Canon EOS 450D

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Canon EOS 450D
Canon EOS Rebel XSi
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Canon EOS 450D Xsi.JPG
TypeDigital single-lens reflex camera
ReleasedMarch 2008 (2008-03)
LensCanon EF lens mount, Canon EF-S lens mount
SensorCMOS APS-C 22.2 mm × 14.8 mm (1.6× conversion factor)
Maximum resolution12.2 effective megapixels, 4,272 × 2,848
Film speedISO 100 to 1600
Storage mediaSecure Digital card
Secure Digital High Capacity
Focus modesOne-shot, predictive AI servo, automatic switching autofocus; manual focus
Focus areas9 AF points
Exposure modesAutomatic shiftable programme, shutter-priority, aperture-priority, auto depth-of-field, full auto, programmed modes, manual, E-TTL II autoflash, programme AE
Exposure meteringFull aperture TTL, 35-zone SPC
Metering modesSpot, evaluative, partial (approx. 9% at center of viewfinder), centre-weighted average
FlashE-TTL II automatic built-in pop-up, 13 m ISO 100 guide number, 27 mm (equivalent in 35 format) lens focal length coverage; compatible with Canon EX Series Speedlite external hotshoe-mount flashes
Shutterfocal-plane, vertical travel, mechanical
Shutter speed range1/4000 s to 30 s, 1/200 s X-sync
Continuous shooting3.5 frames/s for 53 JPEG frames or 6 raw frames
ViewfinderEye-level pentamirror SLR, 95% coverage, 0.87× magnification
Image processing
Image processorDIGIC III
White balanceAuto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten light, white fluorescent light, flash, manual, user-set
WB bracketing±3 stops in 1-stop increments
LCD screen3.0 in (76 mm) color TFT LCD, 230,000 pixels
BatteryLP-E5 battery pack
Dimensions128.8 mm × 97.5 mm × 61.9 mm (5.07 in × 3.84 in × 2.44 in) (W × H × D)
Weight475 g (16.8 oz) (body only)
Made inJapan
PredecessorCanon EOS 400D
SuccessorCanon EOS 500D

The EOS 450D (called EOS Rebel XSi in North America and EOS Kiss X2 in Japan)[1] is a 12.2-megapixel digital single-lens reflex camera that is part of the Canon EOS line of cameras. It is the successor to the EOS 400D/Digital Rebel XTi. It was announced on 23 January 2008 and released in March 2008 and April 2008 in North America.[2][3] It was succeeded by the Canon EOS 500D (Rebel T1i in North America) which was announced on 25 March 2009.[4]

Like its predecessors, it takes EF and EF-S lenses as well as a large selection of EOS system accessories.


  • 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor.
  • DIGIC III image processor
  • 14-bit analog-to-digital signal conversion
  • 3.0-inch (76 mm) LCD monitor
  • Live View mode
  • Nine-point AF with centre cross-type sensors
  • Four metering modes, using 35-zones: spot, partial, center-weighted average, and evaluative metering.[5]
  • Built-in flash
  • Auto lighting optimiser
  • Highlight tone priority
  • EOS integrated cleaning system
  • sRGB and Adobe RGB color spaces
  • ISO 100–1600 (separate ISO button similar to the Canon EOS-1D professional series)
  • Continuous drive up to 3.5 frames per second (53 images (JPEG), 6 images (raw))
  • Canon EF/EF-S lenses
  • Canon EX Speedlites
  • PAL/NTSC video output
  • SD and SDHC memory card file storage 32GB max
  • File Formats include: JPEG, raw (14-bit, Canon original, 2nd edition)
  • Raw and large JPEG simultaneous recording
  • USB 2.0 computer interface
  • LP-E5 battery
  • Optional BG-E5 battery grip
  • Approximate weight 0.475 kg (16.8 oz)


  1. ^ "Canon EOS 450D / EOS Rebel XSi". Digital Photography Review. 24 January 2008.
  2. ^ "EOS 450D: get ready to play". 24 January 2008. Archived from the original on 29 January 2008. Retrieved 24 January 2008.
  3. ^ "Canon Press Release". 23 January 2008. Retrieved 24 January 2008.
  4. ^ "Canon USA EOS 500D" (Press release). Canon USA. 25 March 2009. Archived from the original on 27 March 2009. Retrieved 25 March 2009.
  5. ^ "EOS Digital Rebel XSi". Canon Camera Museum.

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