Canon EOS 1D Mark IV vs Canon EOS Rebel XS
These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.Canon EOS 1D Mark IV were released 2009 and Canon EOS Rebel XS was released 2008. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IV||Canon||2009|
|Canon EOS Rebel XS||Canon||2008|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1D Mark IV has a "APSH"-sensor while Canon EOS Rebel XS has a "APSC"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IV||65 mm||(a Canon APS-H sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.3)|
|Canon EOS Rebel XS||80 mm||(a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IV||16,1 MP||15980544||4896||3264|
|Canon EOS Rebel XS||10,1 MP||10077696||3888||2592|
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV has a 59 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Rebel XS. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IV||50-102400|
|Canon EOS Rebel XS||100-1600|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 1D Mark IV can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Rebel XS can shoot up to 1,5-3 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IV||10|
|Canon EOS Rebel XS||1,5-3|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IV||1230 gr||2,71 lb|
|Canon EOS Rebel XS||502 gr||1,11 lb|