• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • Canon EOS Rebel T4i (EOS 650D)
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Canon EOS 7D webpage
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Predecessor:   Canon T3i
T3i vs T4i
Successor: Canon 7D Mark II
7D vs 7D Mark II
Canon T5i
T4i vs T5i
General
Model Number: 7D T4i
Alternate Model Number(s):   EOS 650D, Kiss X6i
Camera Format: Pro SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $1699.00 $1199.00
Street Price: $1,499.00 $699.00
Date Available: 2009-09-30 2012-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 51.7 oz (1,467 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
36.6 oz (1,039 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9 in.
(148 x 111 x 74 mm)
5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(133 x 100 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Canon
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 66 62
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.0 21.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.7 11.2
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 854 722
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2)
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 2912 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
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, 16:9),
1728 x 1728 (3.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
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, 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.0 4.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (60p/​50p)
1920x1080 (30/​25/​24)
1280x720 (60/​50)
640x480 (30/​25)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 45 - 216mm 29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual): 28 - 135mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.80x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T) f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 72.0mm 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase-Detection: AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor, 19 cross-type AF points, f/2.8 rotated cross center point 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 Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 1.0x mag., 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.85x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.63x 0.53x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.00x 0.85x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800 Auto(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2500K - 10,000K Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (9.4% at center), Spot (2.3% at center) 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, 3 Custom User Settings 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 or 2 seconds 10, 2, Remote, 10s Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II E-TTL II: Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW, RAW+JPEG .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6 , RC-5, RC-1)
Connections (extended): N3-type push-in terminal, HDMI mini out, external microphone jack, extension system terminal for WFT-E5A wireless file transmitter Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.37
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): <0.3 0.34
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 22 9
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.32 0.37
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.0 4.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 22 19
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0 5.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 16 6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 7.9 5.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 3
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.13 seconds 0.27 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.10 seconds 0.83 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.202 seconds 0.062 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.083 seconds 0.094 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.24 seconds 0.28 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.061 seconds 0.074 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View lag: Full Autofocus "Quick Mode" (Phase Detect) = 0.986s Full Autofocus "Live Mode" (Contrast Detect = 1.103s Prefocused = 0.202s 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: 0.4 seconds 0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.1 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.7 seconds 3.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   180 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 800 shots 440 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LP-E8
Usable Battery Types: LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary LP-E8 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Canon Solutions Disc version 21.0 (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility, WFT Utility, Original Data Security Tool EOS Digital Solutions Disc (ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor)
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/SP3 / Vista, Mac OS X 10.4-10.5 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: 8 fps continuous mode, all new 19-point AF system, built-in flash can be wireless master, dual-axis electronic level. 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.