Canon EOS 5D vs Canon PowerShot SD550

Winner
Canon EOS 5D

48

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39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D

CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD550

Size
Really small
Compact (90×57×27 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
185 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SD550.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,311 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$1,095 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Canon PowerShot SD550 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SD600

Canon PowerShot SD600

Compact

$380

Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
Canon IXUS 165

Canon IXUS 165

Travel zoom

$140

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$158

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture

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