Nikon D90 vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.5 EV
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

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"
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$396 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$470 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$390 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$394 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

$350 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

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

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Nikon D90
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