Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 1000D

Winner
Canon EOS 550D

115

Canon EOS 1000D

79

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
17.9 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1000D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
164 ms shutter lag
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
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

$363 body only

$456 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

$430 body only

$537 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$600 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger

Canon EOS 1000D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$363 body only

$456 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon EOS 500D

Canon EOS 500D

Entry-level DSLR

$336 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$336 body only

$658 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Size Significantly larger

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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)
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