Canon EOS 600D brings HD video and more punch to top of entry-range cameras

Aspiring to take great pictures but unwilling to shell out for professional grade kit? Check out Canon’s new EOS 600D which bumps up the top end of their entry-level range.


Sitting at the top of the EOS amateur range, the 600D can shoot full HD video and has an 18 megapixel sensor. The features:
– 18 Megapixel (MP) APS-C CMOS sensor for amazing picture detail
– 14-bit DIGIC 4 processing to provide exceptionally smooth gradients between colours
– full HD video capture at 3.7 frames per second (fps)
– 7.7cm Vari-Angle Clear View LCD screen
– 9-point Auto Focus system also ensures that subjects are in-focus, no matter where it is in the frame
– low light shooting capability enabling you to achieve clear, natural images in darker conditions, with an ISO range of 100-6400 that can be further expanded to 12800.


Also announced today is another entry-level EOS camera – the EOS 1100D described as the “ideal beginner’s EOS combining a high-performance specification with exceptional ease-of-use.”
– 12.2 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor means EOS 1100D owners can shoot photos up to A3 size
– HD video capture at 3.2 fps

The Canon EOS 600D is available from early April 2011 at £679.00 for just the body or £769+ with a lens

The Canon EOS 1100D is available from March 2011 at £499 including a kit lens

Anna Leach


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