Type Digital single-lens non-reflex, AF / AE camera
Recording Media SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
* Compatible with UHS-I
Image Sensor Size Approx. 22.3 x 14.9mm
Compatible Lenses (1) Canon EF-M lenses
(2) Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) *
* With Mount Adapter EF-EOS M. 
(35 mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6 times the lens focal length)
Lens Mount Canon EF-M mount
Image Sensor   
Type CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels Approx. 18 megapixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Dust Delete Feature Auto, Manual, Dust Delete Data appending
Recording System   
Recording format Design rule for Camera File System (DCF) 2.0
Image type JPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon original)
RAW + JPEG simultaneous recording possible
Recording pixels L (Large):
Approx. 17.90 megapixels (5184 x 3456)
M (Medium): 
Approx. 8.00 megapixels (3456 x 2304)
S1 (Small 1): 
Approx. 4.50 megapixels (2592 x 1728)
S2 (Small 2): 
Approx. 2.50 megapixels (1920 x 1280)
S3 (Small 3): 
Approx. 350,000 pixels (720 x 480)
RAW: Approx. 17.90 megapixels (5184 x 3456)
Image Processing During Shooting   
Picture Style Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3
Basic+ Ambience-based shots, Light/scene-based shots
Creative filters Grainy B / W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect
White Balance Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Custom 
White balance correction and white balance bracketing features provided
* Flash color temperature information transmission enabled
Noise Reduction Applicable to long exposures and high ISO speed shots
Automatic Image Brightness Correction Auto Lighting Optimizer
Highlight Tone Priority Provided
Lens Aberration Correction Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction
Type Hybrid CMOS AF
AF Points 31 points (Maximum)
Focusing Brightness Range EV 1 - 18 (at 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)
AF Operation One-Shot AF, Servo AF
Continuous AF Possible
AF-assist beam YES (LED)
Exposure Control   
Metering Modes Real-time metering with the image sensor. 
• Evaluative metering
• Partial metering
• Spot metering 
• Center-weighted average metering
Metering range EV 1 - 20 (at 23°C / 73°F, ISO 100)
Exposure control Scene Intelligent Auto, Creative zone (Manual exposure, Aperture-priority AE, Shutter-priority, Program AE) 
Basic zone (Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control.)
ISO Speed (Recommended exposure index) Basic Zone modes*: ISO 100 - 6400 set automatically
Handheld Night Scene: ISO 100 - 12800 set automatically
Creative Zone modes: ISO 100 - 12800 set manually
(whole-stop increments), ISO 100 - 6400 set automatically, maximum ISO speed settable for ISO Auto, or ISO expansion to "H" (equivalent to ISO 25600)
Exposure compensation Manual: ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AEB: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (Can be combined with manual exposure compensation)
AE lock Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: With AE lock button
Type Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds X-sync at 1/200 sec.
* With a wide-angle lens, the shutter speed may be 1/60 sec. or slower. 
1/4000 sec. to 30 sec., Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)
External Flash   
Speedlite EX Series Speedlites (Flash functions settable with the camera)
Flash Metering E-TTL II autoflash
Flash exposure compensation ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE LOCK Provided
Drive System   
Drive modes Single shooting, continuous shooting, self-timer with 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay and 10-sec. delay with continuous shooting
Continuous shooting speed Max. approx. 4.3 shots/sec.
Max. burst JPEG Large / Fine: 
15 (17) shots
RAW: 6 (6) shots
RAW + JPEG Large / Fine 3 (3) shots
* Figures are based on Canon's testing standards (ISO100 and "Standard" Picture Style) using an 8 GB card. 
* Figures in parentheses apply to an UHS-I compatible 8 GB card based on Canon's testing standards.
Movie Shooting   
Movie Compression MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 
Variable (average) bit rate
Audio Recording Format Linear PCM
Recording Format MOV

Recording Size
and Frame Rate

1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 30p / 25p / 24p
1280 x 720 (HD) 60p / 50p
640 x 480 (SD)
30p / 25p
* 30p: 29.97 fps, 25p: 25.00 fps, 24p: 23.976 fps, 60p: 59.94 fps, 50p: 50.00 fps

File size

1920x1080 (30p / 25p / 24p) Approx. 330 MB/min.
1280x720 (60p / 50p) Approx. 330 MB/min.
640x480 (30p / 25p)
Approx. 82.5 MB/min.
Focusing Hybrid CMOS AF System* (Face+Tracking, Flexi Zone- Multi, FlexiZone-Single) 
Manual focusing (approx. 5x / 10x magnification possible) 
* Focusing brightness range: EV 1 - 18 (at 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)
Metering modes 
Center-weighted average and evaluative metering with the image sensor
* Automatically set by the focusing mode
Servo AF
Metering Range
EV 1 - 20 (at 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)
Exposure control 
Program AE for movies and manual exposure
Exposure compensation
±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments.
ISO speed 
(Recommended exposure index)
With autoexposure shooting: ISO 100 - 6400 set automatically
With manual exposure: ISO 100 - 6400 set automatically/ manually, expandable to H (equivalent to ISO 12800)
Video snapshots 
Settable to 2 sec. / 4 sec. / 8 sec.

Sound recording

Built-in stereo microphone
External stereo microphone terminal provided
Sound recording level adjustable, wind filter provided, attenuator provided
Grid Display Two types
LCD Monitor   
Type TFT colour liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size and Dots Wide, 7.7 cm (3.0-in.) (3:2) with approx. 1.04 million dots
Angle adjustment Possible
Brightness adjustment Manual (7 levels)
Interface languages 25
Touch screen technology Capacitive sensing
Feature guide Displayable
Image Display Formats Single-image display, Single-image + Info display (Basic info, shooting info, histogram), 4-image index, 9-image index, image rotate possible
Zoom Magnification Approx. 1.5x - 10x
Highlight Alert Overexposed highlights blink
Image Browsing Methods Single image, jump by 10 or 100 images, by shooting date, by folder, by movies, by stills, by rating
Image rotate Possible
Ratings Provided
Movie Playback Enabled (LCD monitor, video/audio OUT, HDMI OUT)
Built-in speaker
Image protect Possible

Slide show

All images, by date, by folder, movies, stills, or by rating
Five transition effects selectable
Background music Selectable for slide shows and movie playback
Post-Processing of Images   
Creative filters Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect
Resize Possible
Direct Printing   
Compatible printers PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable images JPEG and RAW images
Print Ordering DPOF Version 1.1 compatible
Custom Functions   
Custom Functions 7
My Menu registration Possible
Copyright information Entry and inclusion possible

Audio / video OUT /
Digital terminal

Analog video (compatible with NTSC/PAL)/stereo audio output
Personal computer communication and direct printing
(Hi-Speed USB equivalent), GPS Receiver GP-E2 connection
HDMI Mini OUT Terminal Type C (auto switching of resolution), CEC-compatible
External microphone IN terminal 3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack
Wireless Remote Control Remote Controller RC-6
Power Source   
Battery Battery Pack LP-E12 (Quantity 1) 
* AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E12
Battery Life (Based on CIPA testing standards) Approx. 230 shots at 23°C / 73°F, approx. 200 shots at 0°C / 32°F
Movie shooting time Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. at 23°C/73°F 
Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. at 0°C/32°F
(with a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E12)
Dimensions and Weight   
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 108.6 x 66.5 x 32.3mm / 4.28 x 2.62 x 1.27"
Weight Approx. 298g / 10.5 oz. (CIPA Guidelines : Body + Battery Pack+ Card ),
Approx. 262g / 9.2 oz. (Body only)
Operating Environment   
Working temperature range 0°C - 40°C / 32°F - 104°F
Working humidity 85% or less
Battery Pack LP-E12   


Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Rated voltage 7.2 V DC
Battery capacity 875 mAh
Working temperature range During charging: 5°C - 40°C / 41°F - 104°F 
During shooting: 0°C - 40°C / 32°F - 104°F
Working humidity 85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 32.5 x 12.5 x 48.5mm / 1.3 x 0.5 x 1.9"
Weight Approx. 35 g / 1.2 oz.
Battery Charger LC-E12   

Compatible battery

Battery Pack LP-E12
Recharging time Approx. 2 hours (at 23°C / 73°F)
Rated input 100 - 240 V AC (50 / 60 Hz)
Rated output 8.4 V DC / 540 mA
Working temperature range 5°C - 40°C / 41°F - 104°F
Working humidity 85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 65 x 25.5 x 90 mm / 2.6 x 1.0 x 3.5 in
Weight Approx. 81 g / 2.9 oz.
Battery Charger LC-E12E   

Compatible battery

Battery Pack LP-E12
Recharging time Approx. 2 hours (at 23°C/73°F)
Rated input 100 - 240 V AC (50 / 60 Hz)
Rated output 8.4 V DC / 540 mA
Working temperature range 5°C - 40°C / 41°F - 104°F
Working humidity 85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 65 x 25.5 x 90 mm / 2.6 x 1.0 x 3.5 in
Weight Approx. 76 g / 2.7 oz. (excluding power cord)

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