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      02-01-2008, 08:13 PM   #1
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Thumbs up I pre-ordered Canon Rebel XSI (450D)!!!

It will ship on 4/15 from amazon. Can't wait.
I'm getting Sigma AF 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS. It should be a sweet combo.

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-Digital-...1914822&sr=8-2
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I like the Sigma lenses. Let us know how you like the Camera. I have a regular Rebel XT and plain ol Cannon USM lenses.
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Only 2 more months and I'll have it. Loooooong wait...
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      02-17-2008, 05:19 AM   #5
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sweet i think i might have to get one
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It's worth waiting for. I almost bought XTI. Pro review:

http://www.dpreview.com/news/0801/08...noneos450d.asp
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Release date has been pushed back to 05/01/08. Crap.
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i have that same Lens - it works very nicely i think. I dont have anything to compare it to however, but i've taken some nice pics. the Stabilization works really well.
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For $200 or so more I would've bought a 40D.
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For $200 or so more I would've bought a 40D.
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For $200 or so more I would've bought a 40D.
It's more like $350 more. I paid $799 for the body only.
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I know this one has the 12.2 megapixel sensor but what other big differences are there between this and the XTi?
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It's more like $350 more. I paid $799 for the body only.
I saw the 40D for sale in a Dell online deal for $1079. Amazon currently has the body only for $1099. So yea, 300 more, not $250.

Dell also had it for 1261 and you can buy a cheap 10-15% coupon on ebay. It includes a pretty good lens (Canon 28-135mm IS). You could always ebay the lens for 400-500.
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I still <3 my XTi but then again all I know about my camera is that green = good to go!

I leave in auto all the time!
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I saw the 40D for sale in a Dell online deal for $1079. Amazon currently has the body only for $1099. So yea, 300 more, not $250.

Dell also had it for 1261 and you can buy a cheap 10-15% coupon on ebay. It includes a pretty good lens (Canon 28-135mm IS). You could always ebay the lens for 400-500.
Amazon has xsi body for $799 and 40D body for $1,149.
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Here's side to side comparison.

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/comp...s450d&show=all
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Something the comparison doesn't touch on is the 40d's magnesium body and weatherproof seals.
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Something the comparison doesn't touch on is the 40d's magnesium body and weatherproof seals.
That's why it costs 40% more.
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That's why it costs 40% more.
On that note, the XSI isn't worth what it is compared to the XTI IMO.
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Something the comparison doesn't touch on is the 40d's magnesium body and weatherproof seals.
And the 40D grip is sooo much better because of the bigger body.
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On that note, the XSI isn't worth what it is compared to the XTI IMO.
XSi costs considerably more than XTI because it's just been released. XTi has been around for a while. Come X-mass price will be around $650.

XSi is somewhere between XTi and 40D specwise and pricewise. Good buy IMO. It narrows the huge gap between XTi and 40D.

This discussion reminds me of comments by 325 and 330 people when BMW released 328...
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