• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T2i (EOS 550D)
  • Canon PowerShot S110
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Canon EOS Rebel T2i (EOS 550D) webpage
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Predecessor: Canon T1i
T1i vs T2i
Canon S100
S100 vs S110
Successor: Canon T3i
T2i vs T3i
Canon S120
S110 vs S120
General
Model Number: T2i S110
Alternate Model Number(s): EOS 550D, EOS Kiss X4  
Camera Format: SLR Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $899.99 $399.99
Street Price: $692.18 $249.00
Date Available: 2010-02-25 2012-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 26.0 oz (736 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
7.0 oz (198 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.0 in.
(130 x 97 x 76 mm)
3.9 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(99 x 59 x 27 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 12.1
Sensor Format: APS-C 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 1.90 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed  
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 66 48
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.1 20.6
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.5 11.2
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 784 168
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)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.6 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30/25/24)
1280x720 (60/50)
640x480 (60/50)
1920x1080 (24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30/120)
320x240 (30/240)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S n/a
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Canon Zoom Lens; 7 elements in 6 groups (1 double-sided aspherical lens, 1 double-sided aspherical UA lens and 1 single-sided aspherical lens)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 24 - 120mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 5.2 - 26mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 / f/ 5.6 - 38 f/2.0 (W) / 5.9 (T) - f/8.0; includes ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   Up to 4x
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 Contrast Detect AF: AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (Any position is available, fixed centre or Face Select and Track)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror 95% coverage, 0.87x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter  
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.54x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.87x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 80
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800 Auto, ISO 80-12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom (2), Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
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 (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Face Detection AF or FlexiZone AF frame)
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 Custom, SCN (Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter*4, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld NightScene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap)
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 10, 2, Custom (1-30s (1-10 shots)) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent Auto ISO: 1.6 - 23 ft. (W), 1.6 - 7.5 ft. (T) (50 cm - 7.0 m (W), 50 cm - 2.3 m (T))
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit) RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes No
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless  
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI-CEC, External Microphone Jack, Wired Remote Mini (Type-C) HDMI, Built-in Wi-Fi
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.44 2.15
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.46 2.78
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 7 Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   2.96
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.6 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.7 1.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.6 0.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 3 Unlimited
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds 0.48 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.53 seconds
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 0.326 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.21 seconds 0.67 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.096 seconds 0.078 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View: Quick Mode: 0.991s Live Mode: 1.720s Prefocused: 0.122s  
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 2.3 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 1.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.2 seconds 5.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 440 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E8 Proprietary NB-5L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E8 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary NB-5L Lithium-ion rechargeable
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 (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch) Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+ Windows 7 / 7 SP1 / Vista SP2 / XP SP3; Mac OS X v10.5+
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. Intelligent Image Stabilization, DIGIC 5 processor, capacitive touchscreen, improved AF speed, 10 fps High-Speed Burst HQ mode, 1080p24 Full HD movies, 58 scene Smart Auto, built-in Wi-Fi. Available in black or white.