Canon has revealed the world’s smallest and lightest DSLR camera, the EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR Camera that boasts-of an 18 megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and an exceptionally high class DIGIC 5 Image Processor. This whole package gives this DSLR camera an edge over other competitors in the image quality and speed criterion for a point and shoot camera. Weighing only 14.36 oz and the camera body measuring 4.6″ (W) x 3.57″ (H) x 2.74″ (D) the Canon EOS Rebel SL1 camera is almost 3/4th the size of its big brother EOS Rebel T4i digital camera. With an ISO range of 100-12800 (expandable to height 25600) for photo shooting and ISO-6400 (expandable to height 12800) for video the possibilities for shooting in low light as well as bright lighting with that perfect click are immense.
The Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor makes possible shooting of exceptional image shooting speed of up to 4 frames per second with amazing image quality. There is a nine-point center cross-type autofocus (AF) system for that crisp focus combined with a new Hybrid CMOS AFII sensor and continuous AF speed for a much wider focus area while shooting photos or videos in Live View mode.
# Other noticeable features of Canon EOS Rebel SL1
• Canon’s Movie Servo AF for tracking movable objects in video mode
• Combined with Canon’s STM lenses like EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, the lens stepping motor is much quiet and smooth
• Full HD shooting in a number of recording sizes and frame rates
• Easy Manual control of exposure, focus and Live View features
• 3 inch Clear View LCD monitor II for a richer and wider display with intuitive touch panel operation
• Two finger multi-touch gesture control for zooming or scanning through images, menu or control
• Scene Intelligent Auto Mode for advanced face detection by automatically selecting exposure method
• Effect Shot mode for automatically creating two different shots, one with filters and other one that is simple. Creative filters and Background Blur Simulation displayed in real-time during Live View shooting
• Compatible with Canon EF and EF-S Lenses
• Easy cropping and editing of images
# Price and availability of Canon EOS Rebel SL1
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR Camera will be available in April 2013 with a price tag of $650 for the body and the price goes up to $800 if you want to bundle it with new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM kit lens.
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