Canon EOS 500D vs Canon EOS 600D

Top Seven Reasons for the

Canon EOS 500D

Compared to Canon EOS 600D

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Lighter
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480 g
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570 g
90 g lighter
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Substantially more battery power
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1800 mAh
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1120 mAh
1.61x more battery power
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Reasonably less body volume
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777.34 cm³
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1055.5 cm³
35.78% less body volume
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Narrower
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128.8 mm
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133.1 mm
4.30 mm narrower
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A shade shorter
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97.5 mm
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99.5 mm
2 mm shorter
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A lot thinner
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61.9 mm
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79.7 mm
17.80 mm thinner
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Notably less startup delay
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0.3 s
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0.4 s
0.10 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.

Canon EOS 500D is better than Canon EOS 600D because...

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Top 16 Reasons for the

Canon EOS 600D

Compared to Canon EOS 500D

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Substantially more megapixels (photo)
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18.7 MP
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15.5 MP
20.65% more megapixels (photo)
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Considerably lower noise at high ISO
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793 ISO
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663 ISO
19.61% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
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Measurably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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3.7 fps
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3.4 fps
8.82% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
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Has a flip-out screen
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Yes
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No
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
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Better image quality
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65
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63
2 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
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Noticeably better video recording quality
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1080 x 30 fps
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1080 x 20 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Modestly better color depth
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22.1 bits
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21.7 bits
1.84% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
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Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
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Yes
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No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
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Has a 24p cinema mode
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Yes
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No
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
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A shade higher pixel density
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501 ppi
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471 ppi
6.37% higher pixel density
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Significantly longer battery life
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440 shots
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400 shots
40 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
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Substantially higher resolution
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1250x833 px
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1175x783 px
13.18% higher resolution
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Has a microphone in
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Yes
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No
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
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Considerably higher resolution (screen)
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1040 k dots
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920 k dots
120 k dots higher resolution (screen). A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
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Explicitly less shutter lag
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0.283 s
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159 s
158.72 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
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Has an eyepiece viewfinder included
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Yes
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No
Olympus charges extra for the viewfinder
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Substantially Cheaper
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Yes
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No
350$ vs 600$

Canon EOS 600D is better than Canon EOS 500D because...

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