Canon EOS 700D Double Zoom: Featuring an 18MP Image Sensor, Digic 5 Processing Engine and Bundled Lens Kits
Canon has launched the much awaited EOS 700D, a compact SLR with several innovative features to boast of. This camera sports a durable body and is loaded with the latest connectivity schemes as well. Here is how the EOS 700D looks like in terms of specifications:
The EOS 700D sports an 18MP image sensor, providing a maximum image resolution of 5184x3456 pixels. Other resolutions are supported as well with the lowest being 480x480 pixels. In terms of image ratio, the EOS 700D offers 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and the standard 16:9. The APS-C image sensor is CMOS derived and measures 22.3mmx14.9mm in terms of dimensions. Working in unison with the sensor is the Digic 5 processing engine, offering better clarity. 6 white balance presets are featured in addition to the single custom white balance mode. Image stabilization seems to be missing but the EOS 700D supports the RAW image format.
Focus and Optics
The EOS 700D starts off with the Canon EF/EF-S lens mount offering a crop limit of up to 1.6X. Autofocus is supported as well with several featured modes in contrast detect, phase detect, live view and many more. Manual focus is also supported with 9 focus points to rely upon.
In terms of screen size, the EOS 700D offers a 3 inch panel. The fully articulated panel offers touch based support as well. The TFT LCD panel is based on the Clear View II technology and offers 1040K dots as the screen resolution. Live View is also supported by the EOS 700D. The EOS 700D also boasts of an optical Penta-Mirror in terms of viewfinder offering 95 percent coverage and a magnifying limit of up to 0.85X.
Photography and Videography
The EOS 700D offers a shutter speed range of 30-1/4000 sec. Several modes are featured as well in Aperture and Shutter priority. Manual exposure mode is supported as well in addition to the multiple subject or scene modes. Built-in Flash is on offer via Pop-up besides an extensive flash range of up to 13.00m. External flash is supported as well via hot-shoe and the wireless sync. Multiple flash modes like Auto, On, Off etc. are on offer as well. Burst shooting is allowed at 5 frames per second. 4 metering modes are up for grabs in addition to the exposure compensation mode. AE and WB bracketing are supported as well.
In terms of Videography, the EOS 700D captures movies in Full HD or 1080p at 30 frames per second. Movies recorded in 480p and 720p are supported as well at 60 and 30 fps, respectively. H.264 and Motion JPEG are the supported formats. Stereo microphone is incorporated as well in addition to the Mono speaker.
Connectivity and Storage
The EOS 700D supports USB 2.0 and HDMI output alongside the Eye-Fi connectivity. Remote Access is on offer as well. SD, SDHC, SDXC are the supported digital cards for expanding the internal storage limit.
Build and Battery
The EOS 700D weighs 580g and features a standard LP-E8 battery unit supporting up to 440 shots on a single charge.
The EOS 700D comes bundled with the double zoom EF S18 - 55 mm IS II and EF S55 - 250 mm lens kits, offering better AF capabilities and extended zooming prowess.