Canon EOS Rebel T1i / 500D 15.1 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Body Only)
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Canon EOS Rebel T1i / 500D 15.1 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Body Only)

  • Type: Digital SLR
  • Megapixels: 15.1 MP
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Canon EOS Rebel T1i / 500D 15.1 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Body ...

Made for taking amazing photos and capturing great pictures for you in a variety of different conditions, the Canon EOS 15.1 MP camera is a professional portable body only. With the flash memory slot found on this Canon EOS Rebel T1i / 500D, you can configure the amount of storage available for shooting. This Canon EOS digital SLR camera enables you to remain primed to shoot photographs with its rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries. Cropping and enlarging won't cause pixelation if you get a camera with more megapixels. With the 15.1 MP image sensor included with the Canon EOS 15.1 MP camera, you can make 11x16 inch prints of the moments of your life to proudly display. Composing great times is very easy with the 3-inch LCD screen included with this Canon EOS Rebel T1i / 500D. With its black body, this Canon EOS digital SLR camera will be a refined platform for preserving memories. Plus, the HDMI connector on the Canon EOS 15.1 MP camera enables you to preserve your special moments and show them to family and friends. Great pictures and wonderful performance are yours with this Canon EOS Rebel T1i / 500D. This Canon EOS digital SLR camera comes with only the body and no lens. The main advantage to getting the camera body separately is that you pick the best interchangeable lens or lenses to get based on your photography needs and budget.

Product Review Summary

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  • Easy to Use (1)
  • Lightweight (1)
  • Compact (1)
  • Great Design (1)
  • Excellent Picture Quality (1)
  • Bad in Low Light (1)
  • Short Battery Life (1)
  • Overpriced (1)
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Consumer Reviews


A Decent Buy

bymatty7703 Dec 7, 2013
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros The 15.1 megapixel ratio means my computer won't get clogged up.
Cons I've read that it isn't too good for video.
Recommended it? Yes

The Cannon Rebel T1i is a great camera if you are a beginning professional photographer.  It offers all the caracteristics of a good professional camera, and you can get it for a great deal. Read full review »


Great Beginner Camera!

byhamesworth Sep 7, 2010
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to use, great video quality, fast start up
Cons poor quality at 1600 iso, no mic output, auto focusing in "live mode" is poor.
Recommended it? Yes

I purchased this camera last year just before my senior year at college.  The camera is awesome, it takes great pictures and amazing videos once you have the concept of how an SLR works.  If you are willing to go into aperture priority and manual mode this will be a great camera.  If... Read full review »


First DSLR

bygaea_isabel Apr 9, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to Use, Excellent Picture Quality, Lightweight
Recommended it? Yes

After a lot of research I made the T1i my first DSLR purchase and I couldnt be happier with it.  The wide variety of auto modes make it easy to use, but manual mode is available for people who want more control.  The pictures are crisp, clear and of great quality. I have taken... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Shooting Programs Sports mode
White Balance Tungsten (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Flash (Preset) • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Auto • Manual
Special Effects Portrait • Neutral • Landscape • Faithful • Monochrome
Continuous Shooting Speed 3.4 frames per second

Other Features

Additional Features Dust Delete Data System • Motion Detection • Brightness Control • Digital Noise Reduction • AF Lock • RGB Primary Color Filter • Remote Live View • Digital Image Rotation • Highlight Tone Priority • HDMI • Red-eye Correction • Image Stabilization • Face Detection • Interchangeable Lenses • Orientation Detection • DPOF Support • USB 2.0 Compatibility • Histogram Display • Depth-Of-Field Preview Button • Direct Print • Highlight Point Display • AE/FE Lock • Auto Lighting Optimizer • PictBridge Support • LCD Live View Mode • Mirror Lock • Auto Power Save • Built-In Speaker
Face Detection Yes

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C


Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080

File Format

Digital Video Format HD (High Definition) • QuickTime • H.264


Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Supported MS Windows 7 • MS Windows Vista • Apple Mac OS X • MS Windows XP


Expansion Slot 1 x SD Memory Card
Connector Types 1 x remote control
HDMI Output Yes


Microphone Type Microphone - built-in - electret condenser - mono
Microphone Operation Mode Mono


Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3" - color
Display Rotation Built-in
Display Type LCD


Depth 2.4 in.
Width 5.1 in.
Height 3.8 in.
Weight 16.9 Oz.


Viewfinder Magnification 0.87x
Dioptric Correction Range -3 to +1
Viewfinder Type Optical (Through-the-lens) • Optical
Viewfinder - Field Coverage 95%
Optical Viewfinder Type Eye-level mirror pentaprism

Memory / Storage

Supported Flash Memory SDHC Card • SD Card • SDHC Memory Card • SD Memory Card

Camera Flash

Flash Type Pop-up Flash
Red Eye Reduction Yes


Exposure Metering spot (4%) • partial (9%) • Center-Weighted • Evaluative
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
Exposure compensation ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
Light Sensitivity ISO auto (100-3200)
Light Sensitivity Max 12800
Exposure Modes E-TTL II Program Flash • Depth-Of-Field • Automatic • Bulb • Manual • Shutter-Priority • Program • Aperture-Priority
Exposure Range EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

Lens For SD Body Only
Auto Focus type TTL phase detection
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 29 - 88mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic • Manual

Optical Sensor

Sensor Size 14.9 x 22.3mm

Key Features

Type Digital SLR
Megapixels 15.1 MP

Product Identifiers

Model Rebel T1i / 500D
Brand Canon

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