Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D 18.0 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Kit w/ EF-S IS II 18-55mm Lens) Reviews
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Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D 18.0 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Kit w/ EF-S IS II 18-55mm Lens)

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  • Canon's entry level DSLR, Perfect for the beginner/amateur!

    Feb 25, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Made in Japan; Solid built; Incredible Image Quality!; 18 MP; Eye-Fi Compatible
    Cons: High ISO Noise; No GPS Geo-tagging

    Summary: The Canon T2i performs extremely well in all of its 13 different shooting modes and one video shooting mode.  The Auto Modes: -The auto Mode will take your every day picture and adjust the settings to whatever conditions ... read more

  • Best Out of Box Color

    Feb 21, 2014 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: My photos always get compliments.
    Cons: The only thing I can think of is I wish it wasn't over $500.

    Summary: This camera produces clear and colorful images with standard settings. It produces such great quality images you don't even need editing software, even though it is fun to play around with. It's not complicated to learn to use this camera. The settings ... read more

  • Cons and Pros of Canon 550D

    Nov 26, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: ergonomics
    FPS 
    Flash button 
    Fine quality, superb pictures.
    Cons: weather proofing. 
    No revolving LCD
    ISO limitation to 12000 
    Only 9 focus points

    Summary: When I bought this camera, I was very happy till the point I learnt about its limitations and shortcomings. The buttons are overall of very good quality. A Solid body but proves to be small for bigger hands. Leather covering on the front and bits on the ... read more

  • Still a favorite, even for an "older" model

    Oct 15, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: lightweight body, very portable, good ISO range
    Cons: standard kit lens is better for video than stills

    Summary: I got the canon digital rebel T2i as a used lens/body set because it was a really good deal, and even after trying the much more expensive D series cameras, I still really like this for its portability, lightweight body, and functionality. I've tried the ... read more

  • This Rebel is good!

    Oct 12, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use
    takes great photos
    Cons: Pricey
    Would like more zoom, without having to purchase additional lens.

    Summary: My husband and I have had many small digital type cameras over the years.  All adequate, and not any sort of significant investment.  This past year we found our only functional cameras were the ones on our phones!  We started researching ... read more

  • A Good First Buy

    Jul 16, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Overall a good camera in the price rang for beginners.
    Cons: Not too many really.

    Summary: If you are thinking of buying a first SLR camera Canon 550 D is a good buy. It is easy on pocket and it has a lot of features that would keep you engaged.I have used this for the last two years and I have been happy with the camera. Even ... read more

  • Very nice camera for beginners

    May 26, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Crystal-clear pictures, Auto settings, Easy to use
    Cons: Battery life

    Summary: I own the Canon Rebel T2i from Walmart and it is a very nice camera for beginners when it comes to photography. I bought this camera for candid photography and daily use. It takes clear, detailed pictures and the auto settings are great for those who do ... read more

  • Worth every penny.

    May 5, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use.

    Light weight

    Durable
    Cons: The strap can twist and unbuckle easy.

    The lens cap can come off.

    Summary: As a self taught amateur photographer I was very pleased to receive this camera a week after I have purchased it from Amazon. The postage and packaging was great, compact and easy to open. Within the box there was instructions on how to set up the ... read more

  • Great For Photos Not Video. BEGINNERS CAMERA

    Mar 30, 2013 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Great, High quality, images.
    Easy to use
    Great for beginners
    Great Photography lens included
    Handmedown.
    Cons: Not the best for video use,
    wouldn't buy it for video.
    vlogging quality for YouTube

    Summary: I bought this for photography use only. I think that's all it's good for. The video with the lens, isn't very high quality. Ill use it to record family, dance recitals, and use it for other everyday uses of video, but do not buy this camera and ... read more

  • I LOVE this camera!

    Feb 10, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great crisp photos, easy to use, reliable.
    Cons: LCD screen hard to see if using it for video.

    Summary: I purchased this camera when it first came out and I have zero regrets. In the years since this camera came out I only had one problem, which was the flash wouldn't pop up all the time and I would get an error on the screen. I sent this back to Canon (as ... read more

  • For what it is, its GREAT

    Dec 28, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: -Great value
    -Many compatible lenses
    -Light 
    Cons: Over time, you'll find yourself wanting more.

    Summary: I started doing video reveiws on youtube and only had a sony point and shoot camera to film video. I wanted something that would give me high quality video, and at that point, I didn't know too much about dslr's. I just saw that the Canon T2i was ... read more

  • Canon EOS 550D/ REBEL T2i with 18-55mm lens

    Oct 12, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: best entry level camera with all features
    Cons: image quality  and ISO sensitivity not as good as d3100

    Summary: If you are dying to shift from a point and shoot camera to DSLR to learn the ropes of photography then this is the best dslr at the price point. compared to Canon's biggest competitor this camera features a better body (although a bit plasticky). EOS ... read more

  • First DSLR camera

    Oct 7, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great for beginners
    Auto mode
    Great price.
    Cons: Bad at night
    Bad at motion shots

    Summary: I purchased the Canon REBEL T2i / EOS because I picked up an interest in photography. I had taken some classes in school using film, but I wanted a nice DSLR for a good price. This is a great camera. It is very easy to figure out; it probably took me ... read more

  • Canon REBEL T2i

    Aug 5, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Sharp photos, vivid colors, multiple functionalities.
    Cons: A little heavy.

    Summary: I purchased this camera (Canon Rebel T2i EOS 550D with 18-55mm lens) about a year ago, as a requirement for a photography course I took, and I have used it ever since. It was my very first professional camera ever (I had only used regular point and shoot ... read more

  • Great for low budget filmmaking

    Jul 31, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great video recording capability, Great audio capturing capability, and very sturdy and rugged body.
    Cons: Average photo quality unless you buy additional lenses for specific purposes.

    Summary: I bought this camera for making low budget indie films and have been very happy with my purchase. This is a great DSLR that includes very nice video/filming capabilities. It also has a great built-in mic which has the capability to record voices and ... read more

  • Canon T2i is great!!

    Jul 12, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything!  18 megapixles, HD video, ease of use.
    Cons: none

    Summary: After playing with several other brand digital SLR's, I had my heart set on a Canon T2i for many reasons, and finally I had recieved mine as a gift from my girlfriend. I had always loved the dependability of the Canon products and I had already had ... read more

  • Great For A Starter Camera

    Jul 2, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use auto focus, user friendly.
    Cons: Hassle to carry around

    Summary: This is really a great camera for beginners because it is so user friendly. Not too complicated and easy to use. It's also great for expert photographers. I bought this camera because I was new to Canon cameras and the features were just what i needed in ... read more

  • Canon REBEL T2i / EOS 550D Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

    Jun 18, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: User Friendly, Easy to use, Sleek and Stylish, light, Fast and Efficient, Variety of Lens
    Cons: -doesn't take great night pictures

    Summary: I bought this camera last year for my photography class at art institute of Pittsburgh; I have not had a problem with this camera. It’s easy to use and most importantly it’s light; makes it easy to carry around with you. I use this camera for ... read more

  • Great Camera!

    Jun 5, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: All features work really well, many different types of options in taken photos.
    Cons: Not as 'high-tech' as other upgraded cameras, but definetly worth the investment.

    Summary: The Canon Rebel T2i is a great camera.  The features it has and the way it was built all work together to get you the best shot possible.  Overall I recommend this camera, as it is fairly cheap, yet expensive in quality.  Personally, I use ... read more

  • Very handy

    May 31, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great weight, great exposures, easy to use, and very fun to use
    Cons: The price constantly goes down and you can easily pay to much for it.

    Summary: The canon T2i is a very good dslr for someone who is interested in starting out with photography. It is equipped with enough features and is very good quality. It is the perfect camera to take around anywhere and make memories last. I have owned it for ... read more

  • Excellent in every way

    Feb 19, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: This camera takes amazing pictures and is quite simple to use.
    Cons: 18-55 mm lens do not zoom significantly; 55-200mm lens are expensive to buy separately.

    Summary: I bought this product before Christmas 2011 as a gift...to myself. I spent hours upon hours deciding between this and a Nikon, and finally I chose this.  I am absolutely satisified with my decision.  After learning how to use the camera, the ... read more

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