Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 450D

Winner
Canon EOS 550D

57

Canon EOS 450D

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 450D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
160 ms shutter lag
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 450D.
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

$365 - $438 body only

$348 - $570 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,150 body only

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,137 - $1,199 body only

$1,226 - $1,349 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger

Canon EOS 450D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$365 - $438 body only

$348 - $570 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$438 body only

$421 with 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$484 body only

$685 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much smaller screen

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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (0:51 PM, November 14, 2011)
You can see how we scored this review here, votes do not have an effect on our score.
 
Avatar for Satyam Joshi Satyam Joshi (2:43 PM, November 13, 2011)
this fake...bad info....how come 450d is expensive much than 550D ...even it got nearly equal votes against 550d ....HOW ?450d doesn't shoot movie  so it cost more than 2000 kr...amazing !!!