Was the Canon EOS M100 the company's worst ever camera?

The EOS M100 is small and neat, though we'd rather it had a viewfinder.

The Canon EOS M100 may well have been the worst camera that Canon has ever made. Small, simple and smartphone shooter-friendly, its intentions were good. The execution, not so much.

Launched in 2017, the Canon EOS M100 was the entry-level body in Canon's first mirrorless camera system – EOS M, which was discontinued six years and three cameras later. 

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at fotovolo.com but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at lifeafterphotoshop.com