Canon EOS M vs Nikon Z7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M vs Z7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M vs Nikon Z7 Specs


  • Introduced in July 2012
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 77.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • No WiFi
  • 108.6 x 66.5 x 32.3mm³ (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.3")
  • 298g (9.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M


  • Introduced in August 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 46 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 64 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Z Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 134 x 100.5 x 67.5mm³ (5.3" x 4.0" x 2.7")
  • 675g (21.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Z7

EOS M vs Z7 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:

Infographic: EOS M and Z7 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Nikon Z7

Canon EOS M VS Nikon Z7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M a better choice



Larger lens selection (3)73
Weighs less (2)298g
(9.6 oz.)
(21.8 oz.)
More portable (2)233cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M are the larger selection of lenses, the lower weight than the Z7 and the more compact size.

The EOS M scores 7 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Z7



Larger sensor (5)APS-CFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0045.70
Higher speed (4, frames/second)49
Auto Focus points (4)31493
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO64 - 25600 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.042.10
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)230330
WiFi (2)
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Z7 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Nikon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Z7 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 38 points for the Z7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning
Touch screen
External microphone
Canon EOS M VS Nikon Z7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M and Z7

EOS M und Z7, front viewEOS M und Z7, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS M und Z7, view from aboveEOS M und Z7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M

Nikon Z7


We recommend Nikon Z7 as better choice.

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