Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi SLR Review

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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi


Item Digital Rebel XT Digital Rebel XTi
Imaging System Effective Pixels 8.00 MP 10.1 MP
Effective Sensor Size 14.8 x 22.2mm
35mm Focal Length Equivalent Aprox. 1.6x
Image Processor SLR - DIGIC II
Recording System Media / Compatability CompactFlash Type I or II / Microdrive
File System FAT 16/32
File Formats RAW (CR2), JPEG
Maximum Resolution 3456 x 2304 3888 x 2592
Reduced JPEG Resolutions 2496 x 1664
1728 x 1152
2816 x 1880
1936 x 1288
RAW + JPEG RAW + Large/Fine JPEG
Color Space &
White Balance
User-selectable Color Space sRGB or Adobe RGB
Processing Parameters /
# of Increments
Parameters - Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Color Tone + BW / 5 6 Picture Styles + 3 User Defined, Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Color Tone + BW/ 7
# of WB presets 8 (Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash) plus custom
WB Correction ±9 stops in full-stop increments
WB Bracketing ±3 steps
5 mireds per step
Autofocus System # of AF points / Superimposed Display 7 / Yes 9 / Yes
AF Working Range EV 0.5 ~ 18.0
Selectable AF Modes Yes
AF Point Registration/Assist Button Yes
Exposure Control Shooting Modes 12
Metering Zones 35
Metering Modes User selectable
Metering System Working Range EV 1 ~ 20
ISO Range / Extended 100 ~ 1600 / No
Shutter Speeds,
Framing Rate
Shutter Type Mechanical, all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speed Range/Maximum X-Sync Speed 1/4000 ~ 30 sec. & Bulb 1/200
Maximum Frames Per Second/Burst Rate 3 fps / 14 frames 3 fps / 27 frames
Flash Type / Control Popup / E-TTL II
Flash Exposure Compensation ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
E-TTL Hot Shoe / PC Connector Yes / No
Playback Monitor size / Type / Pixels 1.8" / LCD / 118,000 2.5" / LCD / 230,000
Enlarged Playback / Scroll 2x~10x / Yes
LCD Monitor Brightness Adjustment Range 5 steps 7 steps
Automatic Rotation for Vertical Shots Yes
Other Features Direct Printing / PictBridge Yes / Yes
Menu Languages 12 15
Data I/O USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Custom Functions (Quantity/Settings) 9 / 24 11 / 29
Data LCD Illumination Yes with dedicated button Display-off sensor or button
Power System Battery Type NB-2LH
Shooting Capacity at 20C/68F 100% AE: 600
50% Flash: 400
100% AE: 500
50% Flash: 360
Camera Body Body Cover / Chassis Polycarbonate / Stainless Steel
Dimensions (WxHxD) 126.5 x 94.2 x 64mm 126.5 x 94.2 x 65mm
Weight 485 g/17.1 oz. 510g/18 oz.




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