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Canon EOS 1100D 12.2mp Digital SLR Camera

Canon EOS 1100D 12.2mp Digital SLR Camera

Canon EOS 1100D 12.2mp Digital SLR Camera

Canon EOS 1100D 12.2mp Digital SLR Camera with a 14-bit DIGIC 4 image processor was released by Canon in February 2011. This camera is called canon eos rebel T3 camera in the America and known as EOS Kiss X50 in Japan. 1100D was made in Taiwan. It is an entry-level (interchangeable lens) DSLR of Canon and its predecessor was 1000D.

Canon 1100D Review

EOS Rebel series is the best-selling DSLR camera series of the Canon in the world. Canon EOS 1100D 12.2mp Digital SLR Camera is one of the Canon’s Rebel series cameras.  1100D camera is available in three different colors; black, grey and red. Before starting Canon 1100D review, let’s take a look at its features.

Canon EOS Rebel T3 Features

  • DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • 12Megapixel APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • ISO Range 100 – 6400
  • Max resolution 4272×2848
  • Sensor Type CMOS
  • Sensor Size APS-C (22.2 x 14.8 mm)
  • Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
  • Lens Mount Compatible with Canon EF and EF-S lens
  • 2.7inch (230,000 dots) Fixed Screen
  • Capable of Autofocus Face Detector
  • Pentamirror optical viewfinder
  • Continuous Photo Shooting 3 Photo Per Second
  • 1280 x 720 (29.97, 25 fps) video resolution 
  • Weight 495g.
  • Dimensions: 130 x 100 x 78 mm (5.12 x 3.94 x 3.07 inch)
  • Remote control (E3 connector)
  • Built-in Pop-up Flash
  • 9 point AF System

Being an entry-level DSLR, canon 1100d dslr camera is the best for those, who intend to upgrade from compact to DSLRs. It has the features of the best DSLRs as well as easy to use and low cost. Therefore, Canon EOS 1100D 12.2mp Digital SLR Camera gives the best image quality, equivalent to the most expensive, capable of modern features cameras.

Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor

14-bit DIGIC 4 (Digital Imaging Integrated Circuit) image processor of Canon EOS Rebel T3 has the ability to capture, process and save the images with remarkable speed. DIGIC 4 image processor is capable of still photography at 100-6400 sensitivity rating upto 3fps. It helps to decrease noise and retains image quality. As a result, It separates noise and picture figures, from huge amount of image statistics. DIGIC 4 processor provides the ability to control the noise and correct corner shading. DIGIC 4 ensures that pictures taken at high ISO speeds are clean and spotless with visibly better image quality. Besides this, it empowers 14-bit signal processing for admirable image progression, greater face detection live mode and streamlining of lens peripheral and auto lighting.

Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Sensor

Its 12.2 Megapixel APS C CMOS Sensor, takes images with extraordinary precision and tonal range. It offers new skills, to exploit the light-gathering efficiency of every pixel.

ISO Range 100-6400 Sensitivity

Canon EOS 1100D Rebel T3 due to ISO sensitivity range of 100-6400, allows to capture quality images, even in low-light conditions without need of flash.

Canon EOS 1100D Autofocus

The wide area 9 point autofocus system is capable of rapid and exact focusing on moving and still things. It provides excellent, quick and successful focusing. However, its live view focusing is little bit slow.

2.7 Inch LCD Screen

Its 2.7-inch size, TFT color fixed LCD screen, offers a swift access to the quick control screen and camera navigation menu. It facilitates you, to review or make up pictures on 230,000-dot LCD screen.

Canon EOS 1100D Lens Mount Compatibility

Canon EOS 1100D Lens Mount is compatible with all lines of lenses, including Canon EF and EF-S lens and accessories.

Shutter Speed

Canon EOS 1100D DSLR is capable of nonstop shooting at a max speed of 3 frames per second (fps). You can take excellent motion pictures. A maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 sec, makes it one of the good cameras for sports action shots.


The Canon EOS 1100D Digital Camera offers an HD video mode of 720p. It offers you the choice of shooting at either 30 fps or 25 fps with a 1280 x 720p resolution. Its HDMI port enables you to attach it with a TV for playback.

Canon EOS 1100D Battery

Its battery life is pretty good. You can shoot more than 700 pictures, with a single battery charge of 7.4v 860mAh battery.

  • Easy to use
  • Low Price
  • Low noise
  • Good image quality
  • Optical Built-in Viewfinder
  • 1 Cross-Type Focus Points
  • Face Detection Focusing
  • Long Battery Life (700 shots)
  • Small and light body
  • 495g Light Body
  • Small LCD Screen of 2.7 inch
  • Without Image Stabilization
  • No Wireless Connection
  • Low Screen Resolution (230k dots)
  • Low Resolution Sensor only 12 Megapixels
  • Bad Low Light Performance
  • No Full HD Video

Canon Rebel T3 EOS 1100D is an inexpensive and user-friendly camera, gives you the value of money. Equipped with a lot of features and functions with good shooting, quality and price. Its exceptional picture quality, fast shutter speed and quick changing approaches, provide you required mode, without moving a lot of settings. The weight and size of Canon EOS 1100D is fairly smart to carry around easily.

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