General

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Brand
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Canon
Lowest price
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$949.00
Announced
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July 2012
below average below average

Sensor

Type
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CMOS
Crop factor
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1x
above average above average
Megapixels
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20.9 MP
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Light sensitivity
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25,600 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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102,400 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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20.9 MP
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Native resolution
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5720 × 3648
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Pixel size
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41 µm²
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Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3"
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Resolution
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1,040k dots
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Touch screen
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No
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Flips out
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No
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Live view
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Yes

Lenses

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Lens availability
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165 lenses
Lens mount
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Canon EF (Full-frame)

Form factor

Size
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145×111×71 mm
Depth
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2.8"
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Weight
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770 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes
Waterproof
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No
Weather sealed
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Yes
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Built-in focus motor
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No
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Viewfinder

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Type
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Pentaprism
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Viewfinder size
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0.71x
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Coverage
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97%
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Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes
High-speed framerate
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None
External mic jack
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Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 25fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 50fps
  4. 720p @ 60fps
  5. 1080p @ 24fps
  6. 1080p @ 25fps
  7. 1080p @ 30fps

Features

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Panorama
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No
HDR
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Yes
3D
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No
Image stabilization
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None
below average below average
Supports RAW
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Yes
GPS
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Yes
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Performance

Startup delay
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500 ms
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Shutter lag
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290 ms
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Battery life
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980 shots
Continuous shooting
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4.5 fps
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Focus system

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Autofocus
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Phase detection
Focus points
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11
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Cross type focus points
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1

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s
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Min
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30s

Flash

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Built-in flash
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No
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External connection
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Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

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Image quality
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82.0
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Color depth
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23.8 bits
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Dynamic range
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12.1 EV
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Low light performance
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2,340 ISO
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