Type Digital AF/AE single-lens reflex camera with built-in flash
Recording Media SD card, SDHC card, SDXC memory card* Compatible with Ultra High Speed (UHS-I) memory cards and Eye-Fi cards.
Image Format Approx. 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C)
Compatible Lenses Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses)
Lens Mount Canon EF mount
Type CMOS Sensor
Pixels Effective pixels: Approx. 24.20 megapixelsTotal pixels: Approx. 24.70 megapixels
Pixel Unit 3.72µm square
Aspect Ratio 3:2 (Horizontal : Vertical)
Color Filter System RGB primary color filters
Low Pass Filter Fixed position in front of the image sensor
Dust Deletion Feature (1) Self Cleaning Sensor UnitRemoves dust adhering to the low-pass filter.Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking approx. 2 sec.) when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible (taking approx. 5 sec.).(2) Dust Delete Data acquisition and appendingThe 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
Recording Format Complies with Design rule for Camera File system 2.0 and Exif 2.30
File Size 3:2
Backup Recording N/A
File Numbering The following three types of file numbering method can be set:(1) Continuous numbering* The numbering of captured images will continue even after you replace the camera's card.(2) Auto reset* When you replace the camera's card, the numbering will be reset to start from 0001. If the new card already contains images, the numbering will continue from the last recorded image in the card. (3) Manual reset* Resets the file number to 0001, and creates a new folder automatically.
RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording Yes
Color Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3* In Basic Zone modes, "Auto" is set automatically.* In Creative Zone modes, you can select or set the Picture Style.* Default settings for [User Defined 1-3] are [Auto].
Settings Auto, Preset (Daylight; Shade; Cloudy, Twilight, Sunset; Tungsten light; White Fluorescent Light; Flash), Custom (Approx. 2,000° - 10,000°K), White Balance Correction, and White Balance Bracketing
Auto White Balance Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation White balance correction:
Color Temperature Information Transmission Provided
Type Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)
Coverage Approx. 95% vertically and horizontally (with Eye point approx. 19mm)* Coverage is approx. 93% when aspect ratio is set to 16:9.
Magnification Approx. 0.82x / 23.2° (50mm lens ∞, -1 m-1)
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 (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
Depth Of Field Preview Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Type TTL secondary image-forming, phase-difference detection
AF Points 19 pointsAll AF points are cross-type at f/5.6Center AF point is diagonal cross-type at f/2.8
AF Working Range EV -0.5 - 18 (at room temperature and ISO 100, based on Canon's testing standards)
Focusing Modes (1) Autofocus
AF Point Selection (1) Manual selection(2) Auto selection* Automatically set in Basic Zone modes.
Selected AF Point Display Indicated by superimposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor.
AF Assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flashEffective range: Approx. 13.1 ft. / 4m 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.* Compatible with AF assist-beam (intermittent firing) of 320EX, 270EX II, and 270EX flashes.
Metering Modes 7560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensorMetering with the area divided into 63 segments (9x7)1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)2) Partial metering (center, approx. 6.0% of viewfinder)3) Spot metering (center, approx. 3.5% of viewfinder)4) Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 1 - 20 (at 23°C / 73°F with 50mm f/1.8 II lens at ISO 100)
Exposure Control Systems Creative Zone(1) Program AE (shiftable)(2) Shutter-priority AE(3) Aperture-priority AE(4) Manual exposure (including bulb) Basic zone(1) Scene Intelligent Auto (Program AE / non-shiftable)(2) Flash Off(3) Creative Auto* When background blurring is set, shooting with flash is disabled. When the flash is raised, background blurring cannot be set.(4) Portrait(5) Landscape(6) Close-up(7) Sports(8) Special Scene
ISO Speed Range
*1: Depends on the maximum ISO speed that has been set.*2: If fill-flash will result in overexposure, the ISO speed can be set to ISO 100 at the maximum.*3: If you use bounce flash with an external Speedlite in the Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Food, or P mode, the ISO speed is set automatically within ISO 400–ISO 1600 (or up to the maximum limit) to match 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* If the exposure compensation exceeds ±2 stops, the left or right icon appears in the viewfinder.* Manual exposure compensation and AEB can be set in combination.* AEB is set in the following sequence: Standard exposure, decreased exposure, and increased exposure.* If AEB is used with the self-timer, the three bracketed shots will be taken in succession after the 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay.
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* In the P, Tv, Av, and M modes, enabled with the AE lock button. (Press again to update.)* Enabled in all metering modes.
Type Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled* Electronic 1st curtain and mechanical 2nd curtain
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb (total shutter speed range)X-sync at 1/200 sec.
Shutter Release Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self Timer 10-sec. or 2-sec. Delay
Shutter Lag Time
Flash Metering E-TTL II autoflash (evaluative flash metering and average flash metering), FE Lock
Flash Exposure Compensation ±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
FE Lock Provided
External Flash Settings (1) External flash function setting* Flash firing, E-TTL II auto flash system, flash mode, wireless master, zoom, sync setting, flash exposure compensation, FEB, and clear setting.* With the 600EX-RT, radio wireless transmission control is possible.(2) External flash C.Fn setting* The actual setting options for (1) and (2) will differ depending on the Speedlite used.
PC Terminal Not Provided
Continuous Shooting Speed High-speed continuous shooting: Max. approx. 5.0 fps
Maximum Burst Number of Shots Based on 8GB memory Card:JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 180 JPEG Large/Norma: Approx. 1810 (Full)Medium/Fine: Approx. 1770 (Full)Medium/Normal: Approx. 3500 (Full)S1/Fine: Approx. 2830 (Full)S1/Normal: Approx. 5320 (Full)S2: Approx. 5320 (Full)S3: Approx. 20180 (Full)RAW: Approx. 7 ShotsRAW+JPEG Large/Fine: 6 Shots Number of Shots Based on 8GB UHS-I memory card:JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 940 (Full)JPEG Large/Norma: Approx. 1810 (Full)Medium/Fine: Approx. 1770 (Full)Medium/Normal: Approx. 3500 (Full)S1/Fine: Approx. 2830 (Full)S1/Normal: Approx. 5320 (Full)S2: Approx. 5320 (Full)S3: Approx. 20180 (Full)RAW: Approx. 8 ShotsRAW+JPEG Large/Fine: 6 Shots* The number of possible shots and maximum burst are those obtained with the 8 GB card of Canon's testing standards.* The file size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst differ depending on shooting conditions (aspect ratio of 3:2, subject, memory card brand, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.).* Figures appended with an "Full" indicate that continuous shooting is possible until the card becomes full.
Shooting Modes Still photo shooting and video shooting
Focusing (1) Hybrid CMOS AF III* Covers approx. 80% (width) x 80% (height) of the screen area.(2) Manual focus*Manual focusing by enlarging images by approx. five to ten times
Metering Modes Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor.(1) Evaluative metering (315 zones)(2) Partial metering (approx. 10.0% of Live View screen)(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.7% of Live View screen)(4) Center-weighted average metering* AE lock possible. The active metering time can be changed.
Metering Range EV 0 - 20 (at 73°F/23°C at ISO 100); EV 0 - 18 (width Hybrid CMOS AF III at 73°F/23°C at ISO 100)
Grid Display (1) 3x3(2) 6x4
Exposure Simulation Provided
Silent Shooting Not provided
File Format MP4:Movie: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264* Variable (average) bit rateAudio: AACMOV: MOV format movie cannot be shot. (playback is possible)
File Size Recording Size: [Full HD]Standard: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25 fps/24 fps): 216 MB/min. Lightweight: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25 fps): 87 MB/min. [HD]Standard: 1280 x 720 (60 fps/50 fps): 187 MB/min.Lightweight: 1280 x 720 (30 fps/25 fps): 30 MB/min. [SD]Standard: 640 x 480 (30 fps/ 25 fps): 66 MB/min.Lightweight: 640 x 480 (30 fps/ 25 fps): 23 MB/min.* If the recording time reaches 29 min. 59 sec., the movie shooting stops automatically.* The file size is 4 GB, and shooting does not stop automatically.
Frame Rates 1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p1280 x 720 (HD): 60p (59.94) / 50p640 x 480 (SD): 30p (29.97) / 25p
Continuous Shooting Time
* If recording time reaches 29 min. 59 sec., movie shooting stops automatically.* See Frame Rates section for actual frame rates
Focusing (1) Hybrid CMOS AF III* Covers approx. 80% (width) x 80% (height) of the screen area.(2) Manual focus* Magnify the image by approx. 5x or approx. 10x and focus manually.
Range 8 bit, 0 - 255
Exposure Control (1) Program AE for movie shooting* In Basic Zone modes, P, Av, and Tv modes* Shutter speed 1/30 - 1/4000 sec. (Signal accumulation time), aperture, and ISO speed automatically set.(2) 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 Provided (±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 photo shooting, the exposure compensation can be set and applied up to ±5 stops.
Type TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor with Touch Panel LCD (capacitive type)
Monitor Size Wide 3.0-inch (Screen aspect ratio of 3:2)7.7cm diagonal (6.37cm wide, 4.25cm high)
Pixels Approx. 1,040,000 dots
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness Control Adjustable to one of seven levels
Coating Anti-smudge coating
Interface Languages 25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)