Canon EOS 40D vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Winner
Canon EOS 40D

100

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

85

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Great image quality
Overall image quality
64.0
Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.3 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.59x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Thickness
Thin
2.4"
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay

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 Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$634 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Higher true resolution
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$558 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$305 - $649 body only

$345 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$634 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality

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