If you are an amateur photographer who plans to bring your photography skills to the next level, the Canon Digital Rebel XSi will be the prefer DSLR camera for you. Lets take a closer look at this very popular DSLR camera and what it has got to offer.
Cons: After taking a closer look at its price, feature and performance ration, our tech experts have trouble finding any significant flaws on the Canon Digital Rebel XSi. Nevertheless we managed to find some minor ones.
For instance, this model has no video features. Although the battery life span is generally good, it drains quite quickly when the Live View feature is being used. Considering that this is a DSLR model, it comes with a basic set of features. So if you are looking for a camera with tones of bells and whistles, this model is not for you. The design of the camera is also a little too subtle (but comfortable to use nevertheless).
Pros: Like many Canon cameras, what the Canon Digital Rebel XSi lacks in features is made up in terms of quality and performance. The photo quality was so impressive that it rivals some of the more expensive DSLR models in the market. The photos were sharp with accurate colors and good noise profile. The quality of the photos was very good even at ISO 1600.
Despite is timid design, the Canon Digital Rebel XSi is very comfortable to use. It is also very light, weighing in at just 16.8 ounces. Speed wise, this model also fare well with a fast startup time (0.2 seconds) and shot-to-shot time (0.4 seconds). Overall, I am on the same page with other DSLR experts out there in declaring that the Canon Digital Rebel XSi is arguably the best entry-level DSLR camera in the market.