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An EOS Camera in A New Light

Designed to inspire, the EOS M3 digital camera brings true EOS performance and image quality to a compact, stylish and elegant package. A pleasure to operate, with the sophistication to create stunning still and moving images, the EOS M3 is an ideal EOS for many applications, such as portraiture, landscape, travel and everything in between. With its large 24.2 Megapixel APS-C sized CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 Image Processor, the EOS M3 captures high-resolution images and Full HD movies suitable for most any application. Its lightweight, mirrorless body and interchangeable lenses add a whole new level of portability to the EOS system without compromising performance. In addition to a number of dedicated EF-M Lenses, the EOS M3 is compatible with a range of EF* and EF-S* Lenses and Speedlites, has an optional shoe-mounted electronic viewfinder, wireless capabilities, plus numerous features designed for fun and fast image capture. The EOS M3 defies the assumption that compact means compromise, with performance and features photographers and moviemakers can rely on to help bring their creative ideas to life.

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  • What's in the Box
    • EOS M3 Camera Body
    • EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens
    • Battery Pack LP-E17
    • Battery Charger LC-E17
    • Neck Strap EM-200DB
    • USB Cable IFC-400PCU
  • TypeDigital single-lens non-reflex AF/AE camera
  • Settings(1) Auto (AWB): Ambience priority
    (2) Daylight
    (3) Shade
    (4) Cloudy, twilight, sunset
    (5) Tungsten light
    (6) White fluorescent light
    (7) Flash*
    (8) Custom (MWB)

    * Set automatically according to the flash used. Changes automatically based on the colour temperature during flash when using an EX-series Speedlite that is equipped with the colour temperature information transmission function.
  • Auto White BalanceAuto white balance with the image sensor
  • Colour Temperature CompensationWhite balance correction:
    Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels
    Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels
    * Correction based on the current WB mode's colour temperature.
  • Colour Temperature Information TransmissionProvided
  • TypeTFT colour, liquid-crystal monitor
  • CoverageApprox. 170° both vertically and horizontally
  • Viewfinder InformationAttachment
    EVF-DC1 connects to the hot shoe (communication is performed through the use of a dedicated terminal attached to the shoe).

    Display Control
    (1) Menu operation (Set-up MENU) 

    (2) Switch between Auto / Manual

    * When set to Auto, switches to the viewfinder display as the face gets closer to the EVF-DC1

    * Only displayed in menu when EVF-DC1 is attached.(2) Button operationPressing display-switch button on EVF-DC1 allows you to switch between the LCD monitor / viewfinder displays.
  • Image FormatApprox. 22.3 x 14.9mm (APS-C Size)
  • Recording MediaSD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
    * UHS-I compatible
  • Compatible Lenses

    Canon EF-M, EF*, and EF-S* Lenses
    (35mm film equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6 times the lens focal length)

    * Requires Mount Adapter EF-EOS M

  • Lens MountCanon EF-M mount
  • TypeCMOS sensor (supporting Hybrid CMOS AF III)
  • PixelsEffective pixels: Approx. 24.2 Megapixels
  • Total PixelsApprox. 24.7 Megapixels
  • Aspect Ratio3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
  • Colour Filter SystemRGB primary colour filters
  • Low Pass FilterFixed position in front of the image sensor
  • Dust Deletion Feature1. Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
             * Removes dust adhering to the low-pass filter.
             * Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking approx. 1 sec.) when power is turned on or off.
                Manual execution also possible (taking approx. 6 sec.).

    2. Acquiring and appending Dust Delete Data: Unavailable

    3. Manual cleaning: Unavailable 
           * Cleaning is possible when the lens is detached
  • Recording FormatDesign Rule for Camera File System 2.0, Exif 2.3 compliant
  • File SizeL (Large): Approx. 24.0 megapixels (6000x4000)
    M (Medium): Approx. 12.4 megapixels (4320x2880)
    S1 (Small 1): Approx. 5.5 megapixels (2880x1920)
    S2 (Small 2): Approx. 3.5 megapixels (2304x1536)
    S3 (Small 3): Approx. 350,000 pixels (720x480)
    RAW: Approx. 24.0 megapixels (6000x4000)
  • Backup RecordingN/A
  • File NumberingThe following two types of file numbers can be set:
    (1) Continuous numbering
    * The number consecutive to the file number of the image shot last with a particular memory card is applied to the first image shot after that memory card is reinserted.
    (2) Auto reset
    * When you replace the camera's card, the numbering will be reset to start from 0001. If the new card already contains images, the numbering will continue from the last recorded image in the card.
  • RAW + JPEG Simultaneous RecordingYes
  • Colour SpacesRGB
  • Picture StyleAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3
    * In P, Tv, Av, M, C, and Movie Mode on the mode dial, you can select or set the Picture Style.
    * For other shooting modes, [Auto] or [Standard] is automatically set depending on the shooting mode.
    * Default setting for [User Def. 1-3] is [Auto].
  • * Mount Adapter EF-EOS M is required.
    ** Compatible with iOS versions 7.1/8.4, Android smartphone versions 2.3.3/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1 and Android tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
    *** Compatible with Android devices versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1.