Canon has today announced its participation in the scrum at the lower end of the DSLR league table, with the launch of the EOS 1000D (Rebel XS). Has its latest player got the ability to tackle the opposition or is it condemned to being a runner-up? We've given a pre-production sample a try-out to see how it shapes up. Just Posted: Our full preview of the EOS 1000D.

Click here for our preview of the Canon EOS 1000D