Canon EOS 500D

ISO sensitivity

The EOS 500D ( EOS Kiss X3 in Japan, EOS Rebel T1i in North America ) is a digital SLR camera from the family of Canon EOS digital cameras. It was introduced in March 2009 and has been available since May 2009. It is the direct successor of the Canon EOS 450D and was itself replaced in March 2010 by the Canon EOS 550D.

Technical Features

The EOS 500D is the first camera of the series with the three-digit model number, also with the video recordings are available in addition to photography. This change is accompanied by the use of the DIGIC 4 image processor. Furthermore, the resolution was increased from 12.2 to 15.1 megapixels. The film speed was significantly increased from a maximum of ISO 1,600 to a maximum of ISO 12,800.


  • DIGIC 4 processor
  • 15.1 megapixel resolution
  • Improved autofocus in Live View mode
  • 9- point autofocus ( AF Mid - point cross-type sensor )
  • 3.0 "LCD ( 920,000 subpixels )
  • 3.4 pictures / second
  • EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • Video Mode: Full HD 1920 × 1080p at 20 fps (1280 × 720p at 30 fps)
  • 14 bit
  • Compatible with all EF / EF -S lenses and EX -series Speedlites