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EOS Rebel T3i Body

EOS Digital Cameras

EOS Rebel T3i
Item Code: 5169B001
Estimated Retail Price: $499.99

Specifications

Type
Digital, AF/AE single-lens reflex, camera with built-in flash

Recording Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC card, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, or via Wireless LAN (Eye-Fi card*))

*Canon cameras are not guaranteed to support Eye-Fi card functions, including wireless transfer. In case of an issue with the Eye-Fi card, please consult with the card manufacturer. The use of Eye-Fi cards may not be approved in all regions, or from one region to another; please contact the card manufacturer for status of approval in the country/region of use.

Image Format
22.3 x 14.9 mm (APS-C size)

Compatible Lenses
Canon EF lenses including EF-S lenses

(35mm-equivalent focal length is approx.1.6x the lens focal length)

Lens Mount
Canon EF mount

Back to TopImage Sensor

Type
High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor

Pixels
Effective pixels: Approx. 18.0 megapixels

Total Pixels
Total pixels: Approx. 18.70 megapixels

Aspect Ratio
3:2 (Horizontal : Vertical)

Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters

Low Pass Filter
Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor

Dust Deletion Feature
(1) Automatic Sensor Cleaning

  • Removes dust adhering to the low-pass filter.
  • Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking 2 sec.) when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible (taking 5 sec.).
  • Low-pass filter has a fluorine coating.
(2) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
  • The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images.
  • The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots.
(3) Manual cleaning of sensor

Back to TopRecording System

Recording Format
Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and 2.30

File Size
(1) Large: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5,184 x 3,456)

(2) Medium: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3,456 x 2,304)

(3) Small: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2,592 x 1,728)

(4) S2: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1,920 x 1,280)

(5) S3: Approx. 0.35 Megapixels (720 x 480)

(6) RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5,184 x 3,456)

Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.

Recording Functions
Images record directly to the SD card.

File Numbering
Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset.

RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording
RAW and Large JPEG images are recorded simultaneously

Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Style
Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3

Back to TopWhite Balance

Settings
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom

Auto White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor

Color Temperature Compensation
White balance correction:

  • Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels
  • Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels
White balance bracketing:
  • ±3 levels, in single-level increments

Color Temperature Information Transmission
Provided

Back to TopViewfinder

Type
Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)

Coverage
Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95% (TD)

Magnification
Approx. 0.85x / 23.8° (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1 (dpt))

Eye Point
Approx. 19 mm (At -1m-1 from the eyepiece lens center)

Dioptric Adjustment Correction
Adjustable from approx. -3.0 to +1.0 m-1 (dpt)

Focusing Screen
Fixed

Mirror
Quick-return half mirror (transmittance: reflectance ratio of 40:60)

Viewfinder Information
1) AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light)

2) Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle, exposure warning)

3) Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light)

4) Image information (Highlight tone priority, Monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, SD card information)

5) Composition information (Grid, electronic level)

6) Battery check

Depth Of Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button

Back to TopAutofocus

Type
TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor

AF Points
9 points (Center AF point is AF cross-type at f/5.6, Center AF point is vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8.)

AF Working Range
EV -0.5 - 18 (at 23°C/73°F and ISO 100, based on Canon's testing standards)

Focusing Modes
(1) Autofocus

  • One-Shot AF
  • Predictive AI Servo AF
  • AI Focus AF
(2) Manual focus (MF)

AF Point Selection
(1) Manual selection

(2) Auto selection

* Automatically set (2) in Basic Zone modes and A-DEP mode.

Selected AF Point Display
Indicated by superimposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor

AF Assist Beam
(1) Intermittent firing of built-in flash

(2) Effective range: Approx. 4 m/13.1 ft at center, approx. 3.5 m/11.5 ft at periphery

* With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite attached, the Speedlite's AF-assist beam is emitted instead.

* Compatible with assist-beam (intermittent firing) of 320EX, 270EX II and 270EX flashes.

Back to TopExposure Control

Metering Modes
TTL maximum aperture metering with 63-zone metering sensor

  • Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF points)
  • Partial metering (center, approx. 9% of viewfinder at center)
  • Spot metering (center, approx. 4% of viewfinder at center)
  • Center-weighted average metering

Metering Range
EV 1.0 - EV 20.0 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Exposure Control Systems
Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual exposure, Automatic depth-of-field, Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Programmed Image Control modes, E-TTL II autoflash program AE

ISO Speed Range
Auto, ISO 100 - 6400 (in whole-stop increments), H: 12800

Exposure Compensation
Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (AEB ±2 stops)

* Indicated up to ±3 stops in the viewfinder.

AE Lock
Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved

Manual: By AE lock button

Back to TopShutter

Type
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled.

Shutter Speeds
1/4000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.

1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)

  • Settable in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments.

Shutter Release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Self Timer
10-sec. or 2-sec. delay

Remote Control
(1) The EOS Rebel T3i has a remote control terminal for Remote Switch RS-60E3.

(2) Compatible with Remote Controller RC-6, RC-1 and RC-5.

Back to TopBuilt in Flash

Type
Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism

Flash Metering System
E-TTL II autoflash

Guide Number
Approx. 13/43 (at ISO 100 in meters/feet)

Recycling Time
Approx. 3 sec.

Flash Ready Indicator
Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder

Flash Coverage
Up to 17mm focal length (equivalent to approx. 28mm in 135 format)

FE Lock
Provided

Flash Exposure Compensation
Up to ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

  • Flash exposure compensation for built-in flash and Speedlite can be set with the camera.

Back to TopExternal Speedlite

Flash Metering
E-TTL II autoflash

Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments

FE Lock
Provided

Back to TopDrive System

Drive Modes
Single, Continuous, 10-sec. self-timer/Remote control, 2-sec. self-timer, Continuous shooting after 10-sec. self-timer

Continuous Shooting Speed
Max. approx. 3.7 fps [TD] (with One-Shot AF or AI SERVO AF)

* Same as with Battery Grip BG-E8 loaded with size-AA/LR6 alkaline batteries.

Maximum Burst
JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 34

RAW: approx. 6

RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 3

* The number of possible shots and maximum burst apply to a 4GB card based on Canon's testing standards.

* The image file size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst will vary depending on the shooting conditions (3:2 aspect ratio, subject, memory card brand, ISO speed, Picture Style, Custom Functions, etc.).

* "F" indicates that continuous shooting is possible until the card becomes full.

Back to TopLive View Functions

Shooting Modes
Still photo shooting and video shooting

Focusing
(1) Autofocus (Same as focusing with Live View shooting)

Before shooting a movie, 1, 2, and 3 below are possible.

AF during movie shooting is possible with [AF w/ shutter button during video]. When this is set to [Enable], 1 and 2 below are possible:

A. Live mode

B. Face detection Live mode

C. Quick mode

* If 3 has been set when you start shooting a movie, it will switch to 1 automatically.

(2) Manual focusing

* Magnify the image by about 5x or 10x and focus manually.

* Magnified view not possible with digital zoom nor during movie shooting.

Metering Modes
(1) AF point-linked evaluative metering

* Used when the AF mode is Face detection Live mode and a face has been detected.

(2) Center-weighted average metering

* Used during manual focus, when the AF mode is Face detection Live mode and a face has not been detected. Also used in the Live mode and Quick mode.

* Metering range: EV 0 to EV 20 (At 23°C/73°F and ISO 100, with 50mm f/1.4 lens)

Metering Range
EV 0 to EV 20 (At 23°C/73°F and ISO 100, with 50mm f/1.4 lens)

Grid Display
Two grids provided (not displayed during movie shooting):

(1) Grid 1: Pair of vertical and horizontal lines

(2) Grid 2: 5 vertical and 3 horizontal lines

Exposure Simulation
Provided

Silent Shooting
Not provided

Back to TopVideo Shooting

File Format
MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))

* Meta information is embedded in the MOV file (no separate THM file)

File Size
Recording Size: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1280 x 720 (HD), 640 x 480 (SD)

Movie-recording Size Total Recording Time File Size
8GB Card 16GB Card
1920x1080 30fps 22 min. 44 min. 330 MB/min.
25fps
24fps
1280x720 60fps 22 min. 22 min. 330 MB/min.
50fps
640x480 30fps 1 hr. 32 min. 3 hr. 4 min. 82.5 MB/min.
25fps

* The file system limits the file size of a single movie clip to 4 GB. If the movie clip reaches 4 GB, the shooting will stop automatically. This translates to around 11 min. for 1920 x 1080 and 1280 x 720, and around 46 min. for 640 x 480.
* Even if the file size of a single movie clip is within 4 GB, movie shooting will automatically terminate when the movie time reaches 29 min. 59 sec.

Frame Rates
24, 25, 30, 50, or 60 fps (30 fps during magnified view)

Focusing
(1) Autofocus (Same as focusing with Live View shooting)

Before shooting a movie, A, B, and C below are possible.

AF during movie shooting is possible with [AF w/ shutter button during video]. When this is set to [Enable], A and B below are possible:

A. Live mode

B. Face detection Live mode

C. Quick mode

* If C has been set when you start shooting a movie, it will switch to A automatically.

(2) Manual focusing

* Magnify the image by about 5x or 10x and focus manually.

* Magnified view not possible with digital zoom nor during movie shooting.

Exposure Control
Program AE for video shooting, Manual exposure

Exposure Compensation
±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Back to TopLCD Monitor

Type
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor

Monitor Size
3.0 in. (Screen aspect ratio of 3:2)

Pixels
Approx. 1,040,000 dots

Coverage
Approx. 100%

Viewing Angle: 170°

Brightness Control
Adjustable to one of seven brightness levels

Interface Languages
25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese)

Back to TopPlayback

Display Format
(1) Single image display

  • Single image, basic information, detailed information, histogram display
(2) Index display
  • 4-image index and 9-image index.
(3) Jump display (Image jump w/ Main Dial)
  • 1/10/100 images, shooting date, by folder, movies, stills, rating

Highlight Alert
On the detailed information and histogram displays, highlight areas with no image data will blink.

Back to TopImage Protection and Erase

Protection
Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the card.

Erase
Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder, erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images.

Back to TopDirect Printing

Compatible Printers
PictBridge-compatible printers

Printable Images
JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System

  • RAW images printable.
  • Movies cannot be printed.

Back to TopDPOF: Digital Print Order Format

DPOF
Version 1.1 compatible

Back to TopCustomization

Custom Functions
11 Custom Functions with 34 settings settable with the camera

Camera User Settings
Not provided

Back to TopInterface

USB Terminal
Hi-Speed USB-standard mini-B terminal for personal computer communications and PictBridge.

Video Out Terminal
(1) Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable

(2) mini-HDMI OUT terminal

Back to TopPower Source

Battery
Battery Pack LP-E8 x 1

* With the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E8, AC power is possible.

* With BG-E8, two battery packs (LP-E8) can be used. Or six size-AA/LR6 batteries can be used.

Battery Life
1) Camera body only:

Shooting Method Temperature Shooting Conditions
AE 100% AE 50%, FA 50%
Viewfinder Shooting At 73°F/23°C Approx. 550 Approx. 440
At 32°F/0°C Approx. 470 Approx. 400
Live View Shooting At 73°F/23°C Approx. 200 Approx. 180
At 32°F/0°C Approx. 170 Approx. 150

2) With Battery Grip BG-E8:
Shooting Method Battery Temperature Shooting Conditions
AE 100% AE 50%, FA 50%
Viewfinder Shooting LP-E8 x 1 Same as (1)
LP-E8 x 2 At 73°F/23°C Approx. 1100 Approx. 880
At 32°F/0°C Approx. 940 Approx. 800
Size-AA/LR6
alkaline batteries
At 73°F/23°C Approx. 470 Approx. 270
At 32°F/0°C Approx. 130 Approx. 80
Live View Shooting LP-E8 x 1 Same as (1)
LP-E8 x 2 At 73°F/23°C Approx. 400 Approx. 360
At 32°F/0°C Approx. 340 Approx. 300
Size-AA/LR6
alkaline batteries
At 73°F/23°C - -
At 32°F/0°C - -
The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards

Battery Check
Automatic battery level check when power is turned ON.

Battery level indicated in one of four levels on LCD monitor.

Power Saving
Power turns off after the set time of non-operation elapses

* [Auto power off] settable to 30 sec., 1 min., 2 min., 4 min., 8 min., or 15 min.

Date/Time Battery
Built-in secondary battery. When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for about three months.

Start-up Time
Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)

Back to TopDimensions and Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in./133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7mm

Weight
Approx. 18.2 oz. / 515g (body only)

Back to TopOperating Environment

Working Temperature Range
32-104°F/0-40°C

Working Humidity Range
85% or less

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice. 


If a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera, consult the lens maker.

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