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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
164 ms shutter lag
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D70

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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 
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Advantages of the Canon Rebel XS

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Color depth Better color depth 22 bits vs 20.4 bits
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Distinguishes 1.6 more bits of color
Screen size Much larger screen 2.5" vs 1.8"
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Around 40% larger screen
Live view Has live view Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality 62.0 vs 50.0
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More than 20% better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range 10.9 EV vs 10.3 EV
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0.6 f-stops more dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 719 ISO vs 529 ISO
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The Rebel XS has a slight edge (0.4 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.1 MP vs 6 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 230k dots vs 130k dots
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Around 80% higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller 126x98x65 mm vs 140x111x78 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness Much thinner 2.6" vs 3.1"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 502 g vs 679 g
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Around 30% lighter
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Advantages of the Nikon D70

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Lens availability Slightly more lenses available 205 lenses vs 197 lenses
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed 1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor APS-C 23.7x15.5mm vs APS-C 22.2x14.8mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
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        Compared to recent DSLRs

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Lens availability Many lenses available Help
        Rebel XS:197 lenses
        D70:205 lenses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        External flash not needed
        Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
        95%
        Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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        Autofocus No video autofocus Help
        Manual focus only
        True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
        Rebel XS:10.1 MP
        D70:6 MP
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        Rebel XS:2.5"
        D70:1.8"
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        Rebel XS:230k dots
        D70:130k dots
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
        Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        3 fps
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
        Need to shelter it from weather
        Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
        Rebel XS:10.9 EV
        D70:10.3 EV
        Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
        Rebel XS:0.50x
        D70:0.49x
        Movie format Do not shoot movies Help
        No movies
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible
        Sensor size Very small sensors Help
        Rebel XS:APS-C 22.2x14.8mm
        D70:APS-C 23.7x15.5mm
        Overall image quality Low image quality Help
        Rebel XS:62.0
        D70:50.0
        Color depth Poor color depth Help
        Rebel XS:22 bits
        D70:20.4 bits
        Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
        Risk of blur
        Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
        Rebel XS:719 ISO
        D70:529 ISO

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        Shared Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $400 - $419 body only

        $399 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $699 body only

        $200 - $729 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $278 body only

        $427 - $440 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

        Entry-level DSLR

        $425 with 18-55mm lens

        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Startup delay Has much more startup delay
        Nikon D3000

        Nikon D3000

        Entry-level DSLR

        $495 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

        Screen size Has a much larger screen
        Autofocus Focuses automatically
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $339 - $567 body only

        $444 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon D60

        Nikon D60

        Entry-level DSLR

        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag

        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS Competitors

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        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

        Entry-level DSLR

        $695 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Color depth Worse color depth
        Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
        Canon EOS Rebel T2i

        Canon Rebel T2i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $579 - $600 body only

        $200 - $672 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Screen size Much larger screen
        Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
        Startup delay Slightly more startup delay

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        Nikon D90

        Nikon D90

        Entry-level DSLR

        $897 - $929 body only

        $838 - $940 with 18-105mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Color depth Better color depth
        Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Nikon D7100

        Nikon D7100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,097 body only

        $1,394 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Color depth Better color depth
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon D7000

        Nikon D7000

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,257 body only

        $1,330 with 18-105mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Color depth Better color depth
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon D50

        Nikon D50

        Entry-level DSLR

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Color depth Better color depth
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed

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