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Canon EOS 600D
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Launch SRP S$1199

Canon EOS 600D


Overall rating 8.5/10

The EOS 600D is powered by an 18-megapixel CMOS sensor and the powerful DIGIC 4 image processor. Features like Scene Intelligent Auto, Basic+ and Feature Guide make it simple to achieve full control over creative functions. Supports Full HD video recording and Video Snapshot function as well.

Tags: dslr, canon, eos

Performance:
9
Design:
9
Features:
8
User-Friendliness:
8
Value:
8
THE GOOD
Excellent photo resolution & ISO performance up to ISO 3200
An overall improvement from 550D, including Handling
Built-in wireless flash controller for easy off-camera flash
THE BAD
Slow AF in Live View
No dedicated video record button
Close in price to similar cameras in Canon's range

Product Specification

Effective pixels 18.0 megapixels
Sensor Approx. 22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS
Focal Length Multiplier 1.6x
ISO rating 100 - 6400 (expandable to 12800)
Zoom ratio Digital zoom: 3-10x
Shutter speed 30 - 1/4000 sec.
Auto Focus Live mode, Face detection Live mode (Contrast detection), Quick mode (Phase-difference detection)
Exposure Control Program AE (Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Program), shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, manual exposure, automatic depth-of-field AE
Exposure Compensation Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments; AEB: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (Can be combined with manual exposure compensation)
Metering 63-zone TTL full-aperture metering (Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points), Partial metering (approx. 9% of viewfinder at center), Spot metering (approx. 4% of viewfinder at center), Center-weighted average metering)
Flash Modes Built-in flash: GN 13 / 43 (ISO 100, in meters / feet), 17mm lens angle of view coverage
Recording Formats JPEG, RAW (14-bit)
Display 3.0-inch, approx. 1,040,000 dots, TFT colour LCD
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
Connectivity USB 2.0, A/V Out, HDMI, E3 wired remote control terminal, Remote Controller RC-6, External microphone (3.5mm stereo mini jack)
Battery Battery Pack LP-E8 (approx. 440 shots, CIPA standard)
Dimensions Approx. 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7mm
Weight Approx. 570g