Digital, AF/AE single-lens reflex camera with built-in flash
SD/SDHC/SDXC card, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, or via Wireless LAN (Eye-Fi card*))
*Canon cameras are not guaranteed to support Eye-Fi card functions, including wireless transfer. In case of an issue with the Eye-Fi card, please consult with the card manufacturer. The use of Eye-Fi cards may not be approved in all regions, or from one region to another; please contact the card manufacturer for status of approval in the country/region of use.
Approx. 22.3mm x 14.9mm
Canon EF lenses including EF-S lenses
(35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6x the lens focal length)
Canon EF mount
High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Effective pixels: Approx. 18.00 megapixels
Total pixels: Approx. 18.70 megapixels
4.3 µm square
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) Manual cleaning
(2) Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.30
(1) Large: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
(2) Medium: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3456 x 2304)
(3) Small 1: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)
(4) S2: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1920 x 1280)
(5) S3: Approx. 0.35 Megapixels (720 x 480)
(6) RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.
Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset
RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording
Provided (RAW + JPEG)
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3
Auto White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation
White balance correction: ±9 levels
White balance bracketing: ±3 levels in single-level increments
Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible
Color Temperature Information Transmission
Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)
Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95%
Approx. 0.8x / 22.4° (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1 (dpt))
Approx. 21 mm (At -1m-1 from the eyepiece lens center)
Dioptric Adjustment Correction
Adjustable from approx. -2.5 to +0.5 m-1 (dpt)
Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
1) AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light)
2) Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, Exposure level, exposure warning)
3) Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light)
4) Image information (Highlight tone priority, Monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, SD card information)
Depth Of Field Preview
No depth-of-field preview button (Enabled with C.Fn 9-4)
TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
9-point AF (f/5.6 cross-type AF point at center)
AF Working Range
Center AF Point: EV 0 - 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Other AF Points: EV 1 - 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
- One-Shot AF
- Predictive AI Servo AF
- AI Focus AF (Switches between One-Shot AF and AI Servo AF automatically)
(2) Manual focus (MF)
AF Point Selection
(1) Manual selection
(2) Auto selection
Selected AF Point Display
Indicated by superimposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor
AF Assist Beam
1) Intermittent firing of built-in flash.
2) Effective range: Approx. 4 m/13.1 ft at center, approx. 3.5 m/11.5 ft at periphery.
63-zone SPC TTL metering with selectable modes
EV 1.0 - EV 20.0 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Systems
Creative Zone modes
(1) Program AE (program-shift possible)
(2) Shutter-priority AE
(3) Aperture-priority AE
(4) Manual exposure (including bulb)
Basic Zone modes
(1) Scene Intelligent Auto (Program AE, non-shiftable)
(2) Flash Off
(3) Creative Auto
(8) Night Portrait
ISO Speed Range
|Shooting Mode||ISO Settings|
|Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait||ISO 1003200|
|P, TV, Av, M*1||ISO 1006400*2|
|With flash||Fixed at ISO 800*3,4,5|
(1) Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
(2) AEB : ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Auto AE Lock: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in P, Tv and Av modes
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled.
1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.); X-sync at 1/200 sec.
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Shutter Lag Time
(1) During SW-1 ON, time lag between SW-2 ON and start of exposure:
Approx. 0.12 sec.
(2) Time lag between simultaneous SW-1/SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.24 sec.
Compatible with Remote Switch RS-60E3. There is no wireless remote control sensor.
Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentamirror
Flash Metering System
E-TTL II autoflash (Evaluative, Average), FE lock
Approx. 9.2/30.2 (at ISO 100 in meters/feet)
Approx. 2 sec.
Flash Ready Indicator
Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder
Up to 17mm focal length (equivalent to approx. 28mm in 135 format)
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
(1) Single shooting
(2) Continuous shooting
(3) 10-sec. self-timer
(4) 2-sec. self-timer
(5) Continuous shooting after 10-sec. self-timer (2 to 10 shots)
Continuous Shooting Speed
JPEG & RAW: Max. approx. 3.0 fps
(1) JPEG: 69 shots
(2) RAW: 6 shots
(3) RAW+JPEG: 4 shots
Still photo shooting and video shooting
- Face Detection Live mode
- Quick mode
2) Manual Focus
Real-time Evaluative metering with image sensor
EV 0 to EV 20 (At 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)
(1) Grid 1: Pair of vertical and horizontal lines
(2) Grid 2: 5 vertical and 3 horizontal lines
MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25 fps/24 fps): 330 MB/min.
1280 x 720 (60 fps/50fps): 330 MB/min.
640 x 480 (30 fps/25fps): 82.5 MB/min.
* If the file size exceeds 4GB, a new file will be automatically created.
** SD Class 6 or higher required.
1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p
1280 x 720 (HD): 60p (59.94) / 50p
640 x 480 (SD): 30p (29.97) / 25p
Continuous Shooting Time
Approx. 29 min. 59 sec.
Autofocus: FlexiZone-Single, Quick mode, Face Detection Live mode; manual
(1) Program AE for movie shooting
* Shutter speed 1/30 - 1/4000 sec. (signal accumulation time), aperture and ISO speed automatically set
(2) Manual Exposure
± 3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
3.0-inch (Screen aspect ratio of 4:3)
Approx. 460,000 dots
Adjustable to one of seven brightness levels
25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese)
(1) Single image display
On the detailed information and histogram displays, highlight areas with no image data will blink.
When you press the Quick Control button under the following conditions, you can set the functions below (The settable functions depend on the shooting mode):
(1) With viewfinder shooting:
Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, Picture Style, white balance, Auto Lighting Optimizer, raise built-in flash, AF mode, drive mode, metering mode, and image-recording quality.
(2) With Live View shooting:
AF mode, drive mode, white balance, Picture Style, Auto Lighting Optimizer, image-recording quality, ISO speed and raise built-in flash (with C.Fn).
(3) With movie shooting:
AF mode, white balance, Picture Style, and Auto Lighting Optimizer.
Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the card.
Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder, erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images.
JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System
Version 1.1 compatible
11 Custom Functions with 33 settings settable with the camera
Camera User Settings
My Menu Registration
Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered.
Hi-Speed USB-standard mini-B terminal for personal computer communications and PictBridge.
Video Out Terminal
1) Type C (Switches automatically to suit the resolution)
2) Video output: 1. 1080/60i, 2. 1080/50i, 3. 480/60p, 4. 576/50p
* Switches automatically to 1, 2, 3, or 4 to suit the TV.
Extension System Terminal
Compatible with Remote Switch RS-60E3
Compatible (*Canon cameras are not guaranteed to support Eye-Fi card functions, including wireless transfer. In case of an issue with the Eye-Fi card, please consult with the card manufacturer. The use of Eye-Fi cards may not be approved in all regions, or from one region to another; please contact the card manufacturer for status of approval in the country/region of use.)
Battery Pack LP-E10 x 1 * With the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10, AC power is possible.
Number of shots (approx.)
|Shooting Method||Shooting Conditions||Temperature|
|At 73°F/23°C||At 32°F/0°C|
|Viewfinder Shooting||No Flash||Approx. 600||Approx. 500|
|50% Flash Use||Approx. 500||Approx. 410|
|Live View Shooting||No Flash||Approx. 190||Approx. 180|
|50% Flash Use||Approx. 180||Approx. 170|
|Video Shooting||Total: 1 hr. 15 min.||Total: 1 hr. 10 min.|
Automatic battery level check when power is turned ON. Battery level indicated in one of four levels on LCD monitor.
Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 min.
Built-in secondary battery. When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for about three months.
* Recharge time for backup battery: Approx. 8 hours
Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 5.10 (W) x 3.93 (H) x 3.07 (D) in./ Approx. 129.6 (W) x 99.7 (H) x 77.9 (D) mm
Approx. 16.93 oz. / 480g (CIPA Standard)
Approx. 15.34 oz. / 435g (Body only)
Working Temperature Range
Working Humidity Range
85% or less