IMAGING: 18.1MP effective, full-frame CMOS sensor captures images at 5184x3456 pixels with 14 bits/color in RAW mode.
STORAGE: Dual CF slots store JPEG, CR2 RAW, and RAW + JPEG files.
BURST RATE: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine mode), up to 180 shots at 12 fps; RAW (14-bit), up to 38 shots at 12 fps; RAW+JPEG, up to 17 shots at 12 fps. using a UDMA mode 7 card.
AF SYSTEM: TTL phase detection with 61 selectable focus points (41 cross-type); single-shot and continuous AF with predictive focus tracking. Tested sensitivity down to EV –2 (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-, or 1-EV increments); 400,000-cycle rating.
METERING: 252-zone TTL metering with 100,000-pixel RGB sensor; evaluative, centerweighted, partial (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder) and spot (approx. 2.5% of viewfinder). EV 0–20 (ISO 100).
ISO RANGE: Normal, ISO 100–51,200 (in 1/3-EV increments); expanded, ISO 50–204,800.
VIDEO: Records at 1920x1080 at up to 30 fps; 1280x720 at up to 60 fps; in H.264 MPEG-4 MOV format with selectable IPB or ALL-I compression; built-in mono microphone; stereo minijack input; maximum clip length: 29min. 59 sec.
FLASH: No built-in pop-up. Hot shoe with E-TTL II autoflash; flash sync to 1/250 sec.
VIEWFINDER: Fixed eye-level pentaprism.
LCD: 3.2-in. TFT with 1,040,000-dot resolution; 7-step brightness adjustment.
OUTPUT: USB 2.0, mini HDMI video, Ethernet up to 1000BASE-T, composite video and analog audio.
BATTERY: Rechargeable LP-E4N/LP-E4 Li-ion, CIPA rating 1120 shots (with optical viewfinder); 290 shots (with live view).
SIZE/WEIGHT: 6.2x6.4x3.3 in., 3.4 lb with a card and battery.
STREET PRICE: $6,799, body only.
VIEWFINDER TEST: Accuracy, 100% (Excellent); Magnification, 0.7X (Very Good).