The best stills and videos in its class make the new top Rebel the sub-$1,000 camera to beat.
Imaging: 18MP effective, APS-C sized CMOS sensor captures images at 5184x3456 pixels with 14 bits/color in RAW mode.
Storage: SD/SDHC/SDXC stores JPEG, CR2 RAW, and RAW + JPEG files.
Burst Rate: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine Mode), up to 34 shots at 3.7 fps; RAW, up to 6 shots at 3.7 fps.
AF System: TTL phase detection with 9 illuminated focus points (1 center cross-type); single shot, continuous with Predictive AI Servo tracking. Tested sensitivity down to EV –2 (at ISO 100, f/1.4).
Live View: Contrast-detection AF.
Shutter Speeds: 1/4000 to 30 sec (1/3- or 1/2-eV increments); not rated.
Metering: 63-zone TTL metering, evaluative, centerweighted, partial (approx. 9% of Viewfinder) and spot (approx. 4% of viewfinder), EV 1–20 (at ISO 100).
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.
ISO Range: normal, ISO 100–6400; expanded ISO 12,800.
Flash: Built-in pop-up with E-TTL II autoflash and wireless triggering of optional flash units, GN 43 (ISO 100, feet); flash sync to 1/200 sec; dedicated Canon hot-shoe.
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level penta-mirror.
LCD: 3-in. TFT with 1.04 million-dot resolution.
Output: Hi-speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI video, composite video.
Battery: Rechargeable LP-E8 Li-ion, CIPA rating 440 shots.
Size/Weight: 5.1X3.8X3.0 in., 1.2 lb with SD card and battery.
Street Price: $800, body only; $900, with 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 Canon EF IS lens.