Canon EOS M100 vs Canon EOS Kiss M

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

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS M100 were released 2017 and Canon EOS Kiss M was released 2018. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS M100 2017
Canon EOS Kiss M 2018

Type of camera

Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.

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 M100 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS Kiss M 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

Both these cameras have the exact same resolution. Canon EOS M100 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss M has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS M100 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS Kiss M 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

ISO range

Both of these cameras offer the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS M100 100-25600
Canon EOS Kiss M 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 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

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS Kiss M 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 M100
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss M

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS M100 can shoot up to 6,1 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss M can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS M100 6,1
Canon EOS Kiss M 10

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS M100 and Canon EOS Kiss M can shoot movies.

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 Kiss M weighs 390 gr (equal to 0.86 lb) which is 29% heavier than Canon EOS M100 and its 302 gr (or 0.67 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS M100 302 gr
0.67 lb
Canon EOS Kiss M 390 gr
0.86 lb

Canon EOS M100 vs Canon EOS Kiss M Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS M100 and Canon EOS Kiss M, 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 M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Name Canon EOS M100 Canon EOS Kiss M
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Release Year 2017 2018
Release Date 2017-08-29 2018-02-26
MSRP 599 USD 779 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Camera Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
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 6000 x 4000 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 24 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 7 DIGIC 8
Image
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
ISO Range 100 - 25600 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 6 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 M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 49 143
Lens Mount Canon EF-M

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 M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Articulated LCD Tilting Fully articulated
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1040000 1040000
Touch screen Yes Yes
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type No Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification
Viewfinder Resolution 0 2360000
Photography features
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Frames per second 6,1 fps 10 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 5 meters 5 meters
External Flash No Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth)
Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes (via smartphone) Yes (via smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss M
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E12 lithium-ion battery & charger
LP-E12 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots 235 shots
Width 108 mm 116 mm
Height 67 mm 88 mm
Depth 35 mm 59 mm
Weight 302 gram 390 gram