I have my Canon 400D (Rebel XTi) for around six years by now and have always been very happy with it. However, several small things are annoying me by now:
- It uses some ancient memory card format instead of nowadays standard
- It cannot shoot videos;
- The processor is extremely slow (viewing photos is a pain).
Together they add up and I am thinking of getting a new camera. Unfortunately, I am still not ready to pay ~2000 euros for a full-frame like
7D 6D, so I am thinking of a newer model in the same series. I could simply get the last one which is 700D, but I actually suspect that some of the older ones may be [almost] as good for my needs and one can obviously get them a lot cheaper.
So here is my question: how far back in this model range can one go without loosing some essential improvements of the later models? I must add that I know that only 650D and 700D have an opening touch-screen display, but I consider the opening display more of a nuisance.
And by the way, what about 100D and 1100D? Thank you.