A tough and speedy shooter adds more pixels and gets more sensitive.
Imaging: 16.1MP effective, APS-H format CMOS sensor captures images at 4896x3264 pixels with 14-bits/color in RAW mode.
Storage: CompactFlash and/or SD/SDhc stores JPEG, CR2 RAW, and RAW + JPEG files.
Burst Rate: Full-sized JPEGs (compression at 8), up to 121 shots at 10 fps using an UDMA mode 6 CF card; RAW (14-bit), up to 28 shots at 10 fps using UDMA mode 6 CF card; RAW + JPEG, up to 20 shots.
AF System: TTL phase detection with 45 illuminated focus points (39 cross-type); single-shot and continuous AF with Predictive AI Servo tracking. Tested sensitivity down to EV –1 (at ISO 100, f/1.4).
Live View: TTL phase-detection or contrast-detection autofocus.
Shutter Speeds: 1/8000 to 30 sec, plus B (1/3-, 1/2-, or 1-EV increments); 300,000-cycle rating.
Metering: 63-zone TTL metering, evaluative, centerweighted, partial (approx. 13.5% of viewfinder), and spot (approx. 3.8% of viewfinder). EV 0–20 (at ISO 100).
ISO Range: Normal, ISO 100– 12,800 (in 1/3-EV increments); expanded ISO 50–102,400.
Video: records at 1920x1080 at 30/25/24 fps; 1280x720 at 60/50 fps; 640x480 at 60/50 fps in MPEG-4 h.264 MOV format; built-in mono microphone; stereo minijack input.
Flash: Dedicated canon hot-shoe with E-TTL II autoflash; flash sync to 1/300 sec.
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism.
LCD: 3-in. TFT with 920,000-dot resolution.
Output: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI video, composite video, and analog audio, N3 type remote control terminal, PC flash terminal.
Battery: Rechargeable LP-E4 Li-ion, CIPA rating 1500 shots.
Size/Weight: 6.1x6.2x3.1 in.; 2.6 lb.
Viewfinder Test: Accuracy, 100% (excellent); magnification, 0.76X (good)
Street Price: $5,000, body only.