The Canon EOS 600D is slightly larger than the EOS 550D and weighs 570g (compared to 530g of the 550D).

At the rear are the well-placed buttons and the 2.7-inch Vari-Angle Clear View LCD monitor which lets users frame shots at almost any angle.

The hot shoe, built-in flash, mode dial with on/off switch, main dial, and Display, ISO and shutter buttons can be seen here.

On the left are the various connectors including HDMI output, AV out/Digital, microphone and remote control terminal.

The SD card slot is on the right of the 600D. Other new features of the 600D include integrated wireless flash controller with multi-flash support and Feature Guide that shows descriptions to help users understand the functions, settings and terminology.

Pricing to be announced at IT Show 2011.