Canon EOS 1100D: Featuring a 12.20MP Sensor, 9 Point AF System and Bundled Lens Kit
Canon has unveiled its latest EOS 1100D, a mid-range DSLR, boasting of several enviable attributes. Available at the leading online retail stores, the specs sheet associated with this camera can be detailed as follows:
The EOS 1100D boasts of a 12.2MP CMOS sensor measuring 22.2mmx14.7mm. A RGB filter array is featured in addition to the built-in low Pass filter, paired along with fluorine coating. Aspect ratio in 3:2 is supported besides the maximum image resolution of 4272x2848 pixels. The EOS 1100D comes loaded with the EF/EF-s lens mount, offering field crop limit of 1.6X. The 14-bit DIGIC 4 image processor works in unison with the featured sensor. Burst shooting mode is also supported at 3.2fps. The EOS 1100D offers an ISO sensitivity range of 100-6400. Autofocus is supported via the nine-point system. One cross type sensor is featured as well in addition to the three AF modes in One-shot, AI Servo and AI focus. This camera features 3.1X optical zoom in addition to the shutter speed limit of 30-1/4000 sec.
Modes and Selections
The EOS 1100D features shutter and aperture priority modes in addition to the multiple manual shooting options. Featured selections include Fully Auto and Forced Flash off in addition to the Close-Up and Night Portrait. Auto flash is supported as well in addition to several white balance modes in Custom, Shade and many more. Multiple Drive modes are also featured in addition to the self timer. The 63 area metering system is also supported by this DSLR in addition to the creative point and shoot mode.
In terms of video recording the EOS 1100D supports Full HD movies at 25 frames per second besides the supported format in H.264.
The EOS 1100D features a 2.7 inch TFT LCD panel with a display resolution of 230,000 pixels. In terms of coverage, this display offers wide viewing angle with 7 brightness levels in scope. Zoom playback at 10X is also featured. Both Live and Quick modes are supported in addition to the Optional Grid. In terms of viewfinder, the EOS 1100D supports a Penta-mirror with 95 percent frame coverage. Viewfinder magnification at 0.80X is featured as well.
Connectivity and Storage
The EOS 1100D supports multiple connectivity schemes in USB v2.0 supporting high-speed transfers. PAL and NTSC video outputs are supported in addition to the HDMI Mini output. Multiple storage modes in SD, SDHC and SDXC are also supported by this camera.
Design and Battery
The EOS 1100D measures 130mmx100mmx78mm in terms of dimensions besides weighing 495g. In terms of physicality, this DSLR features a stainless steel body with an anti-static coating. Powering the EOS 1100D is LP-E10 Li-Ion battery module.
The EOS 1100D is bundled with the EF-S 18-55mm IS II lens kit, featuring an aperture range of f3.5-5.6, covering wide-angle viewing and the telephoto alike. This kit offers 0.34X in terms of magnification besides 11 elements segregated into 9 groups. Camera shake compensation is also supported with the IS feature in addition to high-speed autofocus.