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I would still buy a T1i over the T3, due to the fact that it still has a larger sensor, bigger screen, higher resolution screen, faster shoot rate, smaller, and last but not least... cheaper.

T1i is 15.1mp vs 12.2mp

One thing the T3 has is a higher iso, but most ppl use external flashes and lamps so lighting usually isn't an issue...

But here's the link with comparison:
http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-T3..._EOS_Rebel_T1i
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I would still buy a T1i over the T3, due to the fact that it still has a larger sensor, bigger screen, higher resolution screen, faster shoot rate, smaller, and last but not least... cheaper.

T1i is 15.1mp vs 12.2mp

One thing the T3 has is a higher iso, but most ppl use external flashes and lamps so lighting usually isn't an issue...

But here's the link with comparison:
http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-T3..._EOS_Rebel_T1i
The T1i and T3 have the exact same size sensor. The T1i has more megapixels, but MP =/= image quality and MP =/= sensor size.

I'd actually wait for other legit reviews to come out (not many out right now) to compare the dynamic range and high ISO performance of the T3 to compare it to the T1i.
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Originally Posted by hellfire72 View Post
I would still buy a T1i over the T3, due to the fact that it still has a larger sensor, bigger screen, higher resolution screen, faster shoot rate, smaller, and last but not least... cheaper.

T1i is 15.1mp vs 12.2mp

One thing the T3 has is a higher iso, but most ppl use external flashes and lamps so lighting usually isn't an issue...

But here's the link with comparison:
http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-T3..._EOS_Rebel_T1i
They have same sized sensor, barring a few tenths of a millimeter.
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It's still bigger regardless, cheaper and both running DIGIC IV. I think the price difference versus features, make the T1i a better buy than the T3.
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Are there any good reviews abou the T1i?
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Are there any good reviews abou the T1i?
The Canon Rebel line usually gets good reviews. The problem is, most new Rebels aren't much and upgrade at all from previous models, so it's definitely worth considering slightly older models if looking at entry level, as others have suggested here.

I trust (as do many others) DPReview:
http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos500d/
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@Gone - Thanks! Gonna look at those reviews!
and thanks everyone else that helped!
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