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Jun 8, 2012
Sep 1, 2009
 
$849.99/€899 body only, $949.99/€999 with 18-55mm IS II, $1199/€1,249 with 18-135mm IS STM
 
 
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
Stainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with glass fibre
 
 
5184 x 3456
5184 x 3456
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
5184 x 3456, 3888 x 2592, 3456 x 2304, 2592 x 1728
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2
18 megapixels
18 megapixels
19 megapixels
19 megapixels
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Digic 5
Dual Digic 4
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
RGB Color Filter Array
Primary Color Filter
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)
25600
12800
6
6
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
No
No
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal
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
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
by built-in flash
 
No
No
Yes
Yes
9
19
Canon EF/EF-S
Canon EF/EF-S
1.6×
1.6×
 
Fully articulated
Fixed
3
3
1,040,000
920,000
Yes
No
Clear View II TFT LCD
TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentaprism)
95%
100%
0.85×
1×
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual
  • Scene Intelligent Auto
  • No Flash
  • Creative Auto
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
  • Night Portrait
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • HDR Backlight Control
 
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
13.00 m
12.00 m
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
1/200 sec
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)
 
5.0 fps
8.0 fps
Yes (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10))
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • 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)
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 (60, 50 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
H.264, Motion JPEG
H.264
Stereo
Mono
Mono
None
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA, Microdrive cards
None
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes
Eye-Fi Connected
 
Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)
Yes (N3 connector)
 
No
Yes (Water-resistant, Dust-resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
440
800
575 g (1.27 lb / 20.28 oz)
860 g (1.90 lb / 30.34 oz)
133 x 100 x 79 mm (5.24 x 3.94 x 3.11)
148 x 111 x 74 mm (5.83 x 4.37 x 2.91)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Optional
Optional
via GPE2
GP-E2