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I bought this Nikon for my wife for christmas last year, great beginner model with a ton of nice features. takes AMAZING pictures, compared to a point and shoot.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Nikon+-+...56803&st=nikon d3000&cp=1&lp=1
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Between the Nikon and the Canon t1i or xs or t2i which would yall suggest?.

Im liking the nikon because i can just put it on the magic card lol.
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Between the Nikon and the Canon t1i or xs or t2i which would yall suggest?.

Im liking the nikon because i can just put it on the magic card lol.
When you say "the nikon" are you referencing the D3000 as previously suggested? If so, the T2i is still best. The D3000's replacement, the D3100, is about equal to the T2i. The difference between the T2i and the D3100 in both performance and features is negligible so go with whichever one you like more.
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When you say "the nikon" are you referencing the D3000 as previously suggested? If so, the T2i is still best. The D3000's replacement, the D3100, is about equal to the T2i. The difference between the T2i and the D3100 in both performance and features is negligible so go with whichever one you like more.
The D3100 competes with the Rebel T3 not the T2i.

I'll put it this way the D3000 competes with Canon's Rebel XS since both are entry level cameras without video. The T3 and the D3100 are also entry level cameras with video. The T3 only does 720p while the D3100 does 1080p.

Though Canon is a bit more refined with video.

Now the D3000 costs $330 for a refurbished boy.
    
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The D3100 competes with the Rebel T3 not the T2i.
Up until two months ago when the T3/T3i didn't exist, the T2i's main competition was the D3100. Besides, the T3i is the same hardware as the T2i.
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