The New Canon EOS 1000D XS DSLR

[singlepic=322,320,240,,left]Just a quicky to let you know that Canon has just announced a new entry level DSLR called the Canon EOS 1000D XS. This new entry-level DSLR that slots into the model lineup beneath the Canon 450D. A launch date in North America has not yet been announced. A 10.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor – with larger pixels for smooth, low-noise images – offers sufficient resolution to produce prints in sizes up to 8 1/2 x 11, even when cropping your image. To protect images against the effects of sensor dust, the EOS 1000D includes the EOS Integrated Cleaning System, which combats dust in three separate ways: reducing, removing and repelling.The EOS 1000D will be available with a Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS lens. Here are some of the features:

  • 10.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor
  • EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • 7-point wide-area AF system with f/5.6 cross-type centre point
  • Up to 3 frames per second
  • 2.5” LCD with Live View shooting
  • DIGIC III image processor
  • Compatible with SD and SDHC memory cards
  • Compact and lightweight body
  • Digital Photo Professional RAW processing software
  • Fully compatible with all Canon EF and EF-S lenses and EX-series Speedlites

To check out the full press release and a preview, visit my friends at DPReview HERE.

UPDATE: Check out the in depth review HERE.

1 responses on "The New Canon EOS 1000D XS DSLR"

  1. Wow! And, why? Canon already has the 450D, why another entry-level DSLR? I’d like to see an upgrade of the 5D.

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