Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

97

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

89

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Great color depth
Color depth
22.3 bits
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
More storage slots
Storage slots
2
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
194 ms shutter lag
 

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

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 Sony Alpha DSLR-A230.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$299 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Color depth Worse color depth

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS Competitors

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$299 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay Much more startup delay

discussion

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230
Alpha DSLR-A230
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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
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