The Canon EOS 1200D is an entry-level DSLR that joins a very crowded market, so what are the features that distinguish this model from all the others? Read the Canon EOS 1200D review to find out

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Canon EOS 1200D review – The competition

The Canon EOS 1200D will face strong competition from one of its own stablemates. With a street price of £350 including an 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens, the EOS 100D is a great camera for those looking for a entry-level DSLR. An 18-million-pixel CMOS sensor is featured inside the EOS 100D, and it is smaller, lighter, has a 1.04-million-dot touchscreen LCD as well as 4fps compared with the 3fps and 460,000-dot screen of the EOS 1200D.

Nikon’s answer to the EOS 1200D is the D3300. This camera has a 24.2-million-pixel sensor compared with the 18 million pixels of the Canon. The D3300 also has 11 AF points compared to the Canon’s nine, but the Nikon comes at the higher price of around £499 body only.

  1. 1. Canon EOS 1200D at a glance:
  2. 2. Canon EOS 1200D review - Companion app
  3. 3. Canon EOS 1200D review - Build and handling
  4. 4. Canon EOS 1200D review - Metering
  5. 5. Canon EOS 1200D review - Dynamic range
  6. 6. Canon EOS 1200D review - Autofocus
  7. 7. Canon EOS 1200D review - Noise, resolution and sensitivity
  8. 8. Canon EOS 1200D review - White balance and colour
  9. 9. Canon EOS 1200D review - Viewfinder, live view, LCD and video
  10. 10. Canon EOS 1200D review - The competition
  11. 11. Canon EOS 1200D review - Our verdict
  12. 12. Hands-on review
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