Canon EOS 1200D Review

Canon surely has a comprehensive range of entry level cameras that are not only inexpensive but have pretty awesome features for their price. Canon EOS 1200D is one of those entry level cameras that delivers the best that you can imagine.

18 megapixel, APS-C sensor and Digic 4 processor

Canon EOS 1200D comes with 18 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and Digic 4 processor which gives a very good idea of Canon EOS 1200D’s performance. Although not the best of image qualities, but the fact that it has a lot more features makes up for it.

LCD, Continuous Shooting and ISO

The 3-inch LCD screen with 3fps continuous shooting and ISO sensitivity ranging from 100 to 6400 are one of the main features of this model. This makes sure that you have all the features necessary for a decent end result.

Feature Guide and Companion app

The on-screen User Guide for feature exploration and its smartphone companion app are a plus when it comes to easiness in use and learning.

Stainless steel and Aluminum casing

The Canon EOS 1200D is very sturdy thanks to its stainless steel chassis and all-aluminum exterior. This means that you won’t have to worry about the damage and exterior especially if you are traveling or in a bit rough environment.

HD video, Focusing, Exposure and Sound options

Features like 1080p HD video options with full control over focusing, exposure and sound levels make sure that you aren’t just limited when it comes to your creativity. You will have plenty of modification options with these features.


  • 7 x 12.3 x 14.2 inch
  • 18 MP camera
  • 1/2.3 inch APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Digic 4 processor
  • ISO 100-6400 sensitivity
  • 9 point autofocus (f/5.6 cross-type AF point at center)
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 3 inch fixed LCD screen
  • 1080p HD full video capturing
  • Aluminum body


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The Canon EOS 1200D is a bit pricey when cross referenced with the amount of features that it promises but it’s easy to use layout and effective guide modes are what makes up for it. With this in your hand, you won’t have any trouble in figuring out how to use it even if you aren’t experienced at all. Also, don’t forget the extra sturdy exterior that makes it very suitable for gifting it to a student or someone that uses gadgets a bit roughly.


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