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

Canon EOS 7D vs Canon EOS 650D

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

77

Canon EOS 650D

64

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

$400 - $899 body only

$400 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,499 body only

$406 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$752 - $1,499 body only

$468 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
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

$1,624 body only

$326 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$2,012 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

discussion

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