Canon EOS 1000D Overview

Key Features

  • APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 CMOS Sensor
  • 10 Megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1,600
  • 2.5" Fixed Type Screen
  • 1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 7 Focus Points
  • Optical (pentamirror) viewfinder
  • 502g. 126 x 98 x 65 mm
  • Replaced by Canon EOS 1100D - Compare
  • Also Known as EOS Rebel XS / Kiss F Digital


Canon EOS 1000D Overview
Canon EOS 1000D is a 10 Megapixel, APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 CMOS Sensor DSLR Camera. This DSLR Camera was announced in 2008-07-22.
Canon 1000D was replaced by Canon 1100D
Compare Canon 1000D vs Canon 1100D here
Canon 1000D vs other DSLR Cameras
This part compares the pros and cons of Canon 1000D vs other DSLR Cameras.

PROs


RAW Supported
Live View
Built-in Flash
External Flash
Light Body at 502g
Small Body


CONs


Low Resolution Sensor at 10 Megapixels
Low Max Light Sensitivity at 1,600 ISO
Small Screen Size at 2.5"
Low Screen Resolution at 230,000 dots
No Flip-Out Screen
No Touch Screen
No Touch Autofocus
No Autofocus Tracking
No Face Detection Autofocus
7 Focus Points
Low Continuous Shooting at 3.0 fps
No Microphone Port
No HDMI Connectivity
No Wireless Connectivity
No Environmental Sealing
Low battery life at 500 shots
No GPS
Poor DxO Low Light ISO
Canon 1000D Photography Recommendations
This section reviews how Canon 1000D is recommended for different types of photography.

Canon 1000D Daily and Social Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 1000D Daily and Social Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Daily and Social photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 mm Sized Sensor
No Flip-Out Screen
Live View
No Wireless Connectivity
Light Body Weight at 502 g
Smaller Body Size
No Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Quality

Canon 1000D Portrait Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 1000D Portrait Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Portrait photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Quality
Low Resolution Sensor at 10 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode

Canon 1000D Sports Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 1000D Sports Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Sports photography camera, click here.

No Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Quality
Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Low Continuous Shooting at 3.0 fps
Average Max Shutter Speed at 1/4000s
7 Focus Points
Poor Dxo Low Light ISO
Poor Max Light Sensitivity at 1,600 ISO
Low Battery Life at 500 shots


Canon 1000D Street Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 1000D Street Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Street photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 mm Sized Sensor
No Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Light Body Weight at 502 g
Smaller Body Size
RAW Image Quality
No Face Detection Autofocus
Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode

Canon 1000D Landscape and Wildlife Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 1000D Landscape and Wildlife Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Landscape and Wildlife photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 mm Sized Sensor
Live View
Remote Control
No GPS
Light Body Weight at 502 g
Smaller Body Size
No Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Quality
Low Resolution Sensor at 10 Megapixels
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Poor Max Light Sensitivity at 1,600 ISO
Low Battery Life at 500 shots

Canon 1000D Low light Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 1000D Low light Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Low light photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 mm Sized Sensor
No Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Built-in Flash
RAW Image Quality
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
7 Focus Points
Poor Dxo Low Light ISO
Poor Max Light Sensitivity at 1,600 ISO

Canon 1000D Family and Kids Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 1000D Family and Kids Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Family and Kids photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Quality
Low Resolution Sensor at 10 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Low Continuous Shooting at 3.0 fps
Average Max Shutter Speed at 1/4000s

Canon 1000D Wedding and Social Events Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Canon 1000D Wedding and Social Events Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Wedding and Social Events photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 22.2 x 14.8 mm Sized Sensor
No Flip-Out Screen
No Wireless Connectivity
RAW Image Quality
Low Resolution Sensor at 10 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Manual Focus Mode
Poor Dxo Low Light ISO
Poor Max Light Sensitivity at 1,600 ISO
Low Battery Life at 500 shots


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