18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor for high image quality and speed.
ISO 100-6400 (expandable to 12800) for shooting from bright to dim light.
Improved EOS Movie mode with manual exposure control, expanded recording, new Movie Crop recording in 640 x 480 and external microphone IN terminal for access to improved sound quality.
Enhanced iFCL 63-zone, Dual-layer metering system; and 9-point AF system utilizing a high-precision, f/2.8 cross-type center point.
Wide 3.0-inch (3:2 aspect ratio) Clear View LCD monitor (1.04 million dots) for improved viewing.
New Quick Control Screen button for easy access to frequently used settings.
Improved layout with dedicated Live View/Movie shooting button.
New compatibility with SDXC memory cards, plus new menu status indicator for Eye-Fi support.
3.7 fps continuous shooting up to approximately 34 JPEGs or approximately 6 RAW.
Compatible with the full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses.