Canon Rebel T3i vs Canon EOS 40D

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Canon Rebel T3i

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Canon EOS 40D

99

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Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
128 ms shutter lag
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 40D.

competitors

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$289 - $549 body only

$334 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Thickness Slightly thinner
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$289 with 18-55mm lens

Thickness Slightly thinner
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$539 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

Hasselblad X1D

Hasselblad X1D

Boutique

$6,495

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$949 - $999 body only

$1,449 - $1,999 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$2,594 body only

$1,499 with 18-200mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

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