The EOS 1300D is Canon's latest entry-level model and replaces the two-year-old EOS 1200D. Audley Jarvis finds out if this is one of the best choices for beginners

Product Overview

Canon EOS 1300D

AWB colour:90%
Dynamic Range:80%
Image Quality:90%
LCD Viewfinder:80%


  • - Competitively priced
  • - Highly intuitive and easy to use
  • - Provides access to a huge range of Canon lenses
  • - Excellent image quality


  • - Resolution a little limited compared to that of rivals
  • - Build quality a little plasticky


Canon EOS 1300D review


Price as reviewed:

£289.00 (Body only)

Canon EOS 1300D review: Full specification


Sensor:18MP APS-C CMOS
Image processor:Canon DIGIC 4+
Output size:5,184x3,456 pixels
Shutter speeds:30-1/4,000sec
ISO:100-6,400 (Expandable to 12,800)
Exposure compensation:±5EV in 1/3EV steps
Drive mode:3fps continuous shooting
LCD:3in fixed LCD with 920,000 dots
Viewfinder:Pentamirror, 0.8x magnification, approx 95% coverage
Video:Full HD (1,920x1,080), HD (1,080x720), VGA (640x480)
Memory card:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Power:LP-E10 Li-ion battery (approx 900 shots per charge)
Weight:485g (with battery and card)
Connectivity:Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC
  1. 1. Canon EOS 1300D review: Introduction
  2. 2. Canon EOS 1300D review: Features
  3. 3. Canon EOS 1300D review: Build and handling
  4. 4. Canon EOS 1300D review: Performance
  5. 5. Canon EOS 1300D review: Dynamic range, resolution & noise
  6. 6. Canon EOS 1300D review: Verdict
  7. 7. Canon EOS 1300D review: Full specification
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