Canon new DSLR Cameras | EOS 600D & 1100D

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Canon EOS 1100D & EOS 600D

Canon EOS 1100D & EOS 600D

 

March 2011, Singapore – Canon introduced two new entry level DSLRs, Canon EOS 600D & EOS 1100D, bridging the gap between ease of a compact camera and the image quality of a DSLR. Using Canon’s Digic 4 image processor, both DSLRs are able to process photos at faster speed, and reducing noise at higher ISO for better clarity.

So what’s the main difference between these two models? EOS 600D will be the higher tier DSLR compared to EOS 1100D.  Both models retailing with the EF 18-55mm IS II Kit lens, the EOS 600D will be retailing at S$1,399 while the EOS 1100D at S$899.   EOS 600D comes only in standard black, whereas the EOS 1100D offers you a variety of colours of Red, Brown, Metallic Gray and Black with colour matching straps.

For the price difference, here are some additional features that EOS 600D have over the EOS 1100D:

  • 18 megapixel resolution
  • Full HD video recording capabilities (1920 x 1080)
  • ‘Scene Intelligent Auto’ mode – in this mode, the camera will automatically determines the type of scene suitable for the subject, and applies the necessary picture style. For example, the camera is able to detect when human subjects are being taken and adopt portrait style to achieve in pleasing smooth skin tones. Photographer just need to concentrate on capturing the moment, the camera will choose the optimal setting.
  • It also come equipped with a swivel LCD screen which allows frame your pictures with ease from any angle.
  • EOS 600D is capable of expanding its ISO from ISO 6400 to ISO 12800

Here are the full specs for both DSLRs, the differences are highlighted in GREEN:

Digital SLR specifications

EOS 1100D

EOS 600D

Effective Pixels (Megapixels) (Approximately) 


12.2 18
Startup Time (sec) (Approximately) 0.1 0.1 

 

Sensor Size APS-C APS-C 

 

 

Still Image Format JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG

 

 

Image Resolution 

 

 


4272 x 2848 (L),  

3088 x 2056 (M),

2256 x 1504 (S1),

1920 x 1280 (S2),

720 x 480 (S3),

4272 x 2848 (RAW)

5184 x 3456 (L),  

3456 x 2304 (M),

2592 x 1728 (S1),

1920 x 1280 (S2),

720 x 480 (S3),

5184 x 3456 (RAW)

RAW compression/ JPEG compression simultaneous recording  

 

YES YES
Movie Format  

 

MOV MOV
Video Resolution (Full HD) (Pixel) (Approximately) 


1920 x 1080
Video Resolution (HD) (Pixel) (Approximately)  

 

1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Video Resolution (SD) (Pixel) (Approximately) 


640 x 840
Sound Files Format 


Linear PCM Linear PCM
Memory Card Type  

 

SD, SDHC, SDXC SD, SDHC, SDXC
Effective ISO  

 

100 to 6400 100 to 6400
Shooting Modes  

 

Still, Live View, Movie Still, Live View, Movie
Metering Mode 63-zone TTL Evaluative, Partial, Centre-weighted 63-zone TTL Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Centre-weighted 

 

Metering Range (Measured at at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)  

 

EV 1 – 20 EV 1 – 20
AE Lock Auto AE Lock, Manual AE Lock Auto AE Lock, Manual AE Lock 

 

 

Exposure Compensation ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments, Manual, ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments, AEB ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments, Manual, ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments, AEB 

 

 

Continuous Shooting Speed (shots/sec) (Up to) 


3 3.7
Viewfinder Type Eye-level pentamirror Eye-level pentamirror

 

Viewfinder Coverage (Vertical / Horizontal) (Approximately) 

 

95% 95%
Eyepoint (mm) (Approximately) 


21 19
Dioptre Correction (Diopter) (Approximately) -2.5 – +0.5 m -3.0 – +1.0 m 

 

 

 

Mirror  


Quick-return type Quick-return type
LCD Monitor Type 2.7-in TFT colour liquid-crystal monitor 3-in TFT colour liquid-crystal monitor
LCD Coverage (Approximately)  

 

99% 99%
Brightness  

 

7 Levels 7 Levels
Flash Modes E-TTL II Autoflash, FE Lock, Auto pop-up, Retractable, Built-in 

 

E-TTL II Autoflash, FE Lock, Auto pop-up, Retractable, Built-in
Flash Exposure Compensation ±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments 

 

±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
Built-in Flash YES 

 

YES
Guide Number ISO 100 metres 

 

9.2/30 13/43
Playback Zoom (Approximately)  

 

1.5x – 10x 1.5x – 10x
Processor Type  

 

Digic 4 Digic 4
AF System Points  

 

9 AF points 9 AF points
AF Modes  

 

 

One-Shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing One-Shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing
AF point selection Automatic selection, Manual selection 

 

Automatic selection, Manual selection
Selected AF point Display Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on the LCD monitor 

 

Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on the LCD monitor
AF assist beam Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash 

 

Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash
Manual Focus YES 

 

YES
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled, Focal-plane shutter Electronically-controlled, Focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speed Range (sec) 30 – 1/4000, Bulb 

 

30 – 1/4000, Bulb
X-sync (sec) 1/200 

 

1/200
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash, Custom 

 

Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash, Custom
WB Bracketing ±3 stops in single-level increments 

 

±3 stops in single-level increments
Red Eye Reduction YES 

 

YES
Custom Functions (Total) 10 11
Hotshoe PC Terminal Provided Provided 

 

 

Peripheral Connections Hi-Speed USB, HDMI (Type C) Hi-Speed USB, Audio/Video Output, HDMI (Type C) 

 

Direct printing (via PictBridge-compatible Printers) YES YES
Dimensions (Excl. Protrusions) (mm) (Approximately) 129.9 x 99.7 x 77.9 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7
Weight (Body only) (g) (Approximately) 450 515 


Standard Power Supply Battery Pack LP-E10 Battery Pack LP-E8
Optional Power AC Power (Adapter Kit ACK-E10) AC Power (Adapter Kit  ACK-E8), AA-size / LR6 batteries (Battery Grip BG-E8)


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