Canon EOS M3 vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M3 vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 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

OM-D E-M10

  • Introduced in January 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 119.1 x 82.3 x 45.9mm³ (4.7″ x 3.2″ x 1.8″)
  • 396g (12.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M10

EOS M3 vs OM-D E-M10 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:

Better choice: Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3 VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M3 a better choice


OM-D E-M10

Larger sensor (5)

APS-C Four Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.40 16.10
External microphone (2)

More portable (2)


Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M3 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M10: the more compact size.

The EOS M3 scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M10


OM-D E-M10

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

4 8
Auto Focus points (4)

49 81
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 12800 ISO 200 – 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)

7 80
Image stabilizer (3)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

250 320

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M10 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 21 points for the OM-D E-M10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


OM-D E-M10

Sensor cleaning

Built-in flash

Sensor resolution (MP)

1.04 1.04
Articulated screen

Touch screen

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Similar weight

366g 396g

Canon EOS M3 VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M3 and OM-D E-M10

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M3

Olympus OM-D E-M10


We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M10 as better choice.

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