Canon EOS 550D vs Canon EOS 5D

Winner
Canon EOS 550D

80

Canon EOS 5D

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
 

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

$310 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$450 body only

$515 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

$496 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Color depth Worse color depth

Canon EOS 5D Competitors

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$799 body only

$1,190 with 28-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,699 body only

$3,299 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$515 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Color depth Worse color depth

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