• Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera with built-in flash


Recording Media 

  • SD/SDHC/SDXC card, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, or via Wireless LAN (Eye-Fi card*))

*Canon cameras are not guaranteed to support Eye-Fi card functions, including wireless transfer. In case of an issue with the Eye-Fi card, please consult with the card manufacturer. The use of Eye-Fi cards may not be approved in all regions, or from one region to another, please contact the card manufacturer for status of approval in the country/region of use.


Image Format 

  • 0.88 x 0.59 in. / 22.3 x 14.9mm (APS-C size)


Compatible Lenses 

Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6x the lens focal length)


Lens Mount 

  • Canon EF Mount



  • High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor



  • Effective pixels: Approx. 18.0 Megapixels: 5200 (H) x 3462 (V) pixels


Total Pixels

  • Total pixels: Approx. 19.0 Megapixels: 5432 (H) x 3492 (V) pixels


Aspect Ratio 

  • 3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)


Colour Filter System 

  • RGB primary colour filters


Low Pass Filter

  • Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor


Dust Deletion Feature 

  • Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit

  • Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image

  • Manual cleaning of sensor


Recording Format 

  • Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.3


File Size 

  • Large/Fine: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)

  • Medium/Fine: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3456 x 2304) 

  • Small 1/Normal: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)

  • Small 2/Fine: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1920 x 1280) 

  • Small 3/Fine: Approx. 0.35 Megapixels (720 x 480)

  • RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456) 

  • M-RAW: Approx. 10.10 Megapixels (3888 x 2592)

  • S-RAW: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)

  • Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc. 


Recording Functions 

  • With the WFT-E3A attached, image recording to the CF card and to the USB external media connected to the WFT-E3A will be possible as follows:(1) Standard(2) Automatic switching of recording media(3) Separate recordings according to image-recording quality (4) Recording images having the same size


Backup Recording

  • N/A


File Numbering 

  • Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset.


RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording 

  • Provided (sRAW+JPEG also possible)


Colour Space 

  • sRGB, Adobe RGB


Picture Style 

  • Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3



  • Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature setting


Auto White Balance 

  • Auto white balance with the image sensor


Colour Temperature Compensation 

  • White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments

  • White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments

  • Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible


Colour Temperature Information Transmission 

  • Provided



  • Eye-level pentaprism



  • Vertical/Horizontal approx. 96%



  • Approx. 0.95x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity) / 27.0° angle of view


Eye Point 

  • Approx. 22mm (At -1m-1 from eyepiece lens centre)


Dioptric Adjustment Correction 

  • -3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)


Focusing Screen 

  • Interchangeable (Ef-D: Grid lines, Ef-S: Point of focus, Ef-A standard focusing screen provided)



  • Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)


Viewfinder Information 

  • AF information (AF points and focus confirmation light), Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level, Spot metering circle, exposure warning), Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light), Image information (Highlight tone priority (D+), Monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2-digit display), white balance correction, card information), Electronic level (Horizontal only), Battery check


Depth Of Field Preview 

  • Enabled with depth-of-field preview button



  • TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor


AF Points 

  • 9 (Cross-type, Centre AF point with dual cross sensor for f/2.8)


AF Working Range 

  • EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)


Focusing Modes 

  • Autofocus, One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing (MF)

AF Point Selection 

  • Automatic selection, manual selection


Selected AF Point Display 

  • Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel


AF Assist Beam

  • Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash

  • Effective range: Approx. 13.1 ft./4.0m at centre, approx. 11.5 ft./3.5m at periphery*.


With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite attached, the Speedlite's AF-assist beam is emitted instead.

Metering Modes 

  • Max. aperture TTL metering with 63-zone SPC with the following selectable modes:

  • Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF points)

  • Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder at centre)


Spot metering (approx. 2.8% of viewfinder at centre)

  • Centre-Weighted average metering


Metering Range 

  • EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)


Exposure Control Systems 

  • Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE (Safety shift possible), Aperture-priority AE (Safety shift possible), Manual exposure, Bulb, Full Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Programmed Image Control modes (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait), E-TTL II Autoflash Program AE (Evaluative metering, Averaged metering)


ISO Speed Range 

  • ISO 100 - 6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole-stop increments)- ISO 12800 can be enabled with a Custom Function.- With [Highlight tone priority], the ISO speed range will be automatically set within 200-6400.

  • In Creative Zone modes, the maximum settable ISO speed (400-6400) will vary within the automatic ISO speed range.

  • If overexposure would occur with fill flash, ISO 100 will be the lowest set.

  • In the (P) and Basic Zone modes (except Night Portrait), bounce flash will be set automatically within ISO 400-1600 (or maximum ISO speed limit).


Exposure Compensation

  • Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop incrementsAEB: ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments* Indicated up to ±3 stops on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder.


AE Lock 

  •   Auto AE lock - In the One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering, AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved.

  • Manual AE lock - With AE lock button. (AE lock is updated each time you press the button.) Enabled in all metering modes.



  • Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled 1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/250 sec.

  • 1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode) Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay (self-timer/remote control) For Remote Switch RS-60E3



  • Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled


Shutter Speeds 

  • 1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/250 sec.

  • 1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)


Shutter Release 

  • Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Self Timer 

  • 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay (self-timer/remote control)


Remote Control 

  • For Remote Switch RS-60E3



  • Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism


Guide Number 

  • 43/13 (ISO 100, in feet/meters)


Recycling Time 

  • Approx. 3 sec.


Flash Ready Indicator 

  • Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder


Flash Coverage 

  • Up to 17mm focal length (equivalent to approx. 28mm in 135 format)


FE Lock 

  • Provided


Flash Exposure Compensation 

  • Up to ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments


Zooming to Match Focal Length 

  • Provided


Flash Metering 

  • E-TTL II autoflash


Flash Exposure Compensation 

  • ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments


FE Lock 

  • Provided


External Flash Settings 

  • Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings


PC Terminal 

  • None


Drive Modes 

  • Single, high-speed continuous, low-speed continuous, 10-sec. self-timer/ remote control, or 2-sec. self-timer/remote control


Continuous Shooting Speed 

  • High-speed: Max. 5.3 shots/sec. (approx.)

  • Low-speed: Max. 3.0 shots/sec. (approx.)


Maximum Burst 

  • JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 58

  • RAW: approx. 16

  • RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 7

  • The number of possible shots and maximum burst apply to a 4GB SD card based on Canon's testing standards.

  • The image file size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst will vary depending on the shooting conditions (aspect ratio 3:2, subject, memory card brand, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.).

  • The "F" after the number indicates that continuous shooting is possible until the card becomes full.


Shooting Modes 

  • Live View shooting

  • Remote Live View shooting (with a personal computer installed with EOS Utility)



  • Autofocus (One-Shot AF)1. Live mode - One-point, contrast AF. Switching to another AF point possible.2. Face Detection Live mode - Face Detection, Contrast AF. Face selectable.3. Quick mode - Nine-point, phase-difference AF, same as normal shooting.

  • Manual focus - Magnify the image by 5x or 10x and focus manually.


Metering Modes 

  • Real-time Evaluative metering with the image sensor


Metering Range 

  • EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

  • AE lock possible.

  • The active metering time can be changed.


Magnified View 

  • By 5x or 10x at AF point position


Grid Display 

  • Provided (Two-type grid displays)


Silent Shooting 

  • Provided (Mode 1 and Mode 2)



  • TFT colour, liquid-crystal monitor


Monitor Size 

  • Wide 3.0-inch (Screen aspect ratio of 3:2)



  • Approx. 100% 

  • Viewing angle: Approx. 160°


Brightness Control 

  • 7 levels provided


Interface Languages 

  • 25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)


Display Format 

  • Single image display (Two types of single-image full display and two types of shooting information display), Index display (4-image index and 9-image index), Jump display (1/10/100 images, shooting date, by folder, video, stills, rating), AF point display, Histogram (1. Brightness 2. RGB), Magnify zoom display (1.5x to 10x enabled in 15 steps), Rotated display (Manual, Auto) Slide Show (Image selection: Playback according to All images, Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, or Rating; Display time: 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, or 20 sec.; Repeat: Enable/Disable; Transition effect: Off, Slide in, Fade 1, Fade 2)


Highlight Alert 

  • With single-image display (Info.) and single-image display, overexposed highlight areas will blink



  • Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the card



  • Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder, erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images


Compatible Printers 

  • PictBridge-compatible printers


Printable Images 

  • JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.3 (DPOF printing possible) and RAW images captured with the EOS 60D* Video footage cannot be printed.


Easy Print feature 

  • Provided



  • Version 1.1 compatible


Compatible Images 

  • Direct image transfer with the camera has been abolished since the personal computers' OS-based support has become adequate for image transfers.


Custom Functions 

  • Total 20


Camera User Settings 

  • Register under Mode Dial's setting


My Menu Registration 

  • Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered



  • One Battery Pack LP-E6AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6With Battery Grip BG-E9 attached, two battery packs (LP-E6) can be used. Six AA-size batteries can be used.


Battery Check 


Power Saving 

  • Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 min.


Date/Time Battery 

  • Built-in secondary battery


When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for about three months.

Start-up Time 

  • Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)


Dimensions (W x H x D) 

  • Approx. 5.69 x 4.17 x 3.09 in./144.5 x 105.8 x 78.6mm



  • 755g / 26.6 oz (CIPA)

  • 675g / 23.8 oz (body only)


Working Temperature Range 

  • 32-104°F/0-40°C


Working Humidity Range 

  • 85% or less