Revealed Apr 10, 2019

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Canon has launched the EOS Insurgent SL3, its smallest and lightest DSLR ever. It makes use of the identical 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor as its SL2 predecessor however provides a DIGIC Eight processor, eye-detection when utilizing Twin Pixel AF, improved battery life and 4K video seize with a disappointingly big crop.

The SL3 manages to shave a bit of the SL2’s measurement and weight, making it a really trim 15.84oz / 450g. The digicam’s most notable improve is its new DIGIC Eight processor, and it maintains the SL2’s totally articulated 3″ 1.04M-dot touchscreen, 5 fps burst taking pictures fee and Wi-Fi functionality. The SL3 does boast considerably higher battery life than its predecessor; a really wholesome 1,070 pictures per cost in comparison with the SL2’s 650-shot ranking.

The SL3 seemingly improves on the SL2’s 1080p video spec with 4K/24p recording, however that is sadly accompanied by a heavy crop just like the one we noticed on its M50 mirrorless sibling. Twin Pixel autofocus can also be unavailable when taking pictures 4K video.

The Canon EOS Insurgent SL3 shall be accessible on the finish of this month in both black or white shade choices for $600 body-only or $750 with 18-55mm F4-5.6 IS STM lens included.


Empowering Customers with an Straightforward Technique to Specific Themselves, the New Digital camera Delivers Beautiful Images and 4K Movies in a Light-weight Physique

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 10, 2019 – Combining ease-of-use with high-image high quality, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a frontrunner in digital imaging options, in the present day unveiled the EOS Insurgent SL3 DSLR digicam, the smallest and lightest product throughout the present EOS lineup. Weighing simply 15.84 oz1, the EOS Insurgent SL3 provides customers a compact system delivering high-resolution pictures – full with an APS-C imaging sensor, DIGIC Eight Picture Processor and three.0-inch vari-angle LCD touchscreen in addition to 4K video, a primary for the EOS Insurgent lineup. Appropriate with Canon’s full line of interchangeable EF and EF-S lenses, together with the power to immediately ship pictures to suitable smartphones by Auto Picture Switch by way of Wi-Fi® connectivity2, the EOS Insurgent SL3 is the device wanted to empower aspiring photographers to seize beautiful pictures rapidly and simply.

“Since its inception, the EOS Insurgent product line has aimed to supply imaging excellence for entry-level visible storytellers,” stated Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief working officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Due to this fact, it was crucial that the subsequent step within the EOS Insurgent journey embrace progressive options equivalent to 4K video and DIGIC Eight Picture Processor to satisfy the wants of rising photographers, whereas residing as much as the high-image high quality and compact measurement EOS Insurgent DSLRs are identified for.”

The EOS Insurgent SL3 carries a strong 24.1 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, enabling customers to snap photographs and categorical themselves throughout a mess of settings – whether or not it’s a good looking night time scene, gorgeous family-vacation vacation spot or a picturesque panorama. The digicam is supplied with Canon’s DIGIC Eight processor – first launched within the EOS M50 and later constructed into the revolutionary EOS R full-frame mirrorless system. DIGIC Eight helps enhance autofocus efficiency and permits for the processing of 4K video and 4K time-lapse films – serving to budding videographers document scenes such because the colourful night skyline in sensible element.

The EOS Insurgent SL3 options autofocus (AF) capabilities, delivering 9 AF factors throughout the optical viewfinder. This features a new Spot AF which permits customers to give attention to a exact space throughout the topic. The EOS Insurgent SL3 is the primary DSLR within the Canon EOS line to function Twin Pixel CMOS AF3 with Eye Detection AF in Reside View taking pictures mode. With its optical viewfinder and Reside View LCD monitor, photographers can get pleasure from two other ways of taking pictures and customise their expertise primarily based on the scene. The system can also be the primary Canon EOS SLR to include a Easy Pores and skin setting, which will help render pores and skin tones in addition to Artistic Help – an interface by which customers can examine and seamlessly change taking pictures circumstances in Reside View4– equivalent to white stability or brightness – in actual time.

Further key options of the EOS Insurgent SL3 digicam embrace:

  • Characteristic Assistant that guides and provides ideas for more practical taking pictures
  • Steady taking pictures mode as much as 5.Zero fps
  • Digital Lens Optimizer that corrects optical shifting robotically, even with out a pc5

The EOS Insurgent SL3 shall be accessible towards the tip of April for buy in black and white shade choices for an estimated retail worth of $599.99, for the physique solely and $749.99 for the physique with a EF-S 18-55 f/4-5.6 IS STM lens*. For extra info, please go to

1 Contains battery and SD reminiscence card (confirms with CIPA requirements).1 Contains battery and SD reminiscence card (confirms with CIPA requirements).

2 Appropriate with choose smartphone and pill units (Android™ model 5.Zero or later and the next iOS® units: iPhone 4s or later, iPad third gen. or later, iPod Contact fifth gen. or later) outfitted with Bluetooth® model 4.Zero or later and the Digital camera Join app.

Three Primarily based on outcomes of AF pace checks in accordance with CIPA pointers. Outcomes might range relying on taking pictures circumstances and lens in use. Depends on inside measurement technique. • Shutter pace: 1/500 or extra• Lens used: EF 50 mm f/1.Eight STM• Aperture: inside three steps of most aperture• Utilizing a completely charged battery pack LP-E17, at 23˚C

Four Out there AF factors might lower when taking pictures with AF cropping or in film mode, or relying on digicam settings or lens hooked up.

5 As much as three lenses may be registered directly throughout the digicam.

*Availability, costs and specs are topic to alter with out discover. Precise costs are set by particular person sellers and will range.

Canon EOS Insurgent SL3 specs

MSRP $599 (physique solely), $749 (w/18-55mm F4-5.6 lens)
Physique sort
Physique sort Compact SLR
Physique materials Composite
Max decision 6000 x 4000
Picture ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Efficient pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor photograph detectors 26 megapixels
Sensor measurement APS-C (22.Three x 14.9 mm)
Sensor sort CMOS
Processor DIGIC 8
Colour area sRGB, Adobe RGB
Colour filter array Major shade filter
ISO Auto, 100-25600 (expands to 51200)
Boosted ISO (most) 51200
White stability presets 6
Customized white stability Sure
Picture stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG high quality ranges Fantastic, regular
File format
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Uncooked (14-bit Canon CR2)
  • C-RAW (compressed)
Optics & Focus
  • Distinction Detect (sensor)
  • Part Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Heart
  • Selective single-point
  • Monitoring
  • Single
  • Steady
  • Contact
  • Face Detection
  • Reside View
Autofocus help lamp Sure
Handbook focus Sure
Variety of focus factors 3975
Lens mount Canon EF/EF-S
Focal size multiplier 1.6×
Display screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Totally articulated
Display screen measurement 3
Display screen dots 1,040,000
Contact display Sure
Display screen sort TFT LCD
Reside view Sure
Viewfinder sort Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder protection 95%
Viewfinder magnification 0.87× (0.54× 35mm equiv.)
Images options
Minimal shutter pace 30 sec
Most shutter pace 1/4000 sec
Publicity modes
  • Program
  • Shutter precedence
  • Aperture precedence
  • Handbook
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Easy pores and skin
  • Group photograph
  • Panorama
  • Sports activities
  • Children
  • Shut-up
  • Meals
  • Candlelight
  • Night time portrait
  • Handheld night time scene
  • HDR backlight management
Constructed-in flash Sure
Exterior flash Sure (by way of sizzling shoe)
Flash X sync pace 1/200 sec
Drive modes
  • Single
  • Excessive-speed steady
  • Silent single
  • Silent steady
  • Self-timer
  • Steady taking pictures after self-timer
Steady drive 5.0 fps
Self-timer Sure (2 or 10 secs)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Heart-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
Publicity compensation ±5 (at 1/Three EV, half EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (Three frames at 1/Three EV, half EV steps)
Videography options
Format MPEG-4, H.264
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 120 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 60 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 30 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 30 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage varieties SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I suitable)
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Sure (Mini-HDMI)
Microphone port Sure
Headphone port No
Wi-fi Constructed-In
Wi-fi notes 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth
Distant management Sure (by way of wired or wi-fi distant or smartphone)
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 1070
Weight (inc. batteries) 449 g (0.99 lb / 15.84 oz)
Dimensions 122 x 93 x 70 mm (4.Eight x 3.66 x 2.76)
Different options
Orientation sensor Sure
Timelapse recording Sure (movies solely)
GPS None


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