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Canon EOS 600D review

Is Full HD video capability and an articulated screen enough of an improvement on the 550D?

Sensor
22.3 x 14.9mm (APS-C) 18.0-million effective pixel CMOS sensor

Focal length conversion
Approx 1.6x

Memory
SD/SDHC/SDXC

Viewfinder
Optical pentamirror, 95% coverage with 0.85x magnification and approx. 19mm eye point


Video resolution
MOV format, 1920 x 1080 (at 29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (at 59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (at 59.94, 50 fps). Mono sound


ISO range
ISO 100-6400, expandable to ISO 12,800

Autofocus
9 points (1 cross-type)

Max burst rate
3.7fps

LCD screen size
Three-inch articulated Clear View LCD, 1,040,000 dots (346,666 pixels)

Shutter speeds
1/4000-30sec, bulb

Weight
570g (including battery and memory card)


Dimensions
133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7mm

Power supply
LP-E8 (supplied)

Tech Specs

Product TypeDigital SLR Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution18 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyEOS
Digital ZoomNo
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesExternal Flash Shoe, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeSLR
Weight (Approximate)570 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS
Maximum Image Resolution5184 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution18.7 Megapixel
HDMIYes
Camera AssemblyBody Only
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height99.5 mm
Width133.1 mm
Depth79.7 mm
Autofocus Points9
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Flash ModesAuto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product Model600D
Product NameEOS 600D Digital SLR Camera
Product LineEOS
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number5170B065
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

With class-leading 18-megapixel resolution, user-friendly design, and the entire EOS family of lenses and accessories at your disposal, the EOS 600D lets nothing stand in the way of your photography.

Display Resolution1040000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year