Canon EOS 600D: Featuring a 18MP Image Sensor, 9 Focus Points and Bundled Lens Kit
Canon adds another SLR in EOS 600D that boasts of some beginner friendly attributes. This camera looks quite affordable and is expected to feature prudent connectivity schemes as well. Here is how the specs sheet can be detailed:
The EOS 600D sports an 18MP sensor, offering maximum image resolution of 5184x3456 pixels. Multiple aspect ratios are supported in 1:1, 4:3 and the standard 16:9. Other image resolutions can also be looked at with the lowest being 480x480 pixels. The APS-C image sensor measures 22.3mmx14.90mm in terms of dimensions. The Digic 4 image processor is paired along, working in unison with the image sensor. In terms of auto sensitivity, the EOS 600D works in auto mode and provides an exhaustive range of 100-6400. This is further expandable up to 12800 with the Boost turned on. The custom white balance mode is paired along besides 6 white balance presets. RAW format is also featured by this camera. In terms of JPEG quality levels, the EOS 600D features Normal and Fine modes. The EOS 600D features the Canon EF/EF-S lens mount with a focal length multiplication limit of up to 1.6X. Autofocus and manual focus are supported as well with several modes in Phase Detect, Live View and many more. Digital zoom up to 10X is supported in addition to the 9 focus points.
Photography and Videography
In terms of shutter speed, the EOS 600D offers a range of 30-1/4000 sec. In terms of modes, aperture, shutter and manual exposure are supported. Multiple subject or scene modes are included in addition to the built-in flash support. Flash range is 13.00m. External flash is also incorporated via Hot Shoe and the Sync connector. Flash modes in Auto, On, Off and Red Eye, are supported as well. Burst shooting is allowed at 3.7fps. 4 metering modes are supported besides Exposure compensation, AE and WB bracketing.
Video support is available as the EOS 600D helps record movie in Full HD at 30 frames per second. In terms of supported formats, this camera supports MPEG-4 and H.264. Mono microphone and speakers are featured as well.
A fully articulated 3 inch screen is offered by this camera. The Liquid Crystal Monitor offers a screen resolution of 1040K dots besides the Live Viewing spec. In terms of viewfinder, an Optical Penta-mirror is packed in with 95 percent coverage and a magnifying limit of up to 0.85X.
Connectivity and Storage
The EOS 600D comes with USB 2.0 and the mini HDMI port. Eye-Fi support is available besides the wireless or the infrared supported Remote Control. SD, SDHC and SDXC digital cards are supported in terms of storage.
Build and Design
The EOS 600D measures 133mmx100mmx80mm in terms of dimensions and weighs 570g. Powering the EOS 600D is a Li-Ion LP-E8 battery supporting up to 440 shots.
The EOS 600D comes bundled with the EF-S 18-135 IS lens kit offering F/3.5-5.6 as the lens aperture. Image stabilization is featured as well.
|Screen Type||TFT colour liquid-crystal monitor|
|Screen Size||3.0 inch|
|+ LENS & Focus|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||18 MP|
|Focal Length||18 - 135 mm|
|Lens Kit||18-135 mm|
|Sensor Size||1/3 inch, 22.3 x 14.9mm|
|ISO Rating||AUTO (100-6400), 100-6400 Expandable to H (approx 12800) in 1-stop increments|
|Metering||Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor, Active metering time can be changed|
|Maximum Shutter Speed||1/4000 sec.|
|Auto Focus||TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor|
|Manual Focus||Selected on lens, default in Live View Mode|
|+ SHOOT MODE|
|Shooting Modes||Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portra|
|Continuous Shots||Max. Approx. 3.7fps for approx. 34 JPEG images, 6 images RAW|
|Self Timer||(2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)|
|Built in Flash||Yes|
|External Flash||Yes, Via camera menu screen|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter|
|Flash Range||Up to 17mm focal length|
|Color Filter||Primary Colour|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes - with red eye reduction lamp|
|White Balancing||Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Custom White|
|Image Display Resolution||Approx. 1040K dots|
|Image Sizing||5184 X 3456|
|Image Format||JPEG, RAW|
|+ AUDIO & VIDEO|
|Video Display Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Audio Video Interface||Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), Ext|
|External Storage||SD card, SDHC card or SDXC card|
|ViewFinder||Pentamirror, -3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)|
|Dimensions||133.1 X 99.5 X 79.7 mm|
|USB Cable||Hi-Speed USB|
|+ BATTERY & POWER SUPPLY|
|Battery Type||1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E8, Shots: Approx. 440 (at 23C, AE 50%, FE 50%), Approx. 400 (at|