Updated (August 2010): Compare the Canon EOS 60D vs Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon EOS 60D vs Canon Rebel T2i

Winner
Canon EOS 60D

60

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.59x
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Great battery life
Battery life
1100 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T2i

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 60D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T2i.

competitors

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$756 - $999 body only

$839 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$470 - $649 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$669 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$669 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$470 - $649 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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GB (2:01 PM, June 26, 2013)
I would go with the 60D option. Get the better body and build your collection of glass around that. I went with a t2i, no complaints other than the body is starting to show signs of wear (grip coming of the frame). But it really depends on what you shoot more of, best of luck with your purchase!
 
David (5:43 PM, March 06, 2012)
 

Hello out there, I’m just pondering about buying a new kit
but I just can’t figure out, here the deal I’m in a big dilemma right now about
buying between a Canon T2i with a Canon EF 70-200mm F4L USM lens or a Canon 60D
with Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens so what you people out there would
advise me, thank you in advance and your respond would be very much appreciated.