Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 5D

Winner
Canon EOS 550D

55

Canon EOS 5D

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,368 ISO
Color depth
Great color depth
22.9 bits
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 550D.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D.

competitors

Canon EOS 550D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$379 body only

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

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$702 body only

$1,101 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

$505 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth

Canon EOS 5D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,000 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$769 body only

$899 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$845 body only

$1,269 with 28-135mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth

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