Image Sensor  
Sensor 1.0-type CMOS
System Bayer pattern filter
Total pixels per sensor 13.36megapixel (4 224 x 3 164)
Effective pixels per sensor Video Mode:  8.29megapixel (3 840 x 2 160)
Stills mode:

12megapixel (4 000 x 3 000)

Minimum illumination AUTO MODE: PAL 50.00i: 5.32lx (at 1/50s shutter speed)
25.00p: 2.68lx (at 1/25s shutter speed)
Manual Mode PAL 50.00i / 25.00p: 0.05lx (shutter speed 1/2s)
Horizontal Resolution 1 700 lines or more (4K Recording), 900 lines or more (Full HD recording)
Zoom ratio 10x optical
Focal length Video Mode: 8.9 - 89mm (27.3 - 273mm-35mm equivalent)
Stills Mode: 4:3 - 24.1 - 241mm / 3:2 - 25 - 250 mm / 16:9 - 27.3 - 273mm 
Minimum focus distance
50cm across entire zoom range
8cm at wide macro setting
ND filter Yes, single density built-in. 1/8 (3 step) equivalent
Zoom control Manual 35mm conversion markers provided
Focus control AF, Face detection and tracking, Push AF, AiAF (Photo Mode) Manual focus ring
Touch Focus Function.
Iris control Auto, manual via control wheel
Aperture range f/2.8 - f/5.6 (W-T)
Filter diameter 58mm
Lens elements / groups 12 Groups of 14 elements
Aperture blades 8 blade diaphragm. Mechanical shutter built in.
Image stabilization system Optical (lens shift) + electronic stabilisation.
Movie Mode IS options: Dynamic IS1, Standard IS, Powered IS
Digital zoom No Digital Zoom. 2 x Digital Teleconverter via assignable button
Image Processor  
Sampling accuracy YCC 4:2:2 (4K or Full HD, XF-AVC/MXF)
Bit depth 8bit
Video storage media 4K: CFast 2.0™ card
Full HD / Photo: SD card (Class 10 recommended for 50Mbps)
Capacity Depends on card used
Recording time Depends on card capacity. 4K: CFast 2.0TM 64GB  25m @ 305Mbps.
Full HD 64GB SD card 170m @ 50Mbps
Recording file format Material eXchange Format (MXF)
Recording format Video Format: XF-AVC.
Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording frame rate (PAL model) CFast 2.0™ Card: 4K (3 840 x 2 160) Recording; 25.00p / 24.00p (305Mbps or 205Mbps)
Full HD Recording (1 920 x 1 080) 50Mbps: 50.00p; 35Mbps at 50.00i / 25.00p / 24.00p
HDMI Out: 4K (3 840 x 2 160) Recording; 25.00p / 24.00p (305Mbps or 205Mbps)
Full HD Recording (1 920 x 1 080) 50Mbps: 50.00p; 35Mbps at 50.00i / 25.00p / 24.00p
1 280 x 720: 50 / 35 Mbps; 100p
Slow / Fast motion Yes: 1/4x - 1 200x speed2. Frame rate 25.00p
Interval Record Yes, Photo Mode only
Frame Record No.
Pre Record (cache record) Yes, in Full HD mode to SD card only. 5s pre-record time
Scan Reverse No
HD->SD conversion No
Internal Data Transfer No
Photo storage media SD card
Still quality 8.29 - 12megapixel depending on format
Monitor Panel  
Monitoring Panel Type Capacitive touch screen LCD
Size 7.66cm
Dots 1 030 000
Image quality adjustments Brightness, Backlight
Adjustable Yes. 2 axis parallel hinge mechanism
Waveform Monitor Yes
View Assist Function Yes, when High Brightness Priority selected in CP menu
Focus Assist Magnification. Area selectable via touch screen
Peaking Yes, Red, blue or yellow selectable
Zebra Yes. 70% or 100%, selectable
Markers Yes. Horizontal or grid markers white or grey
Size No EVF. Optical loupe viewfinder attachment for LCD screen supplied
Inputs / Output  
Audio in Built-in stereo microphone, 3.5mm stereo mini jack external microphone,
2 x XLR via Microphone Adapter MA-400
Audio Connection Canon 13 pin connector for Microphone Adapter MA-400
Headphone output 3.5mm Stereo mini jack
Video monitor output No
HDMI Yes. Output only
HDMI Video Output (Playback Mode) PAL
4K movie playback: 3 840 x 2 160 / 25.00p; 1 920 x 1 080 / 50.00p / 50.00i; 720 x 576 / 50.00p
HD movie playback: 1 920 x 1 080 / 50.00p / 50.00i; 720 x 576 / 50.00p
USB Yes mini-B, Hi-speed, Output only
HD/SD-SDI output No
Time code Yes, via HDMI
Genlock No
Component out No
AV terminal No
DC input Yes
Remote Control Terminal No
Colour Bars Yes. PAL Model: EBU / SMPTE. Can be output via HDMI
Tally lamp Yes
Accessory shoe Yes, Coldshoe
Custom key No
Custom Dial No
Shooting functions  
Exposure metering Movie mode: Standard, spotlight, backlight
Photo mode: Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure compensation -2.0 - +2.0 stops in 1/3 stop increments (photos) and 1/4 stop increments (movies)
Custom Picture Settings Video Mode: Standard, Cinema EOS Std., Neutral, Production Camera, Color Matrix off, Canon Log, EOS Std., Wide DR, Cinema EOS Std., high-brightness priority, user settings (1/2)
Photo Mode: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Fidelity setting, Sepia, Monochrome, Clear, Autumn Leaves, user settings (1/2)
Auto Exposure mode AUTO / Programmed AE (P) / Shutter-priority AE (Tv) / Aperture-priority (Av) / Manual Exposure (M) / SCN (Portrait / Sports / Night Scene / Snow / Beach / Sunset / Low Light / Spotlight / Fireworks)
Exposure Lock Yes (in compatible modes)
Auto Gain Control setting Yes.
Auto Gain Control limit 28.5dB
ISO Sensitivity Movie / Photo: ISO 160 - 20 000
Movie Mode with Canon Log or Wide DR selected: 500 to 20 000
Gain setting 0.0 - 42.0dB
At the fine gain setting: Any setting in a 0.5 increment between 0.0dB and 42.0dB
Movie Mode with Canon Log or Wide DR selected: 9.0dB (8.5dB at fine gain setting) to 42.0dB
Shutter speed  
Control Modes Manual, Shutter Priority AE (Tv), Auto Slow Shutter On/Off
Shutter speed Movie Mode: 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6 to 1/2 000s (in 1/4 step increments)
Photo Mode: 0.5s, 0.4s, 0.3s, 1/4 - 1/2 000s (in 1/3-step increments)
Shutter Angle Yes
Slow Shutter (SLS) Yes
Clear Scan No
Infrared shooting mode No
Built-in IR lamp No
Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications  
Wireless LAN standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) / IEEE 802.11a/n (5GHz band* )
*5GHz band not available in Qatar
Supported Wi-Fi Functions Photo Mode: Playback (in browser) from SD card; Download and save images to user terminal device via web browser.
Supported Browser for Remote Operation Internet Explorer, Safari (iOS), Safari (Mac OS),
Android standard browser
Remote Operation Control Features Aperture, Focus, WB, Shutter Speed, ISO / Gain, Shooting Mode, Start / Stop Recording
Live view image Resolution Camera setting mode: 680 x 383
Simplified setting: 284 x 160
Authentication Systems Open / WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK
Encryption WEP64, WEP128, TKIP, AES
GPS Information (Optional Accessory) Latitude / Longitude / Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
White balance  
Auto Yes
Preset 6 Presets: Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten (incandescent lamps or halogen bulbs), Fluorescent H (3-wavelength type fluorescent), Fluorescent (white fluorescent)
Shockless WB Yes
Manual setting Set 1, Set 2 (Default 5 500K)
Time code  
Countup system Regen / Rec Run / Free Run / Preset (Non-Drop Frame)
Start value setting "00:00:00:00", Set / Reset selectable
Recording Linear PCM (2ch, 16bit, 48kHz)
Audio Settings (Movie Mode) Built-in Mic Wind Screen: Auto High / Auto Low / Off
Internal mic attenuator: Auto / On / Off
Built-in Mic Frequency: Response: Normal, low-range boosting, low-range cutting, mid-range boosting, low and high-range boosting
Built-in Mic Directionality: Monaural / Normal / Wide / Zoom: MIC Att. Auto / On / Off: MIC Low Cut. On / Off: Audio limiter, On / Off: Audio compressor: High / Low / Off
Supplied Lens hood, (Loupe) Viewfinder Unit, Microphone Adapter MA-400 , Battery Pack LP-E6N, High Speed HDMI Cable (HTC100/S), Compact Power unit CA-945, Unit Cable UN5, AC Cable, Interface Cable (IFC-300PCU/S), Shoulder Strap
Optional Canon Battery Charger LC-E6 / LC-E6E, Remote Controller (RC-6)
GPS receiver GP-E2, Canon DM-E1 Microphone, Unit Cable UN-5 / UN-10
Canon PROTECT Filter 58mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58 mm
Battery Type LP-E6N (7.2V, 1 865mAh) supplied
Power ConsumptionMaximum Recording: 6.0W3 / Playback: 4.1W
Continuous Recording Time110m (maximum) / 75m(typical)
Dimensions128 x 102 x 122mm (body only)
132 x 221 x 238mm (with viewfinder unit, MA400 and lens hood)
Weight (camera only)955g Body Only, 1 590g fully equipped
Weight (fully equipped)1 040g (with lens hood, battery, CFast 2.0™ card and SD card)
Operating Temperature range 0 to 40°C, 85% (relative humidity)
-5 to 45°C, 60% (relative humidity)

Specifications are given for PAL version of the camera. NTSC version available in appropriate regions
All specifications are subject to change without notice
1 Dynamic Image Stabiliser not available when recording in 4K or using Slow & Fast Motion mode
2 In 4K recording mode 1/4 x and 1/2 x speed not possible to CFast 2.0™ card. Full HD to SD card, 1/4 x rec format is 1 280 x 720.
3 Depending on capabilities of external recording device.