Canon has launched a new advanced entry-level DSLR, introducing the Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i – price tag £829.99/ €1,079.99 with an April release date.

The Canon EOS 800D shares the same 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor as the Canon 77D, also announced today. And along with the sensor, the two cameras share a wealth of other features, such as Canon’s DIGIC 7 processing engine and an 7560-pixel RGB+IR metering to detect fine details such as skin tone and offer accurate exposure.

The EOS 800D / Rebel T7i also offers a native range up to ISO 25,600, which can be extended to ISO 51,200, and Canon says it boasts the world’s fastest autofocus in Live View mode, at 0.03secs.

The new Canon 800D / Rebel T7i offers 45 cross-type AF points and can also shoot in continuous mode at 6 frames per second.

Other key features include Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology for tracking subjects, as well as 5-axis image stabilisation and Full HD video recording at 60 and a new HDR Movie Shooting mode.

Canon has also included WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth capability for sharing images from the camera.

One of the key differences between the Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i and the EOS 77D is the 800D’s guided interface, which explains how your camera settings work as you shoot.

The EOS 800D / Rebel T7i also offers a vari-angle touchscreen for capturing images at usual angles.

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Canon EOS 800D / T7i Price & Release Date

The Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i price tag will be £779.99/€1,019.99 for the body only. The Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T79 price rises to £869.99/€1,139.99 for the EOS 800D + EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM kit.

The Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i release date will be in April 2017.

Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i Specifications

Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR
Type    22.3mm x 14.9 mm CMOS
Effective Pixels    Approx. 24.20 megapixels
Total Pixels    Approx. 25.80 megapixels
Aspect Ratio    3:2
Low-Pass Filter    Built-in/Fixed
Sensor Cleaning    EOS integrated cleaning system
Colour Filter Type     Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type    DIGIC 7

LENS
Lens Mount    EF/EF-S
Focal Length    Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens
Image Stabilisation

FOCUSING
Type    TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
AF System/ Points    “45 cross-type AF points
(45 f/5.6 cross-type AF points, 27 f/8 points [9 cross-type],  centre point is f/2.8 and f/5.6 dual cross-type) (11)”
AF working range    EV -3 – 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
AF Modes    “AI Focus
One Shot
AI Servo “
AF Point Selection    “Automatic selection: 45 point AF
Manual selection: Single point AF
Manual selection: Zone AF
Manual selection: Large Zone AF
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting”
Selected AF point display    Indicated by a transmissive LCD in viewfinder and Quick Control screen
Predictive AF (7)    Yes, up to 8m
AF Lock     Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.
AF Assist Beam    Intermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite
Manual Focus    Selected on lens
Focus Bracketing
AF Microadjustment

EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering modes    “7560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor
Metering with the area divided into 63 segments (9×7)
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.0% of viewfinder)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.5% of viewfinder)
(4) Center-weighted average metering”
Metering Range    EV 1-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
AE Lock    “Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.”
Exposure Compensation    +/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB    3 shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
ISO Sensitivity (8)    “Auto (100-25600), 100-25600 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to H: 51200
During Movie shooting: Auto (100-12800), 100-12800 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) ISO can be expanded to H: 25600″

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SHUTTER
Type    Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Speed    30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE
Type    Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
Settings    “AWB (Ambience priority, White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting.
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.”
Custom White Balance    Yes, 1 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing    “+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.”

VIEWFINDER
Type    Pentamirror
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)    Approx. 95%
Magnification    Approx. 0.82x (4)
Eyepoint    Approx. 19mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
Dioptre Correction    -3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
Focusing Screen    Fixed
Mirror    Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF 600mm f/4 IS USM or shorter)
Viewfinder Information    “AF information: AF points, focus confirmation
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB.
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light.
Image information:  Card information, maximum burst (1 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+).
Composition information: Grid, Electronic level, Aspect Ratio
Other information: Warning icon, Flicker Detection”
Depth of field preview    Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece shutter    On strap

LCD MONITOR
Type    Touch screen Vari angle 7.7cm (3.0″) 3:2 Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots
Coverage    Approx. 100%
Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically)    Approx 170°
Coating    Anti-reflection and Anti smudge
Brightness Adjustment    Adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options    “(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Electronic Level”

FLASH
Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)    12
Built-in Flash Coverage    up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 27mm)
Built-in Flash recycle time    Approx. 3 seconds
Modes    Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
Red-Eye Reduction    Yes – with red-eye reduction lamp
X-sync    1/250sec
Flash Exposure Compensation    +/- 3EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Flash Exposure Bracketing    Yes, with compatible External Flash
Flash Exposure Lock    Yes
Second Curtain Synchronisation    Yes
HotShoe/ PC terminal    Yes/ No
External Flash Compatibility    E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless optical multi-flash support
External Flash Control    via camera menu screen

SHOOTING
Modes    Scene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, SCN(,Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Food, Kids, Candlelight), Creative filters, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie),
Picture Styles    Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Colour Space    sRGB and Adobe RGB
Image Processing    “Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination, Chromatic aberration correction, Distortion correction, Diffraction correction
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR art standard, HDR art vivid, HDR art bold, HDR art embossed)
Multi-exposure
RAW image processing – during image Playback only
Resize to M or S1, S2, S3″
Drive modes    Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote), Silent single shooting, Silent continous shooting
Continuous Shooting    Max. Approx. 6fps. (speed maintained until card is full) (JPEG)(1)(10)(with UHS-I card), 27 images (RAW)(with UHS-I card)) (2) (10)
Intervalometer

LIVE VIEW MODE
Type    Electronic viewfinder with image sensor
Coverage    Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
Frame Rate    29.97 fps
Focusing    “Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single)
One-shot AF and Servo AF selectable for Stills and Movie”
Metering    “Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor.
Evaluative metering, partial metering, spot metering, center-weighted average metering.
“Display Options    “Grid overlay (x3), Histogram, Electronic level”

FILE TYPE
Still Image Type    “JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant “
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording    Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG, M-RAW + JPEG, S-RAW + JPEG possible.
Image Size    “JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 3984 x 2656, (S1) 2976 x 1984, (S2) 1920×1280, (S3) 720×480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328×4000, (M) 3552×2664, (S1) 2656×1992, (S2) 1696×1280, (S3) 640×480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000×3368, (M) 3984×2240, (S1) 2976×1680, (S2) 1920×1080, (S3) 720×408
JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000×4000, (M) 2656×2656, (S1) 1984×1984, (S2) 1280×1280, (S3) 480×480
RAW: (RAW) 6000×4000,  (M-RAW)  4500×3000, (S-RAW) 3000×2000″
Movie Type    MP4 (Video: H.264 Intra frame / inter frame, Sound: Linear PCM / AAC, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
Movie Size    “1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50 fps) inter-frame
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) inter frame
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25) lite inter-frame
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)  inter-frame
1280 x 720 (29.97, 25) lite inter-frame
640 x 480 (29.97, 25) inter-frame
640 x 480 (29.97, 25) lite interframe”
Movie Length    Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB (If file size exceeds 4GB a new file will be created automatically)
Sound Files
Folders    New folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering    “(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset”

OTHER FEATURES
Custom Functions    15 Custom Functions
Metadata Tag    “User copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)”
LCD Panel / Illumination    Yes / Yes
Water/ Dust resistance
Sound Memo
Intelligent Orientation Sensor    Yes
Playback zoom    1.5x – 10x
Display Formats    “(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) 36 image index
(6) 100 image index
(7) Jump Display

Slide Show    “Choose images with Image Search
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10/20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Background music: On/Off
Transition effect: Off, Slide in 1, Slide in 2, Fade 1, Fade 2, Fade 3″
Histogram    “Brightness: Yes
RGB: Yes “
Highlight Alert    Yes
Image Erase/Protection    “Erase: Select image,  select range, all images in folder, all images on a card, all found images (during image search)
Protection:  Single image,  select range, all images in folder, all images on a card, all found images (during image search)”
Menu Categories    “(1) Shooting menu (x5)
(2) Playback menu (x3)
(3) Setup menu (x4)
(4) Display Options menu
(5) My Menu”
Menu Languages    “25 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese”
Firmware Update    Update possible by the user.

INTERFACE
Computer    Hi-Speed USB
Other    Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible),  External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)

DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers     Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge    Yes

STORAGE
Type    SD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I)card

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & Macintosh    “Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7(*)
* With Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is installed.
Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11″

SOFTWARE
Browsing & Printing
Image Processing    Digital Photo Professional 4.4.0 (RAW Image Processing)
Other    “EOS Utility
EOS Lens Registration Too
EOS Web Service Registration Tool
EOS Sample Music
Picture Style Editor”

POWER SOURCE
Batteries    1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E17
Battery life     “Viewfinder: Approx. 600 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) (5)
Viewfinder: Approx. 550 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Live View: Approve 270 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Live View: Approve 230 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)”
Battery Indicator     6 levels + percentage
Power saving    Power turns off after 10/30 (10 sec viewfinder/30 sec live view,  functions, image playback etc) sec, 30 sec, 1, 2, 4, 8, or 15 mins.
Power Supply & Battery Chargers

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Body Materials    “Chassis: Aluminum alloy and polycarbonate resin with glass fiber
Exterior: Polycarbonate resin with glass fiber and special conductive fiber”
Operating Environment    0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)    131.0 x 99.9 x 76.2mm
Weight (body only)    Approx. 532g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)

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