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Canon EOS 550D

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EOS 550D

Rating: 4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5

Winner of TIPA's Best D SLR Award 2010

Upgraded 500D with larger 18mp CMOS sensor
Discontinued No Data Edit
Year announced No Data Edit
Lens Mounts
  • Canon EOS
  • Canon EF
  • Canon EF USM
Effective Magnification 1.6x Edit
Image Sensor
Pixels 18Mp (Megapixels) Edit
Pixels (W) 5184 Edit
Pixels (H) 3456 Edit
Sensor Type CMOS Edit
Sensor Size No Data Edit
Sensor Size (width) No Data Edit
Sensor Size (height) No Data Edit
Aspect Ratio
    LCD Monitor
    LCD Monitor 3in Edit
    Brightness adjust Yes Edit
    Tilting screen No Edit
    Live view Yes Edit
    Screen resolution No Data Edit
    Touch Screen No Edit
    Focusing modes
    • Autofocus
    • Manual
    Exposure Control
    Shutter speeds shortest 1/4000sec Edit
    Shutter speeds longest 30sec Edit
    B-setting Yes Edit
    Self Timer 10, 2 Edit
    Exp modes
    • Program
    • Aperture-Priority
    • Shutter-Priority
    • Manual
    • Scene modes
    AE lock Yes Edit
    • Multi Pattern
    • Partial
    • Spot
    • Centre-weighted - Average
    ISO sensitivity 100 - 12800 Edit
    White balance
    • Auto
    • Manual
    • Bracket
    Digital filter No Data Edit
    Exposure Comp +/-5 Edit
    Auto Exposure Bracketing 3 shots +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments Edit
    Viewfinder field of view 95% Edit
    Depth of field preview Yes Edit
    Interchangable focusing screen No Edit
    Viewfinder Resolution No Data Edit
    Shooting Options
    Continuous shooting 3.7fps Edit
    Multiple exposure No Data Edit
    Sound recording No Edit
    Movie mode Yes Edit
    Video Resolution
      Video FPS No Data Edit
      Stereo Sound No Data Edit
      Optical Zoom with Video No Data Edit
      Flash Guide Number (ISO100/m) 13m Edit
      Flash sync speed 1/200 Edit
      Flash modes
      • Auto
      • Fill-in
      • Red eye reduction
      • Rear Curtain
      Flash sync socket
      • Hot shoe
      Flash compensation +/-2ev Edit
      Flash Range No Data Edit
      Shooting Performance
      Shutter response No Data Edit
      Focus speed - Wide No Data Edit
      Focus speed - Telephoto No Data Edit
      Switch on time to first photo No Data Edit
      Shot to shot speed No Data Edit
      Shot to shot speed - flash No Data Edit
      Continuous shooting - JPEG No Data Edit
      Continuous shooting - Flash No Data Edit
      Continuous shooting - RAW No Data Edit
      Other Features
      Number of Custom Functions 13 Edit
      Dust removal Yes Edit
      Image Stabilisation No Edit
      Histogram Yes Edit
      Thumbnail / Index view Yes Edit
      Video out Yes Edit
      Slide show mode Yes Edit
      Zoom playback 10x Edit
      GPS enabled No Data Edit
      HDMI Yes Edit
      USB USB 2 Edit
      Firewire No Edit
      • PC
      • MAC
      Wi-Fi No Data Edit
      Ethernet No Data Edit
      NFC No Data Edit
      Bluetooth No Data Edit
      Microphone Socket No Data Edit
      Headphone Socket No Data Edit
      Card Type
      • SD
      • SDHC
      File Type
      • RAW
      • JPG
      • RAW + JPG
      Internal Memory No Data Edit
      Power Source
      Battery Type LP-E8 Edit
      CIPA Rating No Data Edit
      Box Contents
      Box Contents No Data Edit
      Weight 530g Edit
      Width No Data Edit
      Height 97.3mm Edit
      Depth 62mm Edit

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