36 x 24 mm CMOS
Approx. 20.2 megapixels
Approx. 20.6 megapixels
Built-in/Fixed with fluorine coating
EOS integrated cleaning system
EF (excludes EF-S lenses)
Equivalent to 1.0x the focal length of the lens
TTL-CT-SIR with a dedicated CMOS sensor
11 points (f/5.6 cross type at centre, extra sensitivity at f/2.8)
EV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel and Quick Control screen
Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.
Emitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
Selected on lens
+/- 20 steps ( wide and tele setting for Zooms)
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number
TTL full aperture metering with 63 zone Dual Layer SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.5% viewfinder at centre)
(4) Centre weighted average metering
EV 1 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
Auto: In 1-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).
2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
Auto (100-25600), 100-25600 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400
During Movie shooting: Auto (100-12800), 100-12800 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) ISO can be expanded to H: 25600
Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
30-1/4000 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. 21mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
'-3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
Interchangeable (3 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Precision Matte Eg-A II
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.¹
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.
Image information: Highlight tone priority (D+), maximum burst (2-digit display), card
Battery check: Composition information
Warning symbol: Displayed if any of the following is set: Monochrome, white balance
correction, expanded ISO speed, or spot metering.
Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.
7.7cm (3.0") Clear View TFT, approx. 1040K dots
Adjustable to one of seven levels
(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Electronic Level
E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
'+/- 3EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Yes, with compatible External Flash
E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support (with optional accessory)
via camera menu screen
Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual
Auto, 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)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
Chromatic aberration correction
Resize to M, S1, S2 or S3
RAW image processing - during image Playback only
Single, Continuous, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote), Silent single shooting, Silent continous shooting
Max. Approx. 4.5fps. (speed maintained for up to 1250 images (JPEG)¹²or 17 images (RAW))³ (with UHS-I card)²
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 (x3), Histogram, Aspect ratios, Electronic Level
JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] 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: (L) 5472x3648, (M) 3648x2432, (S1) 2736x1824, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480
RAW: (RAW) 5472x3648, (M-RAW) 4104x2736, (S-RAW) 2736x1824
MOV (Video: H.264 Intra frame / inter frame, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps) intra or inter frame
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) intra or inter frame
640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps) inter frame
Max duration 29min 59sec
New folders can be manually created and selected
(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
21 Custom Functions
User copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars), GPS coordinates.
Yes / Yes
Yes (equal to EOS-1N)
1.5x - 10x
(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Jump Display
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
(1) Shooting menu (x6)
(2) Playback menu (x3)
(3) Setup menu (x4)
(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.
HDMI mini output, Video output (PAL/ NTSC), External microphone (Stereo mini jack)
Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Yes, PictBridge compliant (USB and Wireless LAN)
SD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I)card
Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)
Digital Photo Professional
PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6 (supplied)
Approx. 1090 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)¹
Approx. 980 (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
Magnesium Alloy front and rear body covers. Polycarbonate top cover
0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
144.5 x 110.5 x 71.2
Approx. 755g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)
Eyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eb, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15, Focusing Screens Eg (with Grid Eg-D, Super Precision Matte Eg-S), Angle Finder C
All EF lenses
Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5, Remote Controller RC-6
Hand Strap E2, GP-E2
*Recommended Exposure Index
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.
Subject to change without notice.
¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated
¹ with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt
¹ Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution
² Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings and light level
³ 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.
¹ Focus Confirmation Light not available with EF Cinema lenses