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Ralf Jurrien
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Canon EOS 1200D

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Saturday, March 1st 2014 - 19:19 CET - Comments: 0
C anon 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 Canon 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.
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Canon EOS 1200D

 

Canon EOS 1200D specifications

The Canon 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.

 

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EOS Companion app

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 Canon EOS 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 Canon 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.

 

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Full HD video controls

For those moments that need to be relived time and time again, the Canon 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. Adding a unique twist to each shot can be achieved with just a touch of a button, thanks to the Canon 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.

 

Canon EOS 1200D camera

 

Design of the Canon EOS 1200D

Compact and lightweight, the Canon 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.

 

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Canon EOS 1200D lenses

When you're ready to take your photography to the next level, simply change the lens on your Canon 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 Canon EOS 1200D's wide range of compatible lenses and accessories.

 

Canon 1200D camera

 

Canon EOS 1200D price

The Canon EOS 1200D will be available from March 2014. The Canon EOS 1200D price is set at £ 349.99 / € 419.99 (body only). Visit the Canon website for additional product information and availability of optional EOS 1200D accessories.

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