- 8MP - APS-C Sensor
- 1.8" Fixed Display
- ISO 100 - 1600
- No Video
- Canon EF/EF-S Mount
- 540g - 127 x 94 x 64mm
- Announced April 2005
- Other Name is EOS Digital Rebel XT / EOS Kiss Digital N
- Superseded the Canon 300D
- Replacement is Canon 400D
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Canon 350D overview
Canon 350D is Canon's Entry-Level DSLR camera first released on April of 2005. The camera houses a 8MP, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 3456 x 2304. It is also known as "EOS Digital Rebel XT / EOS Kiss Digital N" in other countries.
Canon launched this camera as a way to improve the older Canon 300D (Read Full Comparison) and then released the fresher Canon 400D (Read Full Comparison) as a way to improve this camera.
The 350D ranks at #77 out of 80 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras and all-around #727 out of 1459 for cameras in our collection. Remember to try our Smart camera finder to find camera listings based on your personalized requirements.
Here is a diagram of specific criteria used in the scoring system.
Canon 350D family
The Canon 350D comes with a history of related cameras. Below, you can take a look at all older and the latest models along with key specs.
350D vs 750D24MPAPS-C5.0 fps2015
350D vs 700D18MPAPS-C5.0 fps2013
350D vs 650D18MPAPS-C5.0 fps2012
350D vs 600D18MPAPS-C4.0 fps2011
350D vs 550D18MPAPS-C4.0 fps2010
350D vs 500D15MPAPS-C3.0 fps2009
350D vs 450D12MPAPS-C4.0 fps2008
350D vs 400D10MPAPS-C3.0 fps2006
350D vs 300D6MPAPS-C3.0 fps2003
Canon 350D Gallery
You can see the 350D from different angles in the gallery here.
Canon 350D Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of pros and cons of the Canon 350D based on criterias that are often viewed as important in a camera.
Canon 350D Sensor info
The specification of the sensor on the Canon 350D is 22.2mm x 14.8mm (APS-C). The 329 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 3456 x 2304 pixels at aspect ratios of 3:2.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The CMOS sensor boasts 8MP and delivers a native ISO range of 100 to 1600. RAW format is supported therefore you have wider margin for error.
The picture below shows the 350D's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The 350D sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.6 and is shown in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Canon 350D dimensions
Canon 350D is 1.19 lb (540 grams or 19.05 oz) and the over all size of the camera is 127mm x 94mm x 64mm (5.0" x 3.7" x 2.5"). The weight of normal Entry-Level DSLR camera is 540 grams and the Canon 350D is on par compared to various competitors.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Listed below is a visual of the Canon 350D besides a softdrink so you're able to have a feel for its scale.
The top view here will highlight the button arrangement on the 350D.
Canon 350D Lens info
The 350D works with the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses that you can buy. Below is some of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the 350D.
Canon 350D Connectivity
The 350D has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras which have NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You can easily send photos and oftentimes adjust settings without connecting directly to the camera.
Certain applications even provide a Liveview and click the shutter when you aren't close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external display. Nearly all cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Canon 350D Video info
Canon 350D doesn't capture video. If you are wanting a camera to take only pictures, this is not a concern.
Canon 350D Weather Sealing
Canon 350D doesn't include weather proofing so damp conditions may affect the camera.
Canon 350D Display and Viewfinder
The Canon 350D is equipped with a 1.8" fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 115k dots.
Please be aware that the display offers no touch support.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The ViewFinder specs regarding Canon 350D are as follows:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- Coverage 95 percent
- Magnification 0.5x
Viewfinders are pretty useful in bright outdoor conditions which may make the camera display washed out and hard to view.
Canon 350D Shutter info
Canon 350D continuous shooting speed is 3.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Canon 350D Flash and Hot shoe info
Canon 350D includes both inbuilt flash and also external flash ability. The max flash sync speed is 1/200s.
Canon 350D Autofocusing info
Canon 350D includes both Phase Detect Autofocus and Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker and exact compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.
It supports 7 focus points to choose from. Canon 350D features manual focusing in case it is required in low light conditions or you want to have more precise focusing control.
Canon 350D Battery life
The general Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 589. Pentax K-x features the highest possible (1900) battery life in this kind of cameras.
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Canon 350D for varying styles of photography
The following graph shows a overview of the Canon 350D for varying styles of photography. To read more, scroll to the specific paragraph below.
Canon 350D Portrait photography highlights
The Canon 350D gets a score of 51 which is average, meaning that it is reasonably acceptable for portraits. Photographing portraits favors heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support in addition to the potential to work with off-camera flash.
Canon 350D Street photography highlights
Coming in at a modest rating of 57, the Canon 350D is somewhat appropriate to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Canon 350D Sports photography features
A low sports photography rating of 39 means the Canon 350D is not suitable for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs excellent focusing and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon 350D Travel photography factors
Weight is super crucial when choosing a travel camera. On the whole, the Canon 350D gets a reasonable 47 as a travelling camera which is relatively appropriate to take with you on your travels.
Canon 350D Landscape photography highlights
For those who are looking to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the most essential aspect is going to be image quality. The Canon 350D and it's reasonable score of 47 for a landscape camera is somewhat suited within the current market.
Canon 350D Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging ought to have a articulating display screen, mic port and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Canon 350D is not suitable as a vlog camera as it receives a low score of 9.
Canon 350D Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the 350D, here is a selection of the top placed cameras that fall into the category of Entry-Level DSLR.
The line graph below shows you a summary of the 350D versus it's highest rated rivals suggested earlier.
There are more cameras you may look into as alternative options. To go through a detailed comparison, visit the "compare" link.