Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

42

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

39

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
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm)

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 Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$139

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Longer battery life
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$360 body only

$555 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$285 body only

$360 - $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

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Entry-level DSLR

$619 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

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