Canon EOS 850D
Specifications

Operating Environment

0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD)

131.0 x 102.6 x 76.2mm

Weight (body only)

Approx. 515g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)

Specifications

Canon EOS 850D Icon 24.1 megapixels

24.1 Megapixels

APS-C sensor

Canon EOS 850D Icon Digic 8

DIGIC 8

Image Processor

Canon EOS 850D Icon 4K Movies

4K Movies

25fps

Canon EOS 850D Icon 5-axis Digital Movie IS

5-axis

Digital Movie IS

Canon EOS 850D Icon 45 all cross-type AF points

45

all cross-type AF points

Canon EOS 850D Icon WIFI and Bluetooth

WIFI

and Bluetooth® *

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Specifications in detail

Image Sensor

Type

22.3mm x 14.9 mm CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 24.10 megapixels

Total Pixels

Approx. 25.80 megapixels

Aspect Ratio

3:2

Low-Pass Filter

Built-in/Fixed

Sensor Cleaning

EOS integrated cleaning system

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

Image Processor

Type

DIGIC 8

Lens

Lens Mount

EF/EF-S

Focal length

Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

Image Stabilisation

Optical Image Stabilizer on compatible lens

Movie: In-camera 5-axis Digital IS available. Further stabilisation enhancements from lenses compatible with Dynamic IS 1

Focusing

Type

Via optical viewfinder:

TTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with
AF-dedicated sensor

Via liveview on LCD screen:

Dual Pixel CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor 2

AF System / Points

Via optical viewfinder:

45 cross-type AF points
(45 f/5.6 cross-type AF points, 27 f/8 points (9 cross-type), centre point is f/2.8 and f/5.6 dual cross-type) 3

Via liveview on LCD screen:

Maximum 143 AF points via camera automatic selection 4

Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection 5

AF working range

-4 - 18 EV

AF Point Selection

Via optical viewfinder:

Automatic selection: 45 point AF (with iTR Face Priority)
Manual selection: Single point AF
Manual selection: Zone AF
Manual selection: Large Zone AF

Selected AF point display

Indicated by a transmissive LCD in viewfinder and Quick Control screen

Predictive AF

Yes 6

AF Lock

Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON Button is pressed.

AF Assist Beam

Intermittent firing of built-in flash (effective range up to 4.0 m) or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite

Manual Focus

Selected on lens

Exposure Control

Metering modes

Via optical viewfinder:
 
220,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor
Metering with the area divided into 216 segments (18 × 12)
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.5 % of viewfinder)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.0 % of viewfinder)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
 
Via liveview on LCD screen:
 
(1) Evaluative metering (384 zones)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 5.8 % of LCD screen)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.9 % of LCD screen)
(4) Center-weighted average metering

Metering Range

Via optical viewfinder:
 
EV 1-20 (at 23 °C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO 100)
 
Via liveview on LCD screen:
 
EV -2-20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100, evaluative metering)
 
Movie: EV 0-20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100, evaluative metering)

AE Lock

Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE Lock Button in creative zone modes.

Exposure Compensation

+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).

AEB

3 shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments

ISO Sensitivity

Auto (100-25600), 100-25600 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) 
ISO can be expanded to H: 51200
During Movie shooting: Auto (100-12800), 100-12800 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) ISO can be expanded to H: 25600

Shutter

Type

Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter

Speed

30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

White Balance

Settings

AWB (Ambience priority, White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting.
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber bias +/-9 levels
2. Magenta/ Green bias +/-9 levels

Custom White Balance

Yes, 1 setting can be registered

WB Bracketing

+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.

Viewfinder

Type

Pentamirror

Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)

Approx. 95 %

Magnification

Approx. 0.82x 7

Eyepoint

Approx. 19 mm (from eyepiece lens centre)

Dioptre Correction

-3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)

Focusing Screen

Fixed (Translucent LCD screen for information overlay)

Mirror

Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF 600mm f/4 IS USM or shorter)

Viewfinder Information

AF information: AF points, focus confirmation, AF area selection mode
 
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB.
 
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light, AI Bounce mode active
 
Image information: Card information, maximum burst (1 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+).
 
Composition information: Grid, Aspect Ratio
Other information: Warning icon, Flicker Detection

Depth of field preview

Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.

Eyepiece shutter

Not provided

LCD Monitor

Type

Vari angle touchscreen 7.5 cm (3.0") 3:2 Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040 K sRGB dots

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically)

Approx 170°

Brightness Adjustment

Adjustable to one of seven levels

Display Options

(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Electronic Level

Flash

Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)

12

Built-in Flash Coverage

up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: approx. 28mm)

Built-in Flash recycle time

Approx. 5 seconds

Modes

Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes - with red-eye reduction lamp

X-sync

1/200 sec

Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing

Yes, with compatible External Flash

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes

Second Curtain Synchronisation

Yes

HotShoe / PC terminal

Yes/ No

External Flash Compatibility

E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless optical multi-flash support

External Flash Control

via camera menu screen

Shooting

Modes

Scene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, SCN(Portrait, Smooth Skin, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Group Photo, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Food, Kids, Candlelight), Creative filters, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Self Portrait

Picture Styles

Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Colour Space

sRGB and Adobe RGB

Image Processing

Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination, Chromatic aberration correction, Distortion correction, Diffraction correction
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR art standard, HDR art vivid, HDR art bold, HDR art embossed)
 
Resize, Crop (JPEG only)

Drive modes

Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (continuous, continuous panning, 2s+remote, 10s +remote)

Continuous Shooting

Max. approx. 7fps via viewfinder.
Max. approx 7.5fps via Live View

Live View Mode

Coverage

Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)

Focusing

Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single)
One-shot AF and Servo AF selectable for Stills and Movie

Metering

Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor.
Evaluative metering, partial metering, spot metering, center-weighted average metering.

Display Options

Grid overlay (x3), Histogram

File Type

Still Image Type

JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.31 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW (CR3 14-bit), CRAW (Compact RAW)
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording

RAW, RAW + L possible.

Image Size

JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 3984 x 2656, (S1) 2976 x 1984, (S2) 2400x1600, 
JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328x4000, (M) 3552x2664, (S1) 2656x1992, (S2) 2112x1600, 
JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000x3368, (M) 3984x2240, (S1) 2976x1680, (S2) 2400x1344, 
JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000x4000, (M) 2656x2656, (S1) 1984x1984, (S2) 1600x1600, 
RAW: (RAW) 6000x4000

Movie Type

MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]

Movie Size

4K UHD 3840 x 2160 (25, 23.98 fps) inter-frame *
4K Time-lapse 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25 fps) ALL-I
Full HD 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50 fps) inter-frame **
Full HD 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) inter-frame **
Full HD 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25) lite inter-frame **
HD 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) inter-frame **


*The image is cropped around the centre of the image sensor by 64%. When Digital Movie Image Stabilisation is enabled the stabilised image area is around 57% in case of 4K recording. When Digital Movie Image Stabilisation is set to enhanced the stabilised image area is around 44% in case of 4K recording.
**The image is cropped around the centre of the image sensor, when Digital Movie Image Stabilisation is enabled. The stabilised image area is around 90% in case of Full HD or HD recording. When Digital Movie Image Stabilisation is set to enhanced the stabilised image area is around 70% in case of Full HD or HD recording.

Movie Length

Max duration 29min 59sec

Folders

New folders can be manually created and selected

File Numbering

(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset

Other Features

Custom Functions

14 Custom Functions

Metadata Tag

User copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)

Playback zoom

1.5x - 10x

Display Formats

(1) Single image with information (2 levels) 
(2) Single image 
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) 36 image index
(6) 100 image index
(7) Jump Display

Slide Show

Choose images with Image Search
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10/20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Background music: On/Off
Transition effect: Off, Slide in 1, Slide in 2, Fade 1, Fade 2, Fade 3

Histogram

Brightness: Yes 
RGB: Yes 

Highlight Alert

Yes

Image Erase/Protection

Erase: Select image, select range, all images in folder, all images on a card, all found images (during image search)
Protection: Single image, select range, all images in folder, all images on a card, all found images (during image search)

Menu Categories

Menu interface adjustable by the user between standard and guided
 
(1) Shooting menu
(2) Playback menu 
(3) Wireless menu
(4) Setup menu 
(5) Display Options menu
(6) My Menu

Menu Languages

29 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Ukraine, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Vietnamese, Hindi, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Malay, Indonesian, and Japanese

GPS

Compatible with GPS receiver GP-E2

Firmware Update

Update possible by the user.

Interface

Computer

Hi-Speed USB

Wi-Fi

Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only, 1-11 ch)

Wi-Fi Security

Camera Access Point: WPA2-PSK with AES encryption or open
Infrastructure: Shared key, with WEP encryption, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK with TKIP/AES encryption or open

Bluetooth

Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology) 8

Other

Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)

Direct Print

Canon Printers

Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge

Yes

Storage

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh

PC and Mac computers, see support pages for latest software requirements

Software

Image Processing

Digital Photo Professional 4 (RAW Image Processing)

Other

EOS Utility
EOS Lens Registration Tool
EOS Web Service Registration Tool
EOS Sample Music
Picture Style Editor
 
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

Power Source

Batteries

1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E17

Battery life

Viewfinder Shooting:
Approx. 800 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) 9
Approx. 730 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Live View Shooting:
Approx. 310 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) 10
Approx. 290 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

Battery Indicator

5 levels

Power saving

Power turns off after 10/30 (10 sec viewfinder/30 sec live view, functions, image playback etc.) sec, 30 sec, 1, 2, 4, 8, or 15 mins. Can be disabled.

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

AC Adapter AC-E6N, DC coupler: DR-E18, Battery charger LC-E17E

Accessories

Viewfinder

Eyecup Ef
Rubber Frame Ef
E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lenses
Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II
Magnifier MG-Ef
Angle Finder C

Case

Semi Hard case EH26-L / EH27-L

Wireless File Transmitter

Built in Wi-Fi transmission11
Connectivity to Smart devices is possible with Android version 4.0-4.4/5.0-5.1 or iOS 7.1/8-8.3.
Remote Wi-Fi zoom operation of EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM via the optional Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 is only possible on EOS 80D usin g a compatible smart device or supplied EOS utility software

Lenses

All EF and EF-S lenses

Flash

Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT, EL100)

Remote Controller / Switch

Remote Switch RS-60E3, TC-80N3 (requires Remote Controller Adapter RA-E3) Remote Controller BR-E1

Other

Hand Strap E2, GP-E2

Body Materials

Chassis: Aluminum alloy and polycarbonate resin with glass fiber
Exterior: Polycarbonate resin with glass fiber and special conductive fiber

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

  1. Following lenses are not compatible with in-camera digital stabilisation: EF50mm f/1.0L USM, EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF600mm f/4L USM, EF50mm f/1.2L USM, EF400mm f/2.8L USM, EF600mm f/4L IS USM, EF85mm f/1.2L USM, EF400mm f/2.8L II USM, EF600mm f/4L IS II USM, EF85mm f/1.2L II USM, EF400mm f/2.8L IS USM, EF800mm f/5.6L IS USM, EF200mm f/1.8L USM, EF400mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF1200mm f/5.6L USM, EF200mm f/2L IS USM, EF500mm f/4L IS USM, EF28-80mm f/2.8-4L USM, EF300mm f/2.8L USM, EF500mm f/4L IS II USM, EF200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender, EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM, EF500mm f/4.5L USM 1.4x
  2. Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of approx. 80% Vertical x 80% Horizontal of the frame
  3. Peripheral Cross type AF points will not function as a cross type AF points with the following lenses: EF 35-80mm f4-5.6 (II/III/USM), EF35-105mm f4.5-5.6 (USM). EF 80-200mm f4.5-5.6 (II)
  4. Maximum number of AF frame is dependent on selected image aspect ratio
  5. Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of approx. 80% Vertical x 80% Horizontal of the frame
  6. With EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM at 50kph
  7. with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt
  8. Bluetooth functionality with Camera Connect app requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 11.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later)
  9. Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated
  10. Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated
  11. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. The Bluetooth® word, mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Canon Inc. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.