A Detailed Look at the Specifications for the Canon Rebel T6 (1300d)
Digital, AF/AE single-lens reflex camera with built-in flash
Not compliant to UHS-I (Ultra High Speed) standards.
Compatible with Eye-Fi Cards.
Multimedia cards (MMC) cannot be used. (A card error will be displayed.)
Image Sensor Size
Approx. 22.3mm x 14.9mm
Canon EF Lenses (including EF-S lenses, excluding EF-M lenses)
Canon EF mount
Image Sensor Type
Effective pixels: Approx. 18.00 megapixels
Total pixels: Approx. 18.70 megapixels
4.30 um square
3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters
Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Fluorine coating on the top surface.
Dust Deletion Feature
Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images.
The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots.
Self Cleaning Sensor Unit not included.
Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.30
Still: JPEG, Lossless RAW (14-bit Canon original)
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)
Provided (RAW + JPEG)
(1) Large: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
(2) Medium: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3456 x 2304)
(3) Small 1: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)
(4) S2: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1920 x 1280)
(5) S3: Approx. 0.35 Megapixels (720 x 480)
(6) RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.
Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset
sRGB, Adobe RGB
(1) Auto (2) Standard (3) Portrait (4) Landscape (5) Neutral (6) Faithful (7) Monochrome (8) User Defined 1-3
a. In Basic Zone modes, “Auto” is set automatically.
b. In Creative Zone modes, you can select and set the Picture Style.
c. Default settings for [User Defined 1-3] are [Auto].
Auto White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation
Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels
Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels
Corrected in reference to the current WB mode’s color temperature
Color Temperature Information
Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)
Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95%
Viewfinder Magnification/Angle of View
Approx. 0.8x / 22.4° (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 m (dpt))
Approx. 21 mm (At -1m from the eyepiece lens center)
Built-in Dioptric Adjustment
Adjustable from approx. -2.5 to +0.5 m (dpt)
Quick-return half mirror (transmittance: reflectance ratio of 40:60)
1) AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light)
2) Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, Exposure level, exposure warning)
3) Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light)
4) Image information (Highlight tone priority, Monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, SD card information)
Enabled with Custom Function
Type: TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points: 9-point AF (f/5.6 cross-type AF point at center)
AF Working Range
Center AF Point: EV 0 – 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Other AF Points: EV 1 – 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Manual focus (MF)
AF Point Selection Modes
(1) Manual selection
(2) Auto selection
Selected AF Point Display
Indicated by superimposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor
1) Intermittent firing of built-in flash.
2) Effective range: Approx. 4 m/13.1 ft at center, approx. 3.5 m/11.5 ft at periphery.
63-zone SPC TTL metering with selectable modes
Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF point)
Partial metering (approx. 10% of viewfinder at center)
Center-weighted average metering
EV 1.0 – EV 20.0 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Creative Zone Modes
(1) Program AE (program-shift possible)
(2) Shutter-priority AE
(3) Aperture-priority AE
(4) Manual exposure (including bulb)
Exposure Control Basic Zone Modes
(1) Scene Intelligent Auto (Program AE, non-shiftable)
(2) Flash Off
(3) Creative Auto
(9) Night Portrait
(1) Manual: +/-5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
(2) AEB : +/-2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Auto AE Lock: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in P, Tv and Av modes
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled. Electronic 1st curtain. Only 2nd curtain mechanically controlled.
1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.); X-sync at 1/200 sec. Settable in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments.
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Shutter Lag Time
(1) During SW-1 ON, time lag between SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.12 sec.
(2) Time lag between simultaneous SW-1/SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.24 sec.
Time lag with the aperture stopped down by 3 stops or less. Excludes AF operation time.
Possible by using Remote Switch RS-60E3
Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentamirror
E-TTL II autoflash (Evaluative, Average), FE lock
Approx. 9.2/30.2 (at ISO 100 in meters/feet)
Approx. 2 sec.
Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder
Up to 17mm focal length (equivalent to approx. 28mm in 135 format)
Flash Exposure Compensation
Up to +/-2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Flash exposure compensation for built-in flash and Speedlite can be set with the camera.
External Speedlite Sync Contacts
Accessory shoe: X-sync contact
Flash sync at 1/200 sec. or slower
No PC socket.
Menu Setting Operation
Flash control setting possible with Speedlite 600EX-RT, 600EX, 430EX II, 320EX, 270EX II, 270EX or 90EX.
External Flash Function Setting
Flash firing, ETTL II, Flash mode, wireless master, zoom, sync setting, FEB, flash exposure compensation can be set.
External flash C.Fn setting
(1) Single shooting
(2) Continuous shooting
(3) 10-sec. self-timer
(4) 2-sec. self-timer
(5) Continuous shooting after 10-sec. self-timer (2 to 10 shots)
Continuous Shooting Speed
Max. approx. 3.0 fps
(1) JPEG: 69 shots
(2) RAW: 6 shots
(3) RAW+JPEG: 5 shots
When the image-recording quality is JPEG, continuous shooting is possible until the memory card becomes full.
Live View Functions
Still photo shooting and video shooting
Live View Functions Focusing Auto
Face Detection Live mode
Live View Functions Focusing Manual
Live View Metering Modes
Real-time Evaluative metering with image sensor
Live View Metering Range
EV 0 – EV 20 (At 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)
Live View Grid Display
(1) Grid 1: Pair of vertical and horizontal lines
(2) Grid 2: 5 vertical and 3 horizontal lines
MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Video File Size
Full HD: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25 fps/24 fps): 330 MB/min.
HD: 1280 x 720 (60 fps/50fps): 330 MB/min.
SD: 640 x 480 (30 fps/25fps): 82.5 MB/min.
1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1280 x 720 (HD), 640 x 480 (VGA)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p
1280 x 720 (HD): 60p (59.94) / 50p
640 x 480 (SD): 30p (29.97) / 25p
Continuous Shooting Time
Approx. 29 min. 59 sec.
Autofocus: FlexiZone-Single, Quick mode, Face Detection Live mode; manual
(1) Program AE for movie shooting
(2) Manual Exposure
The ISO speed, aperture, and shutter speed (signal-accumulation time ranging from 1/30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.) are set manually.
Type: TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size: 3.0-inch (Screen aspect ratio of 4:3)
Dots: Approx. 460,000 dots
Coverage: Approx. 100%
Viewing Angle: 170° vertically and horizontally
Brightness Adjustment: Adjustable to one of seven brightness levels
25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese)
Display Format Single
Single image, basic information, detailed information, histogram display
Display Format Index
4-image index and 9-image index.
Display Format Jump
Jump display (Image jump w/ Main Dial)
1/10/100 images, shooting date, by folder, movies, stills, rating
Images saved in Design rule for Camera File system format.
On the detailed information and histogram displays, highlight areas with no image data will blink.
Quick Control with Viewfinder
Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, Picture Style, white balance, Auto Lighting Optimizer, raise built-in flash, AF mode, drive mode, metering mode, and image-recording quality.
Quick Control with Live View
AF mode, drive mode, white balance, Picture Style, Auto Lighting Optimizer, image-recording quality, ISO speed and raise built-in flash (with C.Fn).
Quick Control with Movie
AF mode, white balance, Picture Style, and Auto Lighting Optimizer.
Quick Control During Playback
When you press the Quick Control button during playback, you can set the functions below: Image protect, image rotate, rating, and image jump w/Main Dial.
Movies cannot be rotated.
Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the card.
Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder, erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images.
JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System
RAW images printable.
Movies cannot be printed.
Digital Print Order Format
DPOF: Version 1.1 compatible Customization: Custom Functions 11 Custom Functions with 33 settings settable with the camera
Custom Controls: Not provided
My Menu Registration
Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered.
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0)
For computer communication and PictBridge
For connection with the GPS receiver GP-E2
HDMI mini OUT
1) Type C (Switches automatically to suit the resolution) 2) Video output: 1. 1080/60i, 2. 1080/50i, 3. 480/60p, 4. 576/50p
Switches automatically to 1, 2, 3, or 4 to suit the TV.
Remote Control Terminal
Terminalle with Remote Switch RS-60E3
Battery Pack LP-E10
With the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10, AC power is possible.
600 shots (viewfinder, no flash)
Automatic battery level check when power is turned ON.
Battery level indicated in one of four levels on LCD monitor.
Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 min.
Built-in secondary battery. When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for about three months.
Recharge time for backup battery: Approx. 8 hours
Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)
Working Temperature Range
85% or less
5.1 x 3.9 x 3.07″ (129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9mm)
Approx. 17.11 oz. / 485g (In accordance with CIPA guidelines)
Approx. 15.52 oz. / 440g (Body only)
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