Canon EOS 50D vs Canon EOS 500D

Winner
Canon EOS 50D

65

Canon EOS 500D

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 50D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 500D

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 20fps
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 500D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 50D.

competitors

Canon EOS 50D Competitors

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$825 body only

$1,150 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,977 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Canon EOS 500D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$271 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$406 body only

$324 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,977 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Color depth Better color depth
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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