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Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi

Camera Labs Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and 3 year old SLR digital camera
SLR 12.2MP 3888 X 2592 Pixels CMOS Nov 2014
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Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi number 653 across all digital cameras.
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69 Reviews + 22 Awards
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 84%, based on 69 reviews. This digital camera has received 22 awards including a "Recommended" award from M3.idg.se plus four other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Photozone.de plus four other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, excellent product quality and superior technical features.
The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Quite low megapixels sensor
Only 3888 x 2592 pixels image resolution

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Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

22 Industry Awards

Camera experts really like this digital camera and have given it 22 awards.

The writers at review sites M3.idg.se, IT Reviews.com, Alphr.com, Akam.no and Trusted Reviews all concluded that concluded that they would recommend this Canon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The authors at five more expert review sites all concluded that this digital camera was very good. Photozone.de, Digicamreview.co.uk, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Camera Labs all gave this Canon camera a "Highly Recommended" award.

This Canon digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Cnetfrance.fr, PC Mag and Digitaltrends.com all of whom thought that this camera was marvellous.

The expert at one other expert review site decided that this camera was straightforward to use. Plusxaward.de gave this Canon camera an "Ease of Use, Ergonomics" award.

This digital camera received an "Excellent" award from Letsgodigital.org/nl/, it received a "Hot Buy" award from Stuff.tv and Pcauthority.com.au gave it an "A-List" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 69 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this Canon camera is 84 out of 100.

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Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

We checked 35,686 expert and user reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners agreed that it had a good picture resolution and two owners who bought this digital camera agreed that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Three owners who reviewed the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi concluded that it was good quality.

  • It offers very good photo quality (with the appropriate tweaks), lighting fast performance, live view…
  • You can be impressed with the quality features of the new canon camera…
    Pricemo.com August 2009
  • It was a new featured quality camera…
    Pricemo.com August 2009

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Three owners concluded that it had good features.

  • Its a lightweight, reliable camera that offers good capture features and manual control…
    Itreviews.com November 2008
  • Friendly design and menus coupled with grown-up features make this a good camera for families…
    V3.co.uk July 2008
  • You can be impressed with the quality features of the new canon camera…
    Pricemo.com August 2009
  • With a few new features and more refinements…
    Brighthub.com November 2008

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners who purchased this digital camera considered that it was good value for money.


Features

Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available

Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Canon lens range

Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi's sensor megapixels of only 12.2MP is in the lowest 21% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 3888 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a maximum image resolution of 3888 x 2592 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Canon camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Quite Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600 is fairly low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is fairly slow compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 15% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The camera shutter speeds of digital cameras range from 0.000062s to 8s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.16s.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Canon camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a built-in flash. 66% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavy

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi of 450g is in the heaviest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi supports live view, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Heavy

The weight of the EOS 450D - Rebel XSi of 0.45kg is quite heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 18% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 0.097kg to 360kg, and the average weight is 12kg.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon lenses range in aperture from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi features flash exposure compensation. 80% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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500 Battery Life

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi is a digital camera that takes 500 shots battery life.

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Quite Fast Flash Recharging Time

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi's flash recharging time of only 3s is quite fast compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have flash recharging times of between 0.0055s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the EOS 450D - Rebel XSi in November 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon used088034774, canon 2758b009aa

Barcodes:

00000001632835, 03606507007824

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