Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon Rebel T3i vs Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon Rebel T3i

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

89

Canon Rebel T3i

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,815 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.9 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

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 5D Mark II.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$625 - $1,499 body only

$1,899 with 24-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$1,145 - $2,499 body only

$2,699 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$408 - $899 body only

$891 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$429 - $649 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Thickness Thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$749 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

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Avatar for Ed Ku Ed Ku (1:23 AM, October 02, 2014)
where exactly do you buy canon t3i for 199??????? :-))))))