Canon EOS 90D vs Canon EOS Rebel T8i

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 90D and Canon EOS Rebel T8i. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 90D were released 2019 and Canon EOS Rebel T8i was released 2020. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 90D 2019
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 2020

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "APSC") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 90D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)


Canon EOS 90D has a 33 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Rebel T8i has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 90D 33 MP
32294400 pixels
6960 x 4640
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS 90D has a 35 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Rebel T8i. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Both of these cameras offer the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 90D 100-25600
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 100-25600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 90D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel T8i

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 90D can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Rebel T8i can shoot up to 7,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 90D 11
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 7,5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 90D and Canon EOS Rebel T8i can shoot movies.


The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS 90D weighs 701 gr (equal to 1,55 lb) which is 36% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel T8i and its 515 gr (or 1,14 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 90D 701 gr
1,55 lb
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 515 gr
1,14 lb