IMAGING: 18MP effective APS-C-sized CMOS sensor captures images at 5184x3456 pixels each, with 14 bits/color in RAW.
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 (single center cross-type); single-shot, continuous with predictive AI Servo tracking. Tested sensitivity down to EV –2 (at ISO 100, f/1.4).
SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/4000 to 30 sec, plus B (1/2- or 1/3-EV increments); shutter life not rated.
METERING: 63-zone TTL metering, evaluative, partial (9% of finder), centerweighted, and spot (4% of finder), EV 1–20 (ISO 100, f/1.4).
VIDEO: Records at up to 1920x1080 at 30 fps; or 1280x720 at 60 fps in MPEG 4 H.264 MOV format; built-in mono microphone, stereo minijack mic input.
ISO RANGE: ISO 100–6400; expands to ISO 12,800 (in 1-EV increments).
FLASH: Built-in pop-up with E-TTL II autoflash and wireless triggering of optional flash units. GN43 (ISO 100, feet), covers the field of view of a 17mm lens; flash sync to 1/200 sec.
VIEWFINDER: Fixed eye-level pentamirror.
LCD: 3-inch articulated TFT with 1.04 million-dot resolution.
OUTPUT: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI, composite video.
BATTERY: Rechargeable LP-E8 Li-ion, CIPA rating 440 shots.
SIZE/WEIGHT: 5.2x3.9x3.1 in., 1.3 lb with an SD card and battery.
STREET PRICE: $800, body only; $900, with 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 IS II lens.