• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 37.00mm - 185.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot SD890 IS
  • Canon EOS Rebel T3i (EOS 600D)
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Predecessor:   Canon T2i
T2i vs T3i
Successor:   Canon T4i
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General
Model Number: SD890 IS T3i
Alternate Model Number(s):   EOS 600D, Kiss X5
Camera Format: Ultra Compact SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $399.99 $599.99
Street Price:   $548.99
Date Available: 2008-04-10 2011-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.5 oz (184 g)
includes batteries
36.4 oz (1,031 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.8 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(95 x 57 x 27 mm)
5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(133 x 100 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 18.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.69 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   65
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   22.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   11.5
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   793
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
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 (EXIF 2.2) JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2 3.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/1/0.5)
320x240 (30)
160x120 (15)
1920x1080 (30/25/24)
1280x720 (60/50)
640x480 (30/25)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with mono linear PCM audio in MOV container (stereo with ext. mic)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens (8 elements in 6 groups, including 2 aspherical) Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 185mm 29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.6 - 33mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.2 or f/9.2 (W) / f/5.7 or f/16.6 (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
45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 - 50 cm
0.8 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9-point, 1 enhanced cross-type, 8 single-axis; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom; 16mm eyepoint 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):   0.53x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.85x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 1,040,000 dots (346,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200* (*special scene mode) Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1EV steps, H=12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 15 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%); iFCL with dual layer sensor
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap Creative Auto, Auto+, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night portrait, Flash off, Auto Depth-of-field AE
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 10, 2, Remote, Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro E-TTL II: Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO 11 ft / 3.3 m (W), 6.6 ft./ 2.0 m (T) Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/500 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with mono linear PCM audio in MOV container (stereo with ext. mic)
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: No 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
Remote Control Type:   Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6 , RC-5, RC-1)
Connections (extended): Multipurpose USB/AV connector Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, External Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.09 0.44
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.46
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   6
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.39
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.2 3.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 9
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   3.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   5
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   3.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   3
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.73 seconds 0.28 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.83 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   0.83 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.084 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.114 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 1.73 seconds 0.26 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.068 seconds 0.087 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   OVF: Auto Selection AF: 0.160s Live View: Phase-detect AF lag: 1.176s Contrast-detect AF lag: 0.826s Prefocused: 0.084s
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 2.3 seconds 1.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 7.4 seconds 3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots 180 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   440 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-5L Proprietary LP-E8
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-5L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E8 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM 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, Mac OS Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Motion Detection technology, Hi-ISO Auto and Noise Reduction technology, Face Detection, In-Camera Image Enhancement. Vari-angle high resolution 3:2 LCD, new EOS Scene Detection technology, Auto Picture Style, improved ALO and AWB, Feature Guide, Basic + Function, smooth video digital zoom, Video Snapshot, Creative Filters (Fisheye (new), Grainy, Soft Focus, Miniature, Toy, Fisheye, Multi), multi-aspect (3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1), Image Verification (optional software required), built-in wireless Speedlite transmitter, up to 1080p movies with manual exposure control (aperture, shutter speed, ISO).