The Rebel SL3, which is also known as the EOS 250D and EOS Kiss X, is Canon’s smallest and lightest DSLR yet, weighing 15.84oz/449g.
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 that will debut in international markets as the Canon EOS 250D has formally been unveiled. The new camera comes with Canon’s Digic 8 processor and features a 3-inch vari-angle LCD touchscreen monitor. There is also 4K video recording support. These offerings make the EOS Rebel SL3 similar to the mirrorless M50 that was launched in February last year. However, the EOS Rebel SL3, as a successor to the EOS Rebel SL2 aka EOS 200D, offers features such as 5fps burst shooting rate and Wi-Fi connectivity. Canon will start selling the EOS Rebel SL3 in the US by the end of the month with a retail price $599.99 (roughly Rs. 41,500) for the body only. Price and availability details of the global, EOS 250D are yet to be revealed, though.
Burst shooting, meanwhile, can be carried out at a rate of 5fps, There is also the sensitivity of up to ISO 25,600. The new budget DSLR also has connectivity options such as HDMI and USB ports as well as Wi-Fi support. Furthermore, it can remotely transfer media to compatible Android and iOS devices using the Camera Connect app. while built in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allow for wireless image transmission and remote control from smartphones and tablets. Spot AF and Smooth Skin options make their debut. The camera’s 9-point AF system also features a new Spot AF mode, which is said to help users focus on a precise area within a subject, while Dual Pixel CMOS AF can be used in live view and for Full HD video recording. When shooting in live view, it’s also now possible to call upon Eye Detection AF to keep a subject’s eyes sharp and in focus.
The new camera also carries over the SL2’s 3in, vari-angle LCD, which has a 1.04million-dot resolution and is sensitive to touch, and also packs an optical viewfinder that covers around 95% of the scene. Other features include a 4K time-lapse shooting mode, together with a new Smooth Skin option and Digital Lens Optimizer. Battery life, meanwhile, has a CIPA rating of 1,070 shots per change – not the best in its class but very respectable nonetheless. The Rebel SL3 / EOS 250D will go on sale towards the end of April in Black and White finishes, at a price of $599.99/£529.99 for the body on its own. Those wanting to grab the
From the Guided UI and revised exterior design to the fast AF system and responsive touchscreen, this is a camera that feels great, and appears to perform as we’d expect it to. It’s small, light, easy to use and responsive – if the image quality proves to be up to the same standard, Canon will have another smasher on its hands.