Canon Rebel T3 / EOS 1100D Review
Canon Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D) specifications
|International naming|| US: Canon Rebel T3
Japan: Canon EOS Kiss X50
Elsewhere: Canon EOS 1100D
|Pricing|| US: $599.99 with 18-55 IS II lens
Europe: €499 body only, €549 with 18-55 III lens, €549 with 18-55 IS II lens
UK: £419 body only, £459 with 18-55 III lens, £499 with 18-55 IS II lens
|Body material||Plastic (Stainless Steel chassis)|
|Sensor*|| 12.2 million effective pixels
12.6 million total pixels
22.2 x 14.7 mm CMOS sensor
RGB Color Filter Array
Built-in low-pass filter with fluorine coating
3:2 aspect ratio
|Dust reduction|| Anti-static coating on sensor surfaces
Software based dust-removal (camera maps dust, removed later)
|Image sizes*|| 4272 x 2848 (L)
3088 x 2056 (M)
2256 x 1504 (S1)
1920 x 1280 (S2)
720 x 480 (S3)
|Output formats|| RAW (.CR2 14-bit)
RAW (.CR2 14-bit) + JPEG Large
JPEG (EXIF 2.3) - Fine, Normal
|Movie recording *|| 1280 x 720 (29.97, 25 fps)
MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Max duration 17min, Max file size 4GB
|Image processor*||DIGIC 4|
|Lenses|| Canon EF / EF-S lens mount
1.6x field of view crop
|Focus modes|| TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
|Auto Focus|| 9-point CMOS sensor
Cross-type F5.6 at center
AF working range: 0 to 18 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100)
|AF modes|| AI Focus
|AF point selection|| Auto
|AF assist||Flash strobe|
|Shooting modes|| Auto
Program AE (P)
Shutter priority AE (Tv)
Aperture priority AE (Av)
|Metering*|| TTL full aperture metering with 63-zone iFCL SPC*
Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
Partial metering at center (approx. 10% of viewfinder)
Center weighted average metering
Range : EV 1-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
|AE Lock|| Auto: In 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.
|AE Bracketing|| +/- 2.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV increments
|Exposure compen.|| +/- 2.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV increments
|Sensitivity|| Auto (100 - 6400)
|Shutter|| Focal-plane shutter
30 - 1/4000 sec (0.5 or 0.3 EV steps)
Flash X-Sync: 1/200 sec
|Aperture values|| Depends on lens used|
|White balance|| Auto
White Fluorescent Light
|WB Bracketing|| +/-3 levels
Selectable Blue/Amber or Magenta/Green bias
|WB fine-tuning|| Blue (-9) To Amber (+9)
Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
|Color space|| sRGB
|Picture style|| Standard
|Drive modes|| Single
Continuous: 2 fps up to 5 RAW frames / 3 fps up to 830 JPEG
Self-timer (2 -10secs)
|Mirror lockup||Yes (custom function)|
95% frame coverage
Magnification: 0.80x * (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint: 19 mm *
Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Fixed precision matte
|Viewfinder info|| AF information (AF points focus confirmation light)
• Aperture value
ISO speed (always displayed)
Spot metering circle
• Flash ready
• High-speed sync
• FE lock
• Flash exposure compensation
• Red-eye reduction light
• White balance correction
• SD card information
• Monochrome shooting
• Maximum burst
• Highlight tone priority (D+)*
|DOF preview||Yes, (assign via custom menu)|
|LCD monitor *|| 2.7" TFT LCD
Wide viewing angle (170° horizontal and vertical)
7 brightness levels
Up to 10x zoom playback
|LCD Live view|| Live TTL display of scene
from CMOS image sensor
100% frame coverage
30fps frame rate
Real-time evaluative metering using CMOS image sensor
Magnify optional (5x or 10x at AF point)
Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode
Remote live view using EOS Utility 2.0 (via USB or WiFi/Ethernet using WFT)
|Flash *|| Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash
Guide number approx 9.2*
Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/ Off, Red-Eye Reduction
X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Flash exposure compensation: +/-2.0 EV (0.3 or 0.5 EV steps)
Coverage up to 17 mm focal length (27 mm FOV equiv.)
|External flash|| E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series
|Other features|| Orientation sensor|
|Auto rotation|| On (playback uses orientation
data in file header)
|Processing|| Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
|Playback mode|| Single image
Single image with info (histogram brightness / RGB )
Magnified view (1.5 - 10x in 15 steps, browsable)
4 and 9 image index
|Custom functions *||10 custom functions with 32settings|
|Menu languages *|| • English
• Russian *
• Romanian *
• Ukrainian *
• Turkish *
• Arabic *
• Thai *
• Simplified Chinese
• Traditional Chinese
|Connectivity|| USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) mini-B
Video out (PAL / NTSC)
HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible)*
|Storage *|| SD / SDHC / SDXC card|
|Power *|| Lithium-Ion LP-E10 rechargeable
Optional ACK-E10 AC adapter kit
|Direct printing|| Canon Selphy Printers
Canon Bubble Jet Printers with direct print function
Canon PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
|Dimensions *||130 x 100 x 78 mm|
|Weight (no battery) *||495 g|
|Software|| Zoom Browser EX / ImageBrowser
EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture; Windows & Mac except Mac Intel)
Digital Photo Professional (Windows / Mac)
Picture Style Editor
* New or changed compared to the EOS 1000D / Digital Rebel XS
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