Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 1000D

Winner
Canon EOS 550D

57

Canon EOS 1000D

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
 

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
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.6"

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

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$271 body only

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

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,984 body only

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth

Canon EOS 1000D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$271 body only

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

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$323 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 450D

Canon EOS 450D

Entry-level DSLR

$616 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth

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Avatar for Mahmudul Hoque Shishir Mahmudul Hoque Shishir (10:28 AM, October 27, 2014)
The comparison the the site gives is the best about the camera.. thnx
 
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)
this is the best camera comparison site I have come across! Makes it super easy to see which camera suits my needs