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Canon EOS 500D / Rebel T1i/Kiss X3

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Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Digital Photography Interface
23 September 2013
  • Conclusion: The new Canon EOS Rebel T1i aka EOS 500D is a relatively small digital SLR camera with 15 megapixels, a nice and large 3 inch LCD (which is as sharp as tacks), 3.4 FPS burst mode and it delivers good image quality. Perhaps someone got too focused on “keeping things smallâ€� and forgot about ergonomics – the Rebel T1i’s grip is too narrow and cramped for most people; this, of course, is subjective but don’t say I didn’t warn you.
  • Pros: Very good image quality with low noise till upper ISO speeds, Very sharp 3 inch high-res LCD with good visibility, Compact design for a digital SLR, Compatible with many accessories (unsurprising for a digital SLR), Decent automatic shooting with scene modes and Creative Auto mode, Full manual controls; flash hotshoe, RAW image mode and white balance tuning, Customizable “My Menuâ€� and center SET button, Good battery life; can be prolonged by using optional battery...
  • Cons: Noisy images at ISO 6400 and 12800; camera’s high-resolution sensor is taxing on lenses, No ‘out of the box’ wireless flash support, Small grip; worse ergonomics than some other SLRs, Crippled movie frame rate (20 FPS) at 1080p resolution, no continuous autofocus, Limited RAW buffer in burst mode, Slow autofocus in live view mode, â€�Shake off the dustâ€� method not effective
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Canon Kiss X3 (500D or Rebel T1i), the Review

Akihabara News
5 October 2011
  • Summary: I’m very happy with overall photo quality of the Kiss X3 (500D, Rebel T1i). While I can’t explain the weird ISO 100 result in low light, the camera will give you great photos most of the time, there’s no doubt about it. The video mode on the Kiss is like on the Nikon 5000D, a real deception and I would have prefered both Nikon and Canon to give me a GPS module rather than a weak video mode.
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Overall 8

Canon EOS Rebel T1i

PC Magazine
30 January 2011
  • Conclusion: The Canon EOS Rebel T1i helps redefine the D-SLR landscape by offering prosumer features, performance, and image quality for less than $1,000.
  • Pros: Excellent value. Stellar image quality. Fast performance. HD (720p30) video capture. Big, 3-inch high-res (VGA) screen. HDMI-out.
  • Cons: Cannot continuously focus during video recording (user must hold down a button to refocus if subjects change their distance from the camera). Autofocus mechanism is audible in video recordings. Full HD 1080 video capture looks sluggish due to its low frame rate. No microphone input.
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Canon Digital Rebel T1i SLR Review

3 March 2010
  • Excerpt: More digital SLRs these days are adding video recording functionality to their already advanced feature set. The ability to record high-definition video with amazing prime lenses is a videographer’s dream. Today we’re taking a look at the Canon EOS Digital Rebel T1i.
  • Pros: Great image quality., HD movie capture.
  • Cons: No microphone input., Cannot adjust settings for exposure or ISO in movie mode.
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Overall 8

Canon EOS Rebel T1i Review

LAPTOP Magazine
19 February 2010
  • Summary: The $799 Canon EOS Rebel T1i inhabits an exclusive class of DSLRs that provide strong image quality, fast speeds, and HD video for a reasonable price. Overall, we prefer the Nikon D5000 because of its more intuitive interface and low-light performance, Plus, it costs $170 less. Nevertheless, the T1i is a very strong contender.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

DP Review
7 January 2010
  • Summary: Canon's popular consumer model takes another step away from the 'entry level' with an impressive spec sheet and consistently good performance, across the board. It may struggle to excel in any particular area, but taken as a whole it's one of the strongest contenders in this category.
  • Pros: Good resolution and detailed output (but only very marginally better than 450D), Decent (but not 'best in class') high ISO JPEG performance, Extended ISO speed up to 12800 (not great quality but it's there for emergencies), Good quality HD video (but sound output does not match the image quality), Currently the cheapest 1080P video capable DSLR (albeit only at 20fps), Overall snappy and responsive performance, Very clear, high resolution 3.0 inch screen with anti-refl...
  • Cons: Visibly more noise in RAW files than some of the competition, Slightly less highlight range in JPGs than the competition, Relatively limited RAW headroom, channel clipping means color accuracy can often not be maintained when recovering clipped areas in RAW conversion, Metering has occasional tendencies to overexpose in very bright, contrasty conditions, Unreliable auto white balance and presets under artificial light, Still slightly plasticy appearance and surfaces, ...
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Overall 7

Canon EOS Rebel T1i

20 December 2009
  • Summary: A solid, slightly better-than-basic dSLR, the Canon EOS Rebel T1i delivers photo quality and performance that adequately compensates for most of its annoyances.
  • Pros: Fast performance; very nice photo quality; HD video capture.
  • Cons: Annoying viewfinder; video capture is its only better-than-basic feature.
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Canon Rebel T1i Digital Camera Review

Hardware Secrets
30 November 2009
  • Summary: The Canon Rebel T1i is an excellent choice for a mid-range digital SLR. With its picture settings and the auto settings, the Rebel is suitable for a first-time SLR user. Given an adequate time investment, a beginner could use this camera on his first day and gradually add to his knowledge while learning the cameras ins-and-outs. However, the sheer number of functions, menu options, and buttons may be intimidating to some new users.
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Overall 9
Design 9
Value for money 9
Features 10
Performance 9
Picture quality 9

Canon EOS 500D Review (EOS Rebel T1i)

What Digital Camera
8 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Canon 500D review (EOS Rebel T1i in the US) - the DSLR bringing Full HD video to the masses; the What Digital Camera test of the Canon 500D DSLR reveals all...
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DSLR Test: Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Pop Photo
8 November 2009
  • Excerpt: So you know a thing or two about photography, or plan to learn, and want the best entry-level DSLR you can get? Then take a look at Canon's new EOS Rebel T1i.
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