Canon has expanded its entry-level DSLR range in India with the launch of EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D. Both these budget cameras have been designed keeping budding photography enthusiasts in mind. Canon has powered both EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D with its DIGIC 4+ image processor. They come with a 24.1-megapixel and 18.0-megapixel APS-C sized CMOS sensors respectively which claims to offer above par performance in low-light conditions.

Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D Highlights

  • EOS 1500D is an upgrade to EOS 1300D, with 24.1 megapixels
  • EOS 3000D is a new entry in the most affordable DSLR category
  • Aimed towards smartphone audience looking to upgrade

Going by the company claims, the APS-C CMOS sensor in both these new cameras are 19 times larger than the sensors that we get in latest smartphones. Their large APC sensor lets you capture “high definition images with the most intricate of details intact” even in a low light environment, the company said in its release.

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To appeal to such users, Canon has built-in a “Scene Intelligent Auto” mode which lets you take Instagram-ready pictures, apply creative filters from within the camera, and share easily with Wi-Fi and NFC in the case of EOS 1500D. Using Canon’s companion app, which is available on both Android and iOS platforms, a user can directly share his/her images on his social media accounts without any trouble.

Canon’s both newbies come with an optical viewfinder which allows a user to quickly focus and frame the subject instantly without any sort of delay in image processing. 

Commenting on the launch, Kazutada Kobayashi, President, and CEO at Canon India, said, “With consumer preferences evolving by the hour, innovation has become increasingly significant. Our focus at Canon is to continuously innovate and further solidify our commitment to provide cutting edge technology to our customers and constantly delight them.

As pioneers in imaging, we value the significance of a parallel transition between innovation and the landscape of photography. With this launch, we aim to strike a perfect balance between compact design and superior performance offering an excellent value to the photo enthusiasts and professionals; hence strengthening the EOS series providing intuitive products. In lieu of the current DSLR market scenario, we see tremendous growth opportunities in this segment.”

Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D Price and Release Date

  • At this moment, the company hasn’t revealed the prices of the new EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D. Will be announced at a later date.
  • Canon EOS 1500D release date: around the end of March 2018.
  • Canon EOS 3000D release date: around the end of March 2018.

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Canon EOS 1500D Specifications

Dimensions : Approx. 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm
Weight : Approx. 427g (body only)
Image sensor: 24.1 mega-pixel APS-C CMOS sensor
Imaging processor: DIGIC 4+
ISO speed: 100 – 6400 (expandable to 128,000)
Continuous shooting speed: Approx. 3 fps
Maximum video quality: Full HD 30p/25p/24p
AF: 9-point (All AF points support f/5.6. Cross-type AF with center AF point.)
Connectivity functions: Wi-Fi / NFC
LCD 3- type TFT (approx. 920,000 dots)

Canon EOS 3000D Specification

Dimensions : Approx. 129.0 x 101.6 x 77.1 mm
Weight : Approx. 389g (body only)
Image sensor: 18.0 mega-pixel APS-C CMOS sensor
Imaging processor: DIGIC 4+
ISO speed: 100 – 6400 (expandable to 12800)
Continuous shooting speed: Approx. 3 fps
Maximum video quality: Full HD 30p/25p/24p
AF: 9-point (All AF points support f/5.6. Cross-type AF with center AF point.)
Connectivity: Wi-Fi only
LCD 2.7- type TFT (approx. 230,000 dots)

 

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