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Canon EOS 1000D
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Canon EOS 1000D Digital Camera

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SLR 10.1MP CMOS SDHC Jun 2011
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With a 10.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor and technology inherited from Canon's professional models, the EOS 1000D offers EOS imaging power in an affordable, easy-to-use package. Features - 10.1 MP CMOS... More
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10 Reasons For

Thirteen Industry Awards

The editors of PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Gadgetspeak.com and DP Review all strongly endorse this Canon camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Ephotozine and M3.idg.se both recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, this digital camera received an Expert Reviews "Best Buy" award and the editor of Buy-n-shoot.com gave it a "Gold" award and thought it was superb. Furthermore, Mexhardware.com gave this SLR camera a "Silver Sheep" award and concluded it was great.

One other expert review site wrote that this Canon digital camera was good. Toptenreviews.com gave this camera a "Bronze" award.

This Canon camera received a "Hot Buy" award from Stuff.tv, EISA.eu gave it an "EISA" award and Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave it an "Excellent" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this camera is 80% based on fifty-six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine.

Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 19,491 owner and expert reviews for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically for its SLR cameras.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The EOS 1000D supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video recording currently available including the Samsung NX100[plb_1417534_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 1000D has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at including the Samsung NX100[plb_1417534_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Light

The weights of SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 230g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 650g. The EOS 1000D is one of the lighter cameras of this age and type (only 450 grams) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Pentax 645Z[plb_2522250_price].

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Supports Fourteen ISO Speeds

The EOS 1000D has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The ISO speeds "125", "160", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Features One Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the EOS 1000D is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Canon camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on SLR cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 1000D.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 1000D support Full HD video, however the Canon EOS 1000D does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most cameras of a similar spec and age to the EOS 1000D do not have a GPS. The EOS 1000D is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the D3200[pl_1947140_price], or the D3300[pl_3289888_price] both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most SLR cameras that have been available for more than two years are not 3D compatible. The EOS 1000D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The EOS 1000D does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the D3200[pl_1947140_price], the D5200[pl_1829432_price], or the D750[pl_2497138_price] all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are not waterproof. The EOS 1000D is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 1000D do not have an image stabiliser. The Canon EOS 1000D is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabiliser.

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Very Low Megapixel Count

The megapixel counts of cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1000D range from 4MP to 52MP. The EOS 1000D has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 10.1 megapixels) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

If this camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5[plb_1773329_price] (16.05MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 2.5 inches, the Canon EOS 1000D has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst cameras of this age. The screen sizes of SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 2" to 6.7".

If you are looking for a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5[plb_1773329_price] (3"), or the Nikon D5200[plb_1829432_price] (3") which is also higher rated.

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Quite Few Total Megapixel Count

When compared to other cameras of this age and type that we have checked the total megapixel count of, the EOS 1000D's total megapixel count of only 10.5 megapixels is one of the least. The average total megapixel count of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 20MP.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The EOS 1000D has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This Canon digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 1000D. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the EOS 1000D is more than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Neutral photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 1000D.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The EOS 1000D has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 1000D. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this camera.

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Only 3888 X 2592 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The EOS 1000D has a higher image resolution than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has a 3888 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most SLR cameras that are a similar age to it have a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 3888 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the worst image resolution amongst all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 1000D.

The best image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 6000 x 4000 pixels.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The average display resolution of digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 1000D is 780,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the EOS 1000D has a fairly low display resolution compared to most of the other SLR cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1000D.

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Only ± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Canon EOS 1000D has a wider light exposure correction than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most cameras of a similar type and age to it have a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the worst light exposure correction across all SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Across similar types of digital camera the best light exposure correction is ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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1 Other reason to consider the Canon EOS 1000D

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera was released over five years ago.

Specification

Picture Quality
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Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
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Design
Colour
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
JPEG Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Maximum Playback Zoom
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
System Requirements
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Data Compression
Operating System
Camera Shutter Speed Range
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13 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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3 June 2013

The Canon EOS 100D is the smallest DSLR available with an optical viewfinder, and appears to be Canons answer to DSLR-style mirrorless cameras, being roughly the same size as the Micro Four Thirds...

Ephotozine

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23 May 2012

The ability to enter a quality market thats controlled by a lot of expensive, fancy cameras and get a similar range of features and upgradability cannot be ignored. While the Canon EOS 1100D is...

Buy-n-shoot.com

24 March 2012

Canon EOS 1100D the compact and advanced digital SLR now comes with double zoom lens kit combo pack for Rs. 38,990 in India. The combo pack comes with EF-S 18-55 mm and EF-S 55-250 mm lens. You... Read more…

Strong on value but weak on high ISO performance, the Canon EOS 1000D makes the Pentax K-x look like a better deal...

7 February 2011

With this being a basic model aimed at budding photographer looking for an introduction to DSLR photography, the Canon EOS 1100D was never intended to set the world on fire with new technology....

The features available on this camera make the extreme photographer's job seem effortless...

Toptenreviews.com

The compact, lightweight 10-megapixel 1000D is the most affordable route into the Canon EOS system, which offers an unmatchable 60-plus compatible lenses. It may be longer in the tooth than the... Read more…

11 March 2010

The Canon EOS 1000D is for the extremely capable beginner. You know, folks who are looking to graduate from their point-and-shoots, and enter the world of those oh-so-fancy DSLRs.At just around... Read more…

27 February 2010

The compact, lightweight 10-megapixel 1000D is the most affordable route into the Canon EOS system, which offers the unmatchable advantage of over 60 compatible lenses. It may be longer in the... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 2762b001
Barcodes 00013803099263, 08714574556666
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