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By Mike Joubert 3 June 2014

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General
Manufacturer Canon
Model EOS 1200D
Product Type Entry-level DSLR
Weight Approx. 480g
Dimensions 129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9 mm

Exposure Control
Exposure Compensation +/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
ISO Sensitivity AUTO(100-6400), 100-6400 in 1-stop increments

File Type
Raw and Jpeg Simultaneous Recording Yes, RAW + Large JPEG

Flash
Built-In Flash Yes

Focusing
Af System/ Points TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor, 9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at centre)
Af Modes AI Focus, One Shot, AI Servo
Af Assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite

Image Processor
Type DIGIC 4

Image Sensor
Effective Pixels Approx. 18.0 megapixels
Sensor Cleaning Manual cleaning and Dust Delete Data acquisition

LCD Monitor
Type 3.0" TFT, approx. 460k dots

Lens
Lens Mount All EF and EF-S lenses

Live View Mode
Type Yes

Power Source
Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E10
Battery Life Approx. 500 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)¹

Shooting
Continuous Shooting Max. Approx. 3fps for approx. 69 JPEG images

Shutter
Speed 30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb

Storage
Type SD card, SDHC card or SDXC card

Viewfinder
Type Optical, Approx. 0.80x
Dioptre Correction -2.5 to +0.5 m-1 (dioptre)
Depth Of Field Preview Yes, assigned to SET button with C.Fn-9-4

White Balance
Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

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