The best Canon EOS Rebel T8i deals in May 2023: stock updates & prices

Canon EOS Rebel T8i deals
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The Canon EOS Rebel T8i has been highly sought after since its launch. Fittingly enough, enthusiast and experienced photographers alike have fallen in love with its creative capabilities and the enviable lineup of lenses offered by the Canon mount – which enables you to use both full frame EF glass and EF-S optics designed for this APS-C body.

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As an upper entry level DSLR, the Canon EOS Rebel T8i (sold as the EOS 850D in Europe) is absolutely perfect for beginners as well as enthusiasts with older cameras looking to upgrade to something that packs a bit more punch. As an APS-C camera it has a lightweight and compact body, but it delivers powerful imaging rich with detail thanks to its 24MP image sensor.

Canon EOS Rebel T8i deals

Mid-range DSLR that will appeal to traditionalist photographers

Type: DSLR | Sensor: APS-C | Megapixels: 24.1Mp | Lens mount: Canon EF-S | Screen: 3.0in touch, pivot 1,040,000 dots | Viewfinder: Pentaprism | Max burst speed: 7.5fps (Live View), 7fps (viewfinder) | Max video resolution: 4K | User level: Enthusiast/beginner

Ease of use for novices
Vari-angle touchscreen
Effective Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Cropped 4K video
No Dual Pixel AF in 4K
Cheaper mirrorless rivals

If you're looking to take more creative control, the Canon EOS 850D / Rebel T8i gives you auto scene modes that are ideal for newcomers, along with advanced controls for more experienced photographers. Its 4K video isn't the show-stopper that we've come to expect from Canon, but its 1080p FullHD video is ideal for content creators and a great way to test the waters of vlogging and video.

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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specialising in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound and many more for various advertising campaigns, books and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected in to BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in medium and large format photography with products by Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa and Sinar and has used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI and everything in between. His work covers the genres of Equestrian, Landscape, Abstract or Nature and combines nearly two decades of experience to offer exclusive limited-edition prints to the international stage from his film & digital photography.