This camera lives up to its billing
Imaging: 21.1MP effective, fullframe CMOS sensor captures images at 5616x3744 pixels with 14 bits/color in RAW mode.
Storage: Single CompactFlash Type I/II including UDMA; microdrives. Stores JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG, sRAW 1 (3861x2574 pixels), and sRAW 2 (2784x1856 pixels).
Burst rate: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine mode): Up to 78 shots at 3.9 fps. RAW: Up to 13 shots at 3.9 fps.
AF system: TTL phase detection with 9 illuminated focus points (1 center cross-type), plus 6 assist points. Single-shot and continuous AF with Predictive AI Servo focus tracking. Tested sensitivity down to EV –2 (at ISO 100, f/1.4).
Live view: TTL Phase detection and Contrast Detection modes.
Shutter speeds: 1/8000 to 30 sec plus B (1/3-, or 1/2-EV increments). 150,000- cycle rating.
Metering: 35-zone TTL metering, evaluative, centerweighted, partial (approx. 8% of viewfinder), and spot (approx. 3.5% of viewfinder). EV 1–20 (at ISO 100).
ISO range: Normal, ISO 100–6400 (in 1/3- or 1-EV increments); expanded ISO 50, 12,800, 25,600 (in 1-EV increments).
Flash: X sync at 1/250 sec.
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism. LCD: 3-in. TFT with 920,000-dot resolution, 170-degree viewing angle. Output: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, HDMI (mini-type) video, composite video, mini-jack mic input, accessory terminal.
Battery: Rechargeable LP-E6 Li-ion, CIPA rating, 850 shots.
Size/weight: 6x4.5x3 in., 1.79 lb with card and battery.
Street price: $2,700, street, body only; $3,500 with EF 24–105mm f/4 IS USM lens.