Summary Canon Rebel XS

Prices Price
Body only Unknown With 18-55mm lens $899
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Within its price range #n/a of 10 Among similar cameras #n/a of 11
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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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Also known as: Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSCanon EOS Digital Rebel XS

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
"Configurable "My menu" system makes the interface fast and friendly"
dpreview.com | talking about the camera's button-layout
"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
Thickness Thin Help
2.6"
Weight Light Help
502 g
Lens availability More lenses available Help
197 lenses
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
164 ms shutter lag
Size Really small Help
Prosumer size 126x98x65 mm

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
Movie format No movies Help
None
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.9 EV
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10.1 MP
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
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
Color depth Less color depth Help
22 bits
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.50x
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Sensor size Very small sensor Help
APS-C 22.2x14.8mm
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
500 shots
Announced Old Help
June, 2008
Lowest price Expensive Help
$899.00
Popularity Not so popular Help
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