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Old Aug 2, 2012, 12:28 PM   #1
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Default Need advice on Canon T3 vs t1i

I always wanted to have a DSLR camera but the budget is holding me off, still though .

I am looking to buy used either Canon T3 or t1i. They are both about same price though year made are 2 years apart, if I am not wrong. Reading reviews on both and they're all good cams.

If I have enough cash I will go for t2i.

Any advice which one should I get?

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I would take the T1i (w/warranty) over the T3, and I would take the T2i over the T1i.
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Old Aug 4, 2012, 6:38 AM   #3
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I always wanted to have a DSLR camera but the budget is holding me off, still though .
Welcome to the forum. Don't worry about the cost of the body. This will
be insignificant compared to the cost of all the other stuff you will want/need.

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I am looking to buy used either Canon T3 or t1i. They are both about same price though year made are 2 years apart, if I am not wrong. Reading reviews on both and they're all good cams.
Both good cameras. I would also take the T1i over the T3.

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If I have enough cash I will go for t2i.

Any advice which one should I get?
The T2i is hard to beat for the following reasons:
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/1308846-post10.html

Just in case you aren't aware, the T2i (America), Kiss X4 (Asia) and 550D (Europe + rest of world) are the same camera branded for different markets. This also applies to other cameras in the Canon Rebel range. T3=1100D=Kiss X50.
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Old Aug 4, 2012, 12:28 PM   #4
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the t2i is a great camera, and i'd certainly choose it ahead of the t1i or the t3.
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Old Aug 6, 2012, 3:48 AM   #5
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another vote for the t2i its a great camera and i would take it above the other2
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Old Aug 6, 2012, 10:14 AM   #6
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Made a purchase of t2i refurbished yesterday . Can't wait.

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Made a purchase of t2i refurbished yesterday . Can't wait.
Best of luck with it. I'm sure you will enjoy using it.
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let us know how you like it after it arrives

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Old Aug 11, 2012, 1:49 PM   #9
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Just got the camera today. Looks almost brand new.

What free shutter count software to use

EOScount, they charge $1.49

EISinfo is free but it said no camera connected....

Guess I can pay $1.49 but there is no way I know for sure it would work.
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