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 Approx. 22.3mm x 14.9mm
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
Type High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Eye Point Approx. 21 mm (At -1m-1 from the eyepiece lens center)
Dioptric Adjustment Correction Adjustable from approx. -2.5 to +0.5 m-1 (dpt)
Focusing Screen Fixed
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection 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, 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)
Depth Of Field Preview No depth-of-field preview button (Enabled with C.Fn 9-4)
Type TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points 9-point AF (f/5.6 cross-type AF point at center)
AF Working Range Center AF Point: EV 0 - 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Other AF Points: EV 1 - 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Focusing Modes (1) Autofocus
- One-Shot AF
- Predictive AI Servo AF
- AI Focus AF (Switches between One-Shot AF and AI Servo AF automatically)
(2) Manual focus (MF)
AF Point Selection (1) Manual selection
(2) Auto selection
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 320EX, 270EX II and 270EX AF-assist beam (intermittent flash firing).
Metering Modes 63-zone SPC TTL metering with selectable modes
Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF point)
Partial metering (approx. 10% 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 Creative Zone modes
(1) Program AE (program-shift possible)
(2) Shutter-priority AE
(3) Aperture-priority AE
(4) Manual exposure (including bulb)
Basic Zone modes
(1) Scene Intelligent Auto (Program AE, non-shiftable)
(2) Flash Off
(3) Creative Auto
(8) Night Portrait
ISO Speed Range
Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait
P, TV, Av, M*1
Fixed at ISO 800*3,4,5
*1: 1 ISO 800 for Bulb exposures. *2: Depends on the maximum ISO speed that has been set.
*3: If fill-flash results in overexposure, ISO 100 is set.
*4: When the maximum ISO speed is ISO 400, the speed is fixed at ISO 400. *5: If a bounce flash with an external Speedlite flash is used in Basic Zone modes (except Night Portrait) or P mode, the ISO speed is automatically set between ISO 8001600 in accordance with the brightness.
Exposure Compensation (1) Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
(2) AEB : ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AE Lock Auto AE Lock: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in P, Tv and Av modes
Type Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled.
Electronic 1st curtain. Only 2nd curtain mechanically controlled.
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.); X-sync at 1/200 sec.
When the image-recording quality is JPEG, continuous shooting is possible until the memory card becomes full.
* Based on Canon's testing standards with a 8GB test card (3:2 aspect ratio, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style)
Live View Functions
Shooting Modes Still photo shooting and video shooting
Focusing 1) Autofocus
- Face Detection Live mode
- Quick mode
2) Manual Focus
Metering Modes Real-time Evaluative metering with image sensor
Metering Range EV 0 to EV 20 (At 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)
Grid Display (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
File Format MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
File Size [Full HD]
1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25 fps/24 fps): 330 MB/min.
1280 x 720 (60 fps/50fps): 330 MB/min.
640 x 480 (30 fps/25fps): 82.5 MB/min.
* If the file size exceeds 4GB, a new file will be automatically created.
** SD Class 6 or higher required.
Frame Rates 1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p
1280 x 720 (HD): 60p (59.94) / 50p
640 x 480 (SD): 30p (29.97) / 25p
Continuous Shooting Time Approx. 29 min. 59 sec.
Focusing Autofocus: FlexiZone-Single, Quick mode, Face Detection Live mode; manual
Exposure Control (1) Program AE for movie shooting
* Shutter speed 1/30 - 1/4000 sec. (signal accumulation time), aperture and ISO speed automatically set
(2) Manual Exposure
The ISO speed, aperture, and shutter speed (signal-accumulation time ranging from 1/30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.) are set manually.
Exposure Compensation ± 3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Type TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size 3.0-inch (Screen aspect ratio of 4:3)
Pixels Approx. 460,000 dots
Coverage Approx. 100%
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)
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.
Quick Control Function
Items When you press the Quick Control button under the following conditions, you can set the functions below (The settable functions depend on the shooting mode):
(1) With viewfinder shooting:
Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, Picture Style, white balance, Auto Lighting Optimizer, raise built-in flash, AF mode, drive mode, metering mode, and image-recording quality.
(2) With Live View shooting:
AF mode, drive mode, white balance, Picture Style, Auto Lighting Optimizer, image-recording quality, ISO speed and raise built-in flash (with C.Fn).
(3) With movie shooting:
AF mode, white balance, Picture Style, and Auto Lighting Optimizer.
Image 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.
Printable Images JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System
RAW images printable.
Movies cannot be printed.
DPOF: Digital Print Order Format
DPOF Version 1.1 compatible
Custom Functions 11 Custom Functions with 33 settings settable with the camera
Custom Controls Not Provided
Camera User Settings Not provided
My Menu Registration Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered.
USB Terminal Hi-Speed USB-standard mini-B terminal for personal computer communications and PictBridge.
Video Out Terminal 1) Type C (Switches automatically to suit the resolution)
2) Video output: 1. 1080/60i, 2. 1080/50i, 3. 480/60p, 4. 576/50p
* Switches automatically to 1, 2, 3, or 4 to suit the TV.
Extension System Terminal Compatible with Remote Switch RS-60E3
Gigabit-Ethernet Compatible (*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.)
Battery Battery Pack LP-E10 x 1
* With the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10, AC power is possible.
Battery Life Number of shots (approx.)
50% Flash Use
Live View Shooting
50% Flash Use
Total: 1 hr. 15 min.
Total: 1 hr. 10 min.
Battery Check Automatic battery level check when power is turned ON.
Battery level indicated in one of four levels on LCD monitor.
Power Saving Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 min.
Date/Time Battery Built-in secondary battery. When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for about three months.
* Recharge time for backup battery: Approx. 8 hours
Start-up Time Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 5.10 (W) x 3.93 (H) x 3.07 (D) in./ Approx. 129.6 (W) x 99.7 (H) x 77.9 (D) mm
Weight Approx. 16.93 oz. / 480g (CIPA Standard)
Approx. 15.34 oz. / 435g (Body only)
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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