Summary Canon Rebel XS

Prices Price
Body only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 6
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 22.2x14.8mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
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

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSCanon EOS Digital Rebel XS

reviewsWhat are people saying about the Rebel XS

"Great results even with default settings" | talking about the camera's image-quality
" system makes the interface fast and friendly" | talking about the camera's image-stabilization
"Typical Canon CMOS noise-free images, remain detailed even at high sensitivities" | talking about the camera's iso-noise


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The Canon Rebel XS vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Lens availability More lenses available Help
220 lenses
Thickness Thin Help
Size Really small Help
Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm)
Weight Light Help
502 g


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The Canon Rebel XS vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
719 ISO
Color depth Little color depth Help
22 bits
Movie format No movies Help
Screen size Very small screen Help
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Viewfinder Uses battery, see less detail Help
Missing geo-tagging
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
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
Startup delay Poor startup delay Help
300 ms startup delay
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10.1 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
500 shots
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
164 ms shutter lag
Announced Old Help
June 2008
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second




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