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Canon EOS 1100D review

Is Canon's 12.2-megapixel entry-level DSLR a worthy successor to the EOS 1000D?

Our Verdict

For

  • Affordable price
  • Good image quality
  • Easy to use

Against

  • Build quality same as EOS 1000D
  • You might quickly outgrow it


Canon EOS 1100D: Sample images

Canon eos 1100d review

30secs at f/8, ISO 200 (Click to view full size image)

Canon eos 1100d review

1.3secs at f/16, ISO 100 (Click to view full size image)

Canon eos 1100d review: low light reflection
Canon eos 1100d review: low light reflection

30secs at f/11, ISO 100 (Click to view full size image)

Canon eos 1100d review

0.8secs at f/11, ISO 100 (Click to view full size image)

Canon eos 1100d review

1/50sec at f/16, ISO 100 (Click to view full size image)

Canon eos 1100d review

4secs at f/11, ISO 100 (Click to view full size image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeDigital SLR Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution12.2 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyEOS
Digital ZoomNo
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesAperture Priority, Manual White Balance, External Flash Shoe, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size6.9 cm (2.7")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeSLR
Weight (Approximate)495 g
Maximum Image Resolution4272 x 2848
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution12.6 Megapixel
HDMIYes
Camera AssemblyBody Only
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height99.7 mm
Width129.9 mm
Depth77.9 mm
Autofocus Points9
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Flash ModesAuto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product Model1100D
Product NameEOS 1100D Digital SLR Camera
Product LineEOS
Manufacturer Part Number5161B016
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Advanced, compact and affordable: your first steps into the world of DSLR photography, made simple with Canon EOS 1100D.

Display Resolution230000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year