Canon Rebel SL1 vs Canon EOS 40D

Winner
Canon Rebel SL1

100

Canon EOS 40D

96

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
17.9 MP
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.59x
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
6.5 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel SL1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 40D.

competitors

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$539 - $1,335 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Significantly larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$264 - $549 body only

$346 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$2,360 with 100mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen No touch screen

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$935 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Screen size Much smaller screen

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