Comparing Canon EOS 500D vs Canon EOS 600D

1. Canon EOS 500D

7 Reasons why Canon EOS 500D is better

Comparing Canon EOS 500D vs Canon EOS 600D

480gvs 570g (Canon EOS 600D)
128.8mmvs 133.1mm (Canon EOS 600D)
3.Vastly more battery power
1800mAhvs 1120mAh (Canon EOS 600D)
97.5mmvs 99.5mm (Canon EOS 600D)
5.Explicitly less body volume
777.34cm³vs 1055.5cm³ (Canon EOS 600D)
61.9mmvs 79.7mm (Canon EOS 600D)
7.Sizably less startup delay
0.3svs 0.4s (Canon EOS 600D)
It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
Canon EOS 500D
Canon EOS 500D specs
Canon EOS 500D features
Canon EOS 500D pros and cons
Canon EOS 500D advantages
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2. Canon EOS 600D

17 Reasons why Canon EOS 600D is better

Comparing Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 500D

1.Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
18.7MPvs 15.5MP (Canon EOS 500D)
2.Distinctly lower noise at high ISO
793ISOvs 663ISO (Canon EOS 500D)
The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
3.Measurably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
3.7fpsvs 3.4fps (Canon EOS 500D)
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.Has a flip-out screen
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 500D)
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
5.Explicitly better image quality
65vs 63 (Canon EOS 500D)
A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
6.Sizably longer battery life
440shotsvs 400shots (Canon EOS 500D)
CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
7.Appreciably better video recording quality
1,080 x 30fpsvs 1,080 x 20fps (Canon EOS 500D)
8.Substantially better color depth
22.1bitsvs 21.7bits (Canon EOS 500D)
The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
9.Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 500D)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
10.Has a 24p cinema mode
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 500D)
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
11.Significantly higher pixel density
501ppivs 471ppi (Canon EOS 500D)
12.Appreciably higher resolution (screen)
1040k dotsvs 920k dots (Canon EOS 500D)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
13.Has a microphone in
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 500D)
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
14.Explicitly higher resolution
1,250 x 833pxvs 1,175 x 783px (Canon EOS 500D)
15.Distinctly less shutter lag
0.283svs 159s (Canon EOS 500D)
The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
16.Has an eyepiece viewfinder included
Olympus charges extra for the viewfinder
17.Substantially Cheaper
350$ vs 600$
Canon EOS 600D
Canon EOS 600D specs
Canon EOS 600D features
Canon EOS 600D pros and cons
Canon EOS 600D advantages
Canon EOS 600D disadvantages