Nikon D5100 vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Winner
Nikon D5100

71

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
200 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.6"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$349 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$540 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$339 body only

$290 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$268 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Entry-level DSLR

$999 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Live view Has live view
Color depth Worse color depth

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Nikon D5100
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