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EOS 600D - Rebel T3i - Kiss X5

Replacement for the 550D / Rebel T2i

The Canon EOS 600D was announced as an update to the previous 550D in February 2011.

Although itself superceded by the 650D, it remains available. Canon's normal policy being to keep earlier models of the Rebel range available until the top end model is itself replaced.

With a similar 18MP sensor to the 650D, it's a very capable camera and a very worthwhile first DSLR.

This page brings together all our 600D related information, including updates, reviews and promotional offers/rebates.

Latest Info >

Key features

EOS 600D News / reviews

Updated as we find them

Reviews/previews

flip out screen on the T3i
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Latest 600D Information

2012 October

August

  • 14th Details of Canon US camera rebates (open images in new window to see at full size).
  • canon aug 12 rebate -1

April

    • 16th There is a problem with some cameras (EOS 60D, EOS 450D, EOS 500D, EOS 600D & EOS 1000) and Eye-Fi X2 series cards (incl. Connect X2, Mobile X2, Pro X2). This from Canon:
    • It is possible that the EOS digital SLR cameras which have had their main PCB replaced during the specific timeframes listed above may not turn on normally when Eye-Fi brand cards are used, or if any brand of SD card is removed from the camera within a certain time after opening the card slot cover. If the camera is not turning on normally when using an Eye-Fi brand card, a temporary workaround is to use SD cards instead of the Eye-Fi card when capturing images. If the camera is not operating normally when the SD card is promptly removed after opening the card slot cover, a temporary workaround is to remove the battery pack, then re-insert the battery pack.
  • 15th In the US, the various T3i rebate deals run until April 21st
  • [info at B&H click “Buy together and save” link to see all offers]
  • Canon UK 'cashback' until 5th June, covering 550D and 600D

2011 May

  • 17th Firmware updated to V1.0.1 [Win | Mac]
  • Firmware Version 1.0.1 incorporates the following fixes and changes:
  • 1. Clarifies the feature guide description of the digital zoom function for movie-shooting that appears on the camera's LCD monitor.
  • 2. Fixes a phenomenon in which, in rare cases, a computer connected to the camera with a USB cable cannot recognize the camera.

March

February

  • 10th Added featues list and comparisons, updated preview links.
  • 5th The 600D seems to have moved to the front in the 'what's to be announced' rumours.
  • 3rd A Korean regulatory note [RRA] appears, suggesting that a 600D was registered by Canon on January the 25th. Whenever a consumer electronics item is released into a market, there are various type approval required - I'm surprised that this is publically accessible, but a 600D has looked pretty likely this time of the year, since the 550D came out.

Canon UK press info

London, UK, 7th February 2011 – Canon today announces the launch of the EOS 600D – a compact, lightweight Digital SLR (DSLR) that makes capturing exciting, fun and creative images easier than ever. The perfect choice for aspiring photographers looking for a combination of outstanding image quality and ease-of-use, the EOS 600D sits at the top of Canon’s entry-level EOS line-up, above the existing EOS 550D and the new EOS 1100D.

Capturing stunning images and Full HD video has never been easier, thanks to a range of automatic shooting modes that beginners can use to instantly express their creativity. A Feature Guide has been added to the user interface to help you learn about the camera as you use it, helping to develop your photography skills. With an unrivalled range of EF lenses, Speedlites and other accessories to enhance your shooting, the EOS system holds the key to the perfect shot – wherever your journey takes you, and whatever the scene before you.

First-class image quality

The EOS 600D provides all the tools to capture beautiful stills and HD movies. Amazing picture detail is provided by a high-resolution 18 Megapixel (MP) APS-C CMOS sensor, which combines with 14-bit DIGIC 4 processing so you can capture the wonder of a beautiful blue sky and enjoy exceptionally smooth gradients between colours. The camera’s low light shooting capability enables you to achieve clear, natural images in darker conditions, with an ISO range of 100-6400 that can be further expanded to 12800.

Great for shooting pets, children or wildlife, the EOS 600D allows high-speed shooting at 3.7 frames per second (fps), enabling you to capture fast-moving action. Each shot will be captured in sharp detail thanks to the 9-point Auto Focus system, which can track subjects using the auto focus points across the frame. Even more accurate focusing is providing by an extra-sensitive central AF Sensor, while the iFCL Metering system from the semi-professional EOS 7D features a 63-zone Dual-layer metering sensor, helping you to ensure your shot is correctly exposed, even in difficult lighting conditions.

T3i

Easy shooting, amazing results

New fully-automatic Scene Intelligent Auto mode makes it easy for you to capture outstanding quality shots with almost no effort. Allowing you to focus exclusively on framing your picture, Scene Intelligent Auto analyses the scene for you and automatically picks the best settings to capture it. Your images will look better than ever thanks to a new ‘Auto’ Picture Style, which automatically makes fine adjustments to colours while you focus on capturing the scene you want.

The EOS 600D also makes it easy for you to instantly add creativity to your pictures. Change the atmosphere of a scene with Basic+, which allows you to pick the mood you want to achieve from one of eight options, including ‘Warm’, ‘Cool’ or ‘Intense’. Whether you’re shooting landscapes, portraits, or close-up macro shots, Basic+ makes it easy to capture the perfect image.

rebel t3i with flip out screen

Simple, flexible, artistic

Ideal for beginners, a Feature Guide has been added to the EOS 600D’s menu system, offering a brief description of each key setting and its effect, helping you learn more about the camera as you use it.

You can also shoot overhead, at ground level or around corners with the EOS 600D’s
Vari-angle 7.7cm 3:2 ratio ClearView LCD. Rich on-screen detail is provided in 1.04 million-dot resolution, and the side-mounted hinge allows users to comfortably and creatively shoot from a range of unusual angles, or when using a tripod. A smudge-resistant fluorine coating and three anti-reflection coatings also ensure you can see the LCD in clear detail, wherever you are.

Allowing you to apply your own stamp to your shots, the EOS 600D is perfect for experimenting with different Creative Filters. Fish-eye-Effect creates a barrel-shaped distortion similar to a fish-eye lens, and you can instantly turn a scene into a small-scale model with Miniature Effect. Toy Camera Effect, Grainy B/W and Soft Focus offer additional options, allowing you to experiment with your images in a number of different ways.

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Capture stunning detail with EOS movie

Capture your memories in superb clarity with Full HD (1080p) movie mode, while a dedicated movie shooting mode means you can switch between stills and HD video instantly. You can also reach distant subjects using new Movie Digital Zoom function, which crops the centre of the sensor from 3x to 10x while still maintaining Full HD quality – great for capturing wildlife on a safari holiday.

Enabling you to capture more engaging videos, Video Snapshot mode shoots video in two, four, or eight second segments, creating clips that are short, easy to edit and of similar lengths to clips used in most TV programmes. As they are recorded, the clips are saved to a Video Snapshot Album and combined into one movie. A soundtrack can be added by choosing from tracks uploaded to the camera and the result viewed on the camera’s LCD, or on an HDTV via the built-in mini HDMI connection.

The EOS system – unrestricted creativity

As your skills develop, the EOS 600D grows with you. As part of Canon’s EOS range, the camera is compatible with the unrivalled selection of EF lenses and a range of accessories, so you can add to your kitbag as your ability and style develops. Over 60 lenses provide you with unlimited creative possibilities: wide-angle lenses capture sweeping landscapes, macro lenses capture the most intricate beauty of the tiniest creatures, and telephoto lenses make distant scenes appear as if they are right in front of you.

Using Canon’s range of Speedlite flashes and the EOS 600D’s Integrated
Speedlite Transmitter, you can also experiment with different lighting techniques, or use your flash off-camera, to give your subject or scene a completely different look and feel. With the Easy Wireless function, the camera will also take care of the complicated settings whilst you focus on framing and lighting your scene as you wish.

Introducing the new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

new 18-55 IS II lensLaunching with the EOS 600D is the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II – a new kit lens that provides excellent performance for beginners. A lightweight construction makes it easy to carry, and Canon’s acclaimed optical Image Stabilization also minimises the risk of blur, allowing photographers to use shutter speeds 4 stops slower while still maintaining a blur-free shot. The EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II will succeed the existing EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS in Canon’s lens line-up.

EOS 600D – key features:

18-megapixel CMOS sensor
Scene Intelligent Auto mode
Full-HD EOS Movie
On-screen Feature Guide
3.7fps continuous shooting
Wide-area 9-point AF
1,040k-dot vari-angle 7.7cm (3.0”) screen
Basic+ and Creative Filters
Built-in wireless flash control
Technologies explained

Canon CMOS sensor

Exclusively designed and manufactured by Canon to work in combination with its own DIGIC processors, Canon’s CMOS technology integrates advanced noise reduction circuitry at each pixel site, delivering virtually noise-free images. In comparison with CCD technology, the lower power consumption characteristics of Canon’s CMOS sensors also contribute to longer battery life.

Signal conversion in Canon’s CMOS sensors is handled by individual amplifiers at each pixel site. Unnecessary charge transfer operations are avoided, vastly speeding up the process of getting the signal to the image processor. Noise is reduced, power consumption is limited and faster frame rate potential is increased.

DIGIC 4

Image data captured by the CMOS sensor is processed by Canon’s purpose-built DIGIC 4 image processors before being written to memory card. DIGIC technology uses advanced image processing algorithms to ensure precise, natural colours, tonal gradation, accurate white balance, and advanced noise reduction. Ultra-fast processing speeds result in highly responsive camera operation and near-instant start-up times.

DIGIC chips work with a high speed image buffer, reading, processing, compressing and writing image data fast enough to keep the buffer clear during long continuous shooting bursts. In addition, because DIGIC 4 integrates all key processing functions, power consumption is kept to a minimum.

iFCL metering system with 63-zone Dual-layer Metering sensor
The iFCL system uses focus, colour and luminance information to determine consistently exposed shots. All focus points provide distance information to the metering system to determine the location of the subject and allow the algorithm to weight the exposure accordingly.

Both the EOS 600D and EOS 1100D models feature a metering sensor with 63 zones, compatible with all nine AF points. Typically, metering sensors are more sensitive to red subjects which can lead to overexposure. The EOS 600D and EOS 1100D counter this with the dual layer sensor, which has one layer sensitive to red and green light and one that is sensitive to blue and green light. The metering algorithm then compares the level of the two layers and adjusts the meter reading accordingly.

EOS Integrated Cleaning System
The new EOS 600D features the EOS Integrated Cleaning System, used to combat sensor dust in three important ways: Reduce, Repel and Remove.

Reduce - Internal camera mechanisms are designed to minimise dust generation. The redesigned body cap prevents dust generation through wear on the cap itself
Repel - Anti-static technologies, including a magnesium fluoride coating, are applied to the low-pass filter covering the front of the sensor so as not to attract dust
Remove - A Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit uses hi-frequency vibrations to shake dust from the infrared filter for a period of approximately one second after each start up. For instant shooting after power up, this feature is disabled immediately as the shutter release is depressed
The front surface of the EOS 1100D’s low-pass filter features a fluorine coating to minimize dust adhesion to the sensor. Both the EOS 600D and the EOS 1100D feature an internal Dust Delete Data system, which can map the position of visible dust on the sensor. This can then be deleted automatically after the shoot with the latest Digital Photo Professional software.

Vari-Angle Clear View LCD (EOS 600D only)

The EOS 600D features a 7.7cm (3.0”) 3:2 Vari-Angle Clear View LCD screen offering approximately 1.04 million dot resolution – allowing high-quality viewing of images, and focus checks, in playback. With a wide 160º angle of view, images on the Clear View LCD can be easily reviewed in a vast range of environments with reduced ghosting and reflections, thanks to three anti-reflection coatings and a smudge-resistant fluorine coating. Marks on the screen are prevented and colours on the monitor appear natural and close to the sRGB colour space. The vari-angle screen has been designed to open sideways, enabling photographers to shoot from unusual angles, even while the EOS 600D is attached to a tripod or battery grip. The screen flips out 175° and can then rotate 90° forwards or 180° backwards, allowing the photographer to view the screen from low or high angles, and even from in front of the camera.

flip out screen on the T3i

EOS Movie

EOS Movie allows users to record Full HD (1920x1080p) movies on the EOS 600D and HD (1280x720p) movies on the EOS 1100D. The EOS 600D offers full manual control of exposure and frame rates of 30, 25 and 24 fps at full resolution, with 60 and 50 fps available at 720p resolution. The EOS 1100D has a choice of 30 and 25 fps frame rates.

When filming Full HD footage with the EOS 600D, Movie Digital Zoom can be used to magnify the centre of the sensor by 3-10x while maintaining Full HD quality.

EOS Scene Detection Technology (EOS 600D only)
EOS Scene Detection Technology automatically analyses faces, brightness, movement, contrast and distance in the scene, with information provided as feedback to the Scene Intelligent Auto mode.

Scene Intelligent Auto (EOS 600D only)
Scene Intelligent Auto takes the information gathered by the
EOS Scene Detection System and determines the best settings to capture the scene. For example, when shooting portraits, the settings are adjusted to make the skin appear more natural.

Picture Styles
Picture Style presets can be likened to different film types – each one offering a different colour response. Within each selectable preset, photographers have control over sharpness, contrast, colour tone and saturation. The camera’s Standard Picture Style is designed to deliver immediately-usable JPEG images without need for additional processing. When shooting RAW images Picture Styles can be revised with Canon’s Digital Photo Professional software.

The presets available with both the EOS 600D and EOS 1100D are:

Standard: For crisp, vivid images that don’t require post-processing.
Portrait: Optimises colour tone and saturation and weakens sharpening to achieve attractive skin tones.
Landscape: For punchier greens and blues with stronger sharpening to give a crisp edge to mountain, tree and building outlines.
Neutral: Ideal for post-processing.
Faithful: Adjusts colour to match the subject colour when shot under a colour temperature of 5200K.
Monochrome: For black and white shooting with a range of filter effects (yellow, orange, red and green) and toning effects (sepia, blue, purple and green.
A new Picture Style has been added to the EOS 600D – Picture Style Auto. This new Picture Style makes fine adjustments, based on the EOS Scene Detection System’s analysis, to create a Picture Style for the particular image. Three User Defined Picture Styles can be used to store customised pre-sets created using the supplied Picture Style Editor, or any of the pre-sets available for download from Canon’s web site: www.canon.co.jp/Imaging/picturestyle/file/index.htm

Basic+
Basic+ is a creative imaging function that was first introduced in the EOS 60D, which makes it easier to create the desired image effects when shooting a scene. With Basic+, photographers have the option to apply a creative intent to their images whilst using the scene-based modes.

Shoot by ambience: exposure compensation and white balance are adjusted according to preset styles to create ambience or tone in the image
Shoot by lighting or scene type: a simplified form of white balance, which allows new digital photographers to change the white balance settings according to more understandable terms such as “Daylight”, “Shade”, “Cloudy”, “Sunset”, “Tungsten light” and “Fluorescent light”
Auto Lighting Optimizer (ALO)
Auto Lighting Optimiser analyses the image and selectively adjusts the brightness to achieve a more even result. For example, when a person is backlit, ALO detects the face and increases its brightness to ensure a more pleasing image.

Lens peripheral illumination correction
The lens peripheral illumination correction function uses the power of the DIGIC 4 image processor to improve image quality by maintaining evenness of illumination from corner to corner, even when shooting wide open with a zoom lens. When shooting in RAW this correction can be further adjusted using
Digital Photo Professional.

Highlight Tone Priority
With Highlight Tone Priority the dynamic range of the highlight tones is extended. The gradation between 18% greys (standard exposure) and the highlights are improved, reducing loss of detail in highlights. This enables a picture with a large proportion of highlights, such as a brightly-lit bride in her wedding gown, to show greater detail in the white and grey areas of the photo, making the image more attractive and natural.

Feature Guide
The Feature Guide acts as an on-board guide by displaying a simple description of each mode and the functions on the Quick Control Screen.

Creative Filters (EOS 600D only)
EOS 600D provides a range of creative effect filters which can be applied to RAW images and all JPEG images. Since the filter can be applied after the shot is taken, users can apply different filters to the same image and see the effects:

Fish-eye effect: Creates a barrel-shaped distortion similar to a fish-eye lens. The effect can be adjusted, and, depending on the level of distortion, the image periphery may be cropped.
Grainy B/W: Creates a grainy, black-and-white image. The effect can be emphasized by adjusting the contrast.
Soft focus: Produces a soft result. This can be increased by adjusting the blur.
Toy camera effect: Provides colour cast typical of toy cameras. The four corners are also darkened. The image looks soft with a subtle grainy look. The colour cast can be changed to cool or warm colours.
Miniature effect: Can be set by the user to make part of the image look sharp. The orientation (vertical or horizontal) of the area can be changed by pressing the INFO button.
Video Snapshot (EOS 600D only)
The Video Snapshot feature enables the user to capture short video clips of 2, 4 or 8 seconds in length. These short snapshots are then stitched together into one file as a Video Snapshot Album, creating a dynamic, fast-paced movie sequence. Once video clip duration has been selected, every time the Movie shooting button is pressed a video clip of that length will be captured. For example, if a 4 second Video Snapshot is selected, the Video Snapshot Album will be created consisting of 4-second movie clips. This creates a much more engaging movie and encourages the user to think about the shots they take.

When playing a Movie, Video Snapshot Album or Slideshow, background music (BGM) can be applied, whether on the camera’s screen, or on a larger HDTV using the camera’s HDMI connection. To do this, users must convert audio files*1 to the supported .WAV format, before using EOS Utility software to upload the files to the camera’s SD card ready for selection during playback. A choice of five music tracks supplied with the camera can also be used.

Digital Photo Professional Software
Digital Photo Professional (DPP) software provides high speed, high quality processing of lossless RAW images. Processing with Digital Photo Professional allows real-time display and immediate application of image adjustments, giving control over RAW image variables such as white balance, dynamic range, exposure compensation, noise reduction and colour tone – plus the ability to view Auto Focus points on an image and apply un-sharp mask sharpening. The Lens Aberration correction tool allows precise correction of different types of distortion caused by certain lenses. Newly added is a set of distortion corrections for use with the EF 8-15mm f/4L USM Fisheye. These corrections allow you to produce fisheye images for different uses.

Emphasize Linearity: Converts the image to a ‘Central Projection’ style image. This creates a full frame image from a circular fisheye image.
Emphasize Distance: This converts the image into an ‘Equidistant Projection’ image. This method preserves distance relationships between objects, but removes much of the distortion. It is particularly useful for creating star maps and solar path diagrams.
Emphasize Periphery: This converts the image into a ‘Stereographic Projection’ image. This allows positional relationships on a spherical surface to be displayed correctly, such as an image of a globe.
Emphasize Centre: This converts the image to an ‘Orthogonal Projection’ image, enlarging the centre of the image. This is useful for city planners to measure the luminance of an area by the sky to ensure adequate lighting.
Images can be recorded in camera with sRGB or Adobe RGB colour space. Images can also be rotated and trimmed allowing photographers to correct framing and horizons as part of the RAW processing. Digital Photo Professional also provides full support for the rating system within the EOS 600D and EOS 1100D allowing star ratings to be added or edited for easier sorting.

Digital Photo Professional supports sRGB, Adobe RGB, ColorMatch RGB, Apple RGB and
Wide Gamut RGB colour spaces. ICC (International Colour Consortium) profiles can be attached to TIFF or JPEG images when converted from RAW. This allows faithful reproduction of colours in software applications that support ICC profiles, such as Adobe Photoshop. For improved efficiency, a set of image adjustments can be saved as a recipe and applied.

EOS Utility
The latest version of EOS Utility provides essential support for Live View remote shooting (with the ability to overlay an image to assist with alignment of subsequent shots during product photography), camera configuration and image transfers. Tightly integrated with Digital Photo Professional, EOS Utility can be configured to monitor ‘hot’ folders, automatically renaming and moving incoming images to a structured file system. Images can also be tagged with EXIF data, including copyright information. Newly added is the ability to register background music, with users now able to add or remove .WAV format files from the playlist used by the camera*1.

Picture Style Editor
Picture Style Editor allows photographers to create individual Picture Styles that meet their personal requirements. Each Picture Style contains detailed information on how specific colours should be represented within an image. Once new Picture Styles have been created, they can be uploaded directly into the camera and applied to JPEG or RAW images. When working with RAW files in DPP, both personal Picture Styles and predetermined Picture Styles can be adjusted.

ZoomBrowser EX (PC)/ImageBrowser (MAC)
ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser is designed to give photographers a quick and easy way of managing their images. Basic JPEG editing functionality enables users to adjust image brightness and colour balance, with an in-software connection to DPP for RAW image editing. Users can select, rename and resize multiple images at once, set star ratings and organise images by shooting date, making it simple to manage large image libraries. Photographers can also select, add comments and then print images via a range of simplified printing options, and direct uploads to
CANON iMAGE GATEWAY enables image sharing via personal online photo albums.

ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser also offers support for video editing, including a new Video Snapshot Edit Task that makes it easy for users to manage, edit and share Video Snapshot Albums.

Video Snapshot Edit Task
This feature allows Video Snapshot Albums to be edited using a computer. Individual snapshots can be removed or reordered, and a background music track can also be added*1. The resulting file can be uploaded to YouTube quickly and easily using a new YouTube upload task.

*3Copyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recorded images or copyrighted music and images with music in the memory card for anything but private enjoyment.

600D Specifications

List price (US) Body only: $tbc
Body+18-55 IS II Kit: $900
List price (EU) Body only: €tbc
Body+18-55 IS II Kit: €tbc
List price (UK) Body only: £679
Body+18-55 IS II Kit: £769
Body material Stainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with glass fiber
Sensor 18.7 million effective pixels
18.0 million total pixels
22.3 x 14.9 mm CMOS sensor
RGB Color Filter Array
Built-in low-pass filter with self cleaning unit
3:2 aspect ratio
Dust reduction Low-pass filter vibration at power-on (can be interrupted)
Anti-static coating on sensor surfaces
Software based dust-removal (camera maps dust, removed later)
Image sizes * RAW
5184 x 3456
JPEG
3:2
5184 x 3456
3456 x 2304
2592 x 1728
1920 x 1280 *
720 x 480 *
4:3 *
4608 x 3456
3072 x 2304
2304 x 1728
1696 x 1280
640 x 480
16:9 *
5184 x 2912
3456 x 1944
2592 x 1456
1920 x 1080
720 x 400
1:1 *
3456 x 3456
2304 x 2304
1728 x 1728
1280x1280
480 x 480
Still image formats RAW (.CR2 14-bit)
RAW (.CR2 14-bit) + JPEG Large / Fine
JPEG (EXIF 2.3) * - Fine, Normal
Movie recording * 1920 x 1080 (1080p, 16:9) @ 30/25/24 fps
1280 x 720 (720p, 16:9) @ 60/50 fps
640 x 480 (4:3) @ 60/50 fps
Quicktime MOV format (H.264 compression, linear PCM audio)
Up to 29 min 59 sec (or max file size 4 GB)
Image processor DIGIC 4
Lenses Canon EF / EF-S lens mount
1.6x field of view crop
Focus modes Auto Focus
Manual Focus (switch on lens)
Auto Focus 9-point CMOS sensor
F5.6 cross-type at center, extra sensitivity at F2.8
AF working range: -0.5 to 18 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100)
Predictive AF up to 8m
AF modes AI Focus
One Shot
AI Servo
AF point selection Auto
Manual
AF assist Flash strobe
Shooting modes Scene Intelligent Auto
Flash off
Creative Auto
Portrait
Landscape
Close-up
Sports
Night portrait
Movie
Program AE (P)
Shutter priority AE (Tv)
Aperture priority AE (Av)
Manual (M)
Auto depth-of-field
Metering TTL 63-zone SPC
Metering range: EV 1.0 - 20 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100, 50 mm F1.4)
Metering modes Evaluative 63-zone (linked to AF points)
Partial 9% at center
Spot 4% at center
Center-weighted average
AE Lock AE lock button
AE Bracketing +/- 2.0 EV (3 shots)
0.5 or 0.3 EV increments
Exposure compen. +/- 5.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV increments
Sensitivity Auto (100 - 6400)
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO 800
ISO 1600
ISO 3200
ISO 6400
H1 expansion (ISO 12800 equiv.)
Highlight tone priority
Shutter Focal-plane shutter
30 - 1/4000 sec (0.5 or 0.3 EV steps)
Flash X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Bulb
Aperture values F1.0 - F91 (0.3 EV steps)
Actual aperture range depends on lens used
White balance  Auto
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Flash
 Custom
WB Bracketing +/-3 levels
3 images
Selectable Blue/Amber or Magenta/Green bias
WB fine-tuning Blue (-9) to Amber (+9)
Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
Color space sRGB
Adobe RGB
Picture style Standard
Portrait
Landscape
Neutral
Faithful
Monochrome
User 1
User 2
User 3
Custom image parameters Sharpness: 0 to 7
Contrast: -4 to +4
Saturation: -4 to +4
Color tone: -4 to +4
B&W filter: N, Ye, Or, R, G
B&W tone: N, S, B, P, G
Image processing Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer - 4 settings
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction
Peripheral illumination correction
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type) *
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye) - during image Playback only *
Drive modes Single
Continuous: 3.7 fps up to 34 Large/Fine JPEG / 6 RAW frames
Self-timer 10 secs (2 sec with mirror lock-up)
Self-timer continuous
Mirror lockup Yes (custom function)
Viewfinder Pentamirror
95% frame coverage
Magnification: 0.85x (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint: 19 mm
Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Fixed precision matte
Viewfinder info AF information (AF points focus confirmation light)
Shutter speed
Aperture value
ISO speed (always displayed)
AE lock
Exposure level/compensation
Spot metering circle
Exposure warning
AEB
Flash ready
High-speed sync
FE lock
Flash exposure compensation
Red-eye reduction light
White balance correction
SD card information
Monochrome shooting
Maximum burst
Highlight tone priority
DOF preview Yes, button
LCD monitor * Vari-angle 3.0" 3:2 TFT LCD *
1,040,000 dots
 Approx 100% coverage
Wide viewing angle (170° horizontal and vertical)
Dual anti-reflection, anti-smudge
7 brightness levels
Up to 10x zoom playback
LCD Live view Live TTL display of scene from CMOS image sensor
Approx 99% frame coverage (30 fps display rate)
Real-time evaluative metering using CMOS image sensor
Grid optional (thirds)
Live Histogram optional
Magnify optional (5x or 10x at any point on the screen)
Quick or Live mode autofocus
Record review Uses last play mode
Magnification possible
2 / 4 / 8 sec / Hold
Flash * Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash
Guide number approx 13
Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/ Off, Red-Eye Reduction
Integrated Speedlite Transmitter, wireless multi-flash support *
X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Flash exposure compensation: +/-2.0 EV (0.3 or 0.5 EV steps)
Coverage up to 17 mm focal length (27 mm FOV equiv.)
External flash E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series Speedlites
Hot-shoe
Other features Orientation sensor
 In-camera copyright information
 Image rating (0-5 stars) *
Automatically writes FAT16/FAT32 depending on capacity
Auto rotation On (playback uses orientation data in file header)
Off
Playback mode Single image
Single image with info (histogram brightness / RGB )
Magnified view (1.5 - 10x in 15 steps, browsable)
4 and 9 image index
Auto play
Image rotation
Jump (by 10, 100 or date)
Custom functions * 11 custom functions with 34 settings
Menu languages * English
German
French
Dutch
Danish
Portuguese
Finnish
Italian
Norwegian
Swedish
Spanish
Greek
Russian
Polish
Czech
Hungarian
Romanian
Ukrainian
Turkish
Arabic
Thai
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Korean
Japanese
Firmware User upgradable
Connectivity USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Video out (PAL / NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal)
HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC)
E3 type wired remote control
 Remote Controller RC-6
External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack
Audio Mono microphone on front
Mono speaker on rear
 External stereo mike (optional)
Storage SD / SDHC /SDXC cards
Power Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery
 Approx 440 shots (23°C AE 50%, FE 50%), CIPA standard
 4 level battery life display
Optional ACK-E8 AC adapter kit
Battery Grip Yes, BG-E8
Direct printing Canon Selphy Printers
Canon Bubble Jet Printers with direct print function
Canon PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge
Dimensions * 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7 mm (5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in)
Weight (inc batt/card) * 570 g (1.26 lb)
Software Zoom Browser EX / ImageBrowser
Digital Photo Professional (Windows / Mac)
PhotoStitch
EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture; Windows & Mac except Mac Intel)
Picture Style Editor

600D compared to 1100D (T3i vs T3)

Coloured areas show additional features of the 600D over the 1100D

Canon EOS 600D Canon EOS 1100D
Sensor 18.0 MP
22.3 x 14.9 mm CMOS sensor
12.2 MP
22.2 x 14.7 mm CMOS sensor
Dust reduction Low-pass filter vibration
Anti-static coating on sensor surfaces
Software dust-removal (camera maps dust, removed later in DPP)
Anti-static coating on sensor surfaces
Software dust-removal (camera maps dust, removed later in DPP)
Output formats RAW (14-bit), RAW  +  JPEG, JPEG RAW (14-bit), RAW  +  JPEG, JPEG
Image sizes RAW 5184 x 3456
JPEG 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1 aspect ratios
RAW 4272 x 2848
JPEG 3:2 aspect ratio
Movie recording 1920 x 1080 (30/25/24 fps)
1280 x 720 (60/50 fps)
640 x 480 (60/50 fps)
.MOV format (H.264, PCM audio)
1280 x 720 (30, 25 fps)
.MOV format(Video: H.264, PCM audio)
Movie Audio Auto or manual control
Optional wind filter
Auto only
Image processor DIGIC 4 DIGIC 4
Lenses Canon EF / EF-S lens mount
1.6x "digital multiplier"
Canon EF / EF-S lens mount
1.6x "digital multiplier"
Auto Focus 9-point CMOS sensor
F5.6 cross-type at center (extra vertical sensitivity at f2.8)
Range: -0.5 to 18 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100)
9-point CMOS sensor
Cross-type F5.6 at center
Range: 0 to 18 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100)
AF modes AI Focus, One Shot, AI Servo AI Focus, One shot, AI Servo
AF assist Flash strobe Flash strobe
Shooting modes Program AE (P)
Shutter priority AE (Tv)
Aperture priority AE (Av)
Manual (M)
Auto depth-of-field
Scene Intelligent Auto
Flash off
Creative Auto
Portrait
Landscape
Close-up
Sports
Night portrait
Movie
Auto
Program AE (P)
Shutter priority AE (Tv)
Aperture priority AE (Av)
Manual (M)
Auto depth-of-field
Portrait
Landscape
Close-up
Sports
Night portrait
Flash off
Creative Auto
Movie
Metering Evaluative 63-zone
Partial 9%
Spot 4%
Center-weighted average
Metering range: EV 1 - 20 EV (23°C, ISO 100, 50/1.4)
Evaluative 63-zone
Partial (10%)
Center weighted average metering
Range : EV 1-20 (23°C, ISO100, 50/1.4)
AE Bracketing +/- 2.0 EV (3 shots)
0.5 or 0.3 EV steps
+/- 2.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV steps
Exposure compensation +/- 5.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV steps
+/- 5.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV steps
Shutter 30 - 1/4000 sec (0.5 or 0.3 EV steps)
Flash X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Bulb
30 - 1/4000 sec (0.5 or 0.3 EV steps)
Flash X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Bulb
Sensitivity Auto (100 - 6400)
ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800(H1)
Auto (100 - 6400)
ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
DOF preview Yes (custom function) Yes (custom function)
Drive modes Single
Continuous: 3.7 fps up to 34 Large/Fine JPEG / 6 RAW frames
Self-timer
Single
Continuous: 2 fps up to 5 RAW frames / 3 fps up to 830 JPEG
Self-timer
White balance  Auto
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Flash
 Custom
 Auto
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Tungsten
 White Fluorescent Light
 Flash
 Custom
WB Bracketing +/-3 levels
3 images
Selectable Blue/Amber or Magenta/Green bias
+/-3 levels
3 images
Selectable Blue/Amber or Magenta/Green bias
WB fine-tuning Blue (-9) to Amber (+9)
Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
Blue (-9) To Amber (+9)
Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
Color space sRGB, Adobe RGB sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Styles Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User 1, User 2, User 3 Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User 1, User 2, User 3
Viewfinder Pentamirror
95% frame coverage
Magnification: 0.85x
Eyepoint: 19 mm
Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0
Fixed precision matte screen
Pentamirror
95% frame coverage
Magnification: 0.87x
Eyepoint: 19 mm
Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0
Fixed precision matte screen
LCD monitor Vari-angle (tilt + swivel) 3.0" 3:2 TFT LCD, 1,040,000 dots
Wide viewing angle (170° horizontal and vertical)
Dual anti-reflection, anti-smudge
7 brightness levels
Up to 10x zoom playback
Fixed 2.7" TFT LCD, 230,000 dots
Wide viewing angle (170° horizontal and vertical)
7 brightness levels
Up to 10x zoom playback
LCD Live view Live TTL display
Approx 99% frame coverage w/30 fps display rate)
Real-time evaluative metering
Optional grid
Optional Live Histogram
Magnify optional (5x or 10x at any point on the screen)
Quick mode or Live modeAF
Live TTL display
100% frame coverage w/30fps frame rate
Real-time evaluative metering
Optional Grid
Magnify optional (5x or 10x at AF point)
Quick mode, or Live mode AF
Flash Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash
Guide number approx 13 9m, ISO 100)
Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/ Off, Red-Eye Reduction
Integrated Speedlite Transmitter, wireless multi-flash support
X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Flash exposure compensation: +/-2.0 EV (0.3 or 0.5 EV steps)
Coverage up to 17 mm focal length (27 mm FOV equiv.)
Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash
Guide number approx 13 (m, iso 100)
Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/ Off, Red-Eye Reduction
X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Flash exposure compensation: +/-2.0 EV (0.3 or 0.5 EV steps)
Coverage up to 17 mm focal length (27 mm FOV equiv.)
External flash E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series Speedlites
Hot-shoe
E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series Speedlites
Hot-shoe
Processing Options Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO noise reduction
Peripheral illumination correction
Basic+ (Shoot by ambiance selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye)
Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO  noise reduction
Peripheral illumination correction
Basic+ (Shoot by ambiance selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
Memory SD / SDHC /SDXC cards SD / SDHC / SDXC card
Playback modes Single image
Single image with info (histogram brightness / RGB )
Magnified view (1.5 - 10x)
4 and 9 image index
Auto play
Image rotation
Jump (by 10, 100 or date)
Single image
Single image with info (histogram brightness / RGB )
Magnified view (1.5 - 10x)
4 and 9 image index
Auto play
Image rotation
Custom functions 11 custom functions with 34 settings 10 custom functions with 32settings
Connectivity USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Video out (PAL / NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal)
HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC)
E3 type wired remote control
Remote Controller RC-6
External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack
USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) mini-B
Video out (PAL / NTSC)
HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible)
Battery Li-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery
~440 shots (23°C 50% flash)
4 level battery life display
Optional ACK-E8 AC adapter kit
Li-Ion LP-E10 rechargeable battery.
~700 shots (23°C 50% flash)
Optional ACK-E10 AC adapter kit
Weight (minus battery) 570 g 495 g
Size 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7 mm (5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in) 130 x 100 x 78 mm (5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in)

Pre release info

January

  • 13th Replacement for both the 1000D (1100D) and 550D at CP+ ? [1k1]
  • The 600D is pitched at 18MP, DigicIV, 3.7fps, vari-angle 3" LCD screen and a new 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS II kit lens. The model name plate is also re-designed
  • If you go to the orginal source [translation] you can see that DigicV is not expected until the 5D mk3 and 1Ds4 - we've had suggestions that it would first appear in the 550/1000D replacements, but leaving it out allows it to give the 70D and 7DMk2 a bit more of a jump on the 60D and 7D.
  • 7th The CP+ show is next up [CP+ 9-12 Feb] The 550D will be a year old, whilst the 1000D comes in at just under 3 yrs. We've not had any detailed comments about what to see at CP+, other than that both were up for change sooner this year rather than later.

2010 December

  • 11th A comment [CR] puts the 600D as an April announcement

August

  • 17th With the 550D, 7D and likely 60D at 18MP, the scope for more MP seems limited, until some of the higher end cameras move upwards in MP.
  • Will the 550D last beyond the usual 1 year?
    • 300D / Rebel - 20 Aug. 2003
    • 350D / Rebel XT – 17 Feb. 2005
    • 400D / Rebel XTi – 24 Aug. 2006
    • 450D / Rebel XSi - 23 Jan. 2008
    • 1000D / Rebel XS - 8 July 2008
    • 500D / Rebel T1i - 25 March 2009
    • 550D / Rebel T2i – 8 Feb. 2010

February

  • 10th The 550D is here, so 600D next February then...

January

  • 27th At an Israeli forum there is suggestions that we will see a 550D and a 60D in the near future [via CR]
    • 550D/600D Specs
    • Articulating screen
    • Body smaller than 500D
    • Upgraded 15.1MP APS-C Sensor
    • 720p Video @ 30fps
    • ~$800
    • 60D Specs
    • Articulating screen
    • Metal body, similar to 50D
    • Upgraded 15.1MP APS-C Sensor
    • 720p/1080p Video @ 30fps
    • Electronic Level
    • New battery & battery grip
    • ~$1200
  • I note that both get an articulating screen - but it's suggested that they won't be available until May - perhaps not so likely for consumer level cameras?
  • 17th A suggestion that what's coming up in February will be a new DSLR positioned 'between' the 50D/500D
  • January 6th At CR there is the suggestion that two SLR cameras and some point'n'click boxes will be announced in February.
  • The oldest DSLR (June 08) in the 'Rebel' lineup is the 1000D, which might get a makeover, since the 500D will not even be a year old, which seems to be the life expectancy for its type.
  • The other suggestion is a 60D - although we've had conflicting rumours that the 1Ds4 will be announced in February.

2010

  • March 26th First 550D thread spotted on DPR
  • We're told (thanks) that some time either Nikon or Canon will announce in-body IS. It's been widely trialed and tested, but each is waiting for the other.
  • 25th The 500D is announced - now go out and take some photos!
  • Nothing to see here at the moment!
  • Will it be the 550 and how long will the refresh cycle be?
  • Yes - the 500D lasted a year, next up the 600D and then the EOS 650D
  • As to numbering, have a look at this table of old EOS film camera numbers.

2009

Canon EOS Film SLR Timeline

  1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 05-08
Pro.   1 1N 1V
Prosumer   10/10S 5/A2/A2E 3
Advanced Amateur 650/620/630 100
Elan
50/50E
Elan II/IIE
55
30/33
Elan 7/7E
7
30V/33V
Elan 7N/7NE
7s
Consumer   750QD
850
1000F
Rebel S
1000FN
Rebel S II
500
Rebel XS
Kiss
500N
Rebel G
New Kiss
300
Rebel 2000
Kiss III
300V
Rebel Ti
Kiss 5
300X
Rebel T2
Kiss 7
Entry Level   5000
888
3000
88
3000N
Rebel XS N
66
3000V
Rebel K2
Kiss Lite

550D / T2i Specs

List price (US) Body only: $799
Body+18-55 IS Kit: $899
List price (EU) Body only: €729 + VAT
Body+18-55 IS Kit: €829 + VAT 
International naming US: Canon Rebel T2i
Japan: Canon EOS Kiss Digital X4
Elsewhere: Canon EOS 550D
Body material Stainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with glass fibre
Sensor 18.7 million effective pixels
19.0 million total pixels
22.3 x 14.9 mm CMOS sensor
RGB Colour Filter Array
Built-in low-pass filter with self cleaning unit
3:2 aspect ratio
Dust reduction Low-pass filter vibration at power-on (can be interrupted)
Anti-static coating on sensor surfaces
Software based dust-removal (camera maps dust, removed later)
Image sizes 5184 x 3456
3456 x 2304
2592 x 1728
Still image formats RAW (.CR2 14-bit)
RAW (.CR2 14-bit) + JPEG Large/Fine
JPEG (EXIF 2.21) - Fine, Normal
Movie recording 1920 x 1080 (1080P, 16:9) @ 30/25/24 fps
1280 x 720 (720P, 16:9) @ 60/50 fps
640 x 480 (4:3) @ 60/50 fps
Quicktime MOV format (H.264 video,linear PCM audio)
Up to 29 min 59 sec (or max file size 4 GB)
Image processor DIGIC 4
Lenses Canon EF / EF-S lens mount
1.6x field of view crop
Focus modes Auto Focus
Manual Focus (switch on lens)
Auto Focus 9-point CMOS sensor
F5.6 cross-type at center, extra sensitivity at F2.8
AF working range: -0.5 to 18 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100)
Predictive AF up to 10 m
AF modes AI Focus
One Shot
AI Servo
AF point selection Auto
Manual
AF assist Flash strobe
Shooting modes Auto
Portrait
Landscape
Close-up
Sports
Night portrait
Flash off
Movie
Program AE (P)
Shutter priority AE (Tv)
Aperture priority AE (Av)
Manual (M)
Auto depth-of-field
Metering TTL 63-zone SPC
Metering range: EV 1.0 - 20 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100, 50 mm F1.4)
Metering modes Evaluative 63-zone (linked to AF points)
Partial 9% at center
Spot 4% at center
Center-weighted average
AE Lock AE lock button
AE Bracketing +/- 2.0 EV (3 shots)
0.5 or 0.3 EV increments
Exposure compen. +/- 5.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV increments
Sensitivity Auto (100 - 6400 )
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO 800
ISO 1600
ISO 3200
ISO 6400
H1 expansion (ISO 12800 equiv.)
Highlight tone priority
Shutter Focal-plane shutter
30 - 1/4000 sec (0.5 or 0.3 EV steps)
Flash X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Bulb
Aperture values F1.0 - F91 (0.3 EV steps)
Actual aperture range depends on lens used
White balance  Auto
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Flash
 Custom
WB Bracketing +/-3 levels
3 images
Selectable Blue/Amber or Magenta/Green bias
WB fine-tuning Blue (-9) to Amber (+9)
Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
Colour space sRGB
Adobe RGB
Picture style Standard
Portrait
Landscape
Neutral
Faithful
Monochrome
User 1
User 2
User 3
Custom image parameters Sharpness: 0 to 7
Contrast: -4 to +4
Saturation: -4 to +4
Colour tone: -4 to +4
B&W filter: N, Ye, Or, R, G
B&W tone: N, S, B, P, G
Image processing Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (Basic and Creative modes)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction
Peripheral illumination correction
Drive modes Single
Continuous: 3.7 fps up to 34 Large/Fine JPEG / 6 RAW frames
Self-timer 10 secs (2 sec with mirror lock-up)
Self-timer continuous
Mirror lockup Yes (custom function)
Viewfinder Pentamirror
95% frame coverage
Magnification: 0.87x (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint: 19 mm
Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Fixed precision matte
Proximity sensor disables LCD shooting mode information
Viewfinder info AF information (AF points focus confirmation light)
Shutter speed
Aperture value
ISO speed (always displayed)
AE lock
Exposure level/compensation
Spot metering circle
Exposure warning
AEB
Flash ready
High-speed sync
FE lock
Flash exposure compensation
Red-eye reduction light
White balance correction
SD card information
Monochrome shooting
Maximum burst
Highlight tone priority
DOF preview Yes, button
LCD monitor 3.0" 3:2 TFT LCD
1040,000 pixels
Approx 100% coverage
Wide viewing angle (160° horizontal and vertical)
Dual anti-reflection, anti-smudge
7 brightness levels
Up to 10x zoom playback
LCD Live view Live TTL display of scene from CMOS image sensor
100% frame coverage (30 fps display rate)
Real-time evaluative metering using CMOS image sensor
Best view or exposure simulation
Grid optional (thirds)
Magnify optional (5x or 10x at any point on the screen)
Optional Auto-focus with mirror-down / mirror-up sequence
Quick or Live mode autofocus
Record review Uses last play mode
Magnification possible
2 / 4 / 8 sec / Hold
Flash Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash
Guide number approx 13
Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/ Off, Red-Eye Reduction
X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Flash exposure compensation: +/-2.0 EV (0.3 or 0.5 EV steps)
Coverage up to 17 mm focal length (27 mm FOV equiv.)
External flash E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series Speedlites
Hot-shoe
Other features Orientation sensor
In-camera copyright information
Automatically writes FAT16/FAT32 depending on capacity
Auto rotation On (playback uses orientation data in file header)
Off
Playback mode Single image
Single image with info (histogram brightness / RGB )
Magnified view (1.5 - 10x in 15 steps, browsable)
4 and 9 image index
Auto play
Image rotation
Jump (by 10, 100 or date)
Custom functions 12 custom functions with 36 settings
Menu languages English
German
French
Dutch
Danish
Portuguese
Finnish
Italian
Norwegian
Swedish
Spanish
Greek
Russian
Polish
Czech
Hungarian
Romanian
Ukrainian
Turkish
Arabic
Thai
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Korean
Japanese
Firmware User upgradable
Connectivity USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Video out (PAL / NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal )
HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC)
E3 type wired remote control
Remote Controller RC-6
External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack
Audio Mono microphone on front
Mono speaker on rear
External stereo mike (optional)
Storage SD / SDHC card
SDXC card
Power Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery
Approx 440 shots (23°C AE 50%, FE 50%), CIPA standard
4 level battery life display
Optional ACK-E8 AC adapter kit
Battery Grip Yes, BG-E8
Direct printing Canon Selphy Printers
Canon Bubble Jet Printers with direct print function
Canon PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge
Dimensions 129 x 98 x 62 mm (5.1 x 3.9 x 2.4 in)
Weight (inc batt/card) 530 g (1.17 lb)
Software Zoom Browser EX / ImageBrowser
Digital Photo Professional (Windows / Mac)
PhotoStitch
EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture; Windows & Mac except Mac Intel)
Original Data Security Tools
Picture Style Editor

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