The Canon EOS 600D is a great DSLR camera that beginners and intermediates can use. Powered by 14-bit DIGIC 4 image processor, the camera uses CMOS sensor with dimension of 22.3 x 14.9 mm. EOS 600D supports various aspect ratios like 3:2, 4:3, 16:9 and 1:1.
The camera sports a highly efficient and capable 18 MP sensor that comes with the APS-C Size. This translates to better photos due to the larger image sensor size. This also allows you to take different scenes that range from beautiful landscapes to even portrait images and close up shots. The 18 MP resolution that you get means that the images clicked with it can still be blown up to a decent size while retaining the clarity and detail.
The 3 inch wide Vari-Angle Clear View monitor is perfect for viewing your images after you have clicked them. The high quality monitor is handy for those pictures that you need to examine in greater detail when you do not have access to a computer immediately. The flexibility of the monitor is also such that you can use the monitor as a viewfinder for taking images from difficult angles. The camera is also capable of taking high quality HD videos in 24, 25 and 30 fps.
Scene Intelligent Auto Mode
One of the latest innovations from Canon is the Scene Intelligent Auto Mode in the camera. This mode is great for scenes that need to be photographed quickly without having the time to select the right set of settings manually to create a beautiful photo. The Auto Mode analyses all the elements of the scene before it and chooses the right set of settings to create a beautiful picture. This also means that you do not have to worry too much about manually setting it. There is also a Basic+ mode as well as a feature guide where you can learn in detail what each major feature of the camera does.
This camera is equipped with a powerful CMOS sensor with an 18 MP APS-C size for better photos and enhanced light capturing. With the Canon EOS 600D, you can also undertake some Full HD Video recording at varying frames per second. This is possible mainly in three settings, one is at 24 fps, 25 fps and 30 fps.
The EOS 600D is equipped with a crisp 3-inch wide Vari-Angle Clear View LCD monitor that records and plays back images and videos of exceptional quality. The Vari-Angle Full HD screen is specially designed with a hinge that allows it to be swivelled in almost any angle. The device comes with an eye-level pentamirror viewfinder for accurate framing.
The 600D is equipped with a variety of customizable settings that make it extremely flexible to shoot exactly the way you want.
The Canon 600D is equipped with a Full Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait and Program Modes, while the manual modes include shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, manual exposure and automatic depth-of-field AE.
The camera provides a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 sec to capture fast moving objects with excellent clarity, while the minimum 30-second shutter speed along with the bulb mode lets you capture poorly lit scenes with increased exposures or even try out some creative light painting.
The device comes with an ISO range of 100-6400, extendable to ISO 12,800, enabling high-quality hand-held shooting in low-light conditions, without the need for flash.
The camera offers a 63-zone TTL full-aperture metering along with other modes such as Evaluative Metering, Partial Metering, Spot and Center-weighed Average Metering.
The EOS 600D can shoot up to 3.7 shots per second so that you never miss the crucial shot. The camera features 9 AF points that can be individually selected.
The camera is built with Stainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with conductive fibre for better endurance and weather protection, while the ergonomic built with the swivel display makes it convenient to use this camera.
The camera comes with an 18 - 135 mm EF/EF-S lens that provides a versatile function option. The lens can be used to capture wide angle shots like landscapes as well as excellent portraits and tele shots.
The 600D sports a powerful built-in pop-up flash with a recycle time of approximately 3 seconds.
The device lets you store images in both JPEG as well as RAW image file formats, while movies can be captured in MOV and MPEG-4 AVC/ H.264 formats. The camera supports memory cards such as SD, SDHC and SDXC types for extending the memory capacity.
The camera can be connected to other devices using a Hi-speed USB or a HDMI cable to transfer data. An external mic can be connected while you record movies to capture high quality sound. The camera features a remote control terminal too.
The 600D is powered by an LP-E8 battery that can be recharged when drained. The battery provides 440 shots with viewfinder shooting and up to 180 shots with Live View shooting.