Canon T2i Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS Rebel T2i (EOS 550D) 
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Canon EOS Rebel T2i (EOS 550D)
General
Model Number: T2i 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $899.99
Street Price: $692.18
Date Available: 2010-02-25
Tripod Mount: Yes (Metal)
Weight: 26.0 oz (736 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.0 in.
(130 x 97 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon 
Total Megapixels: 18.7
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.06"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit) 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30/25/24, 60/50, 60/50
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) 
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF, EF-S 
Kit Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 / f/ 5.6 - 38 
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom:  
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: 58mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: AF-dedicated Phase-detect CMOS Sensor, 9-point, center cross-type high-precision at f/2.8, light source detection 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror 95% coverage, 0.87x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night portrait, Flash off, Auto Depth-of-field 
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: E-TTL II 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent 
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32 
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless 
Other Connection: Mini HDMI-CEC, External Microphone Jack, Wired Remote 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E8  
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E8 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 440
Software
Included Software: Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch) 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+ 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Flagship Rebel model. Full HD (1080p) Video, New Movie Crop Mode (640x480, 7x magnification), 9-point AF, 3-inch 3:2 LCD, EyeFi Card Status Display. 

 


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