• APS-C 323.4mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D)
  • Canon EOS R6
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Predecessor: Canon XS
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Successor: Canon T5
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General
Model Number: T3 R6
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $599.99 $2499.00
Street Price: $199.00 $2,399.00
Date Available: 2011-03-15 2020-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 24.8 oz (702 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
24.0 oz (680 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
5.4 x 3.8 x 3.5 in.
(138 x 98 x 88 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Canon
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 20.1
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 323.4mm2 (22.00mm x 14.70mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.15 microns 6.58 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: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 62  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.9  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.0  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 755  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3088 x 2056 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
2256 x 1504 (3.4 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4368 x 2912 (12.7 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3); HEIF, RAW (14 bit); C-RAW; RAW+JPEG; RAW+HEIF; C-RAW+HEIF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.9 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30/​25) 3840x2160 (60p/​30p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (120p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with mono linear PCM audio in MOV container Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 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 II Canon RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 24 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 4.38x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele) f/4 - f/22; with 9 blades
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9 points; 1 cross-type f/5.6, 8 single-axis; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Max. 6072 points (selectable); Face+Tracking AF (with face/eye detection, animal detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 120fps refresh rate, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.50x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.80x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots (76,800 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 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 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1)
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 Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 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 (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%); iFCL with dual layer sensor Real-time metering with image sensor; 384 [24x16] zone Evaluative (AF point-linked), Center-weighted, Partial (center 5.8% of frame), Spot (center 2.9% of frame; AF point-linked spot metering not provided.)
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 AE Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3; Multiple-exposure; HDR
Self Timer: 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: E-TTL II: Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 9.2 m / 30.2 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/250s
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
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG RAW (14 bit); C-RAW; RAW+JPEG; RAW+HEIF; C-RAW+HEIF
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with mono linear PCM audio in MOV container Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/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: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3) Via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth or optional wired
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack Micro HDMI (Type D), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.42  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.42  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 4  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.76  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.9  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 17  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 2.0  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 3  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.4  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 1  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.31 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.93 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.099 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.134 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.32 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.113 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Optical Viewfinder: Wide-area AF lag: 0.190s Live View AF lags: Phase Detect = 1.244s Contrast Detect = 0.927s Prefocused = 0.099s  
Startup Time: 0.3 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.8 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 700 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E10 Proprietary LP-E6NH/LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary LP-E6NH 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: 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 XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Feature Guide, Basic + Function, Video Snapshot, 720p Movies.