• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T2i (EOS 550D)
  • Canon EOS RP
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Predecessor: Canon T1i
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Successor: Canon T3i
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General
Model Number: T2i EOS RP
Alternate Model Number(s): EOS 550D, EOS Kiss X4  
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $899.99 $2399.00
Street Price: $692.18 $999.00
Date Available: 2010-02-25 2019-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 26.0 oz (736 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
17.1 oz (485 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.0 in.
(130 x 97 x 76 mm)
5.2 x 3.3 x 2.8 in.
(133 x 85 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Canon
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 26.2
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 5.75 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.0x
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  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.1  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 784  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2)
6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2),
4160 x 2768 (11.5 MP, 3:2),
3120 x 2080 (6.5 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6240 x 3504 (21.9 MP, 16:9),
4160 x 2336 (9.7 MP, 16:9),
3120 x 1752 (5.5 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5536 x 4160 (23.0 MP, 4:3),
3680 x 2768 (10.2 MP, 4:3),
2768 x 2080 (5.8 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4160 x 4160 (17.3 MP, 1:1),
2768 x 2768 (7.7 MP, 1:1),
2080 x 2080 (4.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .CR3 RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.6 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30/​25/​24)
1280x720 (60/​50)
640x480 (60/​50)
3840x2160 (25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM or AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Canon RF
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; 18 elements in 14 groups, with UD and aspherical elements, Air Sphere, SWC and Fluorine coatings
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 24 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 4.38x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 / f/ 5.6 - 38 f/4 - f/22; 9-bladed aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: AF-dedicated Phase-detect CMOS Sensor, 9-point, center cross-type high-precision at f/2.8, light source detection Dual-Pixel CMOS AF: 4779 selectable AF points; Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, 1-point AF, Expand AF Area, Zone AF; Touch and Drag AF; Eye-AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror 95% coverage, 0.87x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter EVF: 2.36M dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +1 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.54x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.87x 0.70x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 1,040,000 dots (346,600 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: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 40000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800 Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%) Evaluative metering (AF point-linked), Partial (approx. 5.5% of the area at the center of the screen), Center-weighted, Spot (approx. 2.7% of the area at the center of the screen)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night portrait, Flash off, Auto Depth-of-field Scene Intelligent Auto, Flexible Priority, Scene (Portrait, Group Photo, Landscape, Sports, Kids, Panning, Close-up, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Focus Stacking, 3 Custom User Settings
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 10s, 2s, 2-10 shots after 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: E-TTL II E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual, FE Lock
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit) 14-bit .CR3 RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM or AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless Optional wired, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI-CEC, External Microphone Jack, Wired Remote Mini (Type-C) HDMI, Type-C USB 2.0, Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic and Headphone Jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.44 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.46  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 7  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.34
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.6 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.7 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.6 5.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 3 130
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds 0.22 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.99 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.122 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.162 seconds 0.174 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.21 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.096 seconds 0.055 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View: Quick Mode: 0.991s Live Mode: 1.720s Prefocused: 0.122s  
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.2 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 440 shots 210 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E8 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E8 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch)  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Flagship Rebel model. Full HD (1080p) Video, New Movie Crop Mode (640x480, 7x magnification), 9-point AF, 3-inch 3:2 LCD, EyeFi Card Status Display.