Canon EOS 450D vs Canon EOS 1000D

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

43

Canon EOS 1000D

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 450D

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
160 ms shutter lag
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1000D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
164 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm)

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 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$365 - $438 body only

$307 - $570 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$439 body only

$422 with 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,153 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Canon EOS 1000D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$365 - $438 body only

$307 - $570 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$439 body only

$422 with 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 400D

Canon EOS 400D

Entry-level DSLR

$481 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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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.