Pentax K20D vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Winner
Pentax K20D

54

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K20D

Great color depth
Color depth
22.9 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
164 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.6"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K20D.

competitors

Pentax K20D Competitors

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$295 body only

$378 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Shorter battery life
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$649 body only

$860 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay More startup delay
Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

Entry-level DSLR

$298 body only

$600 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Live view No live view

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$489 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$669 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay

discussion

Pentax K20D
K20D
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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
EOS Digital Rebel XS
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