Updated (March 2009): Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T1i vs Nikon D90

Nikon D90 vs Canon Rebel T1i

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Canon EOS Rebel T1i

79

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
977 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
73.0
Great color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.5 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T1i

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 20fps
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T1i.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$410 body only

$574 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

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

Canon EOS Rebel T1i Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$340 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

discussion

Nikon D90
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Nikon

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Canon EOS Rebel T1i
Rebel T1i
Canon

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