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Model Name: Canon EOS Rebel T4i (EOS 650D) 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Canon T3i
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Successor: Canon T5i
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General
Model Number: T4i
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $1199.00
Street Price: $661.29
Date Available: 2012-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 36.6 oz (1,039 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(133 x 100 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes
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
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30/25/24)
1280x720 (60/50)
640x480 (30/25)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S
Lens Thread: 67mm
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 216 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: 67mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: OVF: Phase-detect using 9 cross-type AF points with 1 high precision f/2.8 center point; Live View uses new hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.85x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100
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 any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Multi-Shot Noise Reduction, Video Snapshot
Self Timer: 10, 2, Remote, 10s Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II: Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number: 13.0 m / 42.7 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+L/F JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: 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 , RC-5, RC-1)
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.34
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 9
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.37
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 4.84
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 19
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.269
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.094
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.280
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.074
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.111
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Auto Selection AF lag: 0.122s Live View: Quick AF: 1.070s Hybrid AF Single Area: 0.833s Hybrid AF Auto Selection: 1.419s Prefocused: 0.062s
Startup Time: 0.70
Shutdown Time: 2.80
Play -> Record Time: 0.30
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.70
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 11,217
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 (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 440
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc (ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor)
OS Compatibility: Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: DIGIC 5 processor, 3-inch Vari-angle capacitive touchscreen LCD, new Hybrid CMOS AF system allows continuous AF and touch focus in Live View/Movie mode, 5 fps burst mode, 100-12800 ISO expandable to 25600, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Highlight Tone Priority, vignetting correction, distortion correction, chromatic aberration correction, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Multi-Shot Noise Reduction, Full HD video, built-in stereo mic, UHS-I compatible.

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