Canon EOS D30 vs Canon EOS M100

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS D30 and Canon EOS M100. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS D30 were released 2000 and Canon EOS M100 was released 2017. That is a 17 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS D30 2000
Canon EOS M100 2017

Type of camera

Canon EOS D30 is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS M100 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "Canon APS-C") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS D30 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS M100 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS D30 has a 3,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS M100 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS D30 3,1 MP
3110400 pixels
2160 x 1440
Canon EOS M100 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS M100 has a 672 % larger resolution than Canon EOS D30. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS M100 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS D30. Canon EOS M100 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS D30 has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS D30 100-1600
Canon EOS M100 100-25600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS D30 do not work with Canon EF-S lenses but this is also shown at our compatibility charts.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS M100 belongs to the Canon EOS M-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS M

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS D30
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS M100

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS D30 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS M100 can shoot up to 6,1 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS D30 3
Canon EOS M100 6,1

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS M100. Sadly, the Canon EOS D30 does not support this.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS D30 weighs 855 gr (equal to 1,88 lb) which is 183% heavier than Canon EOS M100 and its 302 gr (or 0,67 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS D30 855 gr
1,88 lb
Canon EOS M100 302 gr
0,67 lb

Canon EOS D30 vs Canon EOS M100 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS D30 and Canon EOS M100, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Name Canon EOS D30 Canon EOS M100
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Release Year 2000 2017
Release Date 2000-05-17 2017-08-29
MSRP 2999 USD 599 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 2160 x 1440 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 3,1 MP 24 MP
Image Processor Digital Signal Processing LSI (Image Engine) DIGIC 7
Image
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
ISO Range 100 - 1600 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 5 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 3 49
Lens Mount Canon EF

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF-M

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Articulated LCD Fixed Tilting
Screen size 1.8 3
Screen dots 120000 1040000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) N/A
Viewfinder Coverage 95% N/A
Viewfinder Magnification 0.88 (0.55 35mm equiv.) N/A
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 0
Photography features
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Frames per second 3 fps 6,1 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 5 meters
External Flash Yes No
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation 2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution N/A 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes (N3 connector) Yes (via smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS M100
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details BP-511
LP-E12 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 295 shots
Width 150 mm 108 mm
Height 107 mm 67 mm
Depth 75 mm 35 mm
Weight 855 gram 302 gram