Canon Rumor: A Large Sensor PowerShot Camera Coming In 2013

Canon Rumor

A new, interesting rumor came up. Canon may be working on a compact camera with a large sensor. Not a successor of the PowerShot G1 X (price & specs), but a camera like the PowerShot S110 (price & specs), just a bit a larger. The camera should have a fast lens and the new APS-C 18MP sensor featured on the Rebel Sl1/EOS 100D (price & specs), and the DIGIC 6 Image Processing Unit. No viewfinder. Pricing should be less than the PowerShot G1 X when it was released. We expect Canon to announce this camera at the end of SUmmer 2013.

Canon PowerShot G1 X price check: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA Canon PowerShot S110 price check: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA Canon Rebel Sl1/EOS 100D price check: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA Canon Rumor [via CR]

Canon Rebel SL1 In Stock and Ready To Ship (plus a hands-on review)

Rebel SL1

B&H has Canon’s new Rebel, the world’s smallest DSLR, in stock and ready to ship. The Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D with the new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is on sale for $799 (click here).

They also posted a hands-on review about the Rebel SL1. Core specs:

  • 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
  • EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens

Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D First Look Video

Adorama TV made a first look video of the Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D (price & specs).

Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D features:

  • 18MP CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor: High resolution, low-noise imaging and fast performance speed, including 4 fps continuous shooting, is provided by the combination of the Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor and 18MP CMOS sensor
  • 3.0″ Clear View II Touchscreen LCD Monitor: A 3.0″ Clear View II Touchscreen LCD monitor with 1,040k-dot resolution provides clear composition and playback viewing even in bright light. Its smudge-resistant coating keeps the monitor clear
  • Full HD 1080 Video Capture: Full HD Movie mode supports Movie Servo for continuous focus tracking of moving subjects during recording. When shooting video with one of Canon’s STM lenses, Movie Servo AF takes advantage of the lens’ stepping motor (STM) for smooth and quiet continuous autofocus
  • Compact Form Factor: The Rebel SL1 is a particularly compact and lightweight DSLR, weighing approximately 13 oz
  • 9-point Autofocus System: A 9-point AF system (including a high-precision dual-cross center point) provides fast and accurate autofocus performance when shooting with the viewfinder. The Center AF point is AF cross-type at f/5.6, Center AF point is vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8
  • Hybrid CMOS AF II: The Hybrid CMOS AF System is utilized when shooting photos and video in Live View. Combining two different kinds of AF-phase and contrast detection-continuous focus tracking becomes faster and more accurate than ever before in Live View
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Canon Rebel SL1 / EOS 100D Sample Pictures

Lots of Canon Rebel SL1 / EOS 100D (price & specs) sample pictures for your viewing pleasure. Check how the world’s smallest DSLR performs at the following links:

  • ephotozine has plenty of images, ISO tests included. High res pics can be downloaded
  • DPreview has 35 sample pictures and three videos
  • photographyblog has samples covering the whole ISO range a sample video

Rebel SL1 / EOS 100D core specs:

  • 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

Canon Rebel SL1 / EOS 100D price check: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA

Canon EOS 100D And EOS 700D Pre-Order Links For Europe

Canon’s new EOS 100D (Rebel SL1 in USA) and EOS 700D (Rebel T5i in USA) can be pre-ordered at Amazon:

  • Germany (and Austria, Switzerland):
    • Canon EOS 100D body only €649 (click here), and with the new 18-55mm IS STM lens for €799 (click here)
    • Canon EOS 700D body only for €699 (click here) , and with the new 18-55mm IS STM lens for €849 (click here)
  • France:
    • Canon EOS 100D body only €649 (click here), and with the new 18-55mm IS STM lens for €799 (click here)
    • Canon EOS 700D body only for €699 (click here) , and with the new 18-55mm IS STM lens for €879 (click here)
  • Italy:
    • Canon EOS 100D body only €649 (click here), and with the new 18-55mm IS STM lens for €799 (click here)
    • Canon EOS 700D body only for €725 (click here) , and with the new 18-55mm IS STM lens for €879 (click here)
  • UK:
    • Canon EOS 100D with the new 18-55mm IS STM lens for £699 (click here)
    • Canon EOS 700D body only for £619 (click here) , and with the new 18-55mm IS STM lens for £749 (click here)

See our preview and first-impression round-ups here and here, to download the manuals see here.

Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D Hands-On By c|net Asia

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:

For previous coverage of the Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D click here and here. The Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D core specs:

  • 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

Canon Rebel SL1/EOS 100D

[via c|net Asia]