Canon EOS 1100D Review

Overall Score

56

Main Features

  • 12 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 130 x 100 x 78 mm, 495g.
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  • Replaced: EOS 1000D
  • Replaced by: EOS 1200D

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Canon EOS 1100D Overview


First introduced in April, 2011, Canon EOS 1100D is a 12 MP DSLR with a APS-C (22.2 x 14.8 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon 1000D with EOS 1100D. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon 1100D with Canon 1000D

Canon replaced EOS 1100D with Canon 1200D. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon 1100D with Canon 1200D


Canon 1100D comes with a 22.2 x 14.8 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 26.68 mm (1.04").

- Full Frame
- Canon EOS 1100D

Sensor resolution of Canon 1100D ~ 4242 x 2828 pixels.

Canon 1100D has Crop Factor: 1.62

The sensor has a surface area of 328.6 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,376 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Canon 1100D Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon EOS Rebel T8i Canon T8i 2020 24MP 100 - 25600 515g 131 x 103 x 76mm
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Canon SL3 2019 24MP 100 - 25600 449g 122 x 93 x 70mm
Canon EOS 4000D Canon 4000D 2018 18MP 100 - 6400 436g 129 x 102 x 77mm
Canon EOS Rebel T7 Canon T7 2018 24MP 100 - 6400 475g 129 x 101 x 78mm
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Canon SL2 2017 24MP 100 - 25600 453g 122 x 93 x 70mm

Proc and Cons of Canon 1100D


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS 1100D with competitors in entry-level dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
9 Focus Points
±5 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
AF Face Detection
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
495g Light Body
1 Cross Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 700 shots
Type Scores

Canon EOS 1100D has an Overall Score of 56/100 and ranked #128 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #388 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon 1100D Scores
Imaging score
49
Features score
52
Value for money score
72
Portability score
80
Overall score
56
Average Scores in Entry-Level DSLR
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
75
Portability Score
79
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Canon 1100D


Canon EOS 1100D weighs 495g and has external dimensions of 130 x 100 x 78mm (5.12 x 3.94 x 3.07"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level DSLR cameras is 538g, Canon 1100D is 43 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level DSLR Cameras


Canon 1100D
495g
Average weight
538g
Min weight
365g
Max weight
690g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level DSLR Cameras


Canon 1100D
78mm
Average Thickness
73mm
Min Thickness
53mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS 1100D with the dimensions:

Canon EOS 1100D

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS 1100D Dimensions EOS 1100D
Canon EOS 1200D Canon 1200D 480 g 495 g 130 x 100 x 78 mm 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 700D Canon 700D 580 g 495 g 133 x 100 x 79 mm 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 600D Canon 600D 570 g 495 g 133 x 100 x 80 mm 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Nikon D3100 Nikon D3100 505 g 495 g 124 x 96 x 75 mm 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 550D Canon 550D 530 g 495 g 129 x 98 x 62 mm 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 1000D Canon 1000D 502 g 495 g 126 x 98 x 65 mm 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 500D Canon 500D 520 g 495 g 129 x 98 x 62 mm 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 450D Canon 450D 524 g 495 g 129 x 98 x 62 mm 130 x 100 x 78 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS 1100D


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS 1100D
Announced April, 2011
Body Type Compact SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF/EF-S
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.6
Number of Lenses 321
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.5
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 1
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.20
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 22.2 x 14.8 mm
Sensor Area 328.6 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4272 x 2848
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats H.264, Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 700 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model LP-E10
Physical
Weight 495 g
Physical Dimensions 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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