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Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi Digital Camera

SLR 10.1MP CMOS 2.5" Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Display Diagonal Release Date
Twenty-four industry awards
Slow kit lens
Viewfinder, battery life
90 Reviews + 24 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

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Reviews

Twenty-Four Industry Awards

This low megapixel digital camera is one of the most awarded by experts in cameras of all the low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

The writers at six expert review sites all decided that this camera was outstanding and gave it their highest award. PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.co.uk, CNET.com.au, Cnetfrance.fr and Zdnet.fr all gave this digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of review websites PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Dinside.no/data, Akam.no, Macworld.idg.se and IT Reviews.com all said that concluded that they would recommend this Canon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received a "Best Buy" award from websites Expert Reviews, Howstuffworks.com, Best4reviews.com and M3.idg.se all of whom concluded that this low megapixel digital camera was a sensible purchase.

The writers at websites Camera Labs, Digicamreview.co.uk and DP Review all strongly endorse this low megapixel digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 84% based on fifty-eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews. That puts this digital camera in the top 9% of all the digital cameras of a similar age and type.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Good Value for Money

Expert review sites PC Welt.de and Hardwarezone.com.sg highlighted in their review that this digital camera provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Price

Twenty people who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi “Bargain price” . Howstuffworks.com said in their review of the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi ten years ago “Good value for SLR digital, great response times, high-end resolution”. Photo Radar said “Great value for money” but they only rated the product 18.8 out of 100.

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was expensive. Expert review site Neocamera.com wrote eleven years ago “Presently, this is the least expensive 10 megapixels DSLR on the market” in their review of this digital camera. Stuff.co.nz wrote “The Canon Eos 400D is a digital SLR camera designed for amateurs and semi-professional photographers with similar image quality to more expensive equipment”.

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Features

Great Features

Seven people mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Mac World mentioned in his Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi review “Good feature set”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “The Sony has the heft and features including image stabilization f” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Howstuffworks.com said “The good news is youll usually receive a lot of great features for tha”.


Design

Easy Handlinginteresting Style Functions

Two customers reckoned that it was good looking. Photo Radar wrote “Easy handlinginteresting style functions” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they scored the product 1 stars. Cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Canon is usually pretty good at adhering to that philosophy, making only minor changes to successful products”.

One customer reckoned that the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi was well designed. Photo Radar said in their review of this digital camera eight years ago “Kompakt und leicht, schnell und reaktionsfreudig, intelligentes Design mit benutzerfreundlicher Anordnung der Bedienelemente” but in spite of that they only scored it 1 stars.

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Good Noise Control

Eight people who bought it said that it was easy to use. Eight years ago Photo Radar wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi “Good noise control” but despite that they only scored the product 1 stars. Photo Radar also wrote “Handling and image quality, ease of use, price, dust removal systemprevention, good AF, great colour” in their review. Ten years ago expert website Dcviews.com mentioned “8.8 You will buy and use a d-SLR to get the best possible combination of control, flexibility, speed” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people thought this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Megapixel.net mentioned “Adds a grip area, where the thumb rests, on the back; imparting the camera with a comfortable and secure feel”. Ten years ago expert website Digicamreview.co.uk mentioned “It feels very comfortable in hand” in their review of the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi.

One customer thought this digital camera had a good interface. Photo Radar wrote in their review of this digital camera eight years ago “Improved interface” but even so they scored this digital camera 18.8 out of 100.

One owner considered that the product was easy to use the menus. Digicamreview.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Great image quality Low noise at all ISO settings (apart from the highest ISO setting) Easy to use - AUTO mode” although they only gave it a score of 1 stars.

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Light Build Quality

Three owners who purchased it considered that it was well made. Photo Radar wrote “Light build quality” in their review of this digital camera. Photo Radar also mentioned “Fast, responsive, diminutive yet solidly built, on-board dust reduction, well-saturated images” in their review. Goodgearguide.com.au said on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au eleven years ago “The 400D combines great picture quality with a comfortable build and plenty of features”.

Three owners who bought this digital camera concluded that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Photo.net said in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “The Rebel XTi is compact, lightweight, rugged, inexpensive, responsive” .

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Light Build Quality

Fourteen owners considered that the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi was good quality. T3.com mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi “Great quality images”. Photo Radar mentioned “Low noise, high quality images” in their review of this digital camera. Mac World mentioned ten years ago “Excellent image quality”.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 400D - Rebel XTi has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon S110, or the Olympus PEN E-PM1 (£482.22).

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Camera

Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi has an anti-dust function. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Direct Printing

The EOS 400D - Rebel XTi supports direct printing. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also support direct printing.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The EOS 400D - Rebel XTi features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The EOS 400D - Rebel XTi features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera also feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi features contrast adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Histogram

The Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi features histogram, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The EOS 400D - Rebel XTi has an external flash connector, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of cameras of a similar age and type to this camera range from 2s to 12s. At only 3 seconds, the EOS 400D - Rebel XTi has a quite fast flash recharging time compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Battery

500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard), including the EOS 400D - Rebel XTi which takes 500 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi supports PictBridge. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also support PictBridge.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Light Exposure

Supports Two ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the EOS 400D - Rebel XTi is more than most low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 400, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Canon camera. The ISO sensitivities 100 and 1600 are also supported by this camera.

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Picture Quality

3888 X 2592 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi has a 3888 x 2592 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 2816 x 1880 and 1936 x 1288. The still image resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera ranges from 640 x 360 to 4032 x 3024.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact and Lightweight

Three customers who purchased it thought it was lightweight. Cnet.co.uk mentioned eleven years ago “Compact and lightweight” but even so they only scored this digital camera 18.68 out of 100. Three owners said in their reviews that the product was compact. Expert review site Productsifter.com wrote in their Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi review ten years ago “Compact, high-tech and oh-so-easy to use” .

Two owners who bought it concluded that it was a good body shape. Nine years ago Photo.net gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and said in their review of the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi “The Canon Rebel XTi is the best digital SLR body for most consumers on a budget”. Eight years ago Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus “If the transition from the EOS 300D to the EOS 350D was easily noticeable (tighter camera body and better finishing touches”.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras of this age and spec the weights range from 50g to 1.3kg. The EOS 400D - Rebel XTi is one of the heavier comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera (510 grams) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Six owners who bought this digital camera concluded that it was noisy. Photo Radar mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Great noise performance”. Photo Radar also said “Low sensitivity to noise up to 1600 ISO” in their review. Photo Radar also mentioned “Excellent 10.1 megapixel sensor with impressively low noise and superb detail Small size is great for travel” in their review.

Good Noise Control

Six owners who bought this digital camera concluded that it was noisy. Photo Radar mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Great noise performance”. Photo Radar also said “Low sensitivity to noise up to 1600 ISO” in their review. Photo Radar also mentioned “Excellent 10.1 megapixel sensor with impressively low noise and superb detail Small size is great for travel” in their review.

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Sharp Pictures

Twenty-two customers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Stuff.tv mentioned ten years ago “Impressive images” in their Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi review. Photo Radar said “Sharp pictures” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only rated it 18.8 out of 100. Cnet.com.au wrote “Great for aspiring photographers” but they gave it a score of 19.16 out of 100.

Eight owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good picture resolution. Photo Radar mentioned “Excellent resolution, lots of detail, not a leap from eight megapixels.” however despite that they only rated it 1 stars. T3.com said eleven years ago “High resolution”. Mac World said “Increased resolution over the Rebel XT” however despite that he gave it a rating of 1 stars.

Three customers who purchased the product concluded that it had a good image sensor. Techradar wrote “10 megapixel CMOS sensor” but in spite of that they scored the product 1 stars. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk ten years ago “The Canon EOS 400D is well on its way to doing the same, with its 10.1Mp Cmos sensor and excellent, almost totally noise-free”. Expert website Digitalartsonline.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “The entry-level model features a new 10mp sensor” and gave it a score of 6 stars.

Two customers concluded that it had a good ISO range.

One owner who reviewed it thought it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Photo Radar wrote in their review of this digital camera eight years ago “Good dynamic range (more than peers) with soft roll-off of highlights”.

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Slow Kit Lens

Nine customers mentioned in their reviews that it did not have a good lens. Photo Radar wrote “Kit lens is mediocre” . Photo Radar also mentioned “Kit lens' performance is disappointing, lacks spot-metering mode, small viewfinder” in their review. Photo Radar also mentioned “Kit lens not up to the cameras capabilities” in their review.

Three owners who reviewed it concluded that it did not have a good image stabiliser. Photo Radar wrote “No optical stabilization” in their review of this digital camera. Photo Radar also wrote “Pas de stabilisation optique” in their review. Eleven years ago Gadgetguy.com.au said “No image stabiliser” in their Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi review.

One customer thought it did not have a good zoom. Digicamreview.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Auto zoom”.

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Viewfinder, Battery Life

Four owners who purchased it considered that it did not have a good viewfinder. Photo Radar mentioned “Narrow viewfinder (although bright” in their review of the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi. Digitalcamerainfo.com mentioned “Flimsy construction No spot meter Only one control dial Kit lens is cheap, limited maximum aperture Poor environmental seals Viewfinder magnification is low” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people concluded that it did not have a good screen. Photo Radar said in their Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi review “No basic LCD setting screen” . Mac World said “No dedicated status display” in his review of this digital camera.

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Shot-to-Shot Delays With Flash Could Be Better, Model Could Be Easier to Use

One person who purchased this digital camera considered that it did not have a good flash. Howstuffworks.com mentioned “Shot-to-shot delays with flash could be better, model could be easier to use” in their review of this digital camera.


Power

Viewfinder, Battery Life

Two owners who reviewed the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi thought it did not have a good battery life. Photo Radar wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 400D - Rebel XTi “Weak kit lens Below average battery life” . Techradar wrote ten years ago “Viewfinder, battery life” in their review of this digital camera.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the EOS 400D - Rebel XTi.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

The EOS 400D - Rebel XTi has a fairly typical display diagonal (2.5 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 (£299.00) (3") which also has a higher rating.

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