Canon EOS 250D / SL3 (US: Rebel SL3) Detailed Review

Canon EOS 250D / SL3

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In additional EOS 250D / SL3 was introduced by Canon in April 2019. It belongs to the Amateur DSLRs category.

Canon is well-known and shouldn't require further introduction, please see our manufacturer's page for more digital cameras by Canon.

Sensor Properties

Also EOS 250D / SL3 has a APS-C CMOS sensor with size of 22 x 15 mm² (0.88" x 0.59").

Picture of EOS 250D / SL3's sensor compared to popular format.

Infographic: EOS 250D / SL3 comparing sensor sizes

The 1-Euro coin has a diameter of 23.25mm.

The EOS 250D / SL3's sensor has resolution of 24 megapixel.

The EOS 250D / SL3 features a mechanism for automatic sensor cleaning.

Sensor area22.30 x 14.90mm²
(0.88" x 0.59")
Resolution (physical)26.00 megapixel
Resolution (effective)24.00 megapixel
Pixel size13.80 µm²
Sensor cleaning
RAW support
Continuous 5 frames/second
Interchangeable lens
MountCanon EF, EF-S
Viewfinder Properties

The EOS 250D / SL3 has an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror. Viewfinders with a penta mirror are typical for entry level cameras. The viewfinder covers 95% of the field of view and has a magnification of 0.54x, an average value for a viewfinder like this.

TypeOptical (Penta mirror)
Dioptric correction

The EOS 250D / SL3's shutter speed varies from 1/4000s to 30s.

Max. shutter speed1/4000s
Min. shutter speed30s
Sensitivity Properties

The EOS 250D / SL3's sensitivity is from 100 ISO and 25600 ISO.

Also, Canon's sensitivity can be boosted to 51200. Therefore, ISO boosting will lead to growth noise.

Min. sensitivity100 ISO
Max. sensitivity25600 ISO
Boost51200 ISO
Exposure Modes

The EOS 250D / SL3 supports all general exposure modes.

The Canon allows spot exposure for the difficult occasion.

Auto Focus Properties

The EOS 250D / SL3's auto focus processor has 9 AF points. The main point is about that the more points the autofocus has then preferably. If AF has more points then you have a better opportunity to have a focus at the interesting area. In addition, It is a big advantage in a difficult condition. For example, when doing macross.

Manual focusing is available in the Canon. Even in complicated location.

TypePhase Detection, Contrast Detection
AF points9
Manual focusing
Flash Specs

The EOS 250D / SL3 has a built-in flash with a diapason of up to 10m (33 ft.). That range will fit for almost all occasion.

(33 ft.)
Hot shoe
Display Specs
EOS 250D / SL3 display and touch screen

The EOS 250D / SL3 display has a diagonal of 76.00mm (3.0 inches.) and a resolution 1.04 megapixel.

The camera display is intended for selfies or other occasion.

Display parameters:

Size76.00mm (diagonal)
(3.0 in.)
Resolution1.04 megapixel
Touch screen
Video Specs

EOS 250D / SL3 video supported the resolution with 3840 x 2160 pixel.

Also the camera is equipped with an external microphone.

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 Video parameters:

Max. resolution3840 x 2160 pixel
...with frame rates24 frames/second
25 frames/second
External microphone
Connectivity & Wireless Specs

The EOS 250D / SL3 has Wi-fi connection. You can transfer photos to a mobile or laptop using wi-fi.

For photo transferring users may use Bluetooth option.

Eventually, if the wifi connection is disabled the wired connection may be used.

Connect the Canon to a monitor or TV set over HDMI.

The Canon supports USB 2.0.

Connection parameters:

Remote (wired)
Remote (infrared)
HDMI (standard)
HDMI (mini)
HDMI (micro)
USB 2.0
USB 3.0
USB Micro
USB Mini

The camera supports SD HC and SD XC cards.

Memory cards characteristics:

Memory cardsSD

The Canon EOS 250D / SL3 has a LP-E17 LiIon battery. The battery provides a shooting life of 1050 shots. It`s enough for one day or more.

The EOS 250D / SL3's battery battery parameters:

TypeLP-E17 LiIon
In-camera charging
Battery life1050 photos

The Canon EOS 250D / SL3's size is 122.4 x 92.6 x 69.8mm³. (4.8" x 3.6" x 2.7"). That dimensions are without lens. The weight of camera is 4.8" x 3.6" x 2.7" grams (450 oz.) without lens weight.

Here is front and top view of the EOS 250D / SL3:

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 Dimensions (Width / Height)
Canon EOS 250D / SL3 Dimensions (Width / Depth)
Dimensions Comparison

For a better idea of the size of the camera, takes a look off camera and ID card comparison image.

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 size comparison

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