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Canon EOS 1000D

Ephotozine Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning SLR camera with poor features
SLR 10.1MP CMOS Black Jun 2011
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Canon EOS 1000D Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Canon EOS 1000D number 900 across all digital cameras.
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48 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Missing Some Features
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6 Years Old
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 81%, based on 48 reviews. This digital camera has received 12 awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Gadgetspeak.com plus three other sites and a "Recommended" from Ephotozine. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
The EOS 1000D is missing some features:
Only 3888 x 2592 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Very slow camera shutter speed
Heavy

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How Big is the Canon EOS 1000D?

The Canon EOS 1000D is 126.1mm wide and 97.5mm tall. It is 61.9mm deep and weighs 450g.

Canon EOS 1000D front dimensions

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Canon EOS 1000D In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

12 Industry Awards

This Canon camera is one of the most awarded by expert review sites of all the cameras.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by websites Gadgetspeak.com, PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and DP Review all of whom said that this Canon digital camera was very good.

Three additional expert review sites thought that this Canon digital camera was very good. This Canon camera received a "Recommended" award from review website Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement and the editor of website Buy-N-Shoot.com decided that it was marvellous and gave it a "Gold" award. This camera also received a Mexhardware.com "Silver Sheep" award.

Two other expert review sites both endorsed this Canon camera. The author at website Toptenreviews.com said that this camera was very good and gave it a "Bronze" award and it received a "Best Buy" award from review site Expert Reviews.

The writers at three other expert review sites all decided that this Canon camera was very good. This camera received an "Excellent" award from Letsgodigital.org/nl/, Stuff.tv gave it a "Hot Buy" award and it received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 48 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine this Canon digital camera has an average expert rating of 81%.

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Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 35,686 owner and expert reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available

Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Canon lens range

Only 3888 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 1000D has a maximum image resolution of 3888 x 2592 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the EOS 1000D of only 10.1MP is fairly low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Canon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Canon camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The EOS 1000D's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is in the slowest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000062s and 8s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.16s.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Canon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon EOS 1000D has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavy

The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The EOS 1000D's weight of 450g is quite heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The EOS 1000D has an orientation sensor. 93% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The EOS 1000D's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is fairly low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 590,000 pixels, with the lowest being 3 pixels and the highest being 16,000,000 pixels.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The EOS 1000D supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Canon EOS 1000D of only 2.5" is in the smallest 7% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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500 Battery Life

The EOS 1000D is a camera that takes 500 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon lenses range in aperture from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This Canon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since June 2011.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 2766b112aa, canon w1855mm
Barcodes 08714574556666
Seven more awards
Expert reviews are moderately better
A lot higher display resolution (numeric)
87g heavier
2.7MP higher megapixel
0.5" larger display diagonal
229 times lower display resolution (numeric)
Better expert reviews
Higher megapixel
10 less awards
Seven more awards
A bit better expert reviews
50% higher display resolution (numeric)
Only 270 shots battery life (CIPA standard)
Expert reviews are a little better
24% lighter
Higher megapixel
Fewer awards

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