Canon EOS M Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR

Type

22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 18.0 megapixels

Total Pixels

Approx. 18.5 megapixels

Aspect Ratio

3:2

Low-Pass Filter

Built-in/Fixed

Sensor Cleaning

EOS integrated cleaning system

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type

DIGIC 5

LENS

Lens Mount

EF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)

Focal Length

Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

FOCUSING

Type

Hybrid CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor

AF System/ Points

31 AF points (Maximum)

AF Working Range

EV 1-18 (at 23°C & ISO 100)

AF Modes

One-Shot AF and Servo AF

AF Point Selection

Automatic selection (Face detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single), Manual selection

Selected AF Point Display

Indicated on LCD monitor

Predictive AF

-

AF Lock

Locked when shutter button is pressed half way

AF Assist Beam

Yes LED

Manual Focus

Select on camera menu AF (Auto), MF (Manual), or AF+MF (Manual focus after One-Shot)

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering Modes

Real-time metering from the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering
(2) Partial metering at center
(3) Spot metering
(4) Center weighted average metering

Metering Range

EV 1-20 (at 23°C with EF-M 22mm f/2 STM ISO100)

AE Lock

Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.

Exposure Compensation

'+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).

AEB

'3 shots +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments

ISO Sensitivity*

AUTO(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1-stop increments
ISO can be expandable to H: 25600)

SHUTTER

Type

Electronic first curtain and mechanical second curtain shutter

Speed

30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE

Type

Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

Settings

AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom.
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.

Custom White Balance

Yes, 1 setting can be registered

WB Bracketing

'+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.

VIEWFINDER

LCD MONITOR

Type

Touch screen 7.7cm (3.0") 3:2 Clear View LCD II, approx. 1040K dots

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Viewing Angle (Horizontally/Vertically)

Approx 170°

Coating

Anti smudge

Brightness Adjustment

Adjustable to one of seven levels

Display Options

(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Liveview image no information
(3) Liveview image full info
(4) Liveview image basic info

FLASH

Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)

None

X-Sync

1/200sec

Flash Exposure Compensation

'+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing

Yes, with compatible External Flash

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes

Second Curtain Synchronisation

Yes

HotShoe/ PC Terminal

Yes/ No

External Flash Compatibility

E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support

External Flash Control

Via camera menu screen

SHOOTING

Modes

Scene Intelligent Auto mode
Still mode (Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up,
Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene,
HDR Backlight Control, Program AE , Shutter
priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual)Movie mode
(Auto exposure mode, Manual exposure mode)

Picture Styles

Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful,
Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Colour Space

sRGB and Adobe RGB

Image Processing

Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
and Chromatic aberration
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by
lighting or scene type)
Creative filters (Art Bold, Water painting, Grainy B/W,
Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye)

Drive Modes

Single, Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s +
continuous shots 2-10)

Continuous Shooting

Max. Approx. 4.3fps for approx. 17 JPEG images¹, 6 images RAW²³

LIVE VIEW MODE

FILE TYPE

Still Image Type

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

RAW+JPEG Simultaneous Recording

Yes, RAW + Large JPEG

Image Size

JPEG 3:2: (L) 5184x3456, (M) 3456x2304, (S1) 2592x1728, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608x3456, (M) 3072x2304, (S1) 2304x1728, (S2) 1696x1280, (S3) 640x480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184x2912, (M) 3456x1944, (S1) 2592x1456 (S2) 1920x1080, (S3) 720x400
JPEG 1:1: (L) 3456x3456, (M) 2304x2304, (S1) 1728x1728, (S2) 1280x1280, (S3) 480x480
RAW: (RAW) 5184x3456

Movie Type

MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)

Movie Size

1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)

Movie Length

Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB

Folders

New folders can be manually created and selected

File Numbering

(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset

OTHER FEATURES

Custom Functions

7 Custom Functions with 19 settings

Metadata Tag

User copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes

Playback Zoom

1.5x - 10x enabled in 15 steps

Display Formats

(1) Single image
(2) Single image with information (3 levels)
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Jump Display

Slide Show

Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills or by Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10/20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Transition Effects: Off, Slide (2 types), Fade (3 tyupes)
Bagkground Music: Off, On

Histogram

Brightness: Yes
RGB: Yes

Highlight Alert

Yes

Image Erase/Protection

Erase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time

Menu Categories

(1) Shooting menu (x5)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x4)
(4) My Menu

Menu Languages

25 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish,
Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish,
Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian,
Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai,
Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean
and Japanese

Firmware Update

Update possible by the user.

INTERFACE

Computer

Hi-Speed USB

Other

Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal),
HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), External
microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers

Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers
supporting PictBridge

PictBridge

Yes

STORAGE

Type

SD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I)card

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh

Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl.
Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)

SOFTWARE

Browsing & Printing

ImageBrowser EX

Image Processing

Digital Photo Professional

Other

PhotoStitch, EOS Utility,
Picture Style Editor

POWER SOURCE

Batteries

1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12

Battery Life

Approx. 230 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)¹
Approx. 200 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

Battery Indicator

4 levels

Power Saving

LCD monitor turns off after 15 sec, 30sec or 1, 3, 5, 10 or 30mins.
Power turns off after 0, 30sec or 1, 3, 5, 10mins and disabled

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

AC Adapter Kit ACK-E12, Battery charger LC-E12

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Body Materials

Stainless Steel, magnesium alloy, polycarbonate resin with glass fiber

Operating Environment

0 - 40 °C, 85% or less humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD)

108.6 x 66.5 x 32.3 mm

Weight (Body Only)

Approx. 298g (CIPA testing standard, including
battery and memory card)

ACCESSORIES

Case

EH23-CJ

Wireless File Transmitter

Compatible with Eye-Fi cards

Lenses

EF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)

Flash

Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)

Remote Controller/ Switch

Remote Controller RC-6

Other

GP-E2

Disclaimer

*Recommended Exposure Index

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

Footnote

¹ Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution
² Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.
³ Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings and light level

¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated