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Digital SLR Camera
Item Code: 4460B003
Estimated Retail Price: $899.99
Price reflects camera body only.

Specifications

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

Recording Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC card

Image Format
0.88 x 0.59 in. / 22.3 x 14.9mm (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: 5200 (H) x 3462 (V) pixels

Total Pixels
Total pixels: Approx. 19.0 megapixels: 5432 (H) x 3492 (V) pixels

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. Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

2. Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image

3. Manual cleaning of sensor

Back to TopRecording System

Recording Format
Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.3

File Size
1. Large/Fine: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)

2. Medium/Fine: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3456 x 2304)

3. Small 1/Normal: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)

4. Small 2/Fine: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1920 x 1280)

5. Small 3/Fine: Approx. 0.35 Megapixels (720 x 480)

6. RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)

7. M-RAW: Approx. 10.10 Megapixels (3888 x 2592)

8. S-RAW: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)

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

Backup Recording
N/A

File Numbering
Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset.

RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording
Provided (sRAW+JPEG also possible)

Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Style
Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3

Back to TopWhite Balance

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

Auto White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor

Color Temperature Compensation
White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments

White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments

Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible

Color Temperature Information Transmission
Provided

Back to TopViewfinder

Type
Eye-level pentaprism

Coverage
Vertical/Horizontal approx. 96%

Magnification
Approx. 0.95x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity) / 27.0° angle of view

Eye Point
Approx. 22mm (At -1m-1 from eyepiece lens center)

Dioptric Adjustment Correction
-3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)

Focusing Screen
Interchangeable (Ef-D: Grid lines, Ef-S: Point of focus, Ef-A standard focusing screen provided)

Mirror
Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)

Viewfinder Information
AF information (AF points and focus confirmation light), Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level, Spot metering circle, exposure warning), Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light), Image information (Highlight tone priority (D+), Monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2-digit display), white balance correction, card information), Electronic level (Horizontal only), 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 (Cross-type, Center AF point with dual cross sensor for f/2.8)

AF Working Range
EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Focusing Modes
Autofocus, One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing (MF)

AF Point Selection
Automatic selection, manual selection

Selected AF Point Display
Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel

AF Assist Beam
Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash

Effective range: Approx. 13.1 ft./4.0m at center, approx. 11.5 ft./3.5m at periphery*.

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

Back to TopExposure Control

Metering Modes
Max. aperture TTL metering with 63-zone SPC with the following selectable modes:

  • Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF points)
  • Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder at center)
  • Spot metering (approx. 2.8% of viewfinder at center)
  • Center-Weighted average metering

Metering Range
EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Exposure Control Systems
Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE (Safety shift possible), Aperture-priority AE (Safety shift possible), Manual exposure, Bulb, Full Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Programmed Image Control modes (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait), E-TTL II Autoflash Program AE (Evaluative metering, Averaged metering)

ISO Speed Range
ISO 100 - 6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole-stop increments)

- ISO 12800 can be enabled with a Custom Function.

- With [Highlight tone priority], the ISO speed range will be automatically set within 200-6400.

1. In Creative Zone modes, the maximum settable ISO speed (400-6400) will vary within the automatic ISO speed range.

2. If overexposure would occur with fill flash, ISO 100 will be the lowest set.

3. In the (P) and Basic Zone modes (except Night Portrait), bounce flash will be set automatically within ISO 400-1600 (or maximum ISO speed limit).

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

AEB: ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

* Indicated up to ±3 stops on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder.

AE Lock
1. Auto AE lock - In the One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering, AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved.

2. Manual AE lock - With AE lock button. (AE lock is updated each time you press the button.) Enabled in all metering modes.

Back to TopShutter

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

Shutter Speeds
1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/250 sec.

1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

Shutter Release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Self Timer
10-sec. or 2-sec. delay (self-timer/remote control)

Remote Control
For Remote Switch RS-60E3

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
43/13 (ISO 100, in feet/meters)

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 ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

Back to TopExternal Speedlite

Zooming to Match Focal Length
Provided

Flash Metering
E-TTL II autoflash

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

FE Lock
Provided

External Flash Settings
Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings

PC Terminal
None

Back to TopDrive System

Drive Modes
Single, high-speed continuous, low-speed continuous, 10-sec. self-timer/ remote control, or 2-sec. self-timer/remote control

Continuous Shooting Speed
High-speed: Max. 5.3 shots/sec. (approx.)

Low-speed: Max. 3.0 shots/sec. (approx.)

Maximum Burst
JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 58

RAW: approx. 16

RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 7

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

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

3. The "F" after the number indicates that continuous shooting is possible until the card becomes full.

Back to TopLive View Functions

Shooting Modes
(1) Live View shooting

(2) Remote Live View shooting (with a personal computer installed with EOS Utility)

Focusing
Autofocus (One-Shot AF)

1. Live mode - One-point, contrast AF. Switching to another AF point possible.

2. Face Detection Live mode - Face Detection, Contrast AF. Face selectable.

3. Quick mode - Nine-point, phase-difference AF, same as normal shooting.

Manual focus - Magnify the image by 5x or 10x and focus manually.

Metering Modes
Real-time Evaluative metering with the image sensor

Metering Range
EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

* AE lock possible.

* The active metering time can be changed.

Magnified View
By 5x or 10x at AF point position

Grid Display
Provided (Two-type grid displays)

Silent Shooting
Provided (Mode 1 and Mode 2)

Back to TopVideo Shooting

Exposure Control
1) Program AE for video shooting

* For shooting modes other than manual exposure and bulb.

* Shutter speed 1/30 - 1/4000 sec. (Signal accumulation time), aperture, and ISO speed automatically set.

2) Manual exposure

* For manual exposure.

* Shutter speed (signal accumulation time), aperture, and ISO speed (auto/ manual) manually set. The shutter speed (signal accumulation time) is limited to 1/4000 sec. at the maximum and to 1/30 sec. at the minimum for 24/25/30 fps or 1/60 sec. or higher for 50/60 fps.

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

* For video, exposure compensation will not be applied beyond ±3 stops even if the exposure compensation has been set beyond ±3 stops.

* For still images, the exposure compensation can be set and applied up to ±5 stops.

Video Playback
The following playback is possible:

Playback, slow motion (variable speed possible), jump to first frame, previous frame, next frame, jump to last frame, cut out first or last frame, and audio volume (11 levels, including mute)

* The audio level when the camera is connected to a TV set is adjusted with the TV set.

Back to TopLCD Monitor

Type
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor

Monitor Size
Wide 3.0-inch (Screen aspect ratio of 3:2)

Coverage
Approx. 100%

Viewing angle: Approx. 160°

Brightness Control
7 levels provided

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

Back to TopPlayback

Display Format
Single image display (Two types of single-image full display and two types of shooting information display), Index display (4-image index and 9-image index), Jump display (1/10/100 images, shooting date, by folder, video, stills, rating), AF point display, Histogram (1. Brightness 2. RGB), Magnify zoom display (1.5x to 10x enabled in 15 steps), Rotated display (Manual, Auto) Slide Show (Image selection: Playback according to All images, Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, or Rating; Display time: 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, or 20 sec.; Repeat: Enable/Disable; Transition effect: Off, Slide in, Fade 1, Fade 2)

Highlight Alert
With single-image display (Info.) and single-image display, overexposed highlight areas 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 compliant to Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.3 (DPOF printing possible) and RAW images captured with the EOS 60D

* Video footage cannot be printed.

Easy Print feature
Provided

Back to TopDPOF: Digital Print Order Format

DPOF
Version 1.1 compatible

Back to TopDirect Image Transfer

Compatible Images
Direct image transfer with the camera has been abolished since the personal computers' OS-based support has become adequate for image transfers.

Back to TopCustomization

Custom Functions
Total 20

Camera User Settings
Register under Mode Dial's setting

My Menu Registration
Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered

Back to TopInterface

USB Terminal
For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)

Video Out Terminal
1. Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable

2. HDMI mini OUT terminal: Type C (Resolution switches automatically)

Back to TopPower Source

Battery
One Battery Pack LP-E6

AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6

With Battery Grip BG-E9 attached, two battery packs (LP-E6) can be used. Six AA-size batteries can be used.

Battery Life
1) Camera body only:

Shooting Method Temperature Shooting Conditions (Approx.)
AE 100% AE 50%, FA 50%
Viewfinder Shooting At 73°F/23°C 1600 1100
At 32°F/0°C 1400 1000
Live View Shooting At 73°F/23°C 350 320
At 32°F/0°C 310 280

2) With Battery Grip BG-E9:
Shooting Method Battery Temperature Shooting Conditions (Approx.)
AE 100% AE 50%, FA 50%
Viewfinder Shooting LP-E6 x 1 Same as (1)
LP-E6 x 2 At 73°F/23°C 3200 2200
At 32°F/0°C 2800 2000
Size-AA/LR6
alkaline batteries
At 73°F/23°C 550 410
At 32°F/0°C 140 90
Live View Shooting LP-E6 x 1 Same as (1)
LP-E6 x 2 At 73°F/23°C 700 640
At 32°F/0°C 610 560
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
Auto

Power Saving
Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 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. 5.69 x 4.17 x 3.09 in./144.5 x 105.8 x 78.6mm

Weight
755g / 26.6 oz (CIPA)

675g / 23.8 oz (body only)

Back to TopOperating Environment

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

Working Humidity Range
85% or less

All the specifications above are based on Canon's testing standards.

The camera's specifications and exterior are subject to change without notice.

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