Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 1000D

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.5 EV
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1000D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
164 ms shutter lag
Color depth
Great color depth
22 bits
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 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 550D.

competitors

Canon EOS 550D Competitors

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Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$404 - $634 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
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Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$861 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$629 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Canon EOS 1000D Competitors

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Canon EOS 450D

Entry-level DSLR

$368 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
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Canon EOS 100D

Entry-level DSLR

$891 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
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Canon EOS 400D

Entry-level DSLR

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

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Avatar for Mahmudul Hoque Shishir Mahmudul Hoque Shishir (10:28 AM, October 27, 2014)
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open XS (2:28 PM, February 10, 2011)
Exactly, great comparison.
 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:30 PM, September 26, 2010)
Great to hear!
 
Adelle (0:02 PM, September 26, 2010)
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