically moves, maintaining more quality than digital zoom.