The Canon Rebel T4i isn't just the best entry-level DSLR camera on the market today, it's also our TopTenREVIEWS Gold Award recipient for outstanding technology, features and functions. As an entry-level photographer, you'll appreciate Canon's inclusion of automatic, intelligent modes that scan your surroundings and choose the optimal specifications so you get the best shots every time. In many situations, you press the shutter button hoping that the scene you see before you translates to the image that is actually captured. With Live View, you never have to worry again, because those greens, blues, oranges and yellows that you see on your vacation will forever be encapsulated in that one shot exactly how you see it.
The Canon Rebel T4i offers a shooting speed of 5 frames per second, HD movie capability and the ability to connect directly to your HDTV or printer to view or print your movies and shots. It is compatible with Canon EF lenses, including EF-S lenses (the 35mm-equivalent focal length is approximately 1.6 times the lens focal length).
The images that you capture with this DSLR camera will be unforgettable memories featuring your family, friends and amazing places around the world. For more sharing capabilities, Canon has equipped this DSLR camera with direct printing. This feature allows you to hook up your camera directly to your HDTV or your printer using an HDMI or USB cable. This DSLR camera shoots in Full HD 1080, which means the picture will be clear and vibrant, and look terrific on your HDTV. To print images directly from your camera, simply connect your camera to your home printer, turn on the camera and press the playback button until the image that you want to print appears. Select the print icon in the upper left corner of the monitor and choose your print and paper settings. Voila!
The Quick Control button is one of our favorite DSLR camera features. This speedy feature displays a screen where you can change multiple settings, including:
Because the Quick Control screen allows you to easily change the mode and a majority of your functions, you are in control of every shot, every time.
The Rebel T4i DSLR camera employs an 18MP SPS-C Hybrid CMOS sensor, which measures light, color and luminosity of your surroundings. This sensor almost eliminates exposure and focus errors so that you get a clear, perfectly lighted image every time. Whether your focus is on a setting sun or on your child's determined face as he steps up to bat, you'll get the best shot possible because the Rebel T4i DSLR camera has a 9-point autofocus system. This system uses a grid with center points that you can set to appear automatically, or you can chose to manually select your focal point. The camera continuously autofocuses during movies, which is a rare find.
The Canon Rebel T4i has powerful features, such as LiveView Mode, Full HD movie capabilities and a CMOS sensor with over 18.0 megapixels, but this camera's professional features are still simple enough for an entry-level photographer to use and harness its potential in order to get fantastic shots. It is also the first DSLR camera equipped with a touchscreen. The screen even supports gestures and multi-touch.
Following the traditional DSLR camera design, the function buttons on the Canon Rebel T4i center around the Cross Keys and a middle Setting button.
The shape of this DSLR camera was designed with comfort in mind, as it is ergonomically shaped and has textured material on the side and back of the camera for extra grip. The 3-inch monitor has an anti-reflective and water-repellant coating, which ensures a smudge-free zone.
Canon provides its customers with a variety of support options, including a user manual, email address and telephone support. There's also a Product Tour and a FAQs section. The best part? You don't have to navigate your way through a maze of information to find answers to your questions. You will find the Service and Support tab and Product Tour link right on the Rebel T4i product page. The Product Tour gives you a 360-degree view of your DSLR camera and highlights many of its standout features.
The Canon Rebel T4i has all of the professional features and functions that will help you take incredible images whenever and wherever you are. This DSLR camera will indeed be a great camera now and later, even as you become a seasoned photographer.
Intelligent Scene Analysis ensures that the lighting in your photo is always picture perfect.
Canon does not provide live chat support, so if you have a question or concern, you'll have to turn to other means of support.
The Canon T4i is the perfect camera for entry-level users, and it will serve you well as you progress in the photography field.