Canon EOS 1000D vs Canon EOS R100

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1000D and Canon EOS R100. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 1000D were released 2008 and Canon EOS R100 was released 2023. That is a 15 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 1000D 2008
Canon EOS R100 2023

Type of camera

Canon EOS 1000D is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS R100 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "Canon APS-C") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 1000D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS R100 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS 1000D has a 10,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS R100 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 1000D 10,1 MP
10077696 pixels
3888 x 2592
Canon EOS R100 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS R100 has a 138 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1000D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS R100 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1000D. Canon EOS R100 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Canon EOS 1000D has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 1000D 100-1600
Canon EOS R100 100-12800

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R100 belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1000D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R100

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 1000D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS R100 can shoot up to 6,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 1000D 3
Canon EOS R100 6,5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS R100. Sadly, the Canon EOS 1000D does not support this.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS 1000D weighs 502 gr (equal to 1.11 lb) which is 41% heavier than Canon EOS R100 and its 356 gr (or 0.78 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 1000D 502 gr
1.11 lb
Canon EOS R100 356 gr
0.78 lb

Canon EOS 1000D vs Canon EOS R100 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 1000D and Canon EOS R100, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Name Canon EOS 1000D Canon EOS R100
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Release Year 2008 2023
Release Date 2008-06-10 2023-05-24
MSRP 729 USD 480 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 3888 x 2592 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 10,1 MP 24 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 3 DIGIC 8
Image
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
ISO Range 100 - 1600 100 - 12800
White Balance Presets 6 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 7 143
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Articulated LCD N/A Fixed
Screen size 2.5 3
Screen dots 230000 1040000
Touch screen No No
Screen type N/A N/A
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.81 (0.51 35mm equiv.) 0.95 (0.59 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Frames per second 3 fps 6,5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 1 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 13 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution N/A
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No No
Storage
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless No Yes
Built-In
Remote Control Yes (E3 connector) Yes (via Smartphone, via BR-E1 remote controller)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS R100
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Canon LP-E5 Li-Ion
LP-E17
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A N/A
Width 126 mm 116 mm
Height 98 mm 86 mm
Depth 65 mm 69 mm
Weight 502 gram 356 gram