The new Canon 650d / t4i is here

Officialy will be announced tomorrow but specs are already out:

http://www.canonrumors.com/2012/06/canon-eos-rebel-t4i650d-specifications/

t4ifront.jpg


Canon EOS Rebel T4i Specs

The form of digital single-lens reflex, AF / AE camera (flash included)
Recording media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC memory card
* UHS-I compliant
Image sensor size 22.3 x 14.9 mm approx.
Canon EF lenses, the lens (EF-S Lens)

(35mm equivalent focal length marked on the lens focal length of approximately 1.6-fold).

Lens Mount Canon EF mount
Image Sensor
Type CMOS sensors
Approximately 18 million pixels Effective Pixels
Aspect Ratio 3:02
Dust features: automatic, manual, dust delete data attached

Recording System

Recording Format Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) 2.0
Image format JPEG, RAW (14bit Canon proprietary method)
Can simultaneously record RAW + JPEG Large
Number of recorded pixels L (Large): Approximately 17.90 megapixels (5184 x 3456)
M (Medium): approx. 8.00-megapixel (3456 x 2304)
S1 (Small 1): Approx 4.50 megapixels (2592 x 1728)
S2 (Small 2): ​​Approx 2.50 megapixels (1920 x 1280)
S3 (Small 3): Approximately 350,000 pixels (720 x 480)
RAW: Approximately 17.90 megapixels (5184 x 3456)

Shooting image processing

Picture Style Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3
Select expression functions: shooting environment by choosing, depending on lighting and shooting scene
White Balance Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Custom
White balance correction and white balance bracketing features
* Flash color temperature information for communication
Prolonged exposure and ISO noise reduction can be applied to shooting with high sensitivity
Auto Lighting Optimizer automatically calibrate the brightness of the image
Highlight tone Priority
Ambient light correction lens aberration correction, chromatic aberration correction

Viewfinder

Type Eye-level pentaprism
Coverage Vertical / Horizontal approx 95% (approximately eyepoint 19mm)
Magnification approximately 0.85x (with 50mm lens at infinity -1 m-1)
Eyepoint approximately 19 mm (-1 m-1 from eyepiece lens center at)
Built-in diopter adjustment of about -3.0 – +1.0 m-1 (dpt)
Focusing Screen Fixed, Precision Matte
Mirror Quick-return type
Provide depth of field preview

Autofocus

Type of image-registration, phase detection TTL 2
Nine cross-type AF points AF points (f/2.8 at the center AF point detects cross-type AF)
Focusing brightness range EV-0.5-18 (23 ° C in, ISO 100)
AF operates One-Shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF
Continuous built-in flash AF assist lamp flashes by

Exposure Control

Metering modes 63-zone TTL full aperture metering
Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)
Partial metering (approx. 9% of viewfinder at center)
Spot metering (approximately 4% of viewfinder at center)
Center-weighted average metering
Metering range EV 1 – 20 (23 ℃, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Program AE (Auto Intelligent Scene, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait,
Night shooting without a tripod, HDR backlight compensation, Program), shutter-priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual Exposure
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Basic Zone modes: ISO 100 – 3200 range is assigned automatically by
* Portrait: ISO 100, shooting without a tripod at night: ISO 100 – 12800 automatically sets the
Creative Zone modes: ISO 100 – 12800 in the range specified in the manual (1 stop increments), ISO 100 – 6400 range, automatically assigned,
ISO sensitivity up to ISO can be set automatically or ‘H’ (ISO 25600 equivalent) to the ISO extension
Manual Exposure Compensation 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments ± 5 stops
AEB: 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments ± 2 stops (in conjunction with manual exposure compensation possible)
AE Lock Automatic: When focus is achieved with evaluative metering applies in One-Shot AF mode
Manual: AE lock button and use the

Shutter

Format electronically controlled focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speed ​​1/4000 seconds to 1/60 sec (Scene Intelligent Auto mode), 1/200 sec X – Sync.
* If you use wide-angle lens, a shutter speed of 1/60 sec or less can be. 1/4000 to 30 seconds, bulb
(Total shutter speed range. Shutter speed range varies by shooting mode.)

Flash

Built-in Flash Auto pop-up flash
Guide No.: About 13/43 (ISO 100, m / ft)
Flash Range: 17mm lens angle of about
Charging time about 3 seconds.
Provides wireless master unit
EX-series Speedlite external flash (the camera flash functions can be set in).
Flash metering E-TTL II auto flash
Flash Exposure 1.3 or 1.2 stop increments ± 2 stops in
FE lock available
No PC terminal

Drive System

Drive mode, every shot, continuous shooting, 10 seconds or 2-second delay self-timer, continuous shooting 10-second delay
Continuous shooting speed up to about 5 frames / sec.
Continuous shooting JPEG Large / Fine: Approx 22 (30) each
RAW: approximately six (6) every
RAW + JPEG Large / Fine: Approx 3 (3) every
* Figures with 8GB card Canon testing standards (ISO 100, ‘Standard’ Picture Style) is based.
* The figures in parentheses UHS-I compatible with the 8GB card is based on Canon testing standards.

LCD Monitor

Type TFT color LCD monitor
Monitor size and dots wide, 7.7cm (3.0 inch) (3:02), approximately 1.04 million dots
Angle can be adjusted
Adjust the brightness manually (step 7)
25 language interface languages
Capacitive sensing touch screen technology
Feature can be displayed

Playback

Image Display Format Single, Single image + information (basic information, the shooting information, histogram), four each index, every index of 9, the image can be rotated
Approximately zoom 1.5x – 10x

Live View shooting

Set Aspect Ratio 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1
Hybrid CMOS AF focusing system * (+ tracking, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single), phase difference detection method (quick mode)
Manual focus (approximately 5x / 10x magnification possible)
* Focusing brightness range: EV 1-18 (23 ℃ in, ISO 100)
Continuous AF can
Can touch the shutter
Real-time image sensor Metering mode Metering
Evaluative metering (315 segments), partial metering (approximately 8.8% of the Live View screen), spot metering (approximately 2.8% of the Live View screen), Center-weighted average
Metering range EV 0 – 20 (23 ℃, ISO 100)
Display two kinds of lattice

Video recording

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression
Variable (average) bitrate
Linear PCM audio recording format
MOV video recording format
Record the size and
Frame Rate 1920×1080 (Full HD): 30p/25p/24p
1280×720 (HD): 60p/50p
640×480 (SD): 30p/25p
* 30p: 29.97 fps, 25p: 25.00 fps, 24p: 23.976 fps, 60p: 59.94 fps, 50p: 50.00 fps
File size 1920×1080 (30p/25p/24p): approximately 330 MB / minute
1280×720 (60p/50p): approximately 330 MB / minute
640×480 (30p/25p): Approximately 82.5 MB / minute
Hybrid CMOS AF focusing system * (+ tracking, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single)
Manual focus (approximately 5x / 10x magnification possible)
* Focusing brightness range: EV 1-18 (23 ℃ in, ISO 100)
Evaluative metering with image sensor Metering mode and center-weighted pyeonggyuncheukgwang
* Set the focusing mode automatically, depending on
Is Servo AF
Metering range EV 0 – 20 (23 ℃, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Program AE and Manual Exposure for Video
Exposure Compensation 1.3 stop increments ± 3 stops (stop pictures: ± 5 stops).
ISO sensitivity
(Recommended Exposure Index) Auto exposure shot: ISO 100 – 6400 within the scope of the automatic setting manual exposure, ISO 100 – 6400 within the auto / manual settings,
H (ISO 12800 equivalent), expandable to
Video Snapshot 2 seconds / 4 seconds / 8 seconds can be set
Built-in Stereo Microphone Recording
Provides an external stereo microphone jack
Adjustable recording level, wind filter, providing
Attenuator provides
Display two kinds of lattice
Flashing warning highlights overexposed highlight areas
How a single image, image display, image 100 sheets of 10 hawk jump, jump a CAT scan, folder, jump, jump video, still images, jump, jump grade
Images can be rotated
Provided ratings
Videos can be played (LCD monitors, video / audio output, HDMI OUT)
Built-in Speaker
Images can be protected
All images slide show, date, folder-, video, still images or five kinds of transitions can be selected rating
Background music for slideshows and video playback can be selected
Image processing
Coarse filter effects, monochrome, soft focus, fisheye lens effect, painting effects, color effects, and toy camera effects and miniature effects
Can be resized

Direct Printing

Compatible with PictBridge-compatible printer, the printer
Printable images JPEG and RAW images
Compatible with DPOF version 1.1 of the print command

User Settings

8 kinds of user-defined functions
My menu can be registered
Copyright information can be entered and stored

Interface

Audio / Video output /
Digital terminal analog video (NTSC / PAL selectable) / stereo audio output
PC communication and direct printing (Hi-Speed ​​USB), GPS Receiver GP-E2 connection
HDMI mini OUT terminal C-type (resolution, auto-switching), CEC-compatible
The external microphone input terminal
3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack
Remote Switch RS-60E3 Remote Control for Terminals
Remote Controller RC-6 Wireless Remote Control compatible
Eye-Fi card can be used

Power

Battery Battery Pack LP-E8 (1 reviews)
* AC power via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E8 can be used.
* With Battery Grip BG-E8 AA-size when attaching / LR6 batteries can be used.

Battery Life

(CIPA test standards basis)
Viewfinder when shooting: 23 ℃ approximately 440 sheets, 0 ℃ approximately 400 sheets
Live View shooting: 23 ℃ approximately 180 shots, 0 ℃ approximately 150 sheets
Video recording time approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes at 23 ℃
About 1 hour and 20 minutes at 0 ℃
(Fully charged Battery Pack LP-E8 is used)



Size and Weight



Dimensions (W x H x D) 133.1 x 99.8 x 78.8 mm approx.
Weighs about 575 g (CIPA guidelines), approximately 520 g (body only)
Operating Environment
Operating temperature range 0 ℃ ~ 40 ℃
Operating Humidity 85% or less
Battery Pack LP-E8
Type of rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Rated voltage 7.2 V DC
1120 mAh battery capacity
Operating temperature range when charging: 6 ℃ ~ 40 ℃
Shooting: 0 ℃ ~ 40 ℃
Operating Humidity 85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx 37.1 x 15.4 x 55.2mm
Weight about 52g
Battery Charger LC-E8
Compatible Battery Battery Pack LP-E8
Charging time Approximately 2 hours (23 ° C in a)
Rated input / output rated input: 100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz)
Rated output: 8.4 V DC / 720mA
Operating temperature range 6 ° C ~ 40 ° C
Operating Humidity 85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx 69 x 28 x 87.5mm



Weight about 82
Battery Charger LC-E8E
Compatible Battery Battery Pack LP-E8
Charging time Approximately 2 hours (23 ℃ in a)
Rated input / output rated input: 100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz)
Rated output: 8.4 V DC / 720mA
Operating Temperature Range 6 ℃ – 40 ℃
Operating Humidity 85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx 69 x 28 x 87.5mm
Weight about 82g
 
Hi Coldhitz, to answer your questions:

1) I rented it for 3 days. It wasn't really an in-depth test - all I wanted to do was compare the T4i's new features (e.g., the touchscreen, autofocus and video-optimized lens) to their Panasonic equivalents.

2) I was only able to get the 40mm STM. A nice lens, but noisy compared to the Panasonic 14mm pancake.

3) All the lack of a mirror does is make the camera lighter and smaller - and provide a viewfinder that works in video mode. The GH2's real advantage is how it resolves images and avoids moire, which boils down to better signal processing in the Venus engine than in DIGIC.. Side by side, the Canons are pretty clearly softer and more prone to moire. To be fair, some people like the softer Canon look better and think the Panasonic look is too "videoish" - I don't.

Best,

Bill


Bill,
Thank you for answering my questions. I knew the mirrors were responsible for the reduction in weight and size of the micro 4/3. However, I did not know that they were flipping into position to block viewfinder. I really need an VF to compose shots. I can use the screen and will probably be able to get used to it. But coming from an FS100, I am much more comfortable using the view finder. I read your blog post on Blogger and have been checking out the threads on both this site and over on DPR. I keep my ear to the ground just like you and I guess we all do, waiting for the latest news. Since this is my first DSLR and at film school it looks like I will be heavily involved with Canon (most likely the C300) it makes more sense to me to start buying Canon glass since bodies are continually upgraded as skills progress. However, Fry's Electronics just put the new G3 on sale for $399 :yes: I'm buying one for my digital art class coming up this semester. However, finding one has proven pretty difficult as they flew off the shelves.
  • What set of lenses would you recommend to get started?
  • What solid adapter manufacturer would you recommend for MFT to EF mount?
  • What third party lens manfacturers, if any, do you use? I'm interested in macro













    lenses for low light and shooting insects in daylight.
Thank you for answering my questions.
 
Last edited by a moderator:
:)
I need that!!!!!
Courtney,
I just got off the phone with Fry's here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. They are completely out of stock and will no longer be selling the G3. The person I spoke with claims that this will be replaced by an equivalent model. However, the G3 is the newest model, having replaced the G2 and at $399 it is easily close to 50% or better of a discount compared to other retailers and I've checked them all. My last hope is I'm going to go to Amazon Warehouse and checkout their search engine to see what I can come up with. I'm trying not to drop a bundle before Cyber Monday gets here but when I saw this deal I flipped a lid. Thanks for the tip on borrowlenses. I'll let you know what I find out. :);)
 
Last edited:
...The person I spoke with claims that this will be replaced by an equivalent model. However, the G3 is the newest model...

The G3 is being replaced by the brand-new G5 (available by pre-order from Adorama for $800 with the kit lens).

One caution on buying the G3 for video, though - it does not have a mic jack and its best video frame rate is 1080/60 interlaced, not progressive.

To answer your earlier questions:

What set of lenses would you recommend to get started?
What solid adapter manufacturer would you recommend for MFT to EF mount?
What third party lens manfacturers, if any, do you use? I'm interested in macro lenses for low light and shooting insects in daylight.

Sadly, I don't recommend Canon lenses on MFT because you won't be able to control the aperture.

If you decide to go ahead and try it anyway, there are three options for controlling lens aperture:

1. put the lens on a Canon body in depth-of-field preview and stop down the lens, take it off and put it on your Panasonic

2. buy a relatively inexpensive $52 adapter with built-in manual aperture control, like this one

3. buy a $600 Redrock powered adapter that gives you the abililty to control the lens while it's on your MFT camera. This only makes sense for people who have thousands of $ already invested in Canon lenses.

If you need the camera for a class this Fall, I would find a way to get a used GH2 ($674 at Amazon Warehouse Deals)and some old Nikon lenses. You can control aperture manually on the Nikkors -- and adapt them to almost anything (to include the C300, with one of these).

Hope this is helpful,

Bill

P.S. I rent equipment for tests from borrowlenses.com - great folks.
 
Last edited by a moderator:
The G3 is being replaced by the brand-new G5 (available by pre-order from Adorama for $800 with the kit lens).

One caution on buying the G3 for video, though - it does not have a mic jack and its best video frame rate is 1080/60 interlaced, not progressive.

I'm

To answer your earlier questions:

P.S. I rent equipment for tests from borrowlenses.com - great folks.



Sadly, I don't recommend Canon lenses on MFT because you won't be able to control the aperture.

If you decide to go ahead and try it anyway, there are three options for controlling lens aperture:

1. put the lens on a Canon body in depth-of-field preview and stop down the lens, take it off and put it on your Panasonic

2. buy a relatively inexpensive $52 adapter with built-in manual aperture control, like this one

3. buy a $600 Redrock powered adapter that gives you the abililty to control the lens while it's on your MFT camera. This only makes sense for people who have thousands of $ already invested in Canon lenses.

If you need the camera for a class this Fall, I would find a way to get a used GH2 ($674 at Amazon Warehouse Deals)and some old Nikon lenses. You can control aperture manually on the Nikkors -- and adapt them to almost anything (to include the C300, with one of these).



Hope this is helpful,

Bill
Hybrid Camera Revolution


Yeah, right after I went to Fry's and talked with them, where I was told that they were gone system wide and unavailable for shipping from frys.com, I called the store in Phoenix, Arizona hoping they would have one and a friend could pick it up and ship it to me. A salesman in the camera department told me the new Panasonics had dropped for 2012 and that's why they wouldn't be getting anymore G3's at this awesome price. He also informed me that every store in Arizona was also sold out. So it looks like I'm just going to miss out on it. I'm hoping maybe this Friday they, or another store, might pop up with another shipment of this hot item. :D

I'm not going to be purchasing my main filming camera until Cyber Monday. This purchase will only be for stills, not only for my Digital Art class, but for the design of the set that I'm building involving scale models of cityscapes. I did look at the review for the G3 before I considered buying it and saw that it didn't have an external mic jack. So for now I'm just looking for a great stills camera and will be going to Amazon Warehouse Deals as well as the main site today to do so. Last night I also stumbled onto the film camera section on amazon.com so I've got a lot to look at today.
 
Top