Canon EOS 550D review (Rebel T21)

Full specification for Canon EOS 550D

Sensor 18MP APS-C CMOS
Output Size 5184 x 3456 pixels
Focal Length Mag 1.6x
Lens Mount Canon EF/EF-S
File Format JPEG, Raw, MOV (H.264)
Compression Yes, fine/standard
ISO 100-12,800
Shutter Speeds 1/4000-30secs, Bulb
Drive Mode Single, continuous, self-timer
Viewfinder Type Pentamirror
Field of View 95%
LCD 3in Clear view TFT 1040k-dot
Live Mode Yes
Movie Mode Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation No
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes One Shot, AI Servo, AI Focus, Manual
Exposure Modes M, A, S, P, CA
Metering System 63-zone iFCL
Exposure Comp +/- 5EV in 1/3, ½, EV
Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
White Balance Auto, 7 presets, 1 manual preset storage, WB compensation
White Balance Bracket 3 frames +/- 3 levels
Colour Temp Control Yes
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash Yes
Max Flash Sync 1/200th second
PC Socket No
Cable Release Yes (Remote Switch RS-60E3, Remote RC-6)
Memory Card SD, SDHC
Power Rechargeable Li-ion LP –E8
Connectivity USB, HDMI, AV out, Mic-in
Dimensions 128.8 x 97.3 x 62mm
Weight 530g
AF Points 9 point (f/5.6 cross type at centre, extra sensitivity at f/2.8)

Manufacturer website: Canon


Compact System Camera Reviews

Price as reviewed

Body only
£800.00

Scores

Scores
Design 19/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 18/20
Value 19/20
Features 17/20
Overall Score 91%