22.3mm x 14.9mm CMOS
Approx. 18.00 megapixels
Approx. 19.00 megapixels
EOS integrated cleaning system with fluorine coating
Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens
TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
9 cross-type AF points (f/2.8 at centre)
EV -0.5 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
Automatic selection, Manual selection
Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel and Quick Control screen
Yes up to 8m¹
Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.
Intermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite
Selected on lens, default in Live View Mode
TTL full aperture metering with 63 zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.8% viewfinder at centre)
(4) Centre weighted average metering
EV 0-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.
+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
3 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
Auto (100-3200), 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to H: 12800
Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting.
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Yes, 1 setting can be registered
+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.
Approx. 22mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
-3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
Interchangeable (3 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Precision Matte Ef-A
Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)
AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light.
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB.
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light.
Image information: White balance correction, Card information, monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+).
Composition information: Electronic level (Horizontal only), Battery check
Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Vari angle 7.7cm (3.0") 3:2 Clear View TFT, approx. 1040K dots
Adjustable to one of seven levels
(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Electronic Level
up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 28mm)
Approx. 3 seconds
Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
+/- 3EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Yes, with compatible External Flash
E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
via camera menu screen
Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Movie, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom
Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
sRGB and Adobe RGB
Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Minaiture effect) - during image Playback only
RAW image processing - during image Playback only
Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote)
Max. Approx. 5.3fps. (speed maintained for minimum of approx 58 images (JPEG)¹³, 16 images (RAW)²³
Electronic viewfinder with image sensor
Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face detection mode
Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor Active metering time can be changed
Grid overlay (x2), Histogram, Multi aspect ratios, Electronic level
JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.3 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG, M-RAW + JPEG, S-RAW + JPEG possible.
JPEG 3:2: (L) 5184x3456, (M) 3456x2304, (S1) 2592x1728, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608x3456, (M) 3072x2304, (S1) 2304x1728, (S2) 1696x1280, (S3) 640x480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184x2912, (M) 3456x1944, (S1) 2592x1456 (S2) 1920x1080, (S3) 720x400
JPEG 1:1: (L) 3456x3456, (M) 2304x2304, (S1) 1728x1728, (S2) 1280x1280, (S3) 480x480
RAW: (RAW) 5184x3456, (M-RAW) 3888x2592, (S-RAW) 2592x1728
MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps)
Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB
New folders can be manually created and selected
(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
20 Custom Functions with 59 settings
User copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)
Yes / Yes
1.5x - 10x
(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Magnified view
Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds
Erase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time
Original image verification data can be appended to the image (OSK-E3 required for verification)
(1) Shooting menu (x4)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x3)
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
Update possible by the user.
Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
SD card, SDHC card or SDXC card
Windows XP (SP2/SP3) / Vista inc SP1 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.4-10.6
ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Digital Photo Professional
PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, Original Data Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor
* Requires optional accessory
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6 (supplied), built in for date & settings
Approx. 1100 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)¹
Approx. 1000 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
6 levels + percentage
Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, Battery charger LC-E6, Car Battery charger CBC-E6
Aluminium and polycarbonate resin with glass fibre
0 - 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
144.5 x 105.8 x 78.6mm
Approx. 755g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)
Eyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens Focusing Screens Ef (with Grid Ef-D, Super Precision Matte Ef-S), Angle Finder C
Leather case EH21-L
Compatible with Eye-Fi cards
All EF and EF-S lenses
Canon Speedlites (220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
Remote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-6/RC-1/RC-5
Hand Strap E2
*Recommended Exposure Index
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.
Subject to change without notice.
¹ with EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM at 50kph
¹ with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt
¹ Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution
² Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.
³ Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings and light level
¹ Memory card and battery door only
¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated