LCD and Viewfinder
Canon M10 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon M10 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
M10 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Mirrorless camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Sony Alpha A7 (Compare) or Olympus OM-D E-M10 II (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Canon M10 can shoot continuously at max speed of 4.6 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately M10 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Canon M10 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 49 points to choose from.
Canon M10 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon M10, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30p,25p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Canon M10 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
It has a Mono speaker but no built-in microphone.
Canon M10 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Sony Alpha A7 or Canon EOS M6 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon M10 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, M10 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our M10. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect M10 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Canon M10 is powered by LP-E12 battery which provides a shooting life of 255 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 353 shots, Canon M10 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend M10 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Canon M10 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Canon M10 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Canon M10 is $559.95