Canon EOS 1200D (EOS Rebel T5) Review

Full specification for Canon EOS 1200D

Sensor 18MP ASP-C CMOS
Output Size 5184 x 3456
Focal Length Mag 1.6x
Lens Mount Canon EF / EF-S
File Format JPEG; Raw; JPEG + Raw
ISO 100 - 6400 (extendable to 12800)
Shutter Speeds 30 - 1/4000 sec; Bulb
Drive Mode Single; Continuous (3fps); Self-timer
Viewfinder Type Optical
Field of View Approx. 95%
LCD 3in, 460k-dots
Live Mode Yes, 30fps display
Movie Mode Yes; 1920 x 1080 @ 30, 25 and 24fps
Built-in Image Stabilisation No; Lens based
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes AI Focus; One Shot; AI Servo
Exposure Modes PASM; Auto; Scene
Metering System TTL full aperture metering w/ 63-zone SPC
Exposure Comp +/- 5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
Colour Space sRGB; Adobe RGB
White Balance Auto, 7 preset, Custom
White Balance Bracket Yes, +/- 3 leves
Colour Temp Control No
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash Yes, GN 9.2 @ ISO 100
Max Flash Sync 1/200 sec
PC Socket No
Memory Card SD, SDHC, SDXC
Power Rechargable Li-ion LP-E10
Connectivity USB; Wi-fi; HDMI mini
Dimensions 129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9 mm
Weight 480g
AF Points 9
Video Yes

Manufacturer website: Canon

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Design 18/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 17/20
Value 19/20
Features 17/20
Overall Score 89%

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