Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon EOS 600D

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

89

Canon EOS 600D

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,815 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.9 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 600D

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 600D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark II.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,244 - $1,499 body only

$1,899 with 24-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,190 - $2,499 body only

$2,699 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$779 - $899 body only

$891 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,624 body only

$496 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 750D

Canon EOS 750D

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

discussion

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