Canon EOS 50D vs Canon EOS 500D

Winner
Canon EOS 50D

87

Canon EOS 500D

82

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 50D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6.3 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
 

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

$929 body only

$1,168 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

$496 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$328 - $699 body only

$375 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Canon EOS 500D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$494 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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