Canon EOS 1200D

Market Status: Available in India | Launch: February, 2014 |
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Canon EOS 1200D
Mega Pixel
18 Mega Pixel
LP-E10 Battery
Non Touch Screen
ISO 100 - 6400
Shutter Speed
1/4000 Shutter Speed
Crop Frame Sensor
  • Built in Flash

Canon EOS 1200D Unique Features

The Canon 1200D features extensive image stabilisation, which Canon claims can provide images as effective as ones taken with four stops worth more light. Although the 1200D has no built-in Wi-fi, it’s fully compatible with Eye-fi memory cards, which allows it to wirelessly transfer files to mobiles with ease. There’s also a host of Instagram-style creative filters for users to play around with.

Pros / Cons


Textured coating
Optical viewfinder


Slow focusing in Live View
No touchscreen
No Wi-Fi/NFC

Canon EOS 1200D Specifications

Brand Canon
Camera Model EOS 1200D
Camera Type DSLR
Launch Year February, 2014
Market Status Available in India
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Image Sensor Size (W x H) APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) (Crop Frame)
Effective Pixels 18 Megapixels
Max resolution 5184 x 3456 pixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2
ISO Rating ISO 100 - 6400
White Balance Presets 6
Custom White Balance Yes
Autofocus Point 9
Processor DIGIC 4
Minimum Shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum Shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled, Focal-plane Shutter
Lens Mount Canon EF/EF-S
Dust reduction system Yes
Focal Length 1.6x
Viewfinder Type Eye-level Pentamirror
Viewfinder Coverage Vertical / Horizontal 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.80x (0.5× 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Eyepoint 21 mm
Viewfinder Diopric adjustment -2.5 to +0.5 m-1 (Dpt)
Display Size 3 inch
Display Type TFT Color, Fixed LCD Monitor
Touchscreen No
Screen Dots 460,000
Built in Flash Yes
External Flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash Type Auto Pop-up Flash
Flash Coverage up to 17mm focal length
Battery Model LP-E10 Li-ion Battery
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion
Battery Life Approx. 500 shots
HDMI Yes (Mini-HDMI)
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Remote control Yes
Others DIRECT PRINT (PictBridge)
Memory Card Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Image File Format JPEG, RAW
Video File Format MOV, MPEG-4 AVC, H.264 / Full HD
Dimension (W x H x D) 129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9 mm (5.12 x 3.94 x 3.07 inch)
Weight 480 g (with batteries)

Canon EOS 1200D Details

The Canon EOS 1200D is launched in India. It is the perfect DSLR camera for novice photographers. It is an entry-level model that is designed to help those who are interested in photography. Canon’s latest entry-level model DSLR represents excellent value, which features an APS-C-sized CMOS sensor(crop frame). This new inclusion to the Nikon department comes with dimension as 4.9 x 3.9 x 3 in. (W x H x D). It weighs approx. 480g. The device delivers high imaging performance and good images, with single lens reflex camera that complements the 18- megapixel and the DIGIC 4 image processor. With its 9-point autofocus, improved white balance and wide sensitivity range, the 1200D lets you shoot stunning photos and Full HD movies.

    The 1200D features a 3-inch LCD monitor, that lets you shoot at 170 degree angle. With its 9-point autofocus, improved white balance and wide sensitivity range, the 1200D lets you shoot stunning photos and Full HD movies. Then there is viewfinder of type Eye-level pentamirror, with coverage of approx 95%. It also offers continuous shooting up to 3 frames per second.

    With the DIGIC 4 image processor, the standard ISO speed reaches 12800 that allows you to achieve crisp images in which noise is effectively suppressed. It also features a Quick menu that is accessed by pressing the Q button. This gives a quick route to some key features for adjustment.The device is available in market with 18-55mm kit lens by default. The Canon EOS 1200D is priced at Rs. 33,798 in Indian market.

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