Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 1000D

Winner
Canon EOS 550D

113

Canon EOS 1000D

78

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Great image quality
Overall image quality
66.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.5 EV
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1000D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
164 ms shutter lag
Color depth
Great color depth
22 bits
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
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

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$360 body only

$453 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$426 body only

$533 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$335 - $699 body only

$370 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Canon EOS 1000D Competitors

Canon EOS 400D

Canon EOS 400D

Entry-level DSLR

Size Slightly smaller
Live view No live view
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$333 body only

$653 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Size Significantly larger
Canon EOS 500D

Canon EOS 500D

Entry-level DSLR

$333 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

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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