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Canon EOS 1100D
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Canon EOS 1100D Digital Camera

SLR 12.2MP 5.6x CMOS Mar 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Advanced, compact and affordable: your first steps into the world of DSLR photography, made simple with Canon EOS 1100D. - Superior 12-megapixel image quality- On-screen Feature Guide- Creative... More
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23 Reasons For

Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

On average Canon SLR cameras have good ratings compared to other brands as do all digital cameras built by Canon.

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon EOS 1100D supports video capability, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 1100D.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support video capability currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35, the Canon EOS 60Da, or the Nikon D90 ($754.93).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 1100D has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 1100D also have a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of this spec and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the D3200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB ($389.00), or the D750 ($1,399.95) both from Nikon or the Olympus OM-D E-M1 ($999.00).

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Sony SLT-A35 (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the EOS 1100D is 0.71x and the biggest is 14x. The EOS 1100D has a quite big digital zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the EOS 1100D.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Sony NEX-6L/B (14x and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35, and the Pentax K-50 ($254.13) is also worth considering.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

This digital camera's viewfinder (electrical) is actually the best viewfinder across all SLR cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst viewfinder is Electronic.

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Very Wide Field of View

The field of views of similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 95% to 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. With a field of view of 170 percent, the EOS 1100D's field of view is one of the widest amongst SLR cameras that have been around for a similar time to the EOS 1100D.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras of this type and age is 19. The EOS 1100D has a fairly small maximum aperture number (38) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1100D.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has One White Balance

The EOS 1100D has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS 1100D.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The EOS 1100D has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a Neutral photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 1100D. The photo effects "Black&White" is also found on this Canon camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on cameras of this spec and age.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The EOS 1100D has a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than the ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction found on most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this camera have a ±2EV (1/2 and 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. The best flash exposure correction of all cameras that have been around for more than two years is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) and the worst is ±1EV (1/3 EV step).

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Has a Mini HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the EOS 1100D is more than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Mini HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 1100D.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a H.264|MOV video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The Canon EOS 1100D has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by SLR cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1100D. The ISO sensitivity "6400" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the EOS 1100D is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1100D. The auto focusing (AF) modes "Servo Auto Focus" is also featured on this camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Canon EOS 1100D has a greater number of camera file systems than most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most frequently supported camera file system is DCF 2, but this camera file system is not supported by this Canon camera. The camera file systems DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3 and RAW are also supported by this camera.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The shortest flash sync-speed of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 0.00012s, the longest is 3s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.56s. With a flash sync-speed of only 0.004 seconds, the Canon EOS 1100D has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the EOS 1100D is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 1100D.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto / Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on SLR cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Short Flash Recharging Time

The average flash recharging time of digital cameras of this age and spec is 3.1s, and the flash recharging times range from 1s to 5.5s. At only 2 seconds, the Canon EOS 1100D has a quite short flash recharging time compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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19 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 1100D do not support Full HD video. The EOS 1100D is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Sony SLT-A35, the Canon EOS 550D ($872.54), or the Pentax K-5 IIs ($441.00) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon EOS 1100D does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic DMC-GH3 + 12-35mm ($872.99), or the Nikon D5300 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The EOS 1100D does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other SLR cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 1100D also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the D3100, or the D3200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB ($389.00) both from Nikon which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of this age and spec are not 3D. The EOS 1100D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the SLT-A35, or the SLT-A37 both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The EOS 1100D is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1100D are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 1100D, the EOS 1100D does not have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The Canon EOS 1100D has one of the lower megapixels (only 12.2 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The average megapixel of SLR cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EOS 1100D is 18MP.

There are a number of other 12.2MP digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 ($208.00) which has better reviews.

If this digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to look at the D90 ($754.93) (12.3MP), or the D5000 (12.3MP) both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

Across all the SLR cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1100D the display diagonals range from 2.5" to 3.2", and the average display diagonal is 3". The Canon EOS 1100D has a quite small display diagonal (only 2.7 inches) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 2.7" screen cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 ($208.00).

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Samsung NX100 (3"), or the Pentax K-5 IIs ($441.00) (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the EOS 1100D is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on SLR cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1100D. The flash modes "Manual" is also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Five Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the EOS 1100D is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a Manual shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Auto", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 12.6 megapixels, the Canon EOS 1100D has one of the less total megapixelss amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The total megapixelss of similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 1100D range from 10MP to 53MP, and the average total megapixels is 19MP.

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Only 2256 X 1504 Still Image Resolution(s)

The EOS 1100D has a 2256 x 1504 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 2736 x 1824 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 720 x 480, 1920 x 1280 and 3088 x 2056 and 4272 x 2848. Comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1100D still image resolution(s)s range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Only Six Number of Diaphragm Bladess

The Canon EOS 1100D is a six number of diaphragm blades camera. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec have between two and eight number of diaphragm bladess.

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Only Nine Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

The EOS 1100D is a nine auto Focus (AF) points digital camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric)s of cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 1100D range from 640 pixels to 2,400,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 780,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the EOS 1100D has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Only 4272 X 2848 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 1100D has a higher image resolution than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a 4272 x 2848 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 4608 x 3072 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras of this spec and age the image resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Only Nine Point Two Flash Guide Numbers

The EOS 1100D is a nine point two flash guide number digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the EOS 1100D is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 1100D.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 1100D the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 75mm. At 29 millimeters, the Canon EOS 1100D has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 1100D

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Canon camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Weight

The EOS 1100D has a fairly average weight (495 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1100D.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 495g digital cameras currently available including the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 ($208.00) which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Material
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
DC-In Jack
Connection to PC
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Dioptre Correction
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Compatibility
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Network Ready
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Interface
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Compatible Operating Systems
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Lens System
Digital SLR
Viewing Angle

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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