The Canon EOS Rebel T3i is the latest digital SLR camera to hit the market and it features some major upgrades over the Canon EOS Rebel T2i. The EOS Rebel T3i, which is known in Europe as the EOS 600D, is an upper entry level SLR camera for serious photographer that is not quite ready to make the jump to the more expensive SLR cameras, like the Canon 60D. Thanks to the new features on the Rebel T3i, you no longer need to upgrade to a Rebel 60D.

The EOS Rebel T3i is a lightweight SLR camera that has a lot of the same features as the EOS Rebel T2i. The features that standout as different are the LCD monitor and the ability to to remotely control flashguns. Both of these features were exclusive to the 60D until now. The T3i's LCD monitor is one of the tilt and swivel monitors and with the internal flash you have the ability to to remotely control flashguns. The monitor is my favorite new feature as you can rotate it, which allows you to hold the camera up above your head and still see what you are shooting. I find this to be invaluable at concerts and sporting events.

Canon EOS Rebel T3i

This SLR digital camera can take images that are up to 18 MP, which results in amazing photos every time. The ISO range is from 100 to 6,400, which allows you to take great photos in all types of settings – from low light to bright light. You can even expand the ISO to 12,800. The Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor makes taking photos quick since the 18 MP images can quickly save to your memory card.

Canon EOS Rebel T3i Video Tour

If you're interested, 1920 x 1080 Full HD video can even be recorded with the EOS Rebel T3i. You can even take short video clips and combine them together with the Video Snapshot feature – and it requires no editing at all on your part! With the HDMI port, you can have those videos up on your HDTV in no time.

The Canon 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS II lens was also released with the Rebel T3i. Of course, you can get just the body of the T3i camera without the lens if you prefer. This is truly a great lens to add to your collection though. It's basically a cosmetically revised version of the previous incarnation.