Japanese camera maker Canon announced the launch of the EOS 1200D, entry-level DSLR in India at a price ofÂ 30,995 for the body.
The Canon EOS 1200D, also known as EOS Rebel T5 was first announced in February days ahead of the CP+ exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. The camera which is aimed at the first time DSLR buyers comes with attractive features like 18-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, a Digic 4 processor, an ISO range of 100-6400 (boost till 12,800) , 9-point auto-focusing system and 1080p/30 fps video capture.
The 1200D is priced atÂ Â 30,995 (for the body only). The options and prices on the kits are: EOS 1200D + 18-55 IS II lens atÂ 34,995 and EOS 1200D + 18-55 IS II 55-250 IS II atÂ 39,995.
“The EOS 1200D is an exciting addition to our DSLR range. With powerful features and user-friendly menus, the EOS 1200D is ideal for first time buyers. To further attract potential buyers, the EOS 1200D will be available with an exciting double zoom lens offer, at a killer price,” said Andrew Koh, Senior Director, ICP Business Centre, Canon India,as quoted by NDTV Gadgets.
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Canon’s DSLR 1200D is introduced in India few days after the camera maker Nikon brought its D3300 and D4S to thecountry. Nikon D3300, which boasts 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor and AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VRII lens, is priced atÂ 32,450 (body only). The Nikon D3300 with AF-S 18-55mm VRII kit is available forÂ 37,950 and the Nikon D3300 with D-ZOOM KIT (AF-S 18-55mm VRII + AF-S 55-200mm VR Kit Lenses) is priced atÂ 46,950. The camera will be available in black, grey and red colours in India.
On the other hand, the full-frame Nikon D4S comes with a 16.2-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor and boasts Expeed 4 image-processing engine rated with ISO range of 100-25,600 and will be available in India from March end at a retail price ofÂ 4,19,950.
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Canon Launches EOS 1200D DSLR in India; Price, Feature Details