Canon EOS 40D vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Winner
Canon EOS 40D

83

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

71

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
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
128 ms shutter lag
 

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 EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$355 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$515 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$355 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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