Canon EOS 40D vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Winner
Canon EOS 40D

83

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

72

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6.5 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Great battery life
Battery life
1100 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Thickness
Thin
2.4"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
160 ms shutter lag

galleries

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

competitors

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$534 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$449 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$752 with 18-135mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$340 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Significantly thicker

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