Canon EOS 40D vs Canon Rebel T2i

Winner
Canon EOS 40D

83

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

80

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.59x
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
128 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
1100 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T2i

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"

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 Rebel T2i.

competitors

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$529 - $799 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 - $1,099 body only

$1,049 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Thickness Thicker

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$752 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Thickness Much thicker
Olympus Stylus SP-100

Olympus Stylus SP-100

Super zoom

$397

Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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