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Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i
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Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i Digital Camera

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SLR 15.1MP CMOS SDHC Dec 2011
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31 Reasons For

Sixteen Industry Awards

Experts love this camera and have given it sixteen awards.

PC Mag, Hothardware.com, Wired.com, Macworld.co.uk and Digicam Buyer.co.uk all thought that this Canon camera was marvellous and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at Ld2.ciol.com, M3.idg.se, IT Reviews.com and Letsgodigital.org/nl/ all recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites all thought that this digital camera was great. PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and DP Review all gave this camera a "Highly Recommended" award.

This SLR camera was given a "Best Buy" award by Good Gear Guide.com.au who said that this camera was a sensible purchase.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this Canon digital camera is 83 out of 100 based on sixty-nine expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com.

Good Video Capture

A number of customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Photographyblog.com rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review on PhotographyBlog.com “The 500D can record Full HD 1080p video as well as 720p”. Photographyblog.com also wrote “With the addition of full HD video”. Expert website V3.co.uk scored the product 4 stars and wrote in their review “Compact DSLR with much to recommend apart from its price Good points Full HD video plus crisp photos; fast to respond; simple to use; lightweight”.

Good Quality Pictures

Some people reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Hothardware.com mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i “We were generally very pleased with the images taken with the Rebel T1i”. Eisa.eu said on expert review site EISA.eu “The Canon EOS 500D is an excellent DSLR for both novices and advanced amateur photographers alike” in their review of the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i. Photoanswers.co.uk said on expert review site Photo Answers.co.uk “The overall mix of features will keep the most active of photographers happy” in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review.

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site V3.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Coming after its Eos 450D, Canon’s Eos 500D SLR offers 15-megapixel still images and ‘Full HD’ resolution (1,920x1,080 pixel) movie clips” and rated the product 4 stars. Seven years ago Eisa.eu said in their review on expert website EISA.eu “The large and high resolution LCD monitor”. Expert website Photoanswers.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i “The 15.1 megapixel resolution is excellent”.

A few Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it had a good image sensor. Digitalcamerainfo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It has a 15-megapixel sensor” . Expert website Asiaone.com wrote “A 15-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor; full high definition video recording at 1920x1080 resolution; a new 3-inch LCD” in their review. Expert review site Photozone.de wrote “This refers to the "stunning" 15.1 Mega-pixel CMOS sensor as well as the "pin-sharp" Full HD movie recording” in their review and scored the product 4 stars.

One person concluded that it was good in low light. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote eight years ago “Offering 15-megapixel resolution, excellent low-light performance” . One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good ISO range. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Along with this; it is ISO 100-6400, expandable to 1” in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review.

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Robust

A few Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i owners who purchased it thought it was well made. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com eight years ago “A solid, slightly better-than-basic dSLR” in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review. Also eight years ago expert website Hothardware.com wrote “The Canon EOS Rebel T1i is a solid DSLR with the added benefit of HD video recording” in their review of the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i. Digitalversus.com scored the product very highly and said on expert website Digital Versus “The new camera is well-built, with a 15 Megapixel CMOS sensor” in their review of this digital camera.

One Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i owner who purchased it considered that it was reliable. Expert website Cnet.com.au rated the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i 4 stars and wrote eight years ago “Why so, when it's yet another dependable Canon SLR, you ask? Well”.

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Good Size

Five customers said in their reviews that it was compact. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au wrote eight years ago “Its a pretty good option for anyone looking to make the leap from an advanced compact camera to a D-SLR that can also shoot video” in their review. Goodgearguide.com.au also wrote “What you get in the Canon EOS 500D is a D-SLR with a relatively compact body (approximately 12.8cm wide, 8cm thick”. Digitalartsonline.co.uk gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Its a pretty good option for anyone looking to make the leap from an advanced compact camera to a dig”.

A few customers who purchased the product thought it was lightweight. Eight years ago expert website Macworld.co.uk gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review “It’s lightweight and portable”. Expert website Photozone.de wrote in the same month “Also for enthusiasts who are looking for a light-weight DSLR at a very fair price level” in their review of this digital camera.

One Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reviewer who purchased it wrote that it was a good body shape. Eight years ago expert website Tracyandmatt.co.uk said “The Canon EOS 500D body Im a big fan of Canon cameras” in their review of this digital camera.

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Easy to Use

Some people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Hothardware.com wrote in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review “The camera's layout and controls were easy to use”. Computeractive.co.uk wrote “Easy to use, responsive, lightweight and compact DSLR with much to recommend apart from its price” in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review. Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “The Canon Rebel T1i is both a great camera for the photographer looking to move up from compacts and advanced amateurs who want total control and excellent image quality” .

A number of people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good experience. Eight years ago expert website Letsgodigital.org gave the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i a rating of 4 stars and said “It should not come as a surprise; the Canon EOS 500D will certainly offer you a positive shooting experience”. Letsgodigital.org also mentioned “The Canon 500D is backed up by a wealth of experience, thanks to the many generations that came before it, at which various innovative image s”.

One Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reviewer who reviewed the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i thought it was easy to use the menus. Eight years ago expert review site Wired.com mentioned in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review “The Canon's colors are comic-book oversaturated, so it's a good thing the menus are easy to navigate”.

One Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reviewer mentioned that the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i was easy to assemble. Whatlaptop.techradar.com wrote “Canon is looking to build on the success of its entry-level EOS 450D” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Product Quality

Some Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reviewers who reviewed the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reckoned that it was good quality. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “It is worth considering this digital SLR if you want the ability to capture high quality video with a still camera” in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review. Expert website Electronicsme.com said “It delivers excellent quality images for the price” and scored it 4 stars. Expert review site Dpinterface.com wrote “Large 3 inch LCD, 3.4 FPS burst mode and it delivers good image quality”.

Nice Design

A number of customers agreed that the product was good looking. Cnet.com.au said in their review of the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i on expert review site CNET.com.au eight years ago “The inclusion of high-definition video adds even more appeal to the already good-looking package” and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars.

Several Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera was neat. Expert website Cnet.com said eight years ago “Slipping neatly into the companys dSLR product line between the”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk scored the product 4 stars and wrote in their review also eight years ago “Slipping neatly into the company's digital SLR product line between the EOS 450D”.

One Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was ergonomic. Expert website Kenrockwell.com wrote “5D Mark II) so good are how far improved their ergonomics” .

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Good Quality Lens

Several Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i owners who bought the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reckoned that it had a good lens. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned eight years ago “For less than $1,000 ($899.99 list with an EF-S 18-to-55mm IS lens), you get a 15.1-megapixel CMOS s” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Pcauthority.com.au wrote “The 18-55mm optically-stabilised lens did a good job of keeping chromat”.

A number of customers reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Gadgetshow.channel5.com said eight years ago “The Canon EOS 500D DSLR camera has nine-point autofocus, so no more fiddling with the focus ring, or dodging false autofocus locks” in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review and gave the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i a score of 4 stars. Gadgetshow.channel5.com also said “The 500D snaps into sharp focus no matter where you frame your subject”.

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Good Brand

SLR digital cameras built by Canon have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just SLR digital cameras) and found that Canon also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Technical Features

Some Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i reviewers who bought it concluded that it had good features. Connectreviews.com mentioned “More digital SLRs these days are adding video recording functionality to their already advanced feature set” in their review. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote “An impressive entry-level DSLR with bonus features” in their Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i review. Cnet.com.au mentioned eight years ago “It was the lack of real upgrade-worthy features, apart from high-definition video” in their review of the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i and rated the product 79 out of 100.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen. Expert website Igizmo.co.uk said “Hardly recession-friendly Lovely screen / Superb movie mode / Good high-ISO results Shockingly expensive So here it is” in their review of the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i however despite that they only scored the product 3 stars. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “15.1 million effective pixels Live View on 3in, 920,000-dot LCD screen 1080p (Full HD) video recording Sensitivity range expandable from ISO 100-12,800 Street price approx £759Scores”.

Reasonably Priced

Seven customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good value for money. Eight years ago expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com said “Canon 500D Review - Image Quality & Value For Money - Page 5” in their review. Expert review site Kenrockwell.com said “The $800 Canon Digital Rebel T1i is Canon's second best digital camera ever, right behind the $2,700, which is Canon's best, regardless of price”. Expert review site Macworld.co.uk rated the product 5 stars and mentioned “Canon’s second DSLR to feature full high-definition video capture after the 5D Mark II – and its most affordable to date at £870 – the EOS 500D battles Nikon’s” in their review.

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i also support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i also have a built-in flash.

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Light

With a weight of only 480 grams, the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is fairly light compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i. The lightest digital camera of a comparable type and age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is 230g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 670g.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Canon EOS 5D[plb_1058_price] (810g).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Pentax 645Z[plb_2522250_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is more than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i the closest focusing distances range from 0.2m to 0.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.34m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.25 meters, the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has one of the smaller closest focusing distances amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera has a Neutral photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i. The photo effects "Black&White" is also found on this Canon digital camera.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than the ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction found on most SLR digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera also have a ±2EV (1/2 and 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. The best flash exposure correction of all cameras of a comparable type and age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) and the worst is ±1EV (1/3 EV step).

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Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is more than most cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly found shooting modes is Manual, but this shooting modes is not found on this Canon camera. The shooting modess Movie and Scene are also found on this digital camera.

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Has One Image Editing

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a greater number of image editing modes than most SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon camera). This digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera is 640 x 424 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type.

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Supports Three ISO Sensitivitys

The Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Canon digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i. The ISO sensitivitys "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported on cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The auto focusing (AF) modes "Face detection" is also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto / Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is more than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Canon camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i.

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14 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One person who reviewed it thought it did not have good technical guidance. Eight years ago Pocket-Lint.com said “We cant help”.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i do not support Full HD video. The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Canon EOS 6D[plb_1609271_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of this age and spec are not 3D. The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Nikon D600[plb_2079663_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i also do not support wi-Fi.

Other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Canon EOS 6D[plb_1609271_price], or the Nikon D750[plb_2497138_price].

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i, the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a greater number of camera file systems than most SLR digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Canon camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i. The camera file system "Exif 2.21" is also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Three Camera Playbacks

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a greater number of camera playback modes than most SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This Canon digital camera has a Single image camera playback, which is the most frequently found camera playback found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i. The camera playbacks "Movie" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max)s of similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 1,600 to 210,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 20,000. At only 3,200, the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i.

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Only ± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

This camera's light exposure correction (± 2EV (1/3EV step)) is actually the worst light exposure correction across all cameras of this type and age.

A ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction is the best light exposure correction across similar types of camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 1,080 milliampere * hour) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the battery capacitys range from 720mAh to 2,300mAh.

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Only 400 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i is a digital camera that takes 400 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 500D - Rebel T1i

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i[plb_1102050_price].

If this Canon camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the D800[pl_1347009_price] (3.2"), or the Df[pl_1740408_price] (3.2") both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Canon released the EOS 500D - Rebel T1i over five years ago.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Average Megapixel

The EOS 500D - Rebel T1i has a fairly typical megapixel (15.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix G5[plb_1773329_price] (16.05MP), the Sony NEX-6Y[plb_1609287_price] (16.1MP), or the Nikon Df[plb_1740408_price] (16.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Viewfinder
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Start-Up Time
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mac Compatibility
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Network Ready
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Compatible Operating Systems
Aperture Range (F-F)
Camera Shutter Speed
Lens System
Digital SLR

16 Awards

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27 April 2010

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22 April 2010

Hugely capable and with a great video mode, the 500D is only a whisker from an award this month...

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