Summary Canon Rebel XS

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
With 18-55mm lens
$400
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 9
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 22.2x14.8mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Megapixels
Help 10.1 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Also known as: Canon EOS 1000D

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reviewsWhat are people saying about the Rebel XS

"The Rebel XS is primarily made from three materials; a stainless steel chassis, the mirror box which is made of high-strength 'engineering plastic' and the body made of a special lightweight 'engineering plastic' which also provides some electromagnetic shielding."
dpreview.com | talking about the camera's build-quality
"Great results even with default settings"
dpreview.com | talking about the camera's image-quality
"Typical Canon CMOS noise-free images, remain detailed even at high sensitivities"
dpreview.com | talking about the camera's iso-noise

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Pros

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The Canon Rebel XS vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Startup delay Short startup delay Help
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
164 ms shutter lag
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$399.99
Weight Light Help
502 g
Lens availability More lenses available Help
220 lenses
Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
2.6"

Cons

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The Canon Rebel XS vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
719 ISO
Color depth Less color depth Help
22 bits
Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.50x
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10.1 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
62.0
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.9 EV
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
500 shots
Announced Old Help
June 2008
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Popularity Not so popular Help
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