Canon EOS 450D Review

Overall Score

49

Main Features

  • 12 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
  • 4 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 129 x 98 x 62 mm, 524g.
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  • Replaced: EOS 400D
  • Replaced by: EOS 500D

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Canon EOS 450D Overview


First introduced in May, 2008, Canon EOS 450D is a 12 MP DSLR with a APS-C (22.2 x 14.8 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon 400D with EOS 450D. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon 450D with Canon 400D

Canon replaced EOS 450D with Canon 500D. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon 450D with Canon 500D


Canon 450D comes with a 22.2 x 14.8 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 26.68 mm (1.04").

- Full Frame
- Canon EOS 450D

Sensor resolution of Canon 450D ~ 4242 x 2828 pixels.

Canon 450D has Crop Factor: 1.62

The sensor has a surface area of 328.6 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,376 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Canon 450D Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon EOS Rebel T8i Canon T8i 2020 24MP 100 - 25600 515g 131 x 103 x 76mm
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Canon SL3 2019 24MP 100 - 25600 449g 122 x 93 x 70mm
Canon EOS 4000D Canon 4000D 2018 18MP 100 - 6400 436g 129 x 102 x 77mm
Canon EOS Rebel T7 Canon T7 2018 24MP 100 - 6400 475g 129 x 101 x 78mm
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Canon SL2 2017 24MP 100 - 25600 453g 122 x 93 x 70mm

Proc and Cons of Canon 450D


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS 450D with competitors in entry-level dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
4.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
524g Light Body
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
RAW Support
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
9 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Canon EOS 450D has an Overall Score of 49/100 and ranked #147 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #506 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon 450D Scores
Imaging score
49
Features score
41
Value for money score
65
Portability score
81
Overall score
49
Average Scores in Entry-Level DSLR
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
75
Portability Score
79
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Canon 450D


Canon EOS 450D weighs 524g and has external dimensions of 129 x 98 x 62mm (5.08 x 3.86 x 2.44"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level DSLR cameras is 538g, Canon 450D is 14 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level DSLR Cameras


Canon 450D
524g
Average weight
538g
Min weight
365g
Max weight
690g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level DSLR Cameras


Canon 450D
62mm
Average Thickness
73mm
Min Thickness
53mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS 450D with the dimensions:

Canon EOS 450D

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS 450D Dimensions EOS 450D
Canon EOS 1200D Canon 1200D 480 g 524 g 130 x 100 x 78 mm 129 x 98 x 62 mm
Canon EOS 400D Canon 400D 556 g 524 g 127 x 94 x 65 mm 129 x 98 x 62 mm
Canon EOS 1100D Canon 1100D 495 g 524 g 130 x 100 x 78 mm 129 x 98 x 62 mm
Canon EOS 500D Canon 500D 520 g 524 g 129 x 98 x 62 mm 129 x 98 x 62 mm
Canon EOS 700D Canon 700D 580 g 524 g 133 x 100 x 79 mm 129 x 98 x 62 mm
Canon EOS 550D Canon 550D 530 g 524 g 129 x 98 x 62 mm 129 x 98 x 62 mm
Canon EOS 1000D Canon 1000D 502 g 524 g 126 x 98 x 65 mm 129 x 98 x 62 mm
Canon EOS 750d Canon 750D 555 g 524 g 132 x 101 x 78 mm 129 x 98 x 62 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS 450D


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS 450D
Announced May, 2008
Body Type Compact SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF/EF-S
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.6
Number of Lenses 321
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.55
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 4.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 13.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 22.2 x 14.8 mm
Sensor Area 328.6 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4272 x 2848
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 524 g
Physical Dimensions 129 x 98 x 62 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/MMC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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