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Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS Gordon Laing, August 2008
 
   
Canon EOS 1000D / XS video tour

We're pleased to present a short video tour of the Canon EOS 1000D / XS. This demonstrates the 1000D / XS's design, controls, live view and PC remote control systems.

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Good points

Image quality up with the best 10 Mpixel DSLRs.
Accurate Live View with contrast-AF option.
Kit includes stabilised lens.
PC remote control software supplied.

Bad points
Live View not as fuss-free as Sony A300.
Screen fixed in position, unlike A300.
Slow RAW continuous shooting.
Some features downgraded from 400D / XTi.




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Overall:

16 / 20
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16 / 20

82%
 

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