Canon EOS 750D vs Canon EOS Rebel XSi

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 750D and Canon EOS Rebel XSi. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 750D were released 2015 and Canon EOS Rebel XSi was released 2008. That is a 7 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 750D 2015
Canon EOS Rebel XSi 2008

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "APSC") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 750D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS Rebel XSi 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)


Canon EOS 750D has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Rebel XSi has 12,2 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 750D 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS Rebel XSi 12,2 MP
12166656 pixels
4272 x 2848

Canon EOS 750D has a 97 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Rebel XSi. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS 750D has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel XSi. Canon EOS 750D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Canon EOS Rebel XSi has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 750D 100-12800
Canon EOS Rebel XSi 100-1600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 750D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel XSi

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 750D can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Rebel XSi can shoot up to 3,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 750D 5
Canon EOS Rebel XSi 3,5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Canon EOS 750D. Unfortunately Canon EOS Rebel XSi does not support recording movies and movie clips.


The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS 750D weighs 555 gr (equal to 1,22 lb) which is 6% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel XSi and its 524 gr (or 1,16 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 750D 555 gr
1,22 lb
Canon EOS Rebel XSi 524 gr
1,16 lb