Recommended Memory Card for Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D
Get to know the recommended memory cards for Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D. Learn its storage capacity, class rating, compatible cards and tips on how choosing cards based on your photography needs (normal, video or sports). The Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D support following types: SD,SDHC,SDXC
Announced in February 2011, the Canon EOS Rebel T3i/600D incorporate 18 megapixels CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 image processor. The camera support ISO up to 6400 (expandable to 12800), shoot true HD movies, vari-angle LCD screen, 3.7fps burst shooting, and new wireless flash support.
The camera support standard SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards and also support wireless transfer via Eye-Fi cards
Photos Capacity (number of shots)
|Memory Card Size|
|Image Quality||2 GB||4 GB||8 GB||16 GB||32 GB||64 GB|
How many photos can your card hold? The higher the number of megapixels/camera's resolution the larger the image file, and hence the smaller the number of files you can store.
Video Capacity (duration)
|Memory Card Size|
|Video Mode||2 GB||4 GB||8 GB||16 GB||32 GB||64 GB|
|1920x1080,30p||6m||12m||24m||48m||1h 36m||3h 13m|
|1280x720,30p||6m||12m||24m||48m||1h 36m||3h 13m|
|640x480,30p||24m||48m||1h 36m||3h 13m||6h 27m||12h 55m|
How long can your card record video? That depends on video resolution (SD,HD or Full HD) and video bitrate.
1h 20m = video duration of 1 hour and 20 minutes
General Choosing Tips
- Choose memory card based on your capacity need (see table above)
- If you're shooting videos alot, choose memory card with higher class rating. Class 2 is suitable for SD format, while Class 4 and Class 6 can record HD video. Class 10 is the ultimate
- If you're shooting hi-res RAW photos, you'll need a quick card to take more than two or three shots at a time. Choose fast cards to smooth the process. Recommended minimum Class 6
- Pick known brand. They're slighly more expensive, but also more reliable. Lexar and SanDisk are recommended.
- Get a second memory card as backup. You'll never know what gonna happen on the field
- and makes sure the card is compatible with your camera :)
The Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D supports the following memory card type. Click to browse available cards: