• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor:   Canon T3i
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Successor:   Canon T5i
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General
Model Number: A65 T4i
Alternate Model Number(s):   EOS 650D, Kiss X6i
Camera Format: SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $999.99 $1199.00
Street Price: $698.50 $699.00
Date Available: 2011-10-15 2012-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 29.8 oz (846 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
36.6 oz (1,039 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.2 x 3.8 x 3.2 in.
(132 x 98 x 81 mm)
5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(133 x 100 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.95 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 74 62
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.4 21.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.6 11.2
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 717 722
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2400 (10.2 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
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 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 4.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​28Mbps/​PS or 60i/​24Mbps/​FX or 60i/​17Mbps/​FH or 24p/​24Mbps/​FX or 24p/​17Mbps/​FH)
1440x1080 (30p/​12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/​3Mbps)
1920x1080 (30/​25/​24)
1280x720 (60/​50)
640x480 (30/​25)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony Alpha (Minolta A) Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAM Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T) f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
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: 55.0mm 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: 1.4x / 2x n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detection: 15 points (3 points cross type); Wide (auto, 15 points), Zone, Spot, Local OVF: Phase-detect using 9 cross-type AF points with 1 high precision f/2.8 center point; Live View uses new hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 1.3cm (0.5") 2,359K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.09x mag., 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.85x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,359,000 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.73x 0.53x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.09x 0.85x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 13.6x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 16000 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-1600), 100-16000. (Multi-frame NR mode up to ISO 25600) Auto(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, C. Temp 2500 to 9900K, C Filter G7 to M7 (15-step), Custom, AWB micro adjustment Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Auto HDR, Sweep Panorama (2D/3D) Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Multi-Shot Noise Reduction, Video Snapshot
Self Timer: 2, 10; 3 or 5 frames after 10s seconds 10, 2, Remote, 10s Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Off, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Wireless, High-Speed sync (with external flash), Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off E-TTL II: Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 10.0 m / 32.8 ft. 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: Yes 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 Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wireless or Wired Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6 , RC-5, RC-1)
Connections (extended): Type-C HDMI Mini Connector (BRAVIA Sync, PhotoTV HD); Wired Remote Terminal, External Stereo Micophone Jack, DC Input Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.47 0.37
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.41 0.34
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 5 9
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.37
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 4.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   19
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   3
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.14 seconds 0.27 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   0.83 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.062 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.081 seconds 0.094 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.29 seconds 0.28 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.054 seconds 0.074 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus, Wide Area AF = 0.130s OVF: Auto Selection AF lag: 0.122s Live View: Quick AF: 1.070s Hybrid AF Single Area: 0.833s Hybrid AF Auto Selection: 1.419s Prefocused: 0.062s
Startup Time: 2.8 seconds 0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.2 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.0 seconds 3.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   180 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 510 shots 440 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FM500H Proprietary LP-E8
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H 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 Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4) EOS Digital Solutions Disc (ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor)
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OS X (v.10.5 +); PMB is Windows only Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: SteadyShot INSIDE Image Stabilization, Articulating LCD, 1080p HD Video, Auto+, Multi-frame NR, Hand-held Twilight, Auto HDR, Picture Effect, D-Range Optimizer, 2D/3D Sweep Panorama, Smile Shutter, DOF Preview, 10fps Burst Mode, Built-in GPS. DIGIC 5 processor, 3-inch Vari-angle capacitive touchscreen LCD, new Hybrid CMOS AF system allows continuous AF and touch focus in Live View/Movie mode, 5 fps burst mode, 100-12800 ISO expandable to 25600, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Highlight Tone Priority, vignetting correction, distortion correction, chromatic aberration correction, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Multi-Shot Noise Reduction, Full HD video, built-in stereo mic, UHS-I compatible.