Canon digital rebel Xti 10.1 Review

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The Canon digital rebel Xti 10.1 is a unique combination of performance, quality and ease of operation. The camera is lightweight with a sturdy design and the controls are extremely simple to manipulate. The interface is user friendly and most of the camera functions can be changed real fast. Besides, there is a well-placed On/Off switch. The lag time is reduced considerably and even at high ISO range the noise distortion is very low. The rear LCD screen is large with elongated battery life. Its double image stabilization feature almost nullifies the blurred image problem. The exclusive sensor cleaning system offers the self-cleaning sensor feature that is well integrated with the camera. The Canon’s picture style settings enabled users with greater control over the color, clarity, sharpness and brightness of images. The resolution is greatly improved over its predecessors and it serves excellent image quality at an affordable price for an SLR. The flash exposure lock and white balance adjustment in viewfinder’s status bar are newer additions. There are dedicated buttons for program shift, drive mode, exposure lock, exposure compensation and focus point selection etc. The Xti 10.1 allows the user to view the histogram display in various modes like monochrome, RGB, or brightness. It is also coupled with the new long-exposure noise reduction options and offers various improvements in the Auto Rotate function.

However, there may be a little flash underexposure sometimes during shoot. The auto focus feature is less accurate and slow to gear up. There is no super wide-angle adjustment for photo shoot. The viewfinder is relatively small for manual focus but the auto focus is excellent.  The memory buffer requires a lot of cleaning time when full.

The Canon Digital rebel Xti 10.1 is an entry level SLR camera. Though, it cannot match the performance of professional cameras but lives way beyond its expectations for committed photographers.

Product Description 

The Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi has a newly designed 10.1 MP Canon CMOS sensor plus a host of new features including a 2.5-inch LCD monitor, the exclusive EOS Integrated Cleaning System featuring a Self Cleaning Sensor and Canon’s Picture Style technology, all in a lightweight, ergonomic body. The EOS Digital Rebel XTi is compatible with all Canon lenses in the EF lineup, ranging from ultra-wide angle to super telephoto lenses, and including Canon’s EF-S series lenses, manufactured specifically for Canon’s APS-C sized digital sensor. Canon’s Speedlite 430EX is perfectly suited to the EOS Digital Rebel XTi. In addition to Canon’s EF lenses and Speedlite flashes, many other accessories are designed by Canon to work perfectly with the EOS Digital Rebel XTi. The Battery Grip BG-E3 adds a vertical shutter release, and can hold two NB-2LH Battery Packs for increased shooting capacity. Canon’s Semi Hard Case EH18-L can accommodate the EOS Digital Rebel XTi with a small zoom lens. An EF-S 18-55mm is included in the EOS Digital Rebel XTi Lens Kit. 1.6x Lens Focal Length Conversion Factor Image Sensor Type – High-Sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate, CMOS sensor 3 – 2 Aspect Ratio Recording Format – JPEG, RAW, and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording provided USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Interface, mini-B port, NTSC/PAL for video output Viewfinder Type – Eye-level SLR with pentamirror Shutter Speeds – 1/4000 to 30 seconds Self-timer – 10 seconds delay, 2 seconds delay with C.Fn-7-1 (mirror lockup) Continuous Shooting Speed – Approx. 3 fps (at shutter speed of 1/250 sec. or faster) Compatible Printers – CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge compatible printers (via USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU) Power Source – One Battery Pack NB-2LH Dimensions – Width 4.98 x Height 3.71 x Depth 2.56 inch, 126.5 x 94.2 x 65mm / Weight – 18 ounces (510g body only)

Technical Details

10.1-megapixel CMOS sensor captures enough detail for photo-quality 18 x 24-inch prints

Large 2.5-inch LCD display; includes Canon’s EF-S 18-55mm, f3.5-5.6 zoom lens

New self-cleaning dust function, plus Dust Delete Data Detection in included software

DIGIC II Image Processor provides fast, accurate image processing; Picture Style settings for added creative control

Stores images on Compact Flash (CF) memory cards; powered by battery pack NB-2LH