Canon EOS 550D Rebel T2i

  • Canon EOS 550D Rebel T2i
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Based on 60 scores, 98 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    29
  • Good:
    30
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Fast performance, Excellent image quality, Full HD video recording, Lightweight design
  • Affordable, HD video specs identical to more expensive Canon 7D; 1920x1080 24p; high ISO.
  • LCD with high resolution and new 3:2 dimension, Excellent software for both Mac and Windows, Improved video mode with external mic capability, Higher resolution than previous Rebel cameras, Higherquality images and video than older Rebels, Snappy 3.7

Cons:

  • Autofocus doesn't work in Movie mode
  • Smaller form size, almost too light, plasticy.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tech2 on 75

The Canon EOS 550D sells at a market operating price in India at Rs.38,700. This is a really good camera and it comes as no surprise that it is still widely sold in the market, despite being almost two years old. This was not intended as a replacement...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 100

The EOS 550D is the latest in a long line of consumer level EOS DSLRs from Canon, which means that it’s been tweaked to the Nth degree. It’s the most expensive camera in the test but you get plenty for your money – consider its new...

By PC Authority on 83

Canon's EOS 550D has lovely design and great image quality, but as our review shows, the kit lens isn’t what it could be, and the same goes for value...

By Photo.net on -

The Digital Rebel T2i is an impressive camera for the price. In terms of image quality it’s very close to the EOS 7D (which costs twice as much). It has a high resolution sensor, low noise, excellent HD video capabilities, ISO settings up to...

By EISA on -

Canon’s EOS 550D makes an excellent entry-level camera, as it offers a wide range of features in a well-designed and easy to use body. Full HD video recording is available with full manual control of exposure and of focusing, as well as still...

By MicroFilmMaker on 83

Two years ago, Canon introduced the 5D Mark II camera that revolutionized the video industry. This was the most groundbreaking announcement to the film making community since Panasonic introduced the DVX100 in 2002 bringing 24 frames per second to...

By DigitalReviews on -

Canon EOS 550D & 18-135mm KitThe Canon EOS 550D has been around for a little while now, but we got our hands on the 18-135mm IS Kit, thanks to the folks at ImagingWorld.com.au We've given it a bit of a work out over the last week or so, and...

By Electronicsme on 92

The Canon EOS Rebel T2i Digital-SLR camera almost has too many features to list, with a 18-megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, DIGIC 4 image processor for high image quality and speed, ISO of 100-6400 (expandable to 12800), enhanced 63-zone, dual-layer...

By PDN Online on -

Watch Video Please note, the video requires that you have QuickTime 7 installed.If you are using Safari and are having problems viewing this video, Option+Click here to download the video.Editor's Note: PDN Photo Editor Amber Terranova recently had...

By G4tv.com on 80

Video Review: Utilizing an 18 megapixel sensor and Digick 4 image processor, the Canon EOS Rebel T2i DSLR camera offers crystal clear pictures, HD video recording and more. Chris Hardwick and Carrie Keagan find out if this camera is worth the $750...

By LaptopMag on 80

A step above entry-level DSLRs, this camera captures stellar photos and HD video while still being easy to...

By Steves Digicams on -

Canon's continues to improve their entry-level line of EOS Digital Rebel dSLRs, with the latest version being the Rebel T2i (aka EOS 550D). This unit replaces the T1i from last year with several upgrades, many of which have been borrowed from...

By DV on 90

Purely as an HD-shooter, an amazing camera for the price....

By Tbreak.com on 90

Features wise, the Canon EOS 550D is the best entry level camera on the market right now. With a whopping 18mp sensor, top notch image quality, fantastic LCD screen and full HD video capabilities, it can almost be called a mid range consumer DSLR....

By PCWorld on 80

Canon's incremental refinements to its latest Rebel add up to improved image quality and movie recording that is a notable step forward. Shop for the EOS Rebel T2i (EF-S 18-55mm IS Lens Kit) MerchantPriceMerchant Rating $899.99 Learn More » 5...

By PC Authority on 83

Not a huge advance for stills, but Canon 550D's video quality is stunning...

By CNET Asia on 78

If you want the best photo and video quality in a dSLR for less than US$1,000, the Canon EOS 550D is hard to beat....

By The Imaging Resource on -

Once again, Canon has raised the bar at the consumer level, providing even more still-image resolution, and a high-def video mode with full control over exposure, resolution and frame rate, plus the ability to use autofocus during videos. Though it...

By Digital Photography School on -

Canon describes this DSLR as ‘entry level’. If this is the entry where’s the exit? Boy is it well equipped!At last look, Canon’s Web site showed nine DSLR models in its range, ranging from entry level to pro: a camera for...

By Macworld UK on 80

If you’re in the market for a digital SLR that’s as ‘future proof’ as possible and reassuringly expensive without being prohibitively so at under a grand, the 550D, which slots into the middle of Canon’s EOS range, is worth...