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76%
Apr 26, 2011
77%
Mar 31, 2011
71%
Mar 11, 2011
69%
Apr 13, 2011
Apr 5, 2011
Feb 7, 2011
Sep 9, 2010
Feb 7, 2011
 
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
 
4928 x 3264
5184 x 3456
4288 x 2848
4272 x 2848
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
5184 x 2912, 4608 x 3456,3456 x 3456, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 1944, 3072 x 2304, 2592 x 1728, 2592 x 1456, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 2304, 1920 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1728, 1696 x 1280, 1280 x 1280, 720 x 480, 720 x 400, 640 x 480, 480 x 480
3936 x 2624, 3072 x 2048, 1728 x 1152
3088 x 2056, 2256 x 1504, 1920 x 1280, 720 x 480
3:2
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2
3:2
16 megapixels
18 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
 
19 megapixels
13 megapixels
13 megapixels
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
APS-C (22.2 x 14.8 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Expeed 2
Digic 4
Prime II
Digic 4
 
Auto, 100- 6400 (plus 12800, 25600 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)
Auto, 200 to 12800 in 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV steps (100 to 25600 extended)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
12
6
10
6
Yes (5)
Yes
Yes (1)
Yes
No
No
Sensor-shift
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal
Good, Better, Best
Fine, Normal
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
No
Yes (3-10x )
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
11
9
11
9
Nikon F
Canon EF/EF-S
Pentax KAF2
Canon EF/EF-S
1.5×
1.6×
1.5×
1.6×
 
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
3
2.7
921,000
1,040,000
921,000
230,000
No
No
No
No
TFT LCD monitor
TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor
TFT LCD monitor
TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor
Yes (With contrast-detect AF, face detection and subject tracking)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentamirror)
95%
95%
96%
95%
0.78×
0.85×
0.85×
0.8×
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/6000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
13.00 m
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
9.20 m
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, E-TTL II)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, High-Speed Sync and Wireless Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
4.0 fps
3.7 fps
6.0 fps
3.0 fps
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2 sec or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (10 sec (2 sec with mirror lock-up))
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Partial
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±1.5 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
No
Yes (3 images at -/+ 3 steps)
 
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (25 fps)
1280 x 720 (29.97, 25 fps)
MPEG-4
MPEG-4, H.264
Motion JPEG
H.264, Motion JPEG
Mono
Mono
Mono
Stereo
 
Mono
 
 
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
 
None
No
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (HDMI mini)
No
Yes (HDMI mini)
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
 
Eye-Fi Connected
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)
Yes (Optional IR)
Yes (E3 connector)
 
No
No
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion D-LI109 rechargeable battery & charger or optional AA with adapter
Lithium-Ion LP-E10 rechargeable battery & charger
 
440
470
700
560 g (1.23 lb / 19.75 oz)
570 g (1.26 lb / 20.11 oz)
598 g (1.32 lb / 21.09 oz)
495 g (1.09 lb / 17.46 oz)
128 x 97 x 79 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 3.11)
133 x 100 x 80 mm (5.24 x 3.94 x 3.15)
125 x 97 x 68 mm (4.92 x 3.82 x 2.68)
130 x 100 x 78 mm (5.12 x 3.94 x 3.07)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Optional
None
Optional
None
GP-1
 
O-GPS1