Canon EOS 500D vs Canon EOS 1200D

Winner
Canon EOS 500D

107

Canon EOS 1200D

91

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 500D

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
159 ms shutter lag
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1200D

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 25 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 1200D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 500D.

competitors

Canon EOS 500D Competitors

Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$685 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon EOS 550D

Canon EOS 550D

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$629 with 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$447 body only

$559 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

Canon EOS 1200D Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$307 - $649 body only

$379 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lowest price Cheaper
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$904 body only

$1,496 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$447 body only

$559 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Larger

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