Canon have announced the long-awaited successor to their award-winning EOS 550D DSLR camera, the 600D. It’s the company’s new flagship entry-level DSLR, and looks every bit the match of its predecessor.
Capable of shooting 18MP stills from its CMOS sensor, the Canon EOS 600D DSLR has a 9 point wide area auto focus, intelligent auto scene modes and 3.7fps continuos shooting.
Video recording is of the Full HD 1080p variety, with a 1,040k-dot vari-angle 3-inch screen on the back that can be folded out for viewing your snaps on.
The EOS 600D’s key features include:
- 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
£679 will bag you the 600D body on its own, while £769 will get you the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II kit lens too, or the 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS kit for £949.
In stores from April, check out the EOS 600D in our mega-gallery below.
By Gerald Lynch | February 7th, 2011