Updated (August 2010): Compare the Canon EOS 500D vs Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D vs Canon EOS 500D

Winner
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82

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 500D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
159 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"

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 60D.

competitors

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

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Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$699 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
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Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$521 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Color depth Worse color depth
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Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$861 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Canon EOS 500D Competitors

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Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$629 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much smaller screen
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Canon EOS 550D

Entry-level DSLR

$708 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
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Canon EOS 100D

Entry-level DSLR

$891 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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Pappy (7:46 PM, February 13, 2014)
Will the 500D take as good an image as the 60D under the same conditions?