Canon Announces the World's Most Compact and Lightweight DSLR Camera, the EOS Rebel SL1—Now Available at B&H Photo

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World's most compact and lightweight DSLR, featuring a newly-developed 18 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, ISO 100–12800 (expandable to H: 25600) for stills and ISO–6400 (expandable to H: 12800) for videos for shooting from bright to dim light, and high-performance DIGIC 5 Image Processor for exceptional image quality and speed.

Canon EOS REBEL SL1 EF-S 18-55mm IS STM Kit

Canon EOS REBEL SL1 EF-S 18-55mm IS STM Kit

Canon Announces the World's Most Compact and Lightweight DSLR Camera, the EOS Rebel SL1—Now available at B&H Photo.

Canon EOS REBEL SL1 DSLR, the world's most compact and lightweight DSLR* featuring a newly-developed 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor

The Canon EOS Rebel SL1 DSLR Camera is a lightweight APS-C format digital SLR camera with an 18MP CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 5 image processor. It provides sharp details, accurate colors and low-noise imaging in compact form factor with easy to use interface. A 9-point autofocus system provides fast focusing when shooting with the viewfinder and Hybrid CMOS AF II increases autofocus speed and accuracy when shooting in Live View. The Rebel SL1 can continuously shoot up to 4 fps and its wide ISO range of 100-12800 (expandable to 25600) allows for confident shooting in bright and low light situations.

Scene Intelligent Auto Mode automatically makes the optimal camera adjustments based on scene recognition and improved scene detection is particularly helpful when shooting night scenes. Advanced imaging features such as Effect Shot mode and background Simulation are available and Creative Filters add expressive touches to the images and can even be viewed in real time during Live View shooting. Special Scene Modes including Kids, Food and Candlelight settings.

The Canon EOS Rebel SL1 utilizes SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards including Ultra High Speed UHS-I cards and is compatible with the full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses.

18MP CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor High resolution, low-noise imaging and fast performance speed, including 5fps continuous shooting, is provided by the combination of the Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor and 18MP CMOS sensor.

Full HD 1080 Video Capture Full HD Movie mode supports Movie Servo for continuous focus tracking of moving subjects during recording. Manual exposure settings allow further control over the shooting and multiple frame rates and resolutions provides quality-level and stylistic shooting options. The ISO range in Video mode is 100-6400, expandable to 12800.
Compact Form Factor The Canon Rebel SL1 is a particularly compact and lightweight DSLR, weighing approximately 13 oz.

Continuous Shooting The Rebel SL1 offers continuous shooting rates up to 4 fps.
Scene Intelligent Auto Scene Intelligent Auto Mode automatically delivers optimally adjusted photos and offers improved scene detection for better results when shooting at night.

Lens Compatibility The Canon Rebel SL1 is compatible with all EF and EF-S lenses.

A 3.0" Clear View II Touchscreen LCD with 1,040k-dot resolution provides composition and playback viewing. Its intuitive touchscreen operation includes multi-touch operation with direct access to functions for settings changes and Touch autofocus. Smudge-resistant coating keeps the monitor clear, even in bright sunlight. An optical viewfinder with 0.87x magnification is also available for stable eye-level composition.

Canon SL1 Product Highlights

  •     18.0MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  •     DIGIC 5 Image Processor
  •     3.0" Clear View II Touchscreen LCD
  •     ISO 100-12800, Expandable to 25600
  •     Full HD 1080 Video with Continuous AF
  •     4.0 fps Continuous Shooting
  •     9-Point All Cross-Type AF System
  •     Scene Intelligent Auto Mode
  •     Compact and Lightweight; Weighs 0.8lb

B&H Photo is currently accepting pre-orders on the new Canon Rebel SL1 DSLR camera

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  • Among digital SLR cameras that use APS-C size equivalent sensors. As of March 1, 2013, based on Canon’s research.

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