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Canon: EOS 1000D Kit (EFS 18-55) Specification

TypeDigital, single-lens reflex, AF / AE camera with built-in flash
Recording mediaSD card, SDHC card
Image sensor sizeApprox. 22.2 x 14.8mm
Compatible lensesCanon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses)
Lens focal lengthEquivalent to 1.6x the normal lens focal length
Lens mountCanon EF mount
Image Sensor 
TypeHigh-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate CMOS sensor
PixelsEffective pixels:Approx. 10.10 megapixels
Total pixels:Approx. 10.50 megapixels
Image size22.2 x 14.8mm
Aspect ratio2:3 (Vertical:Horizontal)
Colour filter systemRGB primary colour filters
Low-pass filterFixed position in front of the image sensor
Dust deletion feature(1) Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
(2) Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
(3) Manual cleaning
Recording System 
Recording formatDesign rule for Camera File System 2.0 & Exif 2.21
Image typeJPEG, RAW (12 bit, Canon original) RAW + JPEG
Simultaneous recordingRAW and JPEG (Large / Fine) images are recorded simultaneously
File size(1) L(Large):Approx. 10.10MB (3888 x 2592 pixels)
(2) M(Medium):Approx. 5.30MB (2816 x 1880 pixels)
(3) S(Small):Approx. 2.50MB (1936 x 1288 pixels)
(4) RAW:Approx. 10.10MB (3888 x 2592 pixels)
File numberingContinuous numbering, auto reset, manual reset
Colour spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture StyleStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1 - 3
Automatic image brightness correctionAutomatically set in the Basic Zone modes. In the Creative Zone modes, settable with C.Fn-5 (Auto Lighting Optimizer)
Noise reduction(1) Long exposure noise reduction (C.Fn-3)
(2) High ISO speed noise reduction (C.Fn-4)
Original image verification data: Can be appended (C.Fn-12)
White Balance 
SettingsAuto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten light, white fluorescent light, flash, custom
Auto white balanceAuto white balance with the image sensor
White balance correction(1) Blue / amber bias:±9 levels
(2) Magenta / green bias:±9 levels
White balance bracketing±3 levels in single-level increments
TypeEye-level SLR (with pentamirror)
CoverageApprox. 95 percent vertically and horizontally
MagnificationApprox. 0.81x (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint21 mm
Dioptric adjustment range-3.0 - +1.0 diopter
Focusing ScreenFixed
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (transmittance:reflectance ratio of 40:60)
Viewfinder information(1) AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light)
(2) Exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning)
(3) Flash information (flash ready, flash exposure compensation high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light)
(4) Image information (Monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, SD card information)
Depth-of-field PreviewEnabled with depth-of-field preview button
Live View Shooting 
TypeElectronic viewfinder with image sensor
CoverageApprox. 100% vertically and horizontally
Frame rate30fps (22fps in magnified mode)
Focusing(1) Manual focus
(2) Autofocus (Select from 2 AF modes: Quick mode and Live mode)
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with the image sensor
Exposure confirmationReal-time exposure simulation display
Depth-of-field previewPossible with depth-of-field preview button
Magnified viewMagnify by 5x or 10x at the AF point position
Grid displayTwo vertical and two horizontal lattice lines displayable
On-screen information displayFocus, exposure, flash, recorded image, drive mode, battery level
Possible shooting timeApprox. 1.5 continuous hours
Shutter-release time lag(1) With SW-1 ON, time lag from SW-2 ON to the start of the exposure: 0.08sec.
(2) With SW-1 and SW-2 pressed simultaneously, time lag until the start of the exposure: 0.14sec.
Remote Live View shootingEnabled with EOS Utility
TypeTTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points7 AF points (Center AF point is cross-type sensitive to f/5.6 and larger apertures)
AF working rangeEV 0.5 - 18 (at 23°C / 73°F and ISO 100)
AF-assist beamIntermittent firing of built-in flash
Focusing modes(1) Autofocus (One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF)
(2) Manual focus
AF Point Selection(1) Manual selection (2) Automatic selection
Selected AF point displaySuperimposed in viewfinder and indicated on the LCD monitor
AF-assist beamIntermittent firing of built-in flash
Effective rangeApprox. 4m / 13.1ft. at center, approx. 3.5m / 11.5ft. at periphery
Exposure Control 
Metering systemTTL full-aperture metering with 35-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 10% of viewfinder at center)
(3) Center-weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 1 - 20 (at 23°C / 73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure modesProgram AE (shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Depth- of-field AE (A-DEP, non shiftable), Full Auto (Program AE, non shiftable), Programmed Image Control modes (6 modes), Manual exposure (including bulb), E-TTL II Autoflash Program AE
Exposure beyond range warningShutter speed or aperture reading blinks on the LCD monitor and in the viewfinder
ISO speed (Recommended Exposure Index)Automatically set, 100 - 1600 (in 1-stop increments)
Exposure compensation±3 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
AE lock(1) Auto AE lock (2) Manual AE lock (Enable in all metering modes)
TypeElectronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds1/4000 to 30sec. (1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/200sec.
Shutter releaseSoft-touch electromagnetic release
Shutter-release time lag(1) During SW-1 ON, time lag between SW-2 ON and start of exposure:Approx. 0.09sec.
(2) Time lag between simultaneous SW-1/SW-2 ON and start of exposure:Approx. 0.15sec.
Camera shake warningProvided in Full Auto and Basic Zone modes
Built-in Flash 
TypeAuto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentamirror
Guide No.13 / 43 (at ISO 100 in meters / feet)
Recycle timeApprox. 3secs.
Flash coverageUp to 17 mm focal length
Flash sync speedMax. X-sync speed 1/200sec.
Autoflash systemE-TTL II autoflash (Evaluative, Average), FE lock
Flash exposure compensationUp to ±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
Flash-sync timing1st-curtain and 2nd-curtain sync selectable
Colour temperatureEquivalent to daylight
Red-eye reductionWith red-eye reduction lamp
External Speedlite 
Sync contactsAccessory shoe: X-sync contact
Flash exposure compensation±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
External flash settingsFlash function settings and Flash C.Fn settings possible with Speedlite 580EX II via camera menu
Drive System 
Drive modesSingle, Continuous, Self-timer (10secs. delay), Self-timer (2secs. delay), Self-timer 10secs. delay+continuous shooting (2 to 10 shots)
Continuous shooting speedJPEG:Max. approx. 3 shots/sec.
RAW:Max. approx. 1.5 shots/sec.
RAW + JPEG:Max. approx. 1.5 shots/sec.
LCD Monitor 
TypeTFT colour liquid-crystal monitor
Screen size2.5in.
CoverageApprox. 100%
Brightness adjustment7 levels provided
Viewing angleApprox. 170° vertically and horizontally
Image Playback 
Image display formatSingle image, Index display and Jump display
Highlight alertProvided (Overexposed highlights blink)
Rotated displayManual and Auto rotate
Video outputCompatible with NTSC and PAL depending on the video OUT terminal
Image Protection and Erase 
ProtectErase protect (or cancel) each image individually
EraseErase single image, erase selected images, erase images in a card, or erase only unprotected images
Direct Printing 
Compatible printersPictBridge-compatible printers
Printable imagesJPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System
Digital Print Order Format 
DPOFVersion 1.1 compatible
Direct Image Transfer 
Compatible imagesJPEG and RAW images
* Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen
Custom Functions12 Custom Functions with 32 settings settable with the camera
My Menu registrationUp to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered
Digital terminalHi-speed USB, mini B port
Video OUT terminalNTSC / PAL selectable
Remote control terminalCompatible with Remote Switch RS-60E3
Power Source 
BatteryBattery Pack LP-E5 x 1
Battery lifeWith normal shooting:At 23°C / 73°F, Approx. 600 shots
At 0°C / 32°F, Approx. 500 shots
With Live View shooting:At 23°C / 73°F, Approx. 200 shots
At 0°C / 32°F, Approx. 190 shots
* The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Battery checkAutomatic (Displayed in 4 levels)
Power savingSelect [Auto power off] after 30secs., 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins., or off
Date/time batteryBuilt-in secondary battery
Startup timeApprox. 0.1sec. Based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Dimensions and Weight 
Dimensions (W x H x D)126.1 x 97.5 x 61.9mm / 4.96 x 3.8 x 2.4in.
Weight450g / 15.9oz. (Body only)
Operation Environment 
Operating temperature range0 - 40° / 32 - 104°F
Operating humidity range85% or less

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