Canon EOS 400D

Hot on the heels of Nikon's D80 announcement, Canon raise the stakes again by upgrading their 350D digital SLR with the new EOS 400D, a 10.1 megapixel model with feature improvements across the board. The 400D continues the 350D's lightweight and compact style and now features a dust removal feature and a larger LCD as well as the 2 megapixel resolution step up. Main features are :

  • 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor with improved microlens array, fill factor and lower noise
  • EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • Anti-static coatings on sensor surfaces plus anti-dust materials in the camera body
  • Separate low pass filter with ultra-sonic vibration
  • Software based dust mapping / removal
  • Nine point Auto Focus sensor (same as EOS 30D) with F2.8 support
  • Continuous shooting burst up to 27 JPEG and 10 RAW images
  • Single large, bright, 2.5" LCD monitor with 160 viewing angles (horizontal and vertical)
  • Camera settings and adjustment on LCD monitor
  • Proximity sensor below viewfinder eyepiece to disable the LCD during composition
  • New viewfinder view includes 9 AF points as well as EOS 30D style status bar
  • Picture Styles, larger range of image parameter adjustment (same as EOS 30D)
  • Improved user interface
  • Image magnification available in record review
  • Histogram available as brightness (Luminance) or RGB (Red, Green, Blue)
  • Three settings for long exposure noise reduction (adds Auto option)
  • Auto rotation with three options (not recorded, record don't rotate, record and rotate)
  • Additional custom functions (magnified view in record review, LCD display at power on)
  • Up to 9999 images per folder on storage card
  • Automatic storage of setting adjustments (no longer requires a press of the SET button)
  • Improved print / share / direct print features
  • Lower introductory list price
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