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Canon: EOS 1100D Kit (EF S18-55 IS II)New! Features, Specifications

Fine-Detail and high-quality images
12.2 megapixel APS-C size CMOS sensor with gapless microlens array, for a wide dynamic range and low noise images.
DIGIC 4 for fast image processing with high quality images
-High speed image processing
-Improved noise reduction at high ISO speed with little / no effect on shooting speed
-Live Face detection mode (AF)
-Enhanced auto lighting optimizer
-Lens peripheral illumination correction
-HDMI output (CEC compliant)
-JPEG (5 sizes)
High ISO, Lower noise.
-ISO 100 - 6400
-4 levels of noise reduction
-ISO speed limit can be set for Auto ISO
Advanced metering system
-63-zone, dual-layer metering sensor.
-Uses AF information for more accurate exposure
-Uses colour information
-± 5 steps exposure compensation
High speed shooting of up to 3.0 frames per secondwith a no limit burst (until card becomes full) or 5 RAW

Feature packed
High-precision 9-point AF sensor
-9-point AF (central cross-type f/5.6) with light source detection function for high-speed and high-precision focusing

Basic +
Shoot by ambience
Choose from a selection of settings based on Picture Style and its parameters (Standard / Vivid / Soft / Warm / Intense / Cool / Brighter / Darker / Monochrome)
Shoot by lighting or scene type
Choose from a selection of settings based on Picture Style and its parameters (Default / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Tungsten light / Fluorescent light / Sunset)
Peripheral illumination auto correction
-Corrects JPEG images peripheral illumination fall-off (lens light fall off at edges) automatically to suit respective lens
-Up to 40 lenses can be registered in camera
Enhanced Auto Lighting Optimizer function
-New settings selectable via custom function Standard, Strong, Weak and none.
Highlight tone priority
Creates rich gradations from greys to highlights and suppresses image "blowout" (overexposed white areas)
HD movie shooting and playback
-HD (1280 x 720)
-60p (59.940) & 50p frame rates possible
-SD formats (640 x 480)
-60p (59.040) & 50p frame rates possible
-Dedicated menu screen
Ratings Highlight
-Images can be rated with star marks (1 - 5 stars). Users can then browse images based on images rating.
-Autoplay feature has been improved allowing users to playback slideshow images according to all images, folder, date, movies only, still images only or rating.
Large 2.7" LCD monitor
-230,000 dot resolution
-7-level brightness
-Anti-smudge coating
Compatible with new SDXC cards
-Up to 2 terrabytes of storage
Folder functions
-Creation and selection of folders
-From [folder selection] menu, it is possible to create folders and to record images to selected folder.
-Deletion of all images in selected folder
-[All images inside folder] has been added to the [Erase images] menu

Simple and easy operation
Creative Auto mode
-For beginners stepping beyond full auto mode
-Basic settings based on full auto, but users can change most frequently-used settings with shooting guide provided.
Quick control screen for intuitive operation
-Dedicated "Q" button provided
Feature guide
-Displays a simple description or advice for respective function. Displayed in each shooting mode, during Mode Dial operations, and for quick Control screen functions.
Available in multiple colours
Black, brown, red and metallic gray


TypeDigital, single-lens reflex, AF / AE camera with built-in flash
Recording mediaSD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
Image sensor sizeApprox. 22.0 x 14.7mm
Compatible lensesCanon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses)
(35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6 times the lens focal length)
Lens mountCanon EF mount
Image Sensor  
TypeCMOS sensor
Effective pixelsApprox. 12.20 megapixels
Aspect ratio3:2
Dust delete featureManual, Dust Delete Data appended
Recording System  
Recording formatDesign rule for Camera File System 2.0
Image typeJPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon original)
RAW+JPEG Large simultaneous recording possible
Recording pixelsL (Large):Approx. 12.20 megapixels (4272 x 2848)
M (Medium):Approx. 6.30 megapixels (3088 x 2056)
S1 (Small 1):Approx. 3.40 megapixels (2256 x 1504)
S2 (Small 2):Approx. 2.50 megapixels (1920 x 1280)
S3 (Small 3):Approx. 350,000 pixels (720 x 480)
RAW:Approx. 12.20 megapixels (4272 x 2848)
Create / select a folderPossible
Image Processing  
Picture styleStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1 - 3
Basic+Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type
White balanceAuto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Custom
* White balance correction and white balance bracketing features provided.
* Flash colour temperature information communication provided.
Noise reductionApplicable to long exposures and high ISO speed shots
Automatic image brightness correctionAuto Lighting Optimizer
Highlight tone priorityProvided
Lens peripheral illumination correctionProvided
TypeEye-level pentamirror
CoverageVertical / Horizontal approx. 95% (with Eye point approx. 21mm)
MagnificationApprox. 0.8x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity)
EyepointApprox. 21mm (From eyepiece lens center at -1m-1)
Built-in dioptric adjustmentApprox. -2.5 - +0.5m-1 (dpt)
Focusing screenFixed, Precision Matte
MirrorQuick-return type
Depth-of-field previewEnabled with Custom Function setting
TypeTTL secondary image-registration, phase detection
AF points9 AF points
Metering rangeEV 0 - 18 (at 23°C / 73°F, ISO 100)
Focus modesOne-Shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing (MF)
AF-assist beamSmall series of flashes fired by built-in flash
Exposure Control  
Metering modes63-zone TTL full-aperture metering
(1) Evaluative metering (linked 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 controlProgram AE (Full Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Program), shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, manual exposure, automatic depth-of-field AE
ISO speed
(Recommended exposure index)
Basic zone modes:ISO 100 - 3200 set automatically
Creative zone modes:Set manually within ISO 100 - 6400 (whole-stop increments),
set automatically within ISO 100 - 6400,
maximum ISO speed settable with ISO Auto
Exposure compensationManual:±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AEB:±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (Can be combined with manual exposure compensation)
AE lockAuto:Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual:By AE lock button
TypeElectronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter speeds1/4000sec. to 1/60sec. (Full Auto mode),
X-sync at 1/200sec.
1/4000sec. to 30secs., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)
Built-in flashRetractable, auto pop-up flash
Guide No:Approx. 9.2 / 30 (at ISO 100 in meters / feet)
Approx. 13 / 43 (at ISO 200 in meters / feet)
Flash coverage:Approx. 17mm lens angle of view
Recycling time approx. 2secs.
External flashEX-series Speedlite (Flash functions settable with the camera)
Flash meteringE-TTL II autoflash
Flash exposure compensation±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE lockProvided
PC terminalNone
Drive System  
Drive modeSingle shooting, continuous shooting, self-timer with 10-secs. or 2-secs. delay and 10-secs. delay with continuous shooting
Continuous shooting speedJPEG: Max. approx. 3.0fps
RAW:Max. approx. 2.0fps
RAW+JPEG Large / Fine:Approx. 0.8fps (averaged value)
* With RAW+JPEG Large / Fine, the continuous shooting speed will be slower after the third shot.
* Based on Canon's standard 4GB card.
Max. burstJPEG Large / Fine: Approx. 830 shots
RAW:Approx. 5 shots
RAW+JPEG Large / Fine:Approx. 1 shots
* With RAW+JPEG Large / Fine, "busy" will be displayed.
* Continuous shooting at approx. 0.8fps (averaged value) is possible.
* Based on Canon's standard 4GB card and Canon's testing conditions (with ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style).
Live View Shootings  
FocusingLive mode, Face detection Live mode (Contrast detection), Quick mode (Phase-difference detection), Manual focusing (Approx. 5x / 10x magnification possible)
Metering modesEvaluative metering with the image sensor
Metering rangeEV 0 - 20 (at 23°C / 73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Grid displayTwo types
Movie Shooting  
Movie compressionMPEG-4 AVC / H.264 Variable (average) bit rate
Audio recording formatLinear PCM
Recording formatMOV
Recording size1280 x 720 (HD)
Frame rate30p (29.97fps), 25p (25.00fps)
File sizeApprox. 222.6MB/min.
FocusingSame as focusing with Live View shooting
Metering modesCenter-weighted average and evaluative metering with the image sensor
* Automatically set by the focusing mode.
Metering rangeEV 0 - 20 (at 23°C / 73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure controlProgram AE for movie shooting
ISO speedAutomatically set within ISO 100 - 6400
Exposure compensation±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
AE lockProvided
Sound recordingBuilt-in monaural microphone
Grid displayTwo types
Movie editingEditing out first and last scenes possible (1-sec. increments)
LCD Monitor  
TypeTFT colour, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor size and dots2.7-in. with approx. 230,000 dots
Brightness adjustmentManual (7 levels)
Interface languages25
Feature guideDisplayable
Image display formatsBasic info, basic info + image quality / playback number, shooting info. display, histogram, 4-image index, 9-image index, image rotate possible
Zoom magnificationApprox. 1.5x - 10x
Image browsing methodsSingle image, jump by 10 or 100 images, by shooting date, by folder, by movies, by stills, by rating
Highlight alertOverexposed highlights blink
Movie playbackEnabled (LCD monitor, HDMI OUT), Built-in speaker
Direct Printing  
Compatible printersPictBridge-compatible printers
Printable imagesJPEG and RAW images
Print orderingDPOF Version 1.1 compatible
Custom Functions  
Custom functions10
My menu registrationPossible
Copyright informationEntry and inclusion possible
Digital terminalFor personal computer communication and direct printing (Hi-Speed USB equivalent)
HDMI mini OUT terminalType C (Auto switching of resolution), CEC-compatible
Remote control terminalFor Remote Switch RS-60E3
BatteryBattery Pack LP-E10 (Quantity 1)
* AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10.
Battery Life
(Based on CIPA testing standards)
With viewfinder shooting:Approx. 700 shots at 23°C / 73°F
Approx. 650 shots at 0°C / 32°F
With Live View shooting:Approx. 220 shots at 23°C / 73°F
Approx. 210 shots at 0°C / 32°F
Movie shooting time:Total approx. 1hr. 50mins. at 23°C / 73°F
Total approx. 1hr. 30mins. at 0°C / 32°F
(With a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E10)
Dimensions and Weight  
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 129.9 x 99.7 x 77.9mm / 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1in.
WeightApprox. 495g / 17.5oz. (CIPA Guidelines)
Approx. 450g / 15.9oz. (Body only)
Operating Environment  
Working temperature range0°C - 40°C / 32°F - 104°F
Working humidity85% or less

All the specifications above are based on Canon’s testing standards.
The camera’s specifications and exterior are subject to change without notice.
If a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera, consult the respective lens maker.


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