Nikon D90 vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Winner
Nikon D90

68

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Great battery life
Battery life
850 shots
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
160 ms shutter lag
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 Digital Rebel XSi.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$530 body only

$575 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $1,097 body only

$1,389 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$489 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$669 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Nikon D90
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