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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 700D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 650D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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Advantages of the Canon 650D

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Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 722 ISO vs 681 ISO
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The 650D has a slight edge (0.1 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality 62.0 vs 61.0
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon 700D

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Battery life Longer battery life 550 shots vs 440 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Cheaper $638.74 vs $822.52
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The best price we've seen is $184 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent entry-level DSLRs, and ignoring price

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              Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              1,040k dots
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              197 lenses
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              95%
              Size Large Help
              650D:133x99x78 mm
              700D:133x100x79 mm
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              21.7 bits
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.2 EV
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              650D:269 ms
              700D:264 ms
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              0.53x
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection video autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              650D:62.0
              700D:61.0
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              5 fps
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              650D:722 ISO
              700D:681 ISO
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps

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              Canon EOS 600D

              Canon EOS 600D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $626 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Has significantly more color depth
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $747 body only

              $659 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $547 - $697 body only

              $549 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Canon EOS 1200D

              Canon EOS 1200D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $419 body only

              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 body only

              $999 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Color depth Has significantly more color depth
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,231 body only

              $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon EOS 100D

              Canon EOS 100D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $533 body only

              $572 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Is much smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Autofocus Users slower contrast detection autofocus
              Cross type focus points Has significantly fewer cross-type focus points

              Canon EOS 650D Competitors

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              Canon EOS 700D Competitors

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              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS 700D.

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              Avatar for SelimTheDream SelimTheDream (2:36 PM, August 22, 2014)
              Main difference between cameras is the dual pixel cmos on the 700D which makes autofocus on liveview and video autofocus much much faster. You need STM lenses to really take advantage though. If prices are close 700D if 650D is considerable cheaper than 650D. If you can afford it 70D or the upcoming 7DM2
               
              photoshooter (1:34 AM, November 28, 2013)
              but if you have an extra bucks, choose 70D
               
              photoshooter (1:33 AM, November 28, 2013)
              they are almost the same, both of them works well.
               
              joshua (0:57 PM, May 06, 2013)
              The 700 is only a tweekt up version of the 650. I own the 650 with the 18-135mm lens. It works sweet. Make your own choose bro.
               
              Roy Machia (11:40 AM, May 04, 2013)
              how do i decide what to buy ? The 650D or the 700D