Canon unveils EOS 600D : Price, Specifications & Release Date


On 7th February, 2011, Japanese multinational corporation, Canon announced that it will launch EOS 600D digital SLR in April 2011. It will come with 18-megapixel sensor, Full HD capabilities and ISO range of 100 to 6400. It will be available at price tag of £769 with revised kit lens including EF-S 18-55mm and F3.5-5.6 IS II. It is a lightweight Digital SLR (DSLR) that makes shooting stimulating, enjoyable and artistic images easier than ever.

Canon unveils EOS 600D : Price, Specifications & Release Date

In this camera, the 18-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 4 processor are same as the professional EOS 7D. The DIGIC 4 processor comes with Full HD video capabilities which will permit owners the capability to speedily switch between high-end still and video shooting. It provides a vari-angle rotatable 3-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 1.04 million dots which can be useful feature when you are keeping the camera over your head or at an awkward angle and also using the Live View screen to arrange a shot. It uses the iFCL Metering system with 63-zone Dual-layer metering sensors which become helpful to capture images even in tricky illumination conditions. It is capable to capture 3.7fps which is 1.6fps less than higher-end EOS 60D. It also offers a number of inventive shooting modes which is already available on the EOS 60D model. By using this camera, you can enhance your photography skills and shooting skills with unrivalled range of EF lenses, Speedlites and other accessories.

First class image quality

It gives all the tools to shoot HD movies and beautiful stills. A high-resolution 18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor is equipped with 14-bit DIGIC 4 processing to give a wonderful picture quality. Due to this feature you can shoot the marvel of a beautiful blue sky and also enjoy very smooth gradient between colors. EOS 600D’s low light shooting ability permits you to get natural and clear images in darker condition with a range of 100-6400 that can be extra extended to 12800. It gives high-speed shooting at 3.7 frames per second (fps) to capture pets, children or wildlife photos and also shoot fast-moving action. 9-point Auto Focus system will capture every shot in sharp feature.

Capture dazzling detail with EOS movie

With Full HD (1080P) movie mode you can shoot your memorable moment in fabulous clarity. Using New Movie Digital Zoom function, you can reach at distant subjects. Zoom function of the camera picks the middle of the sensor between 3x and 10x and still maintaining Full HD quality. It also offers some extra features for video shooting like shoot more charming videos, Video Snapshot mode which shoots video in two, four, or eight second segments, and creating short clips. All clips are saved into a video snapshot album and merged into one movie during recording time. From the tracks uploaded function, you can add soundtrack in the camera and by built-in mini HDMI connection, view the recording and shooting results on the camera’s LCD, or on an HDTV.

Easy shooting, wonderful results

You can shoot dazzling merit shots and video very easily with latest fully-automatic Scene Intelligent Auto mode which automatically analyses the scene for you and picks the best setting to shoot it. A New ‘Auto’ picture style will give best look to your image for all time. A Picture style automatically creates fine adjustments to colors when you focus on shooting the scene you want. You can instantly add originality to your pictures and also change the mood of a scene with Basic + which gives a facility to pick the atmosphere you want to get from one of eight options, including ‘Warm’, ‘Cool’ or ‘Intense’. Basic + makes photo session process very easy to shoot perfect image of portraits, landscapes, or close-up macro.


Simple, flexible, artistic

Canon EOS 600D is the best choice for those people who never capture any image by using camera. It comes with menu system guide that gives short description of each key setting and its effect. With the EOS 600D’s Vari-angle 7.7cm (3”) 3:2 ratio ClearView LCD, you can capture above your head, at ground level or around corners. In this DSLR you can apply for your personal stamp to your shots. It is the perfect choice for testing with different Creative Filters. Miniature Effect allows you to instantly turn a scene into a small scale model. Like a fish-eye lens, Fish-eye-Effect makes a barrel-shaped distortion, while Toy Camera Effect, Grainy B/W and Soft Focus gives some further options, which permits you to trail with your images in a range of diverse ways.

The EOS system-unrestricted creativity

EOS 600D is well-matched with the unrivalled choice of EF lenses and number of accessories, so you can attach to your kitbag according to your capability and style develops. Above 60 lenses give you with boundless creative guarantee including wide-angle lenses capture sweeping landscapes, telephoto lenses make distant scenes show as if they are right in front of you and wide-angle lenses capture far-reaching landscapes. It is available with Speedlite flashes and Integrated Speedlite Transmitter that permits you to change the look and feel of your subject and scene.

All over the Canon EOS 600D is the perfect pack for beginners as well as experienced person of photography. This time a Vari-Angle clear view LCD permits high-quality viewing of images, and focus checks, in playback. The main feature of the Canon EOS 600D is that it comes with some changeable feature. You can set your image color and atmosphere as per your choice. EOS Integrated Cleaning System is the new feature of EOS which can be used to combat sensor dust in three important ways: reduce, repel and remove. Key features of the EOS 600D is the 3-inch swivel LCD. It is also designed with creative filters function, so user can take shots with digitally improved effects including fisheye, diorama toy camera, and grainy black-and-white and soft focus.

Canon EOS 600D Technical Specifications:

  • Full HD 1080p video
  • 18Mp picture resolution
  • 1,040k-dot 3-inch rotatable Live View LCD screen
  • 9-point autofocus area
  • 3.7 shots per second image capture
  • on-screen feature guide
  • creative filters
  • new 18-55mm IS II kit lens

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