Canon XS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS XS (Rebel XS, Canon 1000D) 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: XS 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $699.99
Street Price: $439.79
Date Available: 2008-08-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 25.0 oz (710 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(126 x 98 x 62 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon 
Total Megapixels: 10.5
Effective Megapixels: 10.1 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.05"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
1936 x 1288 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit Raw 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: No 
Movie Resolution: n/a
Movie Frame Rate:  
Movie Audio: No 
Movie File Format: n/a 
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF / EF-S mount 
Kit Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 / f/ 5.6 - 38 
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 0mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: TTL-SIR, phase detection w/ 7 AF points 
Face Detection: No 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; Fixed eye-level pentamirror (0.95%, 0.81x mag, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter) 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: ISO 100 - 800 (basic zone), ISO 100 - 1600 (creative zone, 1 stop increments)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, white fluorescent light, flash, custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 35-zone TTL evaluative, partial, or center-weighted average 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off, Program 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: E-TTL II auto flash 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent 
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32 
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
HD Video Out: No 
HD Video Connection:  
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3) 
Other Connection: Wired remote socket 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E5 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E5 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 500
Software
Included Software: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor, Digital Photo Professional, PTP TWAIN Driver (Windows 2000)  
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista, OS X v10.3-10.5 
Miscellaneous
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