Canon EOS 20D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 20D

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 10D

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon EOS 10D over the Canon EOS 20D.
 
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Advantages of the Canon 10D

Snapsort is not aware of any important advantages of the Canon 10D vs the Canon 20D.
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Advantages of the Canon 20D

Color depth Better color depth 21.9 bits vs 21.1 bits
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Distinguishes 0.8 more bits of color
Overall image quality Better image quality 62.0 vs 57.0
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Around 10% better image quality
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 721 ISO vs 571 ISO
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The 20D has a slight edge (0.3 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
True resolution Higher true resolution 8.2 MP vs 6.3 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11 EV vs 10.9 EV
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0.1 f-stops more dynamic range
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed 1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Size Smaller 144x106x72 mm vs 150x107x75 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness Thinner 2.8" vs 3"
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Almost the same
Weight Lighter 770 g vs 875 g
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More than 10% lighter
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        Compared to recent DSLRs

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Lens availability Many lenses available Help
        197 lenses
        Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
        Pentaprism
        Live view No live view Help
        Preview with viewfinder
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        1.8"
        Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
        95%
        Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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        True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
        10D:6.3 MP
        20D:8.2 MP
        Autofocus No video autofocus Help
        Manual focus only
        Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
        Won't autofocus with all lenses
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        118k dots
        Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
        3,200 ISO
        Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
        Need to shelter it from weather
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
        10D:10.9 EV
        20D:11 EV
        Movie format Do not shoot movies Help
        No movies
        Color depth Poor color depth Help
        10D:21.1 bits
        20D:21.9 bits
        Sensor size Very small sensors Help
        10D:APS-C 22.7x15.1mm
        20D:APS-C 22.5x15.0mm
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        10D:3 fps
        20D:5 fps
        Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
        10D:0.55x
        20D:0.56x
        Overall image quality Low image quality Help
        10D:57.0
        20D:62.0
        Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
        Risk of blur
        Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
        10D:571 ISO
        20D:721 ISO

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        Shared Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Canon EOS 30D

        Canon EOS 30D

        Entry-level DSLR

        Screen size Has a much larger screen
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $550 body only

        $549 - $575 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon EOS 40D

        Canon EOS 40D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,138 body only

        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
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        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

        Entry-level DSLR

        $300 body only

        $500 with 18-55mm lens

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Viewfinder Has a lower quality type of viewfinder
        Canon EOS 60D

        Canon EOS 60D

        Pro DSLR

        $699 - $899 body only

        $959 - $999 with 18-135mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,000 body only

        $1,600 with 17-85mm lens

        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Screen size Has a much larger screen
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Viewfinder Has a lower quality type of viewfinder
        Canon EOS 70D

        Canon EOS 70D

        Pro DSLR

        $999 - $1,153 body only

        $1,330 - $1,349 with 18-135mm lens

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker

        Canon EOS 10D Competitors

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        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS 10D.

        Canon EOS 20D Competitors

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        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS 20D.

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