You can't help but smile as the quality of even the entry level cameras keeps growing like this. Wow, this baby is loaded and under a grand - way under. Including the HiRes digital is of course, very compelling.
Canon unveils EOS 500D / Rebel T1i DSLR: Digital Photography Review:
"Canon has unveiled the EOS 500D (Digital Rebel T1i), the latest addition to its compact DSLR series. The upper-entry-level camera features a 15.1 MP APS-C CMOS sensor with 1080p HD video recording at 20fps. It also offers a 3.0 inch LCD with 920,000 dot resolution and an ISO sensitivity range expandable up to 12800 equivalent. It includes a faster Digic 4 processor offering better noise reduction at higher ISO's and continuous shooting speeds of up to 3.4 fps delivering 170 large JPEG images in a single burst."