Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 450D

Winner
Canon EOS 550D

112

Canon EOS 450D

83

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
17.9 MP
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 450D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
160 ms shutter lag
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)

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

$310 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$443 body only

$506 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$479 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS 450D Competitors

Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$316 body only

$481 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$253 body only

$316 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
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 !!!