As well as being compared against other entry-level DSLRs, the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi is also often compared to mirrorless, pro DSLRs and super zooms. The Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the D5300 and the D3400) and Canon (such as the Rebel T3 and the EOS Digital Rebel XSi)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
7 years newer
$474 (body only)
$459 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

common strengths of the D5300 and Rebel XTi

  • None found

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
10 years newer
$309 (body only)
$395 - $397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3400 and Rebel XTi

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
7 years newer
$473 (body only)
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3300 and Rebel XTi

  • None found

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000
2 years newer
$637 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3000 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3000 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3000 and Rebel XTi

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
4 years newer
$394 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

common strengths of the T3 and Rebel XTi

  • None found

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Rebel XSi (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XSi (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

common strengths of the Rebel XSi and Rebel XTi

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Rebel XTi compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentamirror vs digital) and much more lenses available (220 lenses vs 13 lenses).

However, on average it doesn't record movies (none vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), significantly smaller viewfinder (0.49x vs 0.70x) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
7 years newer
$379 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 62 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the A6000 and Rebel XTi

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon EOS M6

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10 years newer
$548 - $579 (body only)
$583 - $699 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M6 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M6 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 13 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the EOS M6 and Rebel XTi

  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
4 years newer
$795 (body only)

Significant advantages of the DMC-G3 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has live view

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-G3 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 108 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the DMC-G3 and Rebel XTi

  • Many lenses available: 108 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D
3 years newer
$1,099 (body only)
$1,418 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7D (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 7D (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

common strengths of the 7D and Rebel XTi

  • None found

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D
2 years newer
$532 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 50D (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 50D (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • None found

common strengths of the 50D and Rebel XTi

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Rebel XTi compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is thinner (2.6" vs 3.7"), has interchangeable lenses, has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentamirror vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out and much less viewfinder coverage (95% vs 100%).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
9 years newer
$399 - $426

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much shorter battery life: 205 shots vs 370 shots
  • Built-in lens only
  • No viewfinder: None vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Rebel XTi

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm)
  • Light weight: 442 g vs 556 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 2.6"

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40
5 years newer
$429

Significant advantages of the SX40 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the SX40 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Built-in lens only
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the SX40 and Rebel XTi

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×92×108 mm) vs Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm)
  • Great battery life: 380 shots vs 370 shots
  • Thin: 4.3" vs 2.6"

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320
6 years newer
$353

Significant advantages of the L320 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the L320 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Built-in lens only
  • Shorter battery life: 310 shots vs 370 shots

common strengths of the L320 and Rebel XTi

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm)
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 2.6"
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 556 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35
2 years newer
$750

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ35 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly longer battery life: 470 shots vs 370 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ35 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Built-in lens only
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the DMC-FZ35 and Rebel XTi

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×76×89 mm) vs Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm)
  • Great battery life: 470 shots vs 370 shots
  • Light weight: 367 g vs 556 g

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
9 years newer
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Rebel XTi)

  • Built-in lens only
  • No viewfinder: None vs Pentamirror
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Rebel XTi

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm)
  • Great battery life: 600 shots vs 370 shots
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 2.6"