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Canon EOS 550D versus Canon EOS 600D

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Canon EOS 550D

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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66
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.1 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.5 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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784 ISO
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Canon EOS 600D

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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65
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.1 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.5 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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793 ISO
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Canon EOS 550D

Manufacturer specifications

Type Entry-level DSLR 
Announced 2010-02-26 
Indicative price (USD) 1000  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 5184 x 3456  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 18.00  
Sensor size (mm) 14.9 x 22.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 14 
Focal length multiplier 1.60 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 12800 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.7  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Optical 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningAnti-static coating on sensor surfaces 
Mount typeCanon EF-S  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, LPE8, 7.2V, 1120mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization 0 - 40C 85% 
Camera material Stainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with glass fiber 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage 95 
Mirror lockup Yes (custom function)  
View finder diopter -3 to +1 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 1040000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Switch on lens 
Autofocus modes AI Focus, One Shot, AI Servo 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing +/- 2.0 EV (3 shots), 0.5 or 0.3 EV increments 
Exposure compensation +/- 5.0 EV 
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 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SHXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW (CR2) 
White balance bracketing +/-3 levels, 3 images, Selectable Blue/Amber or Magenta/Green bias 
Connectivity AV/USB/HDMI/RC-6/3.5 microphone 
Bluetooth No 
3G NO 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS NA 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 (1080p, 16:9) 30/25/24 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MOV 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Canon EOS 600D

Manufacturer specifications

Type Entry-level DSLR 
Announced 2011-02-07 
Indicative price (USD) 850  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 5344 x 3516  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 18.79  
Sensor size (mm) 14.9 x 22.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 14 
Focal length multiplier 1.60 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.7  
Live view  yes 
Stabilization  no 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeCanon EF-S  
Weight (gr) 515  
Battery type Li-Ion, LP-E8, 7.4V, 950mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 88.5 
Tropicalization  
Camera material plastic 
Mount material  
View finder type optical 
View finder magnification 0.85 
View finder coverage 95 
Mirror lockup Quick-return half mirror (transmittance: reflectance ratio of 40:60) 
View finder diopter -3.0 to +1.0 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 1040000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes one-shot, AI-Servo, AI Focus, MF 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single, Continuous, 10-sec. self-timer/Remote control, 2-sec. self-timer, Continuous shooting after 10-sec. self-timer 
Buffer size 34 
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW (CR2) 
White balance bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) 
Connectivity USB 2.0/HDMI/E3 connector, InfraRed 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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