Canon will replace its popular EOS 400D model next month with a new entry-level model, the EOS 1000D, which aims to make DSLR photography more accessible to everyday photographers.
June 10, 2008: Canon will replace its popular EOS 400D model next month with a new entry-level model, the EOS 1000D, which aims to make DSLR photography more accessible to everyday photographers.
Front view of the EOS 1000D showign the pop-up flash.
Back view showing the straightforward user interface.
Top view with the 18-55mm kit lens showing the mode dial and flash hot-shoe.
An X-ray view showing the various internal components, including the lens-based image stabilisation system.
A front view of the EOS 1000D with the battery grip fitted.
The components of the basic kit, which includes the 18-55mm IS lens.
The EOS 1000D will be offered with the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens. The first cameras are scheduled to arrive in late July. Pricing has yet to be determined. For more information, visit www.canon.com.au
Image sensor: 22.2 x 14.8 mm CMOS sensor with approx. 10.1 megapixels (effective)
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Self-timer: 10 sec. delay
Focus system: TTL AF with 7 AF points
Focus modes: One-shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, manual focusing
Exposure metering: 35-segment TTL open aperture light metering; Evaluative, Centre-weighted, Partial metering (approx. 9%)
Shooting modes: Program AE (Full Auto, Portrait, Landcsape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off) , Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Depth-of Field AE Manual
Picture Style/Control settings: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Colour space options: sRGB, Adobe RGB
ISO range: ISO 100-1600 (adjustable in 1 EV steps)
White balance: Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, flash, custom; bracketing in increments of 3 frames
Flash: Built-in flash GN 13 (ISO 100 in metres)
Flash exposure adjustment: +/- 2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 EV increments
Sequence shooting: Max. 3.0 fps
Storage Media: SD/SDHC (single slot)
Viewfinder: Eye-level TTL optical; 95% coverage; dioptric adjustment -3.0 to +1 dpt
LCD monitor: 2.5-inch TFT LCD, 230,000 pixels
Live viewing: Yes. 100% FOV; Quick and Live modes, support for auto and manual focusing
Interface terminals: USB 2.0 Hi-speed, Video Out (PAL/NTSC)
Power supply: LP-E5 Li-ion battery (included)
Dimensions (wxhxd): 126.1 x 97.5 x 61.9 mm (body only)
Weight: 450 grams (body only)