Canon EOS 600D review

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

Canon EOS 600D Review
The Canon EOS 600D offers plenty of features for the beginner photographer to grow with the camera. But is it too similar to the EOS 550D to justify a new model?

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

Focal length conversion
Approx 1.6x


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

9 points (1 cross-type)

Max burst rate

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

Shutter speeds
1/4000-30sec, bulb

570g (including battery and memory card)

133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7mm

Power supply
LP-E8 (supplied)