At A Glance

An excellent entry-level SLR, but its more full-featured brother, the Rebel Xsi, outperformed this model in our tests.

Manufacturer’s Description

For perfect photos, fast and simple, there's nothing better than Canon's new EOS Rebel XS. With powerful features including a 10.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Canon's DIGIC III processor, fast shooting and more, it's a digital powerhouse. With simple, easy-to-use controls, a compact design, a 2.5-inch LCD monitor, and Live View Function, it's a beginner's dream come true.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 10.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 2762b003
UPC Code 013803099249
Brand Name Canon
Product Name EOS Rebel XS Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

For perfect photos, fast and simple, there's nothing better than Canon's new EOS Rebel XS. With powerful features including a 10.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Canon's DIGIC III processor, fast shooting and more, it's a digital powerhouse. With simple, easy-to-use controls, a compact design, a 2.5-inch LCD monitor, and Live View Function, it's a beginner's dream come true.

Product Model Rebel XS
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3888 x 2592
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 7
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • EOS Rebel XS Digital SLR Camera
  • EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS Lens
  • Eyecup Ef
  • Wide Strap EW-100DBIII
  • Video Cable VC-100
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-200U
  • Battery Pack LP-E5
  • Battery Charger LC-E5
  • Software CD with Instruction Manuals
  • "Great Photography is Easy" Booklet and "Do More with Macro" Booklet
  • Physical Characteristics
    Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
    Height 3.8"
    Width 5.0"
    Depth 2.4"
    Weight (Approximate) 15.9 oz
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type SLR
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Very Good
    Color Good
    Sharpness Very Good
    Distortion Fair
    Performance
    Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 64.9
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 61.3
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 50.9
    Number of Shots 500.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 273.5
    Image Quality Score Very Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 60.3
    Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 52.5
    Image Quality, Exposure 54.0
    Image Quality, Sharpness 52.3
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Color--Auto 51.5
    Image Quality, Overall 54.1
    Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 55.0
    Image Quality, Color 53.3
    Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 75.5