Canon EOS 50D vs Canon Rebel T3i

Winner
Canon EOS 50D

103

Canon Rebel T3i

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 50D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Color depth
Great color depth
22.1 bits
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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 50D.

competitors

Canon EOS 50D Competitors

Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D

Pro DSLR

$332 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 - $1,498 body only

$945 - $1,049 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Thickness Thicker
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$1,749 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$390 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 Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

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