Canon T3 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D) 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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General
Model Number: T3
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $599.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2011-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 24.8 oz (702 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Total Megapixels: 12.6
Effective Megapixels: 12.2
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.04"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3088 x 2056 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
2256 x 1504 (3.4 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720
Movie Frame Rate: 30/25
Movie File Format: MPEG-4
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S
Kit Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 58mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9 points; 1 cross-type f/5.6, 8 single-axis; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
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 (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%); iFCL with dual layer sensor
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 AE
Self Timer: 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 9.2 m / 30.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV 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: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
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.
Other Connection: Mini HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E10
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 700
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional, Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, Video Snapshot Task, PhotoStitch)
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Feature Guide, Basic + Function, Video Snapshot, 720p Movies.

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