Canon EOS 450D vs Canon EOS 1000D

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

84

Canon EOS 1000D

78

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 450D

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.4"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1000D

Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
164 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 1000D.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 450D.

competitors

Canon EOS 450D Competitors

Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 500D

Canon EOS 500D

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

$338 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 1000D Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS 500D

Canon EOS 500D

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,800 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

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Canon EOS 450D
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Avatar for Jeffrey Jeffrey (5:59 AM, November 08, 2011)
maybe the reason to buy a 1000D over a 450D is budget restriction. 1000D is cheaper.