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Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi Digital Camera

SLR 10.1MP CMOS SDHC Nov 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Twenty-one industry awards
Good support
No wireless flash system
103 Reviews + 21 Awards
Camera Labs Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Twenty-One Industry Awards

This Canon camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the cameras of this type and age.

The experts at five expert review sites all wrote that this camera was great. This Canon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Digicamreview.co.uk and Photozone.de.

This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews, Akam.no, IT Reviews.com and Alphr.com all of whom said that this low megapixel digital camera was good.

This Canon camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and Cnetfrance.fr all of whom concluded that this camera was superb.

The expert at review sites Plusxaward.de decided that this camera was easy to use and gave it their "Ease of Use Award".

The editors of three other expert review sites all concluded that this low megapixel digital camera was good. This Canon digital camera received a "Hot Buy" award from Stuff.tv, Pcauthority.com.au gave it an "A-List" award and 01net.com gave it a "5 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on sixty-five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this camera is 85 out of 100. This means that experts think this Canon camera is one of the very best cameras of this spec and age.

Excellent Brand

We checked 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi supports PictBridge. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also support PictBridge.

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Focusing

Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera range from 0.01m to 0.45m. The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has one of the larger closest focusing distances (0.25 meters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Lens System

Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of 3.5, the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 11, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.

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Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera. The display resolutions (numeric) of low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera range from 640 pixels to 1,100,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.5 inches, the EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

If this Canon digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Canon SX50 HS (2.8" and higher rated).

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Weight & Dimensions

Small, Lightweight

Five customers agreed that the product was lightweight. Techradar wrote nine years ago “Compact and lightweight”.

Two people who bought this digital camera wrote that it was compact. Techradar said nine years ago “Compact body by DSLR standards (though its not for everyone” but even so they only scored the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi 18.8 out of 100. Expert review site V3.co.uk gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote “As prices of digital SLRs fall with more people moving up from smaller and cheaper compact cameras, so the average resolution of such cameras increases”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Mac World mentioned “Improved body and control layout”.

One customer who purchased the product thought it was a big size. Photozone.de wrote in their review of this digital camera “This little cracker explodes the myth that SLRs are over-sized and over-complicated” although they gave it a rating of 1 stars.

One owner who reviewed it thought it was a good size.

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Heavy

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi is one of the heavier comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera (450 grams) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The weights of digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera range from 50g to 1.3kg.

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Features

Nice Features

Fifteen customers reckoned that this digital camera had good features. Techradar said in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi nine years ago “Full feature set” . Hereshow.ca said “Offers several Live View features”. Techradar also said “Useful and friendly features” in their review.


Great Screen

Eight owners said in their reviews that it had a good screen. Mac World mentioned nine years ago “Big LCD screen” although he rated it 1 stars. Photozone.de mentioned “Canon puts 12.2-megapixels of photo firepower at your disposal, with a 3-inch Live View screen for aiming” but in spite of that they rated this digital camera 1 stars. Techradar said “Large bright 3 inch screen” in their review of this digital camera.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder. Camera Labs wrote “Decent viewfinder and accurate Live View” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi. Expert website Hereshow.ca said in their review of this digital camera “A larger viewfinder, more sophisticated DIGIC III processor” .

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Supplied is Lens

Nine customers said in their reviews that it had a good lens. Techradar wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi “Image stabiliser in standard lens” yet they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Mac World wrote “Very good kit lens” in his review of this digital camera. Photozone.de wrote in their review of this digital camera “Kit lens now has image stabilization” .

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Photozone.de said “Compatta ma molto maneggevole con comandi ben disposti, autofocus preciso, qualit immagini, schermo grande con funzione Live View, accurato sistema di pulizia, controllo remoto da computer” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi. Expert website Tipa.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “A responsive autofocus system and superb image quality”.

One customer who bought it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser.

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Great Image Quality

Twenty-seven people who reviewed the product agreed that it was able to produce good images. Techradar said “Low-noise images below ISO 1 000” although they only gave this digital camera a rating of 18.8 out of 100. Photozone.de wrote in their review of this digital camera “Magnificent resolution and image quality” however they only gave it a score of 14 out of 100. Techradar also said “Much improved kit lens features image stabilization” in their review.

Ten customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Techradar mentioned nine years ago “All essential functions are easily accessible while shooting” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi. Hereshow.ca said “Great versatility, speed and resolution” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi but in spite of that they gave it a rating of 14 out of 100. Techradar also said “Capteur CMOS 12 millions de pixels” in their review.

Seven people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor. Techradar mentioned “CMOS 12 million pixel sensor”. Techradar also said “Lownoise sensor raises the bar for entrylevel DSLRs” in their review. Expert website Alphr.com gave it a rating of 9 stars and mentioned “The 450D's superb sensor makes it the best choice if quality is your priority”.

Three customers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good ISO range. Techradar wrote “Dedicated ISO button” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi but even so they gave it a score of 1 stars. Expert website Asia.cnet.com rated it 8 stars and said “Maximum ISO 1600; huge spot-for-spot metering” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi.

One owner who bought the product thought it was good in low light. Mac World said in his review of this digital camera “Excellent low-light performance” but he scored it 1 stars.

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No Wireless Flash System

Three people considered that it did not have a good flash. Techradar mentioned “Pas de systme de flash sans fil” in their Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi review. Techradar also wrote “No wireless flash system” in their review. Photozone.de mentioned “Autofocus can be slow and confused in the fog of war so pop up the flash to activate the reliable AF assist” in their review of this digital camera.


Picture Quality

3888 X 2592 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a 3888 x 2592 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of this type and age. Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 1936 x 1288 and 2816 x 1880. Across all digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4032 x 3024.

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Battery

500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi is a camera that takes 500 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Support

Good Support

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had good technical guidance.


Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Six owners concluded that the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi was noisy. Techradar said “Even out of focus, underexposed backgrounds are noise free” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi yet they only rated it 18.8 out of 100. Techradar also mentioned “There is a wide dynamic range and noise is not an issue” in their review. Techradar also mentioned “Remarkably little noise” in their review.

Remarkably Little Noise

Six owners concluded that the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi was noisy. Techradar said “Even out of focus, underexposed backgrounds are noise free” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi yet they only rated it 18.8 out of 100. Techradar also mentioned “There is a wide dynamic range and noise is not an issue” in their review. Techradar also mentioned “Remarkably little noise” in their review.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a hand strap, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Camera

Supports Live View

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also support live view.

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Features Histogram

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi features histogram, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of only 3 seconds, the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a fairly fast flash recharging time compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. The average flash recharging time of low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 6.8s.

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Design

More Comfortable Design

Three people concluded that this digital camera was well designed. Techradar mentioned nine years ago “Very comfortable design for a small camera” however despite that they gave it a score of 18.8 out of 100. Photozone.de mentioned in the same month “More comfortable design” in their review of this digital camera. In the same month expert website V3.co.uk wrote “Friendly design and menus coupled with grown-up features make this a good camera for families”.

One person said in their reviews that the product was smooth. Expert review site Asiaone.com mentioned “Its smooth plastic gives it a look that is less appealing than the D60”.

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Very Good Image Quality Optical Image Stabilisation Good Size 3.0" Screen Robust, Light Body Excellent Battery Life Good Macro Mode Quick Performance Full Manual Controls Eye Detection

Three people who bought it reckoned that it was well made. Eight years ago expert website Ukgamer.com said “The 450D represents Canon’s effort to build upon the immense success of its consumer orientated digital SLR cameras” in their review of this digital camera. Nine years ago Asiaone.com scored it 4 stars and wrote in their Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi review “THE 12.2-megapixel EOS450D may be built solidly”. Goodgearguide.com.au said on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “A solid improvement on the EOS 400D, Canons EOS 450D adds a bucket-load of new features, including 14-bit A-D”.

Two people who bought this digital camera wrote that it was strong and durable. Photozone.de said nine years ago “Very good image quality Optical image stabilisation Good size 3.0" screen Robust, light body Excellent battery life Good macro mode Quick performance Full manual controls Eye detection” in their review of this digital camera however they only rated this digital camera 1 stars. Also nine years ago expert website Digicamreview.co.uk wrote “The Canon EOS450D is a robust lightweight SLR camera that provides an impressive 12.2 mega pixels with image stabilising lens” in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi.

Two customers thought this digital camera was reliable. Itreviews.com mentioned nine years ago “Its a lightweight, reliable camera that offers good capture features” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Six customers wrote that the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi was easy to use. Techradar mentioned “Easy to use” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar also wrote “Small and light, great handling, redesigned GUI, noise control, some useful features” in their review. Nine years ago Camera Labs said “PC remote control software supplied” in their review of this digital camera.

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Nine years ago Techradar wrote in their review of this digital camera “Relatively low noise at high ISO settings”. Techradar also said “Very good photo quality (though not at default settings” in their review.

Two customers agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. One customer concluded that the product was easy to handle. Camera Labs mentioned nine years ago “Good handling and image quality”.

One person said in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble.

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Great Image Quality

Twenty owners who purchased it considered that it was good quality. Nine years ago Mac World wrote “Great image quality”. Techradar said in their review of the Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi “The underlying picture quality from the camera is superb”. Techradar also said “Quality image-stabilising lens included” in their review.


Power

New Battery With 50 More Endurance

Two people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good battery life. Techradar wrote in their Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi review “New battery with 50 more endurance” yet they only gave it a rating of 18.8 out of 100.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also support video capability.

There are a number of other cameras which support video capability currently available that you might want to look at including the 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II, or the EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 ($559.95) both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The EOS 450D - Rebel XSi has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803096095, 03606507007824

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