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Rebel XTi vs D40x

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I know this is a flame fest waiting to happen, but oh well...

I don't want any fanboy comments about "Nikon is teh roxx0rz" or "Nikons can't shoot snapshots well" or any of that crap. I want real life experience, preferably with both. What are the differences in picture quality, build quality, upgradeability, and color accuracy. Does one camera excel at action shots, or at night shots? I just need a comparison as kind of a watermark to see where to go from here.

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http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/ca...ew/index.shtml

http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/nikon/d40x-review/





I was looking to get a DSLR, and i was going to get the XT after all my research. Best bang for my buck. But i would get the XTi out of those 2.
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okay, i am probably abit fanboyish towards nikon, but i will try to give as much of an un biased opinion as i can

i would personally grab the d40 over the d40x, the little bit of extra resolution is probably not worth the iso/noise and price difference

here is a feature comparison http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/comp..._d40x&show=all

from personal experiance i like the ergonomics of nikons over canons and that was the big seller for me.

you have much more lens compatibility with the xti however

i have used the xti and the d40 (not the d40x) and from my experience picture quality might as well me the same, i couldnt really tell a differance.

my suggestion is give both a try and see what one has a layout/ergonomics/menu system you like more, and what one has more lenses you are likely to get for the price you want

hope that helped.
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