Canon's newest Rebel is a high-end camera in a bargain body.
Imaging: 10.1MP (effective) CMOS sensor captures 3888x2592-pixel images at 3:2 aspect ratio with 12 bits per color in RAW mode.
Storage: CF cards Type I and II. Stores in JPEG, RAW, and JPEG + RAW.
Burst rate: Up to 30 highest quality JPEG or 10 RAW files at 3 fps.
AF system: TTL phase detection with 9 selectable AF zones and activation lamps. Single-shot, continuous, auto-switching, and manual focus. Sensitive down to EV -2 (at ISO 100).
Shutter speeds: 30 to 1/4000 sec plus bulb.
Metering: TTL metering with 35-zone evaluative, centerweighted, and 9% center limited-area readings.
ISO range: 100-1600 in 1-EV increments.
Flash: Built-in pop-up unit with TTL metering, Guide Number 42 (feet, ISO 100). Flash sync at 1/200 sec. Dedicated hot-shoe with E-TTL II flash control for optional Canon Speedlites.
Viewfinder: Eye-level fixed pentamirror. LCD: 2.5-in. TFT with 230,000 pixels and 160-degree viewing angle. Up to 10X magnification in playback.
Output: Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and NTSC/PAL video. PictBridge compatible.
Software: Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional 2.2, Photostitch 3.1.
Battery: Canon NB-2LH rechargeable Li-ion. CIPA battery life rating: 500 with no flash, 360 with 50% flash.
Size/weight: 5.0x3.7x2.6 in., body only; 1.3 lb with battery and card, body only; 1.7 lb with kit lens.
Street price: $800, body only; $900 with kit lens. Some retailers are offering the silver body for $80 less.
For info: www.usa.canon.com
Accuracy: 95% (Excellent)
Magnification: 0.80X (Very Good)