Canon EOS 500D SLR Camera (incl. EF-S 18-55 mm IS Lens Kit) - £469.98 @ Amazon
Canon EOS 500D SLR Camera (incl. EF-S 18-55 mm IS Lens Kit) - £469.98 @ Amazon

Canon EOS 500D SLR Camera (incl. EF-S 18-55 mm IS Lens Kit) - £469.98 @ Amazon

Buy forBuy forBuy for£469.98
GETGet dealVisit site and get deal
Looks a decent price for an SLR Camera with a decent IS Lens....

Product Features

* 15.1 megapixel CMOS sensor
* Full HD 1080p movie recording with HDMI output for connection to HDTV
* ISO range up to 12800
* 3.4 frames per second continuous shooting mode
* Wide-area, nine-point, auto focus system with cross-type central AF point

Technical Details

Type - 22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS
Aspect Ratio - 3:2
Low-Pass Filter - Built-in/Fixed with Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Focal Length - Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens
Type - TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
AF System/ Points - 9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at centre, extra sensitivity at f/2.8)
AF working range - EV -0.5 -18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
AF Modes - AI Focus, One Shot, AI Servo
Predictive AF (7) - Yes, up to 10m
Metering modes - TTL full aperture metering with 35-zone SPC, (1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points), (2) Partial metering at center (approx. 9% of viewfinder), (3) Spot metering (approx. 4% of viewfinder at center), (4) Center weighted average metering
Metering Range - EV 1-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
ISO Sensitivity (8) - AUTO(100-1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Expandable to 6400 + H (approx 12800) in 1-stop increments
Speed - 30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
Settings - AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White, Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom. White balance compensation: 1. Blue/Amber +/-9, 2. Magenta/ Green +/-9
WB Bracketing - +/-3 levels in single level increments, 3 bracketed images per shutter release. Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias
Viewfinder Information - AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light. Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB. Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light. Image information: White balance correction, SD card information, monochrome shooting, maximum burst (1 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+)
Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically) - Approx 170°
Display Options - (1) Quick Control Screen, (2) Camera settings
Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters) - 13
Built-in Flash Coverage - up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 27mm)
Built-in Flash recycle time - Approx. 3 seconds
Red-Eye Reduction - Yes
X-sync - 1/200sec
HotShoe/ PC terminal - Yes
Modes - Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Movie, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, A-DEP
Picture Styles - Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Image Processing - Highlight Tone Priority, Auto Lighting Optimizer (Basic and Creative modes), Long exposure noise reduction, High ISO speed noise reduction, Peripheral illumination correction
Continuous Shooting - Max. Approx. 3.4fps. (speed maintained for up to 170 images (JPEG)(1), 9 images (RAW)) (2)
Still Image Type - JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), RAW: RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording - Yes (RAW + Large JPEG only)
Movie Size - HD (16:9)1920 x 1080P -20fps, 1280x720P -30fps, SD(4:3) 640 x 480 -30fps
File Numbering - (1) Consecutive numbering, (2) Auto reset, (3) Manual reset
Display Formats - (1) Single image with information (2 levels),(2) Single image,(3) 4 image index,(4) 9 image index,(5) Jump Display
Computer - Hi-Speed USB
Other - Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI Type C
Type - SD card, SDHC card
Browsing & Printing - ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Image Processing - Digital Photo Professional
Other - PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, Original Data Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor (* Requires optional accessory)
Dimensions (WxHxD) - 128.8 x 97.5 x 61.9 mm
Weight (body only) - Weight (body only)


I was thinking of getting this, but reviews seem to suggest either getting the cheaper 450d, or paying the extra and getting the 550d.

Pay extra to get the 600D

The 550d is currently £545, the 600d is £699 - that's a big difference which could be used on another lens.

Its £502 now
Post a comment