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

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.59x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6.3 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 500D

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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
159 ms shutter lag

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

$830 body only

$1,249 with 18-135mm lens

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

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,624 body only

$496 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$2,015 body only

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

Canon EOS 500D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

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

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $398 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$2,015 body only

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

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