Canon EOS 100D

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Canon EOS 100D/EOS Rebel SL1/EOS Kiss X7
Canon EOS 100D in a show-case.jpg
Type Digital single-lens reflex camera
Image sensor type CMOS
Image sensor size 22.3 × 14.9 mm (APS-C format)
Maximum resolution 5184 × 3456 (18.0 effective megapixels)
Image processor DIGIC 5
Lens Interchangeable (EF / EF-S)
Flash E-TTL II auto-pop-up built-in / External
Shutter Electronic focal-plane
Shutter speed range 1/4000 sec. – 30 sec. and Bulb; X-sync at 1/200 sec.
ASA/ISO range 100 – 12800 (expandable to H: 25600)
Exposure metering Full aperture TTL, 63 zones iFCL SPC
Exposure modes Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Special Scenes (Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Kids, Foods, Candlelight), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual Exposure, Movie
Metering modes Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Centre-weighted Average
Focus areas 9 AF points, 1 cross type (center)
Focus modes Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Centre-weighted Average
Continuous shooting 4.0 fps for 28 JPEG frames or for 7 RAW frames
Viewfinder Eye-level pentaprism with 95% coverage and 0.87x magnification / LCD (Live View)
Flash bracketing Yes, with external flash
Custom WB Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Rear LCD monitor 3.0" (7.7 cm) Clear View II colour TFT touchscreen LCD with 1,040,000 dots
Storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I bus supported)
Battery Lithium-Ion LP-E12 rechargeable
Dimensions 116.8 mm × 90.7 mm × 69.4 mm (4.60 in × 3.57 in × 2.73 in)
(W x H x D)
Weight 407 g (14.4 oz) (CIPA standard)
Made in Taiwan / Japan

The Canon EOS 100D, known as the EOS Rebel SL1 in the Americas and EOS Kiss X7 in Japan, is an 18.0-megapixel digital single-lens reflex camera announced by Canon on 21 March 2013.[1] It has been described as the "world's smallest and lightest DSLR camera", either currently in production[2] or in the APS-C format.[3] Canon uses a smaller version of the APS-C sensor format than some other manufacturers including Nikon, Pentax, and Sony, with a crop factor of 1.6 rather than 1.5. It weighs 407 grams including battery and memory card.[4]

Features[edit]

The EOS 100D shares a similar set of features with the larger Canon EOS 700D. However, it does have an improved focus tracking system in live view mode called Hybrid CMOS AF II with 80% frame coverage. The 700D has the previous version of Hybrid CMOS AF with much reduced frame coverage.[5]

Features include:

  • 18.0 effective megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 5 image processor with 14-bit processing
  • 95% viewfinder frame coverage with 0.87x magnification
  • 1080p HD video recording at 24p, 25p (25 Hz) and 30p (29.97 Hz) with drop frame timing
  • 720p HD video recording at 50p (50 Hz) and 60p (59.94 Hz)
  • 480p ED video recording at 30p and 25p
  • 4.0 frames per second continuous shooting
  • 3" Clear View II LCD touchscreen with 1.04-megapixel resolution. However, the 100D has a fixed screen, unlike the articulated screen of the 700D (and that camera's immediate predecessors, the 650D and 600D).
  • 3.5 mm microphone jack for external microphones or recorders
  • 9-point autofocus sensors with 1 cross type sensor in center

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canon EOS 100D launched as 18MP DSLR - News". Trusted Reviews. Retrieved 2013-03-21. 
  2. ^ "Guide to DSLRs launched in 2013". Amateur Photographer. 29 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Canon EOS Rebel SL1 / 100D Press Release". Canon Inc., reproduced by The-digital-picture.com. Retrieved 2013-03-21. Among digital SLR cameras which use APS-C size equivalent sensors 
  4. ^ "Canon EOS 100D - EOS Digital SLR and Compact System Cameras - Canon UK". Canon.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-03-21. 
  5. ^ "Canon EOS 100D/Rebel SL1 Review: Digital Photography Review". dpreview.com. 1 July 2013. 

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