Canon has announced the EOS 100D, the smallest and lightest DSLR yet, weighing just 370g body only.
The EOS 100D offers a range of simple controls and a helpful in-camera feature guide, perfect for those looking to explore the world of DSLR photography for the first time but without the bulk normally associated with a DSLR.
The EOS 100D is the smallest and lightest APS-C DSLR in its class making it compact enough to take everywhere so you can capture adventures in stunning quality. Measuring just 116.8 x 90.7 x 69.4mm and weighing only 407g, the incredibly lightweight and compact body also features a bright Optical Viewfinder – giving users the full, responsive experience of a DSLR in a compact form. The EOS 100D also features a large 7.7cm (3.0”) ClearView II Capacitive Touch screen – making it easy to adjust settings and instantly review shots after capture.
At the EOS 100D’s heart is a new 18 MP APS-C Hybrid CMOS AF II Sensor, which combines with the power of the DIGIC 5 image processor to deliver stunning results in virtually any situation. The new sensor uses phase detection pixels spread across 80 per cent of the sensor’s imaging surface to provide increased AF speed and tracking performance when the camera is in live view or when capturing Full-HD movies. Capable of shooting at speeds of up to 4fps, the EOS 100D makes it easy for beginners to capture a range of high quality images, be it of special moments with family and friends or fast-paced action on holiday.
Canon EOS 100D Key Features:
18.0 Megapixel Hybrid CMOS AF II sensor
Compact, portable design
Simple shooting with Scene Intelligent Auto
Optical viewfinder and large touch screen
Full-HD movies with Hybrid CMOS AF II
Creative Filters and Extra Effect Shot
Built-in Feature Guide
4fps continuous shooting
EOS System of lenses and accessories
The EOS 100D will be available from late April with an SRP of £569.99 body only and £699.99 with an EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Read our Canon EOS 100D Hands-On Preview.
Read our Canon EOS 700D Hands-On Preview.
Read our Canon EOS 100D vs 700D Comparison.
For more information, visit the Canon website