The naming terminology is getting problematic here. The Rebel line has gone from 350 to 400 to 450 since I’ve had one, with all kinds of sub-names, and now there’s a Rebel 1000D which apparently is less powerful than the 450D/XSi. It’ll sell for cheaper and have somewhat downgraded performance.
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So the 1000D will probably be priced around $500, which makes it an easy first choice for someone getting into the game. Here are the vital statistics, compared with the 450D, which goes for about $800: