Canon EOS 1000D vs Canon EOS Rebel T1i

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1000D and Canon EOS Rebel T1i. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 1000D were released 2008 and Canon EOS Rebel T1i was released 2009. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 1000D 2008
Canon EOS Rebel T1i 2009

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "APSC") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 1000D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS Rebel T1i 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS 1000D has a 10,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Rebel T1i has 15,1 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 1000D 10,1 MP
10077696 pixels
3888 x 2592
Canon EOS Rebel T1i 15,1 MP
15054336 pixels
4752 x 3168

Canon EOS Rebel T1i has a 49 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1000D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS Rebel T1i has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1000D. Canon EOS Rebel T1i has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Canon EOS 1000D has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 1000D 100-1600
Canon EOS Rebel T1i 100-12800

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1000D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 1000D can shoot up to 1,5-3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Rebel T1i can shoot up to 3,4 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 1000D 1,5-3
Canon EOS Rebel T1i 3,4

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS Rebel T1i. Sadly, the Canon EOS 1000D does not support this.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS Rebel T1i weighs 520 gr (equal to 1,15 lb) which is 4% heavier than Canon EOS 1000D and its 502 gr (or 1,11 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 1000D 502 gr
1,11 lb
Canon EOS Rebel T1i 520 gr
1,15 lb