Reviews and Problems with Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i / Kiss X5
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20 August 2012
Summary: The Canon EOS 650D combines very good image quality with easy access to shooting parameters and extensive manual control. Its touchscreen interface brings a new level of operational efficiency to the DSLR market. Added to this is a fast 5 fps shooting rate and quick phase-detection AF.
Pros: Comprehensive touchscreen interface that is intuitive and efficient, High image quality with good balance between detail and noise reduction in JPEG output, Good subject tracking AF in viewfinder shooting mode (compared to mirrorless competition), 5 fps with ample buffering in JPEG-only mode, Ver...
Cons: Slow 'hybrid AF' performance in live view and video modes (compared to mirrorless competition), Slightly higher noise levels than its peers, Default dynamic range lags a bit behind its peers, Using flash with Auto ISO enabled results in ISO 400 even in bright light conditions, Cannot configure co...
Excerpt: It’s time to really shake off the winter blahs and take some photos and video with the new Canon T3i DSLR. Is it worth the trip outdoors? We charge the battery and find out in our full review below, so read on.
Summary: Formally announced on February 7 and available in early March 2011, the Canon EOS Rebel T3i (henceforth T3i) becomes the company’s flagship entry-level model and is accompanied to market by a budget-priced T3 variant as well.
Pros: Articulating monitor, Good video quality, Excellent images
Cons: Slow AF in video/Live View, Low battery life in Live View, No video continuous AF
Excerpt: Updates to Canon’s popular range of consumer-level digital SLRs always make waves, and the new EOS 600D is no exception. Slotting in at the top end of Canon’s entry-level line-up, it ‘makes capturing exciting, fun and creative images easier than ever’, the company brags.
Pros: Excellent sensor and great high-ISO quality, articulating LCD screen is bright and detailed, some improvements over the EOS 550D
Cons: Some menu options hard to find, layout of controls could be better
Summary: The Canon EOS 600D sells at a market operating price of Rs. 49,460. This is overall a really great camera with a good design and build quality and impressive features. The cost of the camera is the only thing that comes into question.