Specifications Type Digital, AF/AE single-lens reflex, camera with built-in flash Recording Media SD/SDHC/SDXC card, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, or via Wireless LAN (Eye-Fi card*)) *Canon cameras are not guaranteed to support Eye-Fi card functions, including wireless transfer. In case of an issue with the Eye-Fi card, please consult with the card manufacturer. The use of Eye-Fi cards may not be approved in all regions, or from one region to another; please contact the card manufacturer for status of approval in the country/region of use. Image Format 22.3 x 14.9 mm (APS-C size) Compatible Lenses Canon EF lenses including EF-S lenses (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx.1.6x the lens focal length) Lens Mount Canon EF mount Type High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor Pixels Effective pixels: Approx. 18.0 megapixels Total Pixels Total pixels: Approx. 18.70 megapixels Aspect Ratio 3:2 (Horizontal : Vertical) Color Filter System RGB primary color filters Low Pass Filter Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor Dust Deletion Feature (1) Automatic Sensor Cleaning Removes dust adhering to the low-pass filter. Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking 2 sec.) when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible (taking 5 sec.). Low-pass filter has a fluorine coating. (2) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images. The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots. (3) Manual cleaning of sensor Recording Format Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and 2.30 File Size (1) Large: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5,184 x 3,456) (2) Medium: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3,456 x 2,304) (3) Small: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2,592 x 1,728) (4) S2: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1,920 x 1,280) (5) S3: Approx. 0.35 Megapixels (720 x 480) (6) RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5,184 x 3,456) Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc. Recording Functions Images record directly to the CF card. File Numbering Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset. RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording RAW and Large JPEG images are recorded simultaneously Color Space sRGB, Adobe RGB Picture Style Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3 Settings Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom Auto White Balance Auto white balance with the image sensor Color Temperature Compensation White balance correction: Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels White balance bracketing: ±3 levels, in single-level increments Color Temperature Information Transmission Provided Type Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror) Coverage Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95% (TD) Magnification Approx. 0.85x / 23.8° (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1 (dpt)) Eye Point Approx. 19 mm (At -1m-1 from the eyepiece lens center) Dioptric Adjustment Correction Adjustable from approx. -3.0 to +1.0 m-1 (dpt) Focusing Screen Fixed Mirror Quick-return half mirror (transmittance: reflectance ratio of 40:60) Viewfinder Information 1) AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light) 2) Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle, exposure warning) 3) Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light) 4) Image information (Highlight tone priority, Monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, SD card information) 5) Composition information (Grid, electronic level) 6) Battery check Depth Of Field Preview Enabled with depth-of-field preview button Type TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor AF Points 9 points (Center AF point is cross-type, vertical-line sensitive at f/2.8.) AF Working Range EV -0.5 - 18 (at 23°C/73°F and ISO 100, based on Canon's testing standards) Focusing Modes (1) Autofocus One-Shot AF Predictive AI Servo AF AI Focus AF (2) Manual focus (MF) AF Point Selection (1) Manual selection (2) Auto selection * Automatically set (2) in Basic Zone modes and A-DEP mode. Selected AF Point Display Indicated by superimposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor AF Assist Beam (1) Intermittent firing of built-in flash (2) Effective range: Approx. 4 m/13.1 ft at center, approx. 3.5 m/11.5 ft at periphery * With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite attached, the Speedlite's AF-assist beam is emitted instead. * Compatible with assist-beam (intermittent firing) of 320EX, 270EX II and 270EX flashes. Metering Modes TTL maximum aperture metering with 63-zone metering sensor Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF points) Partial metering (center, approx. 9% of viewfinder at center) Spot metering (center, approx. 4% of viewfinder at center) Center-weighted average metering Metering Range EV 1.0 - EV 20.0 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100) Exposure Control Systems Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual exposure, Automatic depth-of-field, Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Programmed Image Control modes, E-TTL II autoflash program AE ISO Speed Range Auto, ISO 100 - 6400 (in whole-stop increments), H: 12800 Exposure Compensation Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (AEB ±2 stops) * Indicated up to ±3 stops in the viewfinder. AE Lock Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved Manual: By AE lock button Shutter Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled. 1/4000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec. 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.) Settable in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay (1) The EOS Rebel T3i has a remote control terminal for Remote Switch RS-60E3. (2) Compatible with Remote Controller RC-6, RC-1 and RC-5. Type Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled. Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec. 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.) Settable in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments. Shutter Release Soft-touch electromagnetic release Self Timer 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay Remote Control (1) The EOS Rebel T3i has a remote control terminal for Remote Switch RS-60E3. (2) Compatible with Remote Controller RC-6, RC-1 and RC-5. Type Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism Guide Number Approx. 13/43 (at ISO 100 in meters/feet) Recycling Time Approx. 3 sec. Flash Ready Indicator Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder Flash Coverage Up to 17mm focal length (equivalent to approx. 28mm in 135 format) FE Lock Provided Flash Exposure Compensation Up to ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments Flash exposure compensation for built-in flash and Speedlite can be set with the camera. Flash Metering E-TTL II autoflash Flash Exposure Compensation ±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments FE Lock Provided Drive Modes Single, Continuous, 10-sec. self-timer/Remote control, 2-sec. self-timer, Continuous shooting after 10-sec. self-timer Continuous Shooting Speed Max. approx. 3.7 fps [TD] (with One-Shot AF or AI SERVO AF) * Same as with Battery Grip BG-E8 loaded with size-AA/LR6 alkaline batteries. Maximum Burst JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 34 RAW: approx. 6 RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 3 * The number of possible shots and maximum burst apply to a 4GB card based on Canon's testing standards. * The image file size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst will vary depending on the shooting conditions (3:2 aspect ratio, subject, memory card brand, ISO speed, Picture Style, Custom Functions, etc.). * "F" indicates that continuous shooting is possible until the card becomes full. Shooting Modes Still photo shooting and video shooting Focusing (1) Autofocus (Same as focusing with Live View shooting) Before shooting a movie, 1, 2, and 3 below are possible. AF during movie shooting is possible with [AF w/ shutter button during video]. When this is set to [Enable], 1 and 2 below are possible: A. Live mode B. Face detection Live mode C. Quick mode * If 3 has been set when you start shooting a movie, it will switch to 1 automatically. (2) Manual focusing * Magnify the image by about 5x or 10x and focus manually. * Magnified view not possible with digital zoom nor during movie shooting. Metering Modes (1) AF point-linked evaluative metering * Used when the AF mode is Face detection Live mode and a face has been detected. (2) Center-weighted average metering * Used during manual focus, when the AF mode is Face detection Live mode and a face has not been detected. Also used in the Live mode and Quick mode. * Metering range: EV 0 to EV 20 (At 23°C/73°F and ISO 100, with 50mm f/1.4 lens) Metering Range EV 0 to EV 20 (At 23°C/73°F and ISO 100, with 50mm f/1.4 lens) Grid Display Two grids provided (not displayed during movie shooting): (1) Grid 1: Pair of vertical and horizontal lines (2) Grid 2: 5 vertical and 3 horizontal lines Exposure Simulation Provided Silent Shooting Not provided Type TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor Monitor Size 3.0 in. (Screen aspect ratio of 3:2) Pixels Approx. 1,040,000 dots Coverage Approx. 100% Viewing Angle: 170° Brightness Control Adjustable to one of seven brightness levels Interface Languages 25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese) Display Format (1) Single image display Single image, basic information, detailed information, histogram display (2) Index display 4-image index and 9-image index. (3) Jump display (Image jump w/ Main Dial) 1/10/100 images, shooting date, by folder, movies, stills, rating Highlight Alert On the detailed information and histogram displays, highlight areas with no image data will blink. Protection Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the card. Erase Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder, erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images. Compatible Printers PictBridge-compatible printers Printable Images JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System RAW images printable. Movies cannot be printed. DPOF Version 1.1 compatible Custom Functions 11 Custom Functions with 34 settings settable with the camera Camera User Settings Not provided Battery Battery Pack LP-E8 x 1 * With the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E8, AC power is possible. * With BG-E8, two battery packs (LP-E8) can be used. Or six size-AA/LR6 batteries can be used. Battery Life 1) Camera body only: Shooting Conditions Shooting Method Temperature AE 100% AE 50%, FA 50% At 73°F/23°C Approx. 550 Approx. 440 At 32°F/0°C Approx. 470 Approx. 400 At 73°F/23°C Approx. 200 Approx. 180 At 32°F/0°C Approx. 170 Approx. 150 Viewfinder Shooting Live View Shooting 2) With Battery Grip BG-E8: Shooting Conditions Shooting Method Battery Temperature AE 100% LP-E8 x 1 Viewfinder Shooting AE 50%, FA 50% Same as (1) At 73°F/23°C Approx. 1100 Approx. 880 At 32°F/0°C Approx. 940 Approx. 800 LP-E8 x 2 Size-AA/LR6 alkaline batteries At 73°F/23°C Approx. 470 Approx. 270 At 32°F/0°C Approx. 130 Approx. 80 LP-E8 x 1 Same as (1) At 73°F/23°C Approx. 400 Approx. 360 At 32°F/0°C Approx. 340 Approx. 300 At 73°F/23°C - - At 32°F/0°C - - LP-E8 x 2 Live View Shooting Size-AA/LR6 alkaline batteries The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards Battery Check Automatic battery level check when power is turned ON. Battery level indicated in one of four levels on LCD monitor. Power Saving Power turns off after the set time of non-operation elapses * [Auto power off] settable to 30 sec., 1 min., 2 min., 4 min., 8 min., or 15 min. Date/Time Battery Built-in secondary battery. When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for about three months. Start-up Time Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards) Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in./133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7mm Weight Approx. 18.2 oz. / 515g (body only) Working Temperature Range 32-104°F/0-40°C Working Humidity Range 85% or less All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice. If a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera, consult the lens maker. Canon, DIGIC, ELPH, PIXMA, and PowerShot and SELPHY are registered trademarks of Canon Inc. in Canada and may also be registered trademarks or trademarks in other countries. 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