Canon EOS 500DCanon EOS 600D
Top 47%817 points
Top 47%
Top 31%1,067 points
Top 31%
Canon EOS 500D
Canon EOS 600D
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 500D vs Canon EOS 600D: 64 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

17.11% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.3 x 14.9mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 500D
Canon EOS 600D
26% have it

7. weight

90g lighter.

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

9. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

11. video recording

33.33% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

13. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon EOS 500D
Canon EOS 600D
11% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

15. pixel density

5.99% higher pixel density.

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon EOS 500D
Canon EOS 600D
25% have it

17. width

4.3mm narrower.

18. height

2mm shorter.

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

20. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

21. volume

26.35% less body volume.

22. thickness

17.8mm thinner.

23. battery power

1.61x more battery power.

24. resolution

11.64% higher resolution.

25. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 500D
Canon EOS 600D
24% have it

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