Nikon D5100 vs Canon EOS M

Winner
Nikon D5100

56

Canon EOS M

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Many lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

Size
Really small
Compact (109×66×32 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
298 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS M.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Canon EOS M Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Larger
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 with 15-45mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

discussion

Nikon D5100
D5100
Nikon

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Canon EOS M
EOS M
Canon

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Asdasd (7:09 AM, July 24, 2012)
which one is better????