• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T3i (EOS 600D)
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Predecessor: Canon T2i
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Successor: Canon T4i
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General
Model Number: T3i TS4
Alternate Model Number(s): EOS 600D, Kiss X5 FT4
Camera Format: SLR Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $599.99 $399.99
Street Price: $548.99 $191.95
Date Available: 2011-03-15 2012-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 36.4 oz (1,031 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
6.9 oz (196 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(133 x 100 x 80 mm)
4.1 x 2.5 x 1.0 in.
(104 x 64 x 27 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a  
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 12.1
Sensor Format: APS-C 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 1.53 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: 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: 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)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.6 3.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30/25/24)
1280x720 (60/50)
640x480 (30/25)
1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with mono linear PCM audio in MOV container (stereo with ext. mic) AVCHD, MP4
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes No
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 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 10 elements in 8 groups, 5 Aspherical, 1 ED element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 216mm 28 - 128mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 135mm 4.9 - 22.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x 4.60x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele) f/3.3 or 10 (W) / f/5.9 or 18 (T), 2-Step
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 67.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 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 Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / 23pt / 1pt / Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 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 No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (346,000 px) 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1EV steps, H=12800 Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/1300 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%); iFCL with dual layer sensor Intelligent Multiple
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Auto+, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night portrait, Flash off, Auto Depth-of-field AE Sports, Snow, Miniature Effect, Beach&Snorkeling, Underwater, SCN (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Panorama Shot, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through), 3D Photo
Self Timer: 10, 2, Remote, Continuous (2-10) seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II: Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent 0.3 - 5.6m (Wide/ISO Auto), 0.3 - 3.1m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
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 No
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG  
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with mono linear PCM audio in MOV container (stereo with ext. mic) AVCHD, MP4
Included Memory: No memory included 20.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
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
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes No
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6 , RC-5, RC-1)  
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, External Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack Micro HDMI, DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.44 0.95
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 11
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.39  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.6 3.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 9 6
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): 0.28 seconds 0.41 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.57 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): 0.26 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.087 seconds 0.010 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: 1.5 seconds 2.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.2 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.2 seconds 4.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 180 shots 310 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 440 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E8 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble 3.6V, 940mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E8 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
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) PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.1 Advanced Edition, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 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). Waterproof to 40 ft (12m), Shockproof to 6.6 ft (2m), Dustproof, Freezeproof to 14F, Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD Movies, High-speed Burst modes, GPS, Compass, Altimeter, Barometer. Available in orange, blue, black or silver.