Canon Rebel T1i (EOS 500D) = Hi Def Video for $899

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by Daba
18083 Posts
Ready to get things pooping
4 years, 4 months ago
6 years, 5 months ago

 I want.

The rumors were true. Canon has crammed the $1500 50D's sensor and 5D-Mark-II-like 1080p video capture into an $899 entry-level Rebel. We ran it through its paces for a few hours, and it's awesome. So what we have here is almost the exact sensor from the 50D—a 15.1 megapixel CMOS with sensitivities up to 




Canon has just announced the 15.1 megapixel EOS 500D, known as the Rebel T1i in the US market. The new DSLR is a response to Nikon’s D90 — it’s a high-end consumer model which shoots HD video. It’s also Canon’s second DSLR to best Nikon’s HD efforts.


The 500D shoots at up to full 1080p resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) but only does so at 20 frames per second. Drop to 720p (1280 x 720 pixels) and you get a better 30fps. This compares to the Nikon D90’s





by monaco
64 Posts
6 years, 5 months ago
too good to be true?
by chris
78 Posts
Stabby McStab Stab
6 years, 9 months ago
6 years, 5 months ago
it's crap compared to the 5dmk2.
by tinnitus_photography
37 Posts
2012 turned out great
2 years, 8 months ago
6 years, 5 months ago
it's also not designed to compete w/ the 5D2...pretty good specs, esp for a near-entry level DSLR. 

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