Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 80D
Overview

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 80D Overview
This DSLR Comparison is between Canon 600D vs Canon 80D, a 18 MP, CMOS Sensor, Compact SLR camera vs a 24 MP, CMOS Sensor, Mid-size SLR camera. Below we will review the advantages and common features of each DSLR camera, and their respective recommendations for different types of photography.


Canon 600D Key Features

  • APS-C, 22.3 x 14.9 CMOS Sensor
  • 18 Megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • 1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
  • 4.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 9 Focus Points
  • Optical (pentamirror) viewfinder
  • 1920 x 1080 Max Video Resolution
  • 570g. 133 x 100 x 80 mm
  • Replaced Canon EOS 550D - Compare
  • Replaced by Canon EOS 650D - Compare
  • Also Known as EOS Rebel T3i / EOS Kiss X5

Canon 80D Key Features

  • APS-C, 22.5 x 15 CMOS Sensor
  • 24 Megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 3" TFT LCD Screen
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
  • 7.0fps continuous shooting
  • 45 Focus Points
  • Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder
  • 1920 x 1080 Max Video Resolution
  • 730g. 139 x 105 x 79 mm
  • Replaced Canon EOS 70D - Compare
Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Advantages and Common Features
This section will review the advantages and common features of Canon 600D vs Canon 80D respectively.

Advantages of Canon 600D over Canon 80D (4)


Price (USD)
$515 vs $1,099
$584 Cheaper
Weight
570g vs 730g
160g Lighter DSLR Camera
GPS
Yes vs No
Logs Picture Location
Size
133 x 100 x 80 mm vs 139 x 105 x 79 mm
Smaller Body Size


Advantages of Canon 80D over Canon 600D (11)


Megapixels
24 MP vs 18 MP
6 Megapixels Higher
Maximum Light Sensitivity (ISO)
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
Higher Max Light Sensitivity ISO
Touch Screen
Yes vs No
Touch Screen Option
Touch Autofocus
Yes vs No
Touch Autofocus Option
Autofocus Tracking
Yes vs No
Great for Tracking Movement
Face Detection
Yes vs No
Great for Portraits and Street Photography
Focus Points
45 vs 9
36 More Focus Points
Maximum Shutter Speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
Captures Images Faster
Continuous Shooting (Frames per Second)
7.0 fps vs 4.0 fps
3 More fps
Environmental Sealing
Yes vs No
Suitable for Tough Environmental Conditions
Battery Life
960 shots vs 440 shots
520 More Images per Battery Charge


Common Features Between Canon 600D and Canon 80D (14)


Screen Size
3" vs 3"
Same Screen Size
Screen Resolution
1,040,000 dots vs 1,040,000 dots
Same Screen Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 vs 1920 x 1080
Same Video Quality
Live View
Yes vs Yes
Takes Pictures Using The Screen
Flip-Out Screen
Yes vs Yes
Flexible Screen Viewing Angles
Built-in Flash
Yes vs Yes
Good for Photos in Low Light
External Flash
Yes vs Yes
Gives Better Control of Light
Microphone Port
Yes vs Yes
Option for Higher Quality Audio Recording
HDMI Connectivity
Yes vs Yes
Both Have HDMI Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity
Eye-Fi Connected vs Yes
Sends Images Directly to Smartphones
Remote Control
Yes vs Yes
Great for Creative Shooting
Viewfinder
Optical (pentamirror) vs Optical (pentaprism)
Useful for Better Image Framing
Manual Exposure Mode
Yes vs Yes
Both have Manual Exposure Mode Option
Continuous Autofocus
Yes vs Yes
Great for Focusing on Moving Objects
Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Photography Recommendations
This section compares how Canon 600D vs Canon 80D is recommended for different types of photography.

Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Daily and Social Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Daily and Social Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Daily and Social photography camera, click here.

Canon 600D

Large APS-C, 22.3 x 14.9 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Wireless Connectivity
Light Body Weight at 570 g
Average Body Size
No Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity

Canon 80D

Large APS-C, 22.5 x 15 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Wireless Connectivity
Heavy Body Weight at 730 g
Average Body Size
Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity

Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Portrait Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Portrait Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Portrait photography camera, click here.

Canon 600D

Large APS-C, 22.3 x 14.9 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 18 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode

Canon 80D

Large APS-C, 22.5 x 15 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 24 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode

Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Sports Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Sports Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Sports photography camera, click here.

Canon 600D

No Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity
Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Average Continuous Shooting at 4.0 fps
Average Max Shutter Speed at 1/4000s
9 Focus Points
Poor Dxo Low Light ISO
Average Max Light Sensitivity at 12,800 ISO
Low Battery Life at 440 shots

Canon 80D

Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
High Continuous Shooting at 7.0 fps
Fast Max Shutter Speed at 1/8000s
45 Focus Points
High Max Light Sensitivity at 25,600 ISO
Good Battery Life at 960 shots


Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Street Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Street Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Street photography camera, click here.

Canon 600D

Large APS-C, 22.3 x 14.9 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Light Body Weight at 570 g
Average Body Size
RAW Image Qualtity
No Face Detection Autofocus
Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization

Canon 80D

Large APS-C, 22.5 x 15 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Heavy Body Weight at 730 g
Average Body Size
RAW Image Qualtity
Face Detection Autofocus
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode

Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Landscape and Wildlife Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Landscape and Wildlife Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Landscape and Wildlife photography camera, click here.

Canon 600D

Large APS-C, 22.3 x 14.9 mm Sized Sensor
Live View
Remote Control
No GPS
Light Body Weight at 570 g
Average Body Size
No Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 18 Megapixels
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Average Max Light Sensitivity at 12,800 ISO
Low Battery Life at 440 shots

Canon 80D

Large APS-C, 22.5 x 15 mm Sized Sensor
Live View
Remote Control
No GPS
Heavy Body Weight at 730 g
Average Body Size
Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 24 Megapixels
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
High Max Light Sensitivity at 25,600 ISO
Good Battery Life at 960 shots

Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Low light Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Low light Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Low light photography camera, click here.

Canon 600D

Large APS-C, 22.3 x 14.9 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Built-in Flash
RAW Image Qualtity
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
9 Focus Points
Poor Dxo Low Light ISO
Average Max Light Sensitivity at 12,800 ISO

Canon 80D

Large APS-C, 22.5 x 15 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Built-in Flash
RAW Image Qualtity
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
45 Focus Points
High Max Light Sensitivity at 25,600 ISO

Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Family and Kids Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Family and Kids Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Family and Kids photography camera, click here.

Canon 600D

Large APS-C, 22.3 x 14.9 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 18 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
No Image Stabilization
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Average Continuous Shooting at 4.0 fps
Average Max Shutter Speed at 1/4000s

Canon 80D

Large APS-C, 22.5 x 15 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 24 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
High Continuous Shooting at 7.0 fps
Fast Max Shutter Speed at 1/8000s

Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Wedding and Social Events Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 600D vs Canon 80D Wedding and Social Events Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Wedding and Social Events photography camera, click here.

Canon 600D

Large APS-C, 22.3 x 14.9 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Wireless Connectivity
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 18 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Poor Dxo Low Light ISO
Average Max Light Sensitivity at 12,800 ISO
Low Battery Life at 440 shots

Canon 80D

Large APS-C, 22.5 x 15 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Wireless Connectivity
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 24 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Manual Focus Mode
High Max Light Sensitivity at 25,600 ISO
Good Battery Life at 960 shots
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