Speedlite Buyers Guide

Speedlite Buyers Guide

* prices shown below are approximate and used for comparative purposes only

Canon 600EX II-RT £515 / US$479

Canon’s flagship speedlite with 20-200mm zoom, RT radio wireless (master & slave), EX optical wireless (master & slave), E-TTL II, HSS, weatherproof

Godox Witstro AD360 II-C £470 / US$499

Canon 470EX-AI £385 / US$299

Auto bounce control, 24-105mm zoom, no radio wireless, EX optical wireless (slave only), E-TTL II, HSS

Godox Witstro AD200  £267 / US$299

Canon 430EX III-RT £249 / US$249

20-105mm zoom, RT radio wireless communication (master & slave), EX optical wireless (slave only), E-TTL II, HSS

Godox V860 II Speedlite  £161 / US$179

Yongnuo YN968EX-RT £110 / US$125

Similar to the YN600EX-RT II but with 20-105mm zoom head, slightly more powerful, and built-in LED light. RT radio wireless (master & slave), EX optical wireless (master & slave), E-TTL II, HSS.

Yongnuo YN600EX -RT II £99 / US$109

Canon 600EXii -RT clone but at less than a quarter of the price, 20-200mm zoom, RT radio wireless (master & slave), EX optical wireless (master & slave), E-TTL II, HSS.

Godox TT685C Speedlite  £96 / US$110

Yongnuo Speedlite YN685 £89/ US$99

Compatible with Canon Cameras but uses Yongnuo’s proprietary radio wireless system. Full Canon ETTL. In-built radio receiver triggered by YN-622 transmitter.
Not compatible with Canon optical or radio wireless.

Yongnuo Speedlite YN568EX III £86 / US$97

Copy of the Canon 580EX II Speedlite. E-TTL II,Canon optical wireless only.

Godox TT600 Speedlite  £59 / US$65

Yongnuo Speedlite YN560 IV £54 / US$61

Manual flash output with no ETTL. In-built radio transceiver triggered by YN560-TX transmitter. Can be used as a radio master and slave unit.
Not compatible with Canon optical or radio wireless.

Yongnuo Speedlite YN560 III £49 / US$55

Manual flash output with no ETTL. In-built radio receiver triggered by YN560-TX transmitter. Can only be used as a radio slave unit.
Not compatible with Canon optical or radio wireless.

AmazonBasics Electronic Flash VT560 £26 / US$29