Canon EOS 500D : Tests and Reviews

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Canon EOS 500D

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Type EntryLevelDSLR, SemiProDSLR
Announced 25/03/2009  
Indicative price (USD) 1040  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4770 x 3153  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 15.04  
Sensor size (mm) 14.9 x 22.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14
Focal length multiplier 1.6 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30  
Frame rate (fps) 3.4  
Live view  yes 
Stabilization  no 
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Dust cleaning yes 
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