Canon EOS 550D

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Canon zooms in the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II telephoto lens

Canon zooms in the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II telephoto lens

By 14 June 2011

We at Pocket-lint are big fans of the Canon EOS 60D, 550D and 600D snappers - with two of the three earning the coveted "Hot Product" tag and the 60D missing out by a whisker (and still scoring a respectable 8/10) - so we were delighted to hear of the... >>

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 550D

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 550D

By 7 February 2011

The Canon EOS 600D has been the subject of internet rumours for some time now, but the manufacturer has finally made things official. Sitting at the top of Canon's entry-level EOS series, the 600D is the natural successor to the 550D, but what if you've... >>

Best Camera 2010: and the nominees are...

Best Camera 2010: and the nominees are...

By 1 December 2010

Photography seems to be an area that’s just growing and growing at the moment. Despite a change to the entire industry in the early 90s and the fear that cameraphones would eat into the market, this segment, where gadgets meet art, has exploded. With... >>

Firmware 1.0.9 update for Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i available now

Firmware 1.0.9 update for Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i available now

By 26 November 2010

Canon has issued the latest build of its EOS 550D (Rebel T2i) firmware, 1.0.9. It specifically repairs a peculiar issue with occasional, but rare, tone jumping within some images. According to the documentation, 1.0.9 fixes "a phenomenon in which tone... >>

Canon EOS 550D DSLR camera   review
4.5 out of 5

Canon EOS 550D DSLR camera review

By 16 April 2010

The new Canon EOS 550D was one of those cameras that got us really excited when it arrived at Pocket-lint towers. For some it is a camera that can potentially confuse - packing an 18-megapixel sensor into a consumer DSLR seems counter to the sensible... >>

Adobe Lightroom 2.7, Camera Raw 5.7 and DNG Converter 5.7 released

Adobe Lightroom 2.7, Camera Raw 5.7 and DNG Converter 5.7 released

By 6 April 2010

Adobe has updated its Lightroom, Camera Raw and DNG Converter software packages to support a host of new cameras recently released. The updates add raw file support for nine new popular camera models, including the Canon EOS 550D, Sony A450 and Olympus... >>

SanDisk 64GB SDXC Card Launched

SanDisk 64GB SDXC Card Launched

By 22 February 2010

SanDisk has just announced it is launching a 64GB SD card for photographers and videographers keen to store everything on one memory card, while confirming its plans to eventually make cards up to 2TB in size. In a move that brings its biggest memory... >>

Canon EOS 550D hands-on

Canon EOS 550D hands-on

By 8 February 2010

Canon has just announced a new DSLR camera as part of its entry-level range of digital SLR cameras and Pocket-lint was on hand to grab a quick and dirty hands-on. The new model, the Canon EOS 550D, will sport an 18-megapixel APS-C sensor and come with... >>

VIDEO: New Canon EOS 550D walkthrough

VIDEO: New Canon EOS 550D walkthrough

By 8 February 2010

Following the official announcement of the new EOS 550D digital SLR, Canon has released what it calls a "walkthrough" video of the new snapper. It's more an advert if we're honest, but if you are excited about the new HD DSLR then it's certainly worth... >>

Canon EOS 550D DSLR unveiled

Canon EOS 550D DSLR unveiled

By 8 February 2010

Canon has announced the EOS 550D, the successor to its EOS 500D prosumer DSLR. It's received significant upgrades to several features but most notably, the sensor, movie shooting and metering have all seen a bump in specs. Starting with the sensor, the... >>