Body type
Camera type Compact SLR  
Sensor
Maximum resolution 5184 x 3456  
Image ratio width:height 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
Operational pixels 18.0 megapixels  
Photo detector sensors 18.7 megapixels  
Image sensor size APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)  
Image sensor type CMOS  
Processor Digic 4  
Camera Image
ISO value Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)  
White bal presets 6  
Custom white bal modes Yes  
Stabilization type No  
Uncompressed format type RAW  
JPEG compression levels Fine, Normal  
Optics & Focus
Autofocus type Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View  
Digital image zoom Yes (3-10x )  
Manual focus ability Yes  
Number of focus positions 9  
Camera mount Canon EF/EF-S mount  
Focal length multiplier 1.6  
Screen / viewfinder
Pivoting LCD Fully articulated  
Monitor size 3"  
Screen resolution 1,040,000  
Touch screen interface No  
Live view LCD Yes  
Viewfinder style Optical (pentamirror)  
Viewfinder coverage 95 %  
Viewfinder magnification 0.85  
Photography features
Slowest shutter speed 30 sec  
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 sec  
Aperture priority mode Yes  
Shutter priority mode Yes  
Manual exposure setting Yes  
Scene modes Yes  
Flash built-in Yes (Pop-up)  
Flash coverage 13 m  
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)  
Flash mode settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye  
Continuous shooting Yes (3.7 fps)  
Self-timing device Yes (2 sec or 10 sec)  
Metering mode settings Multi, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial  
Exposure compensation 5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)  
Auto exposure bracketing 2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)  
White balance bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)  
Videography features
File formats H.264  
Audio channels Mono  
Video clips Yes (1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps))  
HD Modes 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)  
Frames per second1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)  
Storage
Storage devices SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Included storage None  
Connectivity
USB port USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec)  
HDMI interface Yes (HDMI mini)  
Wireless connectivity None  
Remote ability Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)  
Physical
Environmental sealing No  
Power Battery Pack  
Battery type Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery & charger  
Battery life cycle 440  
Overall weight 570 g (1.26 lb / 20.11 oz)  
Overall dimensions 133 x 100 x 80 mm (5.24 x 3.94 x 3.15")  
Additional features
Built-in orientation sensor Yes  
Interval recording Yes (by USB cable and PC)  
Global Positioning System None