Canon EOS 1200D Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm IS Lens, HD 1080p, 18MP, 3" LCD Screen

Special offer

Product information

Tailored for beginners, powerful enough for the pros - the Canon EOS 1200D is an excellent DSLR for anyone who wants to push their abilities further. The powerful CMOS sensor absorbs more detail in every shot while a broad ISO range gives you the freedom to take natural looking low light photos. With Full HD recording, high quality videos are only a button-push away.

The versatile 18-55mm lens will also have you shooting everything from portraits to landscapes. Thanks to built-in IS (image stabilisation), this lens also provides rock solid results in all conditions.

18MP sensor
Shoot photos and video with a quality and character all of their own. 18-megapixel images from the EOS 1200D are packed with detail and are large enough to be printed at sizes up to A2+. Videos have a professional look and feel that looks great played back on your home HDTV.

Feature guide
When you compose a photograph using the EOS 1200D the camera analyses the scene too, looking for brightness, colour and the presence of movement and faces. This information is used to set the most appropriate camera settings for the scene, whether it’s a detail-packed landscape or fast-moving action. A built-in Feature Guide, and supporting app, help you learn more about your camera whenever you want.

Viewfinder & 3” screen
An optical viewfinder allows you to compose and anticipate your shot, so you’ll always be ready to capture the emotion behind the moment. With its friendly controls that are instinctive to use, and a large 3-inch LCD screen for image review, the EOS 1200D is a joy to use.

Creative filters
Emphasise the main subject in a photo by isolating it against a soft, blurred background - a look characteristic of DSLR photography. Use one of five Creative filters to add a personal touch to your photography, including Grainy Black & White to Toy Camera and Fish Eye effect.

9 focus points
Keep subjects looking sharp by placing them underneath one of the EOS 1200D’s nine focusing points. These are spread out across the viewfinder, letting you place your subject either in the middle of the frame or off-centre, for a more interesting composition.

Canon app
Use the accompanying EOS Companion app to explore the features and controls of your EOS 1200D and learn about how different lenses can deliver new creative options and capture different subjects. Interactive tutorials and assignments will inspire you and help you develop your skills.

Feeling creative?

One of the biggest advantages of this camera is the sheer shooting flexibility on offer. You can use additional lenses to take wide-angle, telephoto, or close-up shots to suit just about any situation. The shorter the focal length (measured in mm), the wider the view will be – the longer the focal length, the more telescopic the picture. With a selection of interchangeable lenses at your disposal, the creative possibilities are endless.

Why not take a look at our range of additional lenses?

Note: Please check the compatibility of the lens with your camera.

Accessories Included
Eyecup Ef, Camera Cover R-F-3, Wide Strap EW-300D, Battery Charger LC-E10E, Power Code (for EUR / DC), Battery Pack LP-E10, Battery Cover, Interface Cable IFC-130U, IS lens
Autofocus
Yes
Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
500 shots per charge
Brand
Canon
Built In Flash
Yes
Camera Type
Digital SLR
Connections
HDMI mini, USB, video out
Continuous Shooting Speed
3fps
Dimensions
H78 x W100 x D130mm
Direct printing Information Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
DPOF
Display
3" TFT, approx. 460k dots
Face Detection
Yes
File Formats
JPEG 3:2: (L) 5184 x 3456, (M) 3456 x 2304, (S1) 2592 x 1728, (S2) 1920 x 1280, (S3) 720 x 480 JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608 x 3456, (M) 3072 x 2304, (S1) 2304 x 1728, (S2) 1696 x 1280, (S3) 640 x 480 JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184 x 2912, (M) 3456 x 1944, (S1) 2592 x 1456 (S
GPS
Via optional adapter
Image Stabilisation
Yes
Internal Memory
No
Lens Aperture
f/3.5-5.6
Lens Size
18-55mm
Lens Type
EF-S IS
Macro
No
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
9127B027AA
Maximum ISO Rating
6400
Megapixels Information 1 Megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels. A pixel is an individual element of a digital image. Megapixels determine the resolution of an image and the more you have the higher the quality of the image.
18.0MP
Memory Card Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Model name / number
1200D
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
No
Night recording Information Ability to record at night or in complete darkness by using built-in infrared illumination
No
Red-Eye Reduction
Yes
Self Timer
Yes
Sensor Size
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9mm)
Sensor Type
TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Shooting Modes
Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Movie, Program AE , Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual
Shutter Speeds
30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments)
Smile Detection
No
Sweep Panorama
No
Tripod Thread
Yes
Type of Battery
Li-ion Battery LP-E10
Video Resolution
1080p HD video
Viewfinder
Optical (95% horizontal and 95% vertical coverage)
Waterproof
No
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
680g
Wi-Fi
No
Zoom (digital) Information Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
N/A
Zoom (optical) Information A 7 x zoom will get you closer to your subject than a 5 x zoom
3x

Delivery

Click & collect

Free from John Lewis or Waitrose shops for collection tomorrow from 2pm
361 participating John Lewis and Waitrose shops
Free

Collect + from a local shop from Monday - postcode exclusions apply for Collect+ deliveries

5000+ participating Collect+ shops
£3.00

Standard delivery in 5 working days

Free

Named or Saturday UK delivery

£6.95

Named day UK delivery pre-10.30am

£9.95

International delivery not available

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

.

Find out more about returning products

Q & As

Rated 5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to manage SLRD An uncomplicated Canon digital SLR easy to understand and to start using straight away, easy to hold and read. 09 September 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Entry Level DSLR Camera Inspired by great photos on Facebook of my newly adopted city of Edinburgh, I decided to upgrade from my previous "point and shoot" Sony to something a little more professional. I have found the perfect model in the Canon EOS 1200D DSLR. Competitively priced at John Lewis, I ordered on line and was able to collect in-store the following day. It was quick and easy to order once I had made the decision on the model. I am delighted with the camera and the quality of photos so far obtained and that is without stretching its capabilities. I can't wait to explore the multitudes of other features. Oh, by the way, I did fairly quickly decide that I needed a zoom lens which I have recently taken delivery of which has immediately enhanced my scope. 26 August 2014
1-2 of 2
Digital Cameras Buying Guide
Digital Cameras Buying Guide

Take advantage of our experience in seeking out your ideal camera.

£329.00


Product code :

82903307


Additional services

  • 2 year guarantee included

More about what's included with Added Care



More than 10 in stock