Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 450D

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83

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.5 EV
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 450D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
160 ms shutter lag
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

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

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Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$404 - $632 with 18-55mm lens

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

Entry-level DSLR

$859 with 18-55mm lens

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

Entry-level DSLR

$519 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Color depth Worse color depth

Canon EOS 450D Competitors

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Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$799 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
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Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$859 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$628 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
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 !!!