Updated (May 2012): Compare the Canon EOS 650D vs Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D vs Canon EOS 650D

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

70

Canon EOS 650D

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 650D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 650D.
Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$850 - $999 body only

$949 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,239 - $1,499 body only

$1,800 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,266 - $1,599 body only

$1,592 - $1,949 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Canon EOS 650D Competitors

Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,071 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$379 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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