Canon EOS M3 vs Nikon Z6 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M3 vs Z6 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M3 vs Nikon Z6 Specs


  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 110.9 x 68 x 44.4mm³ (4.4″ x 2.7″ x 1.7″)
  • 366g (11.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M3


  • Introduced in August 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 – 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Z Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 134 x 100.5 x 67.5mm³ (5.3″ x 4.0″ x 2.7″)
  • 675g (21.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Z6

EOS M3 vs Z6 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Advantage: Nikon Z6

Canon EOS M3 VS Nikon Z6 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M3 a better choice



Larger lens selection (3)

7 3
Built-in flash (2)

Weighs less (2)

(11.8 oz.)
(21.8 oz.)
More portable (2)


Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M3 are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the Z6. Another advantage over the Z6: the more compact size.

The EOS M3 scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Z6



Larger sensor (5)

APS-C Full frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.40 24.50
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

4 12
Auto Focus points (4)

49 273
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 12800 ISO 100 – 51200 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 2.10
Better Video (2)

1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)

250 330
USB 3.0 (2)

Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Z6 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Nikon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS M3: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today’s image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 34 points for the Z6.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning

Articulated screen

Touch screen

External microphone


Canon EOS M3 VS Nikon Z6 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M3 and Z6

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M3

Nikon Z6


We recommend Nikon Z6 as better choice.

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