Canon announces Canon Imaging Academy; new cameras, camcorders and digital SLRs

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

 Canon announces Canon Imaging Academy; new cameras, camcorders and digital SLRs

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.

 Canon announces Canon Imaging Academy; new cameras, camcorders and digital SLRs

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

 Canon announces Canon Imaging Academy; new cameras, camcorders and digital SLRs

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

 Canon announces Canon Imaging Academy; new cameras, camcorders and digital SLRs

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.