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EOS Rebel T2i

Support DSLR

MSRP: $599.99



Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera

Recording Media

SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC Memory Card

Image Format

22.3mm 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


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


Effective pixels: Approx. 18.00 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) Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit
(2) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
(3) Manual cleaning of sensor

Recording Format

Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.21

Image Format

Still: JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), RAW+JPEG
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)

File Size

(1) Large/Fine: Approx. 6.4MB (5184 x 3456 pixels)
(2) Large/Normal: Approx. 3.2MB (5184 x 3456 pixels)
(3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 3.4MB (3456 x 2304 pixels)
(4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.7MB (3456 x 2304 pixels)
(5) Small/Fine: Approx. 2.2MB (2592 x 1728 pixels)
(6) Small/Normal: Approx. 1.1MB (2592 x 1728 pixels)
(7) RAW: Approx. 24.5MB (5184 x 3456 pixels)
Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.

File Numbering

Continuous numbering, auto reset, manual reset

Color Space

sRGB, Adobe RGB selectable

Picture Style

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


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

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



Eye-level SLR (with pentamirror)


Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95%


Approx. 0.87x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1 (dpt))

Eye Point

Approx. 19mm (from eyepiece lens center)

Dioptric Adjustment Correction

-3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)

Focusing Screen

Fixed, Precision Matte


Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter lenses)

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 (1-digitdisplay), white balance correction, SD card information

Depth Of Field Preview

Enabled with depth-of-field preview button


TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor

AF Points

9 AF points (center AF point is cross-type)

Focusing Modes

Auto, 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 monitor

AF Assist Beam

Intermittent firing of built-in flash
Effective range: Approx. 4.0m/13.1 ft. at center, approx. 3.5m/11.5 ft. at periphery. When EOS-dedicated Speedlite attached, the Speedlite's AF-assist beam is emitted instead.

Metering Modes

63-zone TTL full-aperture metering Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)Partial metering (approx. 9% of viewfinder at center)Spot metering (approx. 4% of viewfinder at center)Center-weighted average metering

Metering Range

EV 1-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

ISO Speed Range

ISO 100~6400 (in 1-stop increments), H: 12800
Basic Zone modes: ISO 100~3200 set automatically

Exposure Compensation

Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with AEB)

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.


Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled1/4000 sec. to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.
1/4000 sec. to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)Soft-touch electromagnetic release10-sec. or 2-sec. delay or 10-sec. delay plus continuous shooting Remote Switch RS-60E3
Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5/RC-6


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

Shutter Speeds

1/4000 sec. to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.
1/4000 sec. 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 or 10-sec. delay plus continuous shooting

Remote Control

Remote Switch RS-60E3
Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5/RC-6


Retractable, auto pop-up flash

Guide Number

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

Recycling Time

Approx. 3 sec.

Flash Ready Indicator

Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder

Flash Coverage

Up to 17mm lens focal length (equivalent to 27mm in 135 format)

FE Lock


Flash Exposure Compensation

±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.

Drive Modes

Single, continuous, self-timer (10 sec. or 2 sec. delay)/remote control

Continuous Shooting Speed

Max. 3.7 shots/sec. (with One-Shot AF or AI Servo AF)

Maximum Burst

JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. 34, RAW: Approx. 6
Based on Canon's testing standards with a 2GB SD memory card, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style
Varies depending on the subject, SD memory card brand, image-recording quality, etc.

Shooting Modes

Still photo shooting and video shooting


Autofocus (One-Shot AF): Live mode, Face Detection Live mode, Quick mode; Manual focus (5x or 10x manually)

Metering Modes

Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor

Metering Range

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

Grid Display

Provided (Two grid displays)

Exposure Simulation


Silent Shooting

Not provided


TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor

Monitor Size

3.0 in.


Approx. 1,040,000 dots (VGA)


Approx. 100%
Viewing angle: 160°

Brightness Control

7 levels provided

Interface Languages

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

Display Format

(1) Single image display
- Two types of single-image full display and two types of shooting information display.
(2) Index display
- 4-image index and 9-index image.
(3) Jump display
- 10/100 images, shooting date, movies, stills

Highlight Alert

Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)


Erase protect (or cancel) each image individually


Single image, selected images or all images in the SD card can be erased (except protected images)

Compatible Printers

PictBridge-compatible printers

Printable Images

JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible) and RAW images captured with the EOS Rebel T2i

Easy Print feature



Version 1.1 compatible

Compatible Images

JPEG and RAW images
Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen

Custom Functions

Total 12

My Menu Registration

Up to 6 menus, Custom functions and other top-tier options can be registered


One Battery Pack LP-E8
AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E8
With Battery Grip BG-E8, AA-size batteries can be used

Number of Shots

Number of shots (approx.)
The above figures apply with a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E8.
The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards.

Battery Check


Power Saving

Provided. Power turns off after 30 sec., 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 min.

Date/Time Battery

Built-in secondary battery

Start-up Time

Approx. 0.1 sec.

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.0 in./128.8 x 97.5 x 75.3mm


Approx. 18.7 oz./530g (CIPA standard, includes battery and memory card.)

Working Temperature Range


Working Humidity Range

85% or less

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