Type - 35mm focal-plane shutter multi-mode AF SLR camera
Lens Mount - EF mount
AF System - TTL phase detection. AF modes: One-Shot AF/AI Servo AF (automatic switchover). Multi-BASIS for the AF sensor. Five focusing points selectable by Eye Control, dial operation, or by the camera. AF operating range at ISO 100: EV 0 - 18.
Shutter - Vertical-travel, focal-plane electronic shutter. 30 sec. - 1/8000 sec., B. X-sync at 1/60 - 1/200 sec. (German socket and hot shoe). Built-in electronic self-timer (with beeper and lamp).
Metering & Exposure Control - Composite SPC for TTL full-aperture metering (16-zone evaluative, centerweighted averaging, 3.5% spot metering at center) with shutter speed-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, depth-of-field AE, Intelligent program AE, four program AE modes, and metered manual. Exposure compensation range of ±2 EV (in 1/2-stop increments) in AE modes, bulb, and manual. AE lock enabled. Metering range at ISO 100 and f/1.4: EV 0 - 20. Film speed range: ISO 6 to 6400. Maximum 9 multiple exposures. 16 Custom Functions.