Canon EOS 650D review

Full specification for Canon EOS 650D

Sensor CMOS APS-C type sensor, 18.5MP total, 18MP effective
Output Size 5184x3456
Focal Length Mag Approx. 1.6x
Lens Mount EF/EF-S
File Format JPEG, Raw (.CR2)
Compression Fine, Normal
ISO ISO 100-12,800, extendable to ISO 25,600 equivalent
Shutter Speeds 30-1/4000sec
Drive Mode Single, continuous (up to 5fps), self timer (2s, 10s + remote, continuous shots from 2-10 images)
Viewfinder Type Pentamirror, 95% coverage, approx. 0.85x magnification
LCD 3in TFT Clear View II LCD, 1040k dots, touchscreen functionality
Live Mode Yes
Movie Mode Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation No (available via compatible lenses)
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes AI Focus, AI Servo, One Shot
Exposure Modes P, A, S, M, Scene Intelligent Auto, Creative Auto, No Flash, 5 Scene, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control
Metering System 63-zone iFLC Dual Layer metering sensor, evaluative, partial, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Comp +/-5EV in 1/3 or 1/2 step increments
Colour Space sRGB, AdobeRGB
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Compensation (blue-amber / magenta-green)
White Balance Bracket Yes, 3 frames over +/-3 levels
Colour Temp Control No
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash GN 13m @ ISO 100
Max Flash Sync 1/200sec
PC Socket No
Cable Release Optional
Memory Card SD, SDHC, SDXC (inc. UHS-1)
Power LP-E8 Rechargeable Lithium ion battery (supplied)
Connectivity USB 2.0, HDMI mini
Dimensions 133.1 x 99.8 x 78.8mm
Weight Approx. 575g (including battery and memory card)
AF Points 9 cross-type with f/5.6 sensitivity (central point f/2.8 sensitivity)
Video 1920 x 1080 (at 29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 25 fps). H.264 codec, stereo sound

Manufacturer website: Canon

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Design 17/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 17/20
Value 17/20
Features 18/20
Overall Score 87%

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