Nikon D5100 vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Winner
Nikon D5100

100

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
 

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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$946 with 18-135mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Size Much larger
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Entry-level DSLR

Live view Has live view
Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly larger
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Thickness Much thicker

discussion

Nikon D5100
D5100
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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
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