Canon XS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS XS (Rebel XS, Canon 1000D) 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor: Canon T3
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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
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(126 x 98 x 62 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 10.1
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 328.56mm2 (22.20mm x 14.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.71 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: 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
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
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: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: TTL-SIR, phase detection w/ 7 AF points
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; Fixed eye-level pentamirror (0.95%, 0.81x mag, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter)
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100
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, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off, Program
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II auto flash
Flash Guide Number: 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit Raw
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3)
Connections (extended): Wired remote socket
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.69
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 5
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.42
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): 15
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 0.42
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 2.93
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 7
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.164
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.104
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.174
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.087
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.130
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View Pre-focused: 0.164
Startup Time: 0.30
Shutdown Time: 0.00
Play -> Record Time: 0.00
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.50
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 3,536
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 (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 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
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