- Quality image-stabilising lens included
- Low-noise images below ISO 1,000
- New Live View mode to aid composition
- Dedicated ISO button
- JPEGs need sharpening
- Still pricey compared to rivals
TechRadar Our verdict
"The 450D has lots of useful extras but isn't a clear market leader. If this is your first SLR, check out the equally good (and cheaper) Nikon D80 before deciding"
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