Canon EOS 500D vs Canon EOS R10

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 500D and Canon EOS R10. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 500D
Canon EOS R10


These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS 500D were released 2009 and Canon EOS R10 was released 2022. That is a 13 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 500D Canon 2009
Canon EOS R10 Canon 2022

Type of camera

Canon EOS 500D is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS R10 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

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

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS 500D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS R10 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)

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


Canon EOS 500D has a 15,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS R10 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS 500D 15,1 MP 15054336 4752 3168
Canon EOS R10 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Canon EOS R10 has a 59 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 500D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS R10 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 500D. Canon EOS R10 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 32000 while Canon EOS 500D has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 500D 100-12800
Canon EOS R10 100-32000

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R10 belong to the Canon EOS R-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 500D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R10

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 500D can shoot up to 3,4 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS R10 can shoot up to 15 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 500D 3,4
Canon EOS R10 15

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS 500D and Canon EOS R10 can shoot movies.


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

Canon EOS 500D weighs 520 gr (equal to 1,15 lb) which is 22% heavier than Canon EOS R10 and its 426 gr (or 0,94 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 500D 520 gr 1,15 lb
Canon EOS R10 426 gr 0,94 lb