Anybody know how the 50D's IQ holds up against the XSi?

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  1. keith204

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    Wanting to replace my 2nd body with one that has a wheel. I've had a couple 40D's that I loved. Does anyone know how the 50D's IQ/Noise compares to that of the XSi?

    In other words, by replacing my XSi with a 50D, will I be losing anything IQ-wise?
     
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    Meh I thought you gain a little quality from XSi to 50D lol...
     
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    I'd go with a 50D just because it handles more like your 5D.

    Otherwise, a 30 or 40D.
     
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    yep. all the research I've done points to no improvements on IQ really. Just wanted to make sure there wasn't some bigtime problem with the 50D I was missing. The only reason for the upgrade is feel.
     
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    Looks like the 50D/XSi are spot on - while the 40D has an edge...is this what you're seeing?

    Edit - also, are these based on a pixel-pixel basis? If so, I imagine the increased MP's on the 50D would give it an advantage on a same-print-size basis... thoughts?
     

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