Phottix is ready to welcome the Canon 600D T3i and Canon 1100D T3 to the photography world. Canon was busy last week, launching two new DSLRs and two new flashes.
The anticipated follow-ups to Canon “starter” DSLR look very promising.
The Canon 600D/T3i follows closely in the footsteps of its older sibling the Canon 550D. The new 600D, larger and heavier than its older brother, features a articulated LCD, built-in wireless flash controller and host of other auto modes, filters, and lighting optimizers. Multi-aspect ratio shooting (3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1,), pre-viewable in Live View, has also been added.
What are the Canon 600D/T3i specs?
- 18-megapixel CMOS sensor
- 3.7 frames per second
- 9-point AF
- Built-in wireless flash control
- Full-HD Movie Movie Mode
- 7.7cm (3.0”) screen with 1,040k-dot vari-angle functions
- Basic+ and Creative Filters
The Canon 600D/T3i uses Canon LP-E8 batteries and is compatible with the Phottix BP-550D Battery Grip.
The Canon 1100D/T3, an upgrade to the Canon 1000D was also announced. Canon’s newest low-end DSLR features a new battery – the LP-E10 – and moves the SD card slot into the battery compartment. The 1100D also get dedicated Live View and ISO buttons, and an easy-to-use interface. The camera can be used with all EF and EF-S lenses.
What are the Canon 1100D T3 specs?
- 9-point AF system
- 63-zone iFCL exposure metering
- HD video capture
- ISO 100-6400
- Creative Auto and Basic+ modes
- On-screen Feature Guide
- 6.8cm (2.7”), 230,000-dot screen