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Things to know about Canon 500D

Canon 500D is updated to its previous model Canon 450D, which was a grand success. If you liked Canon 450D then Canon 500D can be your upgrade option since it is better. And if you are looking for a camera which has trusted brand, capture quality image, want features like highlight tone priority, auto lighting optimizer, HD video etc. then it can be a good option.

About Canon

Canon is the one of the world’s top companies that produces the optical and imaging products like cameras, computer printers, photocopiers, camcorders, medical equipment, etc. It is a Japanese company and it’s headquarter is situated in Ota in Tokyo. Besides Tokyo and Japan, it has its branches all over the world. Its product has reached every continent and country of the world. There are very few people who are unknown with the Canon Brand and its products. In today’s generation of technology, Canon has played a vital role. It has touched almost every sector and help to make improve our life.

Canon 500D

It is a better version of Canon 450D, with a 15 megapixel lens. With 15 megapixel it captures great image with great detail. This camera is a mid-range DSLR camera, but has lots of features. It was introduced in the year 2009. Canon 500D will be an easy recommendation if some is looking for their first DSLR camera.


Canon 500D is has a number of features that come handy while taking features rather than being unused. It features, modes for capturing movies and images in full HD. Some of the features of Canon 500D are given below:

• DIGIC 4 image processor

• Live view mode and built-in flash

• Auto lighting optimizer

• USB 2.0 and HDMI interfaces

• PAL/NTSC video output

• LP-E5 battery

• Low-Pass Filter-Built in with self-cleaning sensor unit

• Exposure information: AE lock, Shutter speed, ISO speed, aperture value, spot metering circle, AEB, exposure warning

• Flash information: flash exposure compensation, flash ready, FE lock, high speed sync, red eye reduction
There are many other features in this camera. It has both automatic and manual controls and settings. It is easier to handle compared to other mid-range DSLR cameras in the market. It has improved ISO range and processor with HD video capturing facility compared to Canon 450D. It costs around £524.

So it is a good mid-range device for a fair price. Some of the competitors of Canon 500D are Nikon D500, Panasonic DMC-G1, and Olympus E-620 etc.

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