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Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L

Portability
88
Imaging
68
Features
77
Overall
71
Canon EOS M100 front
 
Sigma fp L front
Portability
83
Imaging
83
Features
80
Overall
81

Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L Key Specs

Canon M100
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF-M Mount
  • 302g - 108 x 67 x 35mm
  • Released August 2017
  • Replaced the Canon M10
  • Successor is Canon M200
Sigma fp L
(Full Review)
  • 61MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Push to 102400)
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Leica L Mount
  • 427g - 113 x 70 x 45mm
  • Introduced March 2021
  • Replaced the Sigma fp
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Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L Overview

Lets examine more in depth at the Canon M100 and Sigma fp L, one is a Entry-Level Mirrorless and the latter is a Advanced Mirrorless by companies Canon and Sigma. There is a huge difference among the sensor resolutions of the M100 (24MP) and fp L (61MP) and the M100 (APS-C) and fp L (Full frame) use different sensor sizes.

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The M100 was introduced 4 years earlier than the fp L which is a fairly significant gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both the cameras come with the identical body type (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before delving straight into a complete comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the M100 scores against the fp L with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon M100 over the Sigma fp L

 M100 fp L 
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Sigma fp L over the Canon M100

 fp L M100 
IntroducedMarch 2021August 2017More modern by 43 months
Screen dimension3.2"3"Bigger screen (+0.2")
Screen resolution2100k1040kSharper screen (+1060k dot)

Common features in the Canon M100 and Sigma fp L

 M100 fp L 
Manual focus Very precise focus
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L Physical Comparison

For anybody who is aiming to carry around your camera often, you'll have to take into account its weight and volume. The Canon M100 has got physical measurements of 108mm x 67mm x 35mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4") and a weight of 302 grams (0.67 lbs) and the Sigma fp L has sizing of 113mm x 70mm x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8") and a weight of 427 grams (0.94 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary dependant on the lens you use at the time. The following is the front view proportions comparison of the M100 and the fp L.

Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability grade of the M100 and fp L is 88 and 83 respectively.

Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L top view buttons comparison

Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L Sensor Comparison

Usually, its difficult to visualize the contrast in sensor sizes simply by viewing technical specs. The image below will help offer you a far better sense of the sensor sizing in the M100 and fp L.

As you can tell, both the cameras posses different megapixels and different sensor sizes. The M100 with its smaller sensor is going to make shooting shallow depth of field trickier and the Sigma fp L will render extra detail using its extra 37 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also help you crop photographs somewhat more aggressively. The more aged M100 will be behind in sensor technology.

Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L sensor size comparison

Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L Screen and ViewFinder

Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon M100 Portrait photography features
Sigma fp L Portrait photography features
74
manual focus
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
includes face detect focus
exports RAW files
no external flash support
89
manual focus
high megapixels (61 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
features face detect focus
exports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Canon M100 Street photography features
Sigma fp L Street photography features
82
screen tilts up and down
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
exports RAW files
has touch to focus
above average high ISO (25,600)
does not have image stabilization
78
sensor size is great (Full frame)
exports RAW formats
offers touch to focus
environment proof
very good high ISO (25,600)
screen does not articulate
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon M100 Sports photography details
Sigma fp L Sports photography details
67
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
includes tracking focus
has phase detect auto focus
does not have image stabilization
not so great battery power (295 shots)
79
high shutter speed (1/8,000 seconds)
high megapixels (61 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
features tracking focus
environment proof
sensor has phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization
terrible battery power (240 CIPA)
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Travel Comparison

Canon M100 Travel photography info
Sigma fp L Travel photography info
82
connects via bluetooth
has touch to focus
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
flash built-in
screen is selfie friendly
not so great battery power (295 per charge)
73
environment proof
offers touch to focus
high megapixels (61 megapixels)
terrible battery power (240 CIPA)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Canon M100 Landscape photography highlights
Sigma fp L Landscape photography highlights
74
manual focus
interchangeable lenses (Canon EF-M mount)
nice screen size (3 inch)
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
above average high ISO (25,600)
exports RAW files
does not have image stabilization
not so great battery power (295 shots)
81
manual focus
switch lenses (Leica L mount)
screen size is good (3.2")
high megapixels (61 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
very good high ISO (25,600)
exports RAW formats
environment proof
no image stabilization
terrible battery power (240 shots)
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon M100 Vlogging factors
Sigma fp L Vlogging factors
75
screen is selfie friendly
built-in touchscreen
includes face detect focus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
does not have image stabilization
no microphone socket
38
touchscreen
features face detect focus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
includes mic port
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
no image stabilization
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Canon M100 vs Sigma fp L Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon M100 and Sigma fp L
 Canon EOS M100Sigma fp L
General Information
Brand Name Canon Sigma
Model type Canon EOS M100 Sigma fp L
Class Entry-Level Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Released 2017-08-29 2021-03-25
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor DIGIC 7 -
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C Full frame
Sensor dimensions 22.3 x 14.9mm 36 x 24mm
Sensor surface area 332.3mm² 864.0mm²
Sensor resolution 24MP 61MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 6000 x 4000 9520 x 6328
Max native ISO 25600 25600
Max boosted ISO - 102400
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW data
Lowest boosted ISO - 6
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points 49 49
Lens
Lens support Canon EF-M Leica L
Available lenses 23 40
Focal length multiplier 1.6 1
Screen
Display type Tilting Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3 inch 3.2 inch
Display resolution 1,040 thousand dot 2,100 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder resolution - 3,680 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Viewfinder magnification - 0.83x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/8000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 6.1 frames per sec 10.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 5.00 m (at ISO 100) no built-in flash
Flash modes Auto, on, off, slow synchro no built-in flash
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 35 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution 1920x1080 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) Yes (USB Power Delivery supported)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 302 gr (0.67 lb) 427 gr (0.94 lb)
Dimensions 108 x 67 x 35mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4") 113 x 70 x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating 79 not tested
DXO Color Depth rating 23.5 not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating 13.0 not tested
DXO Low light rating 1272 not tested
Other
Battery life 295 photos 240 photos
Battery form Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID LP-E12 BP-51
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported)
Storage slots 1 1
Retail pricing $449 $2,499