Canon EOS 1200D
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Launch SRP S$759

Canon EOS 1200D


Overall rating 8/10

The Canon EOS 1200D is an entry level camera that features a 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor and a pared-down feature set at a low price.


Performance:
8
Design:
8
Features:
7.5
User-Friendliness:
8
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
Small size makes for easy handling
Easy access to controls/settings
Good value considering it comes with kit lens
THE BAD
No Wi-Fi or added connection options like NFC
No touchscreen and touch interface
Small body won't take larger lenses well
Camera is a bit slow to focus in low light situations

Product Specification

Effective pixels Approx. 18.0 megapixels
Sensor APS-C CMOS sensor
Focal Length Multiplier 1.6X
ISO rating 100-6400, expandable to 12800
Shutter speed 1/4000sec. to 30sec, Bulb, X-sync at 1/200sec.
Auto Focus TTL secondary image-registration, phase detection. 9-points with one cross-type AF sensitive to f/5.6 AF point at center
Exposure Compensation
  • Manual mode: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
  • AEB: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with manual exposure compensation)
Metering
  • 63-zone TTL full-aperture metering
  • Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
  • Partial metering (approx. 10% of viewfinder at center)
  • Center-weighted average metering
Recording Formats JPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon original), MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 (Video)
Display Approx. 3" (4:3)TFT colour liquid-crystal monitor with approx. 460,000 dots
Storage type SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
Battery Battery Pack LP-E10 - 860 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Dimensions 129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9mm
Weight Approx. 480g (CIPA Guidelines)