General

Canon EOS Rebel T1i Nikon Coolpix P500
Brand
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Canon Nikon
Lowest price
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$339.77 $545.98
Announced
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March 2009 February 2011

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Sensor size
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n/a 1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
Crop factor
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1.6x n/a
Megapixels
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15.1 MP 12.1 MP
Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO None
Sensor cleaning
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Yes n/a

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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15.1 MP 9.7 MP
Native resolution
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4752 × 3168 4016 × 3008
Pixel size
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22.1 µm² 2.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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920k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No Yes
Live view
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Yes n/a

Lenses

Lens availability
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220 lenses n/a
Lens mount
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Canon EF n/a

Form factor

Size
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129×98×62 mm 116×84×103 mm
Depth
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2.4" 4.1"
Weight
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520 g 481 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes No
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No n/a
Built-in focus motor
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No n/a

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentamirror Digital
Viewfinder size
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0.54x Unknown
Coverage
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95% n/a

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 20fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None 240 fps
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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None Unknown
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps
  3. 1080p @ 20fps
  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 320 x 240 @ 240fps
  3. 480p @ 30fps
  4. 480p @ 120fps
  5. 720p @ 30fps
  6. 1080p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No Yes
HDR
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No No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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None
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Yes No
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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300 ms Unknown
Shutter lag
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159 ms Unknown
Battery life
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400 shots 220 shots
Continuous shooting
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3.4 fps 10 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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9 Unknown
Cross type focus points
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1 Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/5000s
Min
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30s 2s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes No
External connection
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Yes No

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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63.0 Unknown
Color depth
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21.7 bits Unknown
Dynamic range
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11.5 EV Unknown
Low light performance
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663 ISO Unknown

Lens

Zoom
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n/a 36x
Wide angle
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n/a 23 mm
Telephoto
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n/a 828 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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n/a f/3.5
Aperture (telephoto)
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n/a f/5.7
Macro focus
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n/a 1.0 cm
Canon EOS Rebel T1i
Rebel T1i
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Nikon Coolpix P500
Coolpix P500
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