Canon EOS 1200D

$681.55 from Gamma Computers
★★★★ 4.1
Manufacturer: Canon
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Product Description

The Canon EOS 1200D is an excellent camera with an affordable price tag. It is better than the previous generation, thanks to all new features. It has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 and the sensor's resolution is 18 megapixels. The LCD display is powerful. For first time users, you will love Creative Auto. Professional photographers will enjoy the customized options. Settings that you normal use can be accessed with the Q-menu. All users will enjoy the T5's interface.

Many owners love the stainless steel chassis on the camera. Lightweight with a battery and memory card fitted. This camera is solid and offers many excellent features. It also has a better grip and is easy to hold in your hands. There is even a thumb rest. The camera is highlighted with a matt black finish.

Depth of Field Preview can be used when assigned. The Canon EOS 1200D has a 460k-dot LCD screen on the back. It is clear and easy to see. Plus, there is an optical viewfinder, which provides a 95% field of view.

One feature that you will enjoy is HD recording. Plus, you have complete manual control, when recording. The camera's native sensitivity range runs from ISO 100 to 6400. The Canon 1200D provides 9AF points.

The camera can also capture up to 3fps, which is relatively good. The camera is compatible with Eye-Fi cards.

Plus, you get an outstanding lens mount, which can be used with a variety of lenses. The size of the sensor, makes this a powerful camera. The battery will last for as many as 500 photos. That is better that most of the competition. The best part is that it is affordable.

If you are looking for an easy to use camera, you can't go wrong with the Canon EOS 1200D. Quality photos are never an issue with this device. Colour rendition is excellent. Additionally, this camera is energy efficient.

The EOS 1200D comes with Scene Intelligent Auto mode. This feature looks at the scene and automatically selects the best settings. As a result, you get better photos. Now, even amateurs can take professional quality photos.

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Product Reviews


  • Good camera
  • Long battery life
  • Good image quality
  • Good value for money
  • Easy to use

Product Specifications

Best price for Canon EOS 1200D is $681.55 inclusive of GST. This is presently the cheapest offer in New Zealand.

Camera Type

  • Camera type
    Digital SLR


  • Resolution
    18 MP
  • Image stabilizer
    Lens based only
  • Optical sensor
  • Shutter speed
    30-1/4000 s
  • Light sensitivity
    100 - 6,400 ISO
  • Still image format
  • Max image resolution
    5184x3456 pixels
  • Colour


  • LCD screen size
    3 in


  • Flash type
    Built-in and external

Lens System

  • Optical zoom
    3 x
  • Focus adjustment
    Yes - Contrast-AF


  • Video capture
    With Video capture
  • Video resolution
    1920x1080 pixels
  • Video quality
    29.97 fps


  • Storage media
    Secure Digital, Secure Digital HC, Secure Digital XC


  • Connectivity
    USB 2.0


  • GPS
    X No
  • Wireless network
    X No


  • Battery type
  • Rechargeable battery


  • Height
    9.97 cm
  • Width
    12.96 cm
  • Depth
    7.79 cm
  • Weight
    480 g

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