The Canon EOS600D Review£371 online, £570 nearby
The Canon EOS 600D is a mid-range digital SLR with an angle adjustable LCD screen for flexible framing and high quality pictures. With a resolution of 18 megapixels, Full HD video shooting and a plethora of user friendly features and modes, this is defiantly the one to watch.
With an exceptional 18 megapixel resolution, the Canon EOS 600D’s CMOS sensor captures images packed full of detail in stunning clarity and this isn’t lost when images are cropped or enlarged . In its package the EOS 600D comes with a 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II lens kit so you can get straight to it out of the box.
Having a high ISO range (Min ISO- 100,Max 6400), the Cannon allows you to shoot high-quality pictures in low-light conditions, the DIGIC 4 image processor allows it to provide excellent colour reproduction, smooth tonal gradation and tight control over noise. It doesn’t just stop at quality pictures, the EOS 600D also has full HD video capture, with manual control over sound ,frame rate, exposure, and Video Snapshot technology allows for short clips to be merged into a single, professional-looking movie file.
A whole host of modes make taking pictures very easy indeed, such as Scene Intelligent Auto analysing each scene in detail to automatically optimise settings while the 9-point wide-area AF offers swift and accurate focusing even on off-centre matters. You can also apply Creative Filter Effects post capture, including Toy Camera, Soft Focus, Miniature, Grainy Black & White and Fish Eye.
The on-screen feature guide provides descriptions of many of the camera’s functions, as well as advice on how to use them, and Basic+ technology allows photographers to customise basic auto settings according to ambience or lighting conditions for the perfect photo.