Nikon Z6 II vs Canon EOS M100
ManufacturingNikon Z6 II were released 2020 and Canon EOS M100 was released 2017. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Nikon Z6 II||2020|
|Canon EOS M100||2017|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z6 II has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS M100 has a "APSC"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Nikon Z6 II||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|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 (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Nikon Z6 II||
6048 x 4024
|Canon EOS M100||
6000 x 4000
Nikon Z6 II has a 1 % larger resolution than Canon EOS M100. 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.
|Nikon Z6 II||100-51200|
|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 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
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon Z6 II can shoot up to 14 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS M100 can shoot up to 6,1 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Nikon Z6 II||14|
|Canon EOS M100||6,1|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
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.
|Nikon Z6 II||705 gr
|Canon EOS M100||302 gr