Canon SL1 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS Rebel SL1 (EOS 100D) 
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General
Model Number: SL1 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $799.99
Street Price: $671.72
Date Available: 2013-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 22.0 oz (623 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.6 x 3.6 x 2.7 in.
(117 x 91 x 69 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon 
Total Megapixels: 18.5
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),
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 2912 (15.1 MP, Other),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
2034 x 1728 (3.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1456 (3.8 MP, Other),
1728 x 1728 (3.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
720 x 400 (0.3 MP, Other),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30/25/24, 60/50, 30/25
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user) 
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF, EF-S 
Kit Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
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: OVF: Phase-detect using 9 AF points with 1 High Precision cross-type center f/2.8 point; Live View uses Hybrid CMOS AF II phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.87x magnification, 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 m^-1 diopter adjustment 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600
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 all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, SCN (Kids, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control) 
Self Timer: 10, 2, Remote, 10s Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse: No 
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto, Manual Flash 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 9.4 m / 30.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=9.4m (ISO 100); Range is 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:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
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 (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6) 
Other Connection: Mini (Type C) HDMI-CEC, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E12 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 380
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc (ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor) 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7/8; Mac OS X v10.6+ (Intel processor required) 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's smallest and lightest DSLR according to Canon; 9-point single cross-type AF; fixed LCD; new Hybrid CMOS AF II. 

 


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