· Detailed images you can crop and print at large sizes
· Clear pictures even in low-light
· Easy-to-use Scene Intelligent Auto mode
· Built-in Feature Guide and Companion smartphone app
· Full HD movies with Video Snapshot
· Bright 7.5cm (3 inch) LCD screen
· Be artistic using Creative filters
Pricing and Availability:
The EOS 1200D will be available from March 2014 with the following SRPs:
· EOS 1200D body only – £349.99/€419.99
· EOS 1200D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DCIII – £399.99/€489.99
· EOS 1200D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II – £449.99/€539.99
IMAGE SENSOR Type approx. 22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS Effective Pixels approx. 18 megapixels Total Pixels approx. 18.7 megapixels Aspect Ratio 3:2 Low-Pass Filter Built-in/Fixed Sensor Cleaning Manual cleaning and Dust Delete Data acquisition Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
IMAGE PROCESSOR Type DIGIC 4
LENS Lens Mount EF/EF-S Crop factor 1.6x (the field-of-view of a lens attached ot the EOS 1200D is equivalent to a lens with a focal length 1.6x greater attached to a full-frame camera)
FOCUSING Type TTL-CT-SIR (through-the-lens cross-type secondary image registration) with CMOS sensor AF System/ Points 9 AF points (f5.6 cross-type at centre) AF Working Range Centre AF point – EV 0 to 18; other AF points – EV 1 to 18 (both at 23°C and ISO 100) AF Modes AI Focus, One Shot, AI Servo AF Point Selection Automatic selection, Manual selection Selected AF Point Display Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor Predictive AF Yes, up to 10 metres (with EF 300mm f2.8L IS USM lens at 50kph) AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway in One-shot AF mode AF Assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite Manual Focus Selected on lens
EXPOSURE CONTROL Metering Modes TTL full aperture metering with 63-zone SPC (1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points) (2) Partial metering at centre (approx. 10% of viewfinder) (3) Centre-weighted average metering Metering Range EV 1 to 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f1.4 lens, ISO 100) AE Lock Auto: in One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved. Manual: by AE lock button in creative zone modes Exposure Compensation ±5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB) AEB 3 shots, ±2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments ISO Sensitivity Auto: 100-6400; Manual: 100-6400 in 1-stop increments; ISO can be expanded to H: 12800. During movie shooting: Auto: 100-6400; Manual: 100-6400 in 1-stop increments
SHUTTER Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter with electronic first curtain Speeds 30 seconds to 1/4000 second (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb. (Total shutter speed range; available range varies by shooting mode)
WHITE BALANCE Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor Settings AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom White balance compensation 1. Blue/Amber ±9; 2. Magenta/ Green ±9. Custom White Balance Yes, one setting can be registered WB Bracketing ±3 levels in single level increments; 3 bracketed images per shutter release. Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.
VIEWFINDER Type Pentamirror Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Approx. 95% Magnification Approx. 0.8x (with 50mm lens at infinity, 1 dioptre) Eyepoint Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens centre) Built-in dioptre correction -2.5 to +0.5 dioptres Focusing Screen Fixed Mirror Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF 600mm f4 or shorter) Viewfinder information AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light Exposure information: shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, AEB Flash information: flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light Image information: Highlight tone priority (D+), monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2 digit display), white balance correction, SD card information Depth-of-field preview Yes, assigned to SET button with C.Fn 9-4 Eyepiece shutter On strap
LCD MONITOR Type 7.5cm (3-inch) TFT, approx. 460k dots Coverage Approx. 100% Viewing angle (horizontally/vertically) Approx 170° Brightness adjustment Adjustable to one of seven levels Display options 1) Quick Control Screen; 2) Camera settings;
FLASH Built-in Flash GN 9.2 (ISO 100, metres) Built-in Flash Coverage to 17mm focal length Built-in Flash Recycle Time approx. 2 seconds Modes Auto, Manual flash, Red-Eye Reduction with red eye reduction lamp X-Sync 1/200sec Flash Exposure Compensation ±2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments Flash Exposure Bracketing with compatible external flash Flash Exposure Lock Yes Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes HotShoe Yes PC Terminal No External Flash Compatibility E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support (with optional accessory) External Flash Control via camera menu screen, except for wireless radio flash shooting settings
SHOOTING Modes Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Movie, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual Picture Styles Auto,Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3) Colour Space sRGB and Adobe RGB Image Processing Highlight Tone Priority Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings) Long exposure noise reduction High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings) Multi-shot Noise Reduction Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination Basic+ (shoot by ambience selection, shoot by lighting or scene type) Creative filters: Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye (during image playback only) Drive Modes Single, Continuous, Self timer (2 seconds, 10 seconds + remote, 10s + continuous shots 2 to 10) Continuous Shooting Max. approx. 3fps for approx. 69 JPEG images (Large/Fine quality), 6 images RAW, (based on Canon's testing conditions and varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom Functions, etc. Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the camera settings and light levels)
LIVE VIEW MODE Type Electronic viewfinder with image sensor Coverage approx. 100% vertically and horizontally Frame Rate 30 fps Focusing Manual Focus (magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen) Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode Metering Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor. Active metering time can be changed Display Options Grid overlay, Histogram,
FILE TYPE Still Image Type JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.3 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), RAW: RAW, (14 bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition) Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant RAW+JPEG Simultaneous Recording Yes, RAW + Large JPEG Image Size JPEG 3:2: (L) 5184x3456, (M) 3456x2304, (S1) 2592x1728, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480 JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608x3456, (M) 3072x2304, (S1) 2304x1728, (S2) 1696x1280, (S3) 640x480 JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184x2912, (M) 3456x1944, (S1) 2592x1456, (S2) 1920x1080, (S3) 720x408 JPEG 1:1: (L) 3456x3456, (M) 2304x2304, (S1) 1728x1728, (S2) 1280x1280, (S3) 480x480 RAW: (RAW) 5184x3456 Movie Type MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user) Movie Size 1920x1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps); 1280x720 (59.94, 50 fps); 640 x 480 (30, 25 fps) Movie Length Max. duration 29min 59sec, Max. file size 4GB Folders New folders can be manually created and selected File Numbering 1) Consecutive numbering; 2) Auto reset; 3) Manual reset
OTHER FEATURES Custom Functions 11 Custom Functions with 33 settings Metadata Tag User copyright information (can be set in camera); Image rating (0-5 stars) Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes Playback zoom 1.5x to 10x in 15 steps Display Formats 1) Single image with information (two levels); 2) Single image; 3) 4Index display (4/9/36/100 images); 4) Jump Display (1/10/100 images, by date, by folder, movies only, stills only, by rating) Slide Show Image selection: all images, by date, by folder, movies, stills , rating Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10/20 seconds Repeat: on/off Background music: on/off Transition effect: off, slide 1, slide 2, fade 2, fade 3 Histogram Brightness and RGB Highlight Alert Yes (shooting information display only) Image Erase/Protection Erase: Single image, all images in folder, checkmarked images, unprotected images Protection: erase protection of one image at a time Menu Categories 1) Shooting menu (x4); 2) Playback menu (x2); 3) Setup menu (x3); 4) My Menu Languages 25 Languages: English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese Firmware Update Update possible by the user.
INTERFACE Computer Hi-Speed USB Other Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible)
DIRECT PRINT Canon Printers Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge PictBridge Yes
STORAGE Type SD, SDHC or SDXC card
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM PC Windows 8.1 / 8 / 7 / 7SP1 (excl.Starter Edition) / Vista inc. SP2 / XP inc. SP3 SP3 Macintosh OS X v10.7 to 10.9 (intel processor required)
SOFTWARE Browsing & Printing ImageBrowser EX Image Processing Digital Photo Professional Other PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor
POWER SOURCE Batteries one rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E10 Battery Life Approx. 500 shots at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%; approx. 410 shots (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) Battery Indicator 4 levels Power Saving Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15 minutes (user selected) Power Supply & Battery Chargers AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10, Battery charger LC-E10
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS Body Materials Carbon fibre/glass fibre-reinforced polycarbonate resin Operating Environment 0 to 40°C, 85% or less humidity Dimensions (WxHxD) 129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9 mm Weight (body only) approx. 480g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)
ACCESSORIES Viewfinder Eyecup Ef, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Ef, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II, Angle Finder C Case Semi -hard case EH22-L, EH24-L Wireless File Transmitter Compatible with Eye-Fi cards Lenses All EF and EF-S lenses (including TS-E and MP-E lenses) Flash Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT) Battery Grip None Remote Controller/Switch Remote Switch RS-60E3, GPS GPS Receiver GP-E2 Other Hand Strap E2
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated. Subject to change without notice. E&OE.
There are no new technologies in the EOS 1200D.
CANON PRESS RELEASE
12 February 2014
Beautiful DSLR photography made easy – Canon unveils the new EOS 1200D and the EOS Companion app
Canon unveils the EOS 1200D – a new entry level DSLR that makes capturing beautiful photographs and Full HD movies easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Designed for first-time DSLR owners who want impressive results straight out of the box, the EOS 1200D will launch alongside an EOS Companion app for mobile devices which offers helpful tips and tutorials to help you get the most out of your new camera and other cameras in the EOS range. The EOS 1200D combines Canon’s world class imaging system with a range of intuitive, easy-to-use controls and automatic shooting modes, ensuring that no matter what your skill level, capturing images that always do your memories justice is simple.
With the help of the new EOS Companion app and easy to navigate quick start guide, you’ll be able to easily learn about the camera’s button layout and features, so you can take your first steps to shooting special moments more confidently. The app provides a range of expert tutorials and step-by-step exercises to take you through photography basics at a pace to suit you, with an ‘Inspire’ section suggesting combinations of popular subjects such as pets or people, with photographic instructions, such as information about speed or perspective. The app also features a troubleshooting guide to provide helpful tips on improving your photos and combating the most common type of problems, such as blurry or overexposed images, as well as tips on composition for groups and landscapes.
Images packed with detail
The EOS 1200D ensures that your special memories can be relived in vivid, beautiful detail and remembered for years to come. Colourful, high quality stills – perfect for creating large-scale prints as gifts or for showcasing proudly around the home – are captured using an 18.0 MP APS-C CMOS sensor and Canon’s DIGIC 4 processor. As light levels fade, the images you capture will look just as vibrant, thanks to the camera’s impressive low light capabilities. A 9-point AF system featuring points spread right across the frame ensures that no matter what you are shooting, the entire scene is captured in striking, detailed quality. With rapid continuous shooting you can also shoot a series of images at up to three frames per second – ideal for capturing bursts of fast moving action.
From birthday celebrations to holiday adventures, you can trust the EOS 1200D to always capture stunning results. Using the Scene Intelligent Auto mode, which automatically selects the most appropriate combination of camera settings, it’s easy to shoot with the right settings every time.
Moving memories – Full HD movie recording
For those moments that need to relived time and time again, the EOS 1200D also shoots impressive Full HD video (1080p). A wide range of easy-to-use controls gives you the freedom to get creative with movies as your skills develop – offering control of exposure, focus and sound levels so special moments are captured just as you enjoyed them. For a professionally edited feel, Video Snapshot mode allows you to record a series of short video clips and automatically joins them together in the camera for a summary movie of your occasion.
Artistic creativity, with just one touch
Adding a unique twist to each shot can be achieved with just a touch of a button, thanks to the EOS 1200D’s range of in-camera Creative filters. A choice of five different popular artistic styles, such as Miniature effect, Fish-eye and Toy camera, can be applied either before or after a shot is taken – allowing you to instantly add a creative feel to enhance the drama and atmosphere, or simply bring a completely different perspective to your images.
Designed for you
Compact and lightweight, the EOS 1200D can be carried with ease, ensuring you can embrace every opportunity to capture the moment. The camera’s layout of large, intuitively-placed controls is easy and instinctive to use, making it quick to get to grips with different settings when you’re shooting on the move. Designed to be flexible to suit your shooting style, the EOS 1200D features a bright optical viewfinder to help you frame your shots, and a 7.5cm (3.0’’) LCD screen for shooting in Live View mode. The sharp 460k-dot resolution LCD is the perfect way to review stills and movies straight after capture, or with groups of friends.
When you’re ready to take your photography to the next level, simply change the lens on your EOS 1200D to one of a selection of over 70 Canon EF lenses – each one giving you a different perspective that’ll help you to explore your creativity and take photos that really stand out. With the EOS Companion app you’ll find details on the EOS 1200D’s wide range of compatible lenses and accessories.
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