Canon T3 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D) 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Canon EOS Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D) webpage
Predecessor: Canon XS
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Successor: Canon T5
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General
Model Number: T3
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $599.99
Street Price: $424.00
Date Available: 2011-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 24.8 oz (702 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 12.2
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 323.4mm2 (22.00mm x 14.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.15 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: 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
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30/25)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S
Lens Thread: 58mm
Lens Thread Type: n/a
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
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
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
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, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: 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 (intervalometer): No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II
Flash Guide Number: 9.2 m / 30.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MPEG-4
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired.
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.42
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 4
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.42
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 2.94
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 17
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.309
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.134
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.324
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.113
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.160
Shutter Lag (notes): Optical Viewfinder: Wide-area AF lag: 0.190s Live View AF lags: Phase Detect = 1.244s Contrast Detect = 0.927s Prefocused = 0.099s
Startup Time: 0.30
Shutdown Time: 0.01
Play -> Record Time: 0.30
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.80
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 8,124
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 (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 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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