Canon EOS 250D / SL3 (Rebel SL3) vs Nikon D500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

EOS 250D / SL3 vs D500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 vs Nikon D500 Specs

EOS 250D / SL3

  • Introduced in April 2019
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 122.4 x 92.6 x 69.8mm³ (4.8" x 3.6" x 2.7")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 250D / SL3

D500

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 21 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 147 x 115 x 81mm³ (5.8" x 4.5" x 3.2")
  • 860g (27.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D500

EOS 250D / SL3 vs D500 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 250D / SL3 an D500 sensor comparison

EOS 250D / SL3 vs D500: Viewfinder

EOS 250D / SL3 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

The D500 has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.66x covering 100% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 250D / SL3 (0.54x)

D500 (0.66x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 250D / SL3Simulated viewfinder of the D500

Better choice: Nikon D500

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Nikon D500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 a better choice

EOS 250D / SL3

D500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.0020.90
Larger lens selection (3)220200
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)450g
(14.5 oz.)
860g
(27.7 oz.)
More portable (2)791cm³
(50 cu.in.)
1369cm³
(86 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 250D / SL3 are the higher resolution, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the D500 and the more compact size.

The EOS 250D / SL3 scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon D500

EOS 250D / SL3

D500

Higher speed (4, frames/second)510
Auto Focus points (4)9153
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.042.36
Longer battery life (3, photos)10501200
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D500 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS 250D / SL3: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 23 points for the D500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 250D / SL3

D500

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
WiFi
Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Nikon D500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 250D / SL3 and D500

EOS 250D / SL3 und D500, front viewEOS 250D / SL3 und D500, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 250D / SL3 und D500, view from aboveEOS 250D / SL3 und D500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3

Nikon D500

14
23

We recommend Nikon D500 as better choice.

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