The world's smallest and lightest DSLR.*
Experience the power of a DSLR in a travel-friendly size. The EOS Rebel SL1 is 25% smaller and 29% lighter than the compact EOS Rebel T4i and is made to go where you go. It packs easily so that you can bring it along to any event or occasion, whether it's a dance recital or a backpacking trip to Europe. You'll always have room to take this DSLR with you.
*As of March 1, 2013, Canon's research. Among digital SLR cameras with APS-C size equivalent sensors.
Always exceptional photos.
The SL1's 18-megapixel (APS-C sized) CMOS sensor and DiG!C 5 processor capture high resolution images boasting exceptional sharpness, clarity, tonal range and noise reduction.
The camera's high ISO range of 100-12800 (expandable to 25600) allows you to capture beautiful images even in very dim or bright lighting.
SL1 also features EOS Scene Detection Technology. This means that the camera automatically analyzes the shooting scene based on faces, colours, brightness, movement, and contrast to give you the most beautiful picture possible.
Easily capture fast-paced action!
The high-speed, high-precision 9-point AF enables accurate focus within a split second. The centre AF point is cross-type at f/2.8, with light source detection.
High-speed continuous shooting allows you to capture 4.0 frames per second ensuring you'll never miss the perfect shot. Great for capturing fast-paced action!
3.0" LCD with intuitive EasyTouch technology.
The 3.0" Touch LCD screen features intuitive EasyTouch technology with a 3:2 wide aspect ratio, and an incredible 1,040,000 pixel resolution, allowing for precise focus checking.
Get creative with your photos.
Add fun and dramatic visual effects to your photos with Creative Filters. Choose from new filters such as 'Art Bold Effect' and 'Water Painting Effect', or favourites like 'Fisheye' and 'Miniature Effect'!
Expand your creative possibilities and express your photos in a variety of ways with the ability to adjust the image aspect ratio. Choose between 1:1, 4:3, 16:9 and 3:2 for optimal creative control.
Stunning EOS Movies in Full HD.
Capture stunning Full HD (1920 x 1080) movies. EOS Movies take advantage of DSLR camera features for the ultimate in creative control.
3 new Scene Modes for more beautiful images.
"Freeze" children's movements without blur and capture healthy skin tones.
From cupcakes to steaks, easily take bright, vivid food images that will make your mouth water.
Capture the beautiful ambiance created by candlelight without the harsh effect a flash can create.
|Lens Compatibility ||Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) |
|Lens Mount ||Canon EF mount |
|Camera Type ||Digital SLR Camera |
|Imaging Sensor ||APS-C size sensor |
|Processor ||DiG!C 5 Image Processor |
|Effective Pixels ||Approx. 18.0 megapixels |
|Total Pixels ||Approx. 18.50 megapixels: 5288 (H) x 3506 (V) pixels |
|Colour Filter System ||RGB primary color filters |
|Settings ||Auto, Preset (Daylight; Shade; Cloudy, Twilight, Sunset; Tungsten Light; White Fluorescent Light; Flash), Custom (Approx. 2,000° - 10,000°K), White Balance Correction, and White Balance Bracketing |
|Auto White Balance ||Auto white balance with the image sensor |
|White balance correction ||Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels |
Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels
* Correction based on the current WB mode's color temperature.
|Colour Temperature |
|Type ||Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror) |
|Coverage ||Approx. 95% vertically and horizontally (with Eye point approx. 19mm) |
|Maginification ||Approx. 0.87x / 24.5° (50mm lens ∞, -1m-1) |
|Eye Point ||Approx. 19 mm (At -1m-1 from the eyepiece lens center) |
|Dioptric Adjustment Correction ||-3.0 to +1.0 m-1 (dpt) |
|Focusing Screen ||Fixed |
|Mirror ||Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60) |
|Viewfinder Information ||1) AF information (AF points and focus confirmation light) |
2) Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle, exposure warning)
3) Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light)
4) Image information (Highlight tone priority (D+), maximum burst (1-digit display), white balance correction, SD card information)
|Depth of Field Preview ||Enabled with depth-of-field preview button |
|Image Format ||Approx. 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C) |
|Recording ||SD card, SDHC card, SDXC memory card |
* Compatible with Ultra High Speed (UHS-I) and Eye-Fi Cards.
* Eye-Fi card compatible
|Aspect Ratio ||3:2 (Horizontal : Vertical) |
|Low Pass Filter ||Fixed position in front of the image sensor |
|Dust Deletion Feature ||(1) Self Cleaning Sensor Unit - Removes dust adhering to the low-pass filter. Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking approx. 2 sec.) when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible (taking approx. 5 sec.). |
(2)Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending - The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images. The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots.
|Recording Format ||Complies with Design rule for Camera File system 2.0 and Exif 2.30 |
|RAW ||Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5,184 x 3,456) |
|Backup Recording ||N/A |
|RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording ||Still: JPEG, RAW (Canon RAW 2nd edition), RAW+JPEG |
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)
|Colour Space ||sRGB, Adobe RGB |
|Picture Style ||Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3 |
|File Size |
|Large ||Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5,184 x 3,456) |
|Medium ||Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3,456 x 2,304) |
|Small ||Small 1: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2,592 x 1,728), Small 2: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1920 x 1280), Small 3: Approx. 0.35 megapixels (720 x 480) |
|File Numbering |
|Continuous Numbering ||The numbering of captured images will continue even after you replace the camera's card. |
|Auto Reset ||When you replace the camera's card, the numbering will be reset to start from 0001. If the new card already contains images, the numbering will continue from the last recorded image in the card. |
|Manual Reset ||Resets the file number to 0001, and creates a new folder automatically. |