Canon EOS Rebel SL1 vs. Canon EOS Rebel SL2

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Mar 21, 2013
Jun 29, 2017
 
$799.99/£799 with 18-55mm STM
$549 (body only), $699 (w/18-55mm F4-5.6 lens)
 
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Aluminium alloy and polycarbonate resin with carbon and glass fiber
Composite
 
5184 x 3456
6000 x 4000
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
 
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
18 megapixels
24 megapixels
19 megapixels
26 megapixels
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Digic 5
DIGIC 7
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
RGB Color Filter Array
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost)
Auto, 100-25600 (expands to 51200)
25600
51200
6
6
Yes (1)
Yes
No
No
RAW
RAW
 
Fine, normal
  • JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.3 compliant)
  • Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
  • RAW: 14bit RAW
  • Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon 14-bit CR2)
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
by built-in flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
9
Canon EF/EF-S
Canon EF/EF-S
 
1.6×
 
Fixed
Fully articulated
3
3
1,040,000
1,040,000
Yes
Yes
 
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentamirror)
95%
95%
0.87×
0.87× (0.54× 35mm equiv.)
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual (Stills and Movie)
  • Scene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie)
  • No Flash
  • Creative Auto
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
  • SCN
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Kids
  • Food
  • Candlelight
  • Night Portrait
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • HDR Backlight Control
  • Portrait
  • Group photo
  • Landscape
  • Sports
  • Kids
  • Close-up
  • Food
  • Candlelight
  • Night portrait
  • Handheld night scene
  • HDR backlight control
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes
9.40 m
9.80 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (via Hot-shoe)
Yes (via hot shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
 
1/200 sec
1/200 sec
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)
  • Single
  • High-speed continuous
  • Silent single
  • Silent continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Continuous shooting after self-timer
4.0 fps
5.0 fps
Yes (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10))
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
±5 (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)
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
 
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)
 
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
 
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 30 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 12 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 30 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p / 26 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 4 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Mono
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes (Mini-HDMI)
Yes
Yes
No
No
Eye-Fi Connected
Built-In
 
802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
Yes (RC-6)
Yes (via wireless remote or smartphone)
 
 
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion LP-E12 rechargeable battery & charger
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
380
650
407 g (0.90 lb / 14.36 oz)
453 g (1.00 lb / 15.98 oz)
117 x 91 x 69 mm (4.61 x 3.58 x 2.72)
122 x 93 x 70 mm (4.8 x 3.66 x 2.76)
 
Yes
Yes
 
Yes (videos only)
Optional
None
via GPE2