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canon xti vs canon xsi

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is it worth upgrading / sidegrading to an xsi from a xti?

or should someone just save for like a 5d or 7d?
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post #2 of 7
IMO, save up.
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post #3 of 7
Yeah, the XSi is pretty much the same camera as the XTi--you don't really get much in the way of a worthwhile upgrade. I'd personally save up.
post #4 of 7
I went from an XT to a T1i and it was a huge difference but my cousin has an XS and really don't see mine being much better except video capture I never use. Looking back I wish I would have gotten the XS. IMHO keep the one you've got..... I would have been still perfectly happy with the XTi if I would have waited 6 months before I bought my XT and gotten it and not had to make another $700 investment.
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post #5 of 7
Yeah, no point in upgrading from one Rebel to another, unless of course video capability is a must. I would look into a mid-grade body next, such anything from the xxD series (40D, 50D, 60D, etc.).
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post #6 of 7
No. XTi is still a very powerful camera and it is less of a sidegrade to go with a XSi.

Save for the 7D/5D you won't regret it.
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post #7 of 7
I definitely agree with the others. You should look to a 50D/60D or a 7D/5D upgrade instead. Depending on your gear, upgrading lenses might even be a better choice.
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