c|net Asia published a hands-on with Canon’s new and tiny Rebel SL1/EOS 100D (price & specs), the world’s smallest and lightest DSLR (117 x 91 x 69mm, 407 g). Among the highlights of the Canon Rebel Sl1/EOS 100D are an improved Hybrid CMOS AF II system and newly designed image sensor. Did anyone consider that Canon may defining a new category with this camera?
The reviewer writes:
I was impressed by how lightweight it felt. While physical dimensions have been reduced, the dSLR didn’t lose out in terms of ergonomics and sat quite comfortably in my hand.
For the Rebel SL1/EOS 100D manuals click here. Pre-order options are available:
- Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D (EOS-b) body only for $649.99 at Adorama (click here) and B&H (click here) and Amazon (click here)
- Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D with the new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens for $799.99 at Adorama (click here) and B&H (click here) and Amazon (click here)
- 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 AF System
- Scene Intelligent Auto Mode
- Compact and Lightweight; Weighs 0.8 lb
- Compatible with Canon EF and EF-S Lenses