Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i vs Canon EOS M

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Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i
Canon EOS M

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Marginally more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i has a total megapixel count of 18.7MPMP, but the Canon EOS M is only an 18.5MPMP digital camera (0.2MP less).
6x smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 18.5 smaller than the Canon EOS M (22).
Shorter flash recharging time Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a 3ss flash recharging time digital camera. That's 2.5s shorter than the Canon EOS M (5.5ss).
A lot higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i has a JPEG frame rate of 50fpsfps, but the Canon EOS M is only a 30fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (20fps lower).
Two hundred and ten more shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is 440 shots, but the Canon EOS M only takes 230 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i has an average expert review score of 84% based on 67 reviews, however the Canon EOS M has an average rating of 73% (based on 125 reviews).
User reviews are a lot better
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i has an average user review score of 95% based on 894 reviews, however the Canon EOS M has an average rating of 85% (based on 33 reviews).
9 Reasons For
75% smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Canon EOS M is a 22 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 16.4 smaller than the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i (22).
One more diaphragm blades Edit
The Canon EOS M is a seven diaphragm blades digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i only has six diaphragm blades.
31 auto focus points Edit
The Canon EOS M has 31 auto focus points, however the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i only has nine auto focus points.
Eleven more flash guides Edit
The Canon EOS M is a 24m flash guide digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i only has 13m flash guides.
Significantly lighter Edit
The Canon EOS M has a weight of 298gg, whereas the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a 570gg digital camera (272g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Shorter Edit
The Canon EOS M is a 66.6mmmm tall digital camera. That's 32.9mm shorter than the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i (66.6mmmm).
Thinner Edit
The Canon EOS M has a depth of 32.3mmmm. That's 47.4mm thinner than the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i (32.3mmmm).
23% narrower Edit
The Canon EOS M has a width of 108.6mmmm. That's 24.5mm narrower than the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i (108.6mmmm).
Cheaper by $125
The Canon EOS M costs $400.63, whereas the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is $525.32.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Significantly bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i has a maximum aperture of 5.6, whereas the Canon EOS M is a 22 maximum aperture digital camera (16.4 smaller).
Only six diaphragm blades Edit
The number of diaphragm blades on the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is six, but the Canon EOS M only has seven diaphragm blades.
Twenty-two less auto focus points Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a nine auto focus point digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS M only has 31 auto focus points.
Only 13m flash guides Edit
The number of flash guides on the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is 13m, but the Canon EOS M only has 24m flash guides.
Heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a 570gg digital camera. That's 272g heavier than the Canon EOS M (298gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

32.9mm taller Edit
Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is 99.5mmmm tall, but the Canon EOS M is a 66.6mmmm tall digital camera (32.9mm shorter).
47.4mm thicker Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a 79.7mmmm deep digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS M is a 32.3mmmm deep digital camera (47.4mm thinner).
24.5mm wider Edit
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a 133.1mmmm wide digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS M is a 108.6mmmm wide digital camera (24.5mm narrower).
$125 more expensive
The Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is more expensive than the Canon EOS M by $124.69.
9 Reasons Against
2% less total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS M is an 18.5MPMP digital camera. That's 0.2MP less than the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i (18.5MPMP).
18.5 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Canon EOS M has a minimum aperture of 22, but the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera (18.5 smaller).
A lot longer flash recharging time Edit
The Canon EOS M has a flash recharging time of 5.5ss, whereas the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is a 3ss flash recharging time digital camera (2.5s shorter).
67% lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon EOS M is a 30fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 20fps lower than the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i (30fpsfps).
Only 230 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon EOS M is a digital camera that takes 230 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i only takes 440 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Not as many stockists
The Canon EOS M is only stocked by 1 seller, however the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i is stocked by 7 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by one month
The Canon EOS M is one month older than the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i.
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The Canon EOS M only has an average expert score of 73%, but the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i has an average expert rating of 84% (based on 67 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The Canon EOS M has an average user score of 85%, but the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i has an average user rating of 95% (based on 894 reviews).

Awards

9 Awards
Akam.no: Recommended
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Magnus.de: Buying Tip
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
tipa.com: Technical Image Press Association Award
What Digital Camera: Recommended
9 Awards
Camera Labs: Recommended
CNET.co.uk: Editor's Choice
digifotopro.nl: Silver
Ephotozine: Recommended
parentesis.com: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
tbreak.ae: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold

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Date Released

51 months Ago 52 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel Count
18MP 18MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
 5184 x 2912
 3456 x 3456
 3456 x 2304
 3072 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 2304 x 1728
 1728 x 1728
 1920 x 1280
 1696 x 1280
 1280 x 1280
 720 x 480
 640 x 480
 480 x 480
 2592 x 1456
 1920 x 1080
 720 x 400
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
 5184 x 2912
 3456 x 3456
 3456 x 2304
 3072 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 2304 x 1728
 1728 x 1728
 1920 x 1280
 1696 x 1280
 1280 x 1280
 720 x 480
 640 x 480
 480 x 480
 2592 x 1456
 1920 x 1080
 720 x 400
Maximum Image Resolution
 5184 x 3456
 5184 x 3456
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 1:1
 4:3
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
 4:3
 16:9
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
22.3 x 14.9 22.3 x 14.9
Total Megapixel Count
18.7MP
BEST
18.5MP
Sensor Format
 Full-frame
 Full-frame
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 3:2

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Body Material
 Polycarbonate
 Stainless steel
 Steel
 Carbon
 Glass
 Fiber
 Magnesium
 Fiberglass
 Polycarbonate
 Stainless steel
 Steel
 Carbon
 Glass
 Fiber
 Magnesium
 Fiberglass

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5.6x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
5.6 22
BEST
Minimum Aperture
3.5
BEST
22
Maximum Focal Length
216mm 88mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
29mm 29mm
Focal Length Range
18 - 135 18 - 55
Lens
 Standard
 Standard
Lens Structure
16/12 13/11
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Canon EF-M
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Canon EF-M
Diaphragm Blades
6 7
BEST
Filter Size
67mm 52mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
0.45m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
-0.5 - 18 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
9 31
BEST
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
ISO Speed
 64
 100
 400
 640
 6400
 80
 160
 200
 320
 800
 1600
 3200
 12800
 64
 100
 400
 640
 6400
 80
 160
 200
 320
 800
 1600
 3200
 12800
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400
BEST
12,800
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Shutter Speed Setting
 B
 B
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Flash Guide
13m 24m
BEST
Flash Sync-Speed
1s 1s
Flash Recharging Time
3s
BEST
5.5s
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
50fps
BEST
30fps
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MOV
 H.264
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution
1,040,000 pixels 1,040,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.85x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Neutral
 Neutral
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x 10x
Image Adjustment Mode
 Brightness
 Brightness
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.2
 Exif 2.21
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.2
 Exif 2.21
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Slide show
 Single image
 Movie
 Slide show
 Single image
Start-Up Time
10ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 4 DIGIC 5
Diopter Adjustment
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Eye Relief
19mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Close-up (macro)
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 FRE
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 FRE
 HUN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
570g 298g
BEST
Height
99.5mm 66.6mm
BEST
Depth
79.7mm 32.3mm
BEST
Width
133.1mm 108.6mm
BEST
Lens Weight
455g Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Length
101mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Diameter
75.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight Including Battery
570g 298g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
LP-E8 LP-E12
Maximum Battery Life
7.3h
BEST
230h
Battery Capacity
1,120mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
440 shots
BEST
230 shots
Battery Voltage
7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
32 - 104 32 - 104
Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

System Requirements

Minimum Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data Intel

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser,Digital Photo Professional ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor
Included Cable
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC

Other Features

Metering
EV 1-20 (23°C, 50mm f/1.4, ISO100) Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
0.52kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Data Compression
Fine, Norm Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
Windows XP/Vista/7,Mac OS X v10.5 - 10.6 Windows XP/Vista/7,Mac OS X v10.6-10.7
Focal Length
29 - 216 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable
USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
3.5 - 5.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Range
30-1/4000 30 - 1/4000
Video Memory Capacity
29min. 59sec. Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens System
EF/EF-S Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data Speedlite 90EX
Viewing Angle
170° Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 4+
 DIGIC 4+
Housing Material
 Stainless steel
 Steel
 Stainless steel
 Steel
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