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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT
Compared to Nikon D70s
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Kit Lens Comparison
AF-S
Nikkor DX 18-70mm f3.5-4.5G IF-ED Zoom

vs
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II Zoom



 

 

 


The Nikon D70s digital SLR kit comes supplied with the Nikkor AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF zoom lens, which offers a field of view equivalent to 27-105mm in 35mm terms (1.5x multiplier effect).

In comparison, the Canon Rebel XT / 350D digital SLR kit includes the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II zoom, which covers a field of view equivalent to 29-88mm in 35mm equivalent terms (1.6x multiplier effect).

 


AF-S Nikkor DX 18-70mm f3.5-4.5G IF-ED lens features metal mount
versus the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II kit lens






Nikon D70s versus Canon Rebel XT
Standard Kit Lens Feature Comparison


Lens Comparison

Nikon AF-S DX 18-70mm
F3.5- 4.5G IF-ED

Canon EF-S 18- 55mm
F3.5- 5.6 II

Focal length

18 to 70mm

18 to 55mm

Maximum aperture

f/3.5 - 4.5

f/3.5 - 5.6

Focal Length in 35mm equivalent

27-105mm

29.8 - 88mm

Lens construction

15 elements in 13 groups

11 elements in 9 groups

Lens Mount
Metal
Polycarbonate

ED glass elements

3

-

Aspherical lens elements

1

-

Closest focusing distance

0.38m (all focal range)

0.28m

Minimum F/stop

22-36

22-36

Number of blades

7

6

Aperture ring

No (G-type)

No

AF drive

AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) drive

USM drive

M/A mode

Yes

No

Focus distance indicator

Yes (distance window)

No

Focus method

IF (Internal Focusing)

-

Hood

HB-32 supplied

-

Protective Case
Supplied (soft pouch)
No

Filter attachment size

67mm

58mm

Rotating attachment ring

Does not rotate (good with filters)

Rotates

Diameter x length

73 x 75.5mm (2.9 x 3.0in.)

68.5 x 66mm (2.7 x 2.6in.)

Compatibility
All Nikon Digital SLR cameras
Select Canon Digital SLR cameras

Weight (approximate)

390g (12.5oz.)

190g (6.1oz.)



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Nikon AF-S DX 18-70mm vs Canon EF-S 18-55mm II
Perspective Comparison


The images below are provided to illustrate the difference in angle of view between the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT with the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens and the Nikon D70s with the AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5.

Both images were captured from the same position with the respective lenses set to maximum telephoto (55mm and 70mm respectively).

Nikon D70 with AF-S DX 18-70mm lens

Nikon D70 with AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED
Landscape Scene Mode
ISO 200
Auto White Balance
70mm Setting (105mm equivalent in 35mm terms)


Canon Digital Rebel with EF-S 18-55mm lens
Canon EOS Digital Rebel with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Landscape Scene Mode
ISO 200
Auto White Balance
55mm Setting (88mm equivalent in 35mm terms)















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