Description by Canon:
An 18-megapixel interchangeable-lens compact system camera small enough to take anywhere. Enjoy simple creative controls and superb low-light performance for stunning images.
Compact design. Superb image quality
Capture images that are packed with clarity and colour and can be printed at sizes up to A2 in amazing detail. An APS-C sized 18-megapixel sensor is of the same dimensions as those used in EOS DSLRs, and offers the same superb image quality.
The right settings every time
As you compose a photograph with the EOS M, the camera’s Scene Intelligent Auto technology analyses the subject too, evaluating colour, brightness, movement and even detecting the presence of people. This information is used to pick the most appropriate camera settings, giving you the best possible results.
The freedom to express yourselfAn EOS that delivers the quality of a DSLR in the compact body of a camera you can take everywhere. Change your EF-M lens and change your point of view, and enjoy the support of the EF and EF-S lens range too with an optional mount adaptor EF-EOS M.
Creativity the easy way
Create beautiful images, using smooth out-of-focus backgrounds for a professional look with impact. Achieve advanced creative effects quickly and simply with easy-to-use controls.
Easy to use. Great resultsStraightforward controls are quick and easy to use, so you’ll always be ready to express yourself. A touch-sensitive 7.7cm (3”) Clear View II LCD screen offers intuitive control over menu functions, and the ability to focus and shoot with a single tap.
Atmospheric photos in low light
The EOS M keeps performing at its best, even when light levels get low. Hybrid autofocus ensures pin-sharp photographs and evaluative exposure metering picks the most appropriate shutter speed and aperture. Shoot hand-held pictures in low-light conditions without using flash or a tripod, thanks to a maximum sensitivity of ISO 12,800 (expandable to ISO 25,600).
Moving picturesShoot Full-HD video using the same camera you use for still photography. Enjoy superb image quality, even in low light, and explore new creative approaches, such as shallow focus. Enhance your movie footage with Video Snapshot. Shoot a series of short clips of 2, 4, or 8 sec in length, edit them, and play them together as a video slideshow in a single movie file.