Canon EOS 1200D (Body only) DSLR Camera

Canon EOS 1200D (Body only) DSLR Camera (Black)


Canon EOS 1200D (Body only) DSLR Camera  (Black)

569 Ratings & 75 Reviews
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  • Effective Pixels: 18 MP
  • Sensor Type: CMOS | LCD Size: 3 inch
  • Max Shutter Speed: 1/4000
  • Auto Focus
  • 2 Years Canon India Warranty and Free Transit Insurance
  • Sales Package
    • Body, Lens, Battery, Charger
  • Model Name
    • EOS 1200D
  • Series
    • Canon
  • SLR Variant
    • (Body only)
  • Type
    • DSLR
  • Effective Pixel
    • 18 MP
  • Wifi
    • No
  • Lens Attachment
    • Body Only
  • Maximum Shutter Speed
    • 1/4000 sec
Sensor And Sensitivity Features
  • Sensor Type
    • CMOS
  • Sensor Size
    • APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm)
  • Maximum ISO
    • 6400
  • Metering Modes
    • 63 Zone TTL Full-aperture Metering, Evaluative Metering (Linked to All AF Points), Partial Metering (10% of Viewfinder at Center), Center Weighted Average Metering
  • ISO Speed Range
    • Auto ISO 100 6400 (Expandable to 12800)
  • ISO Rating
    • ISO 100 - 3200 (Auto)
  • Sensor Technology
    • CMOS
  • Other Sensitivity Features
    • Basic Zone Modes: ISO 100 - 3200 Set Automatically, Portrait: ISO 100, Creative Zone Modes: ISO 100 - ISO 6400 Set Manually (Whole-stop Increments), ISO 100 - ISO 6400 Set Automatically, Maximum ISO Speed Settable for ISO Auto, Expandable to (H) (Equivalent to ISO 12800), ISO Speed (with Auto Exposure Shooting ISO 100 - ISO 6400 Set Automatically (ISO 100 - ISO 3200 for Still Photo Shooting)), (with Manual Exposure ISO 100 - ISO 6400 Set Sutomatically / Manually))
Focus Features
  • Auto Focus
    • Yes
  • Manual Focus
    • Yes
  • Focus
    • Auto / Manual
  • Focus Range
    • Focusing Brightness Range (EV 0 - 18 (Center AF Point), EV 1 - 18 (other AF Points) with One-shot AF at Room Temperature, ISO 100), Brightness Metering Range: EV 1 - 20 (at Room Temperature, ISO 100)
  • Other Focus Features
    • AF Operation: One-shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, AF Assist Beam: Small Series of Flashes Fired by Built-in Flash, Focusing Methods: Contrast Detection (FlexiZone Single, Face Detection Live Mode), Phase-difference Detection (Quick Mode), Manual Focus (5x / 10x Magnification Possible), Zoom Magnification: 1.5x - 10x
Lens & Exposure Features
  • Type of Lens
    • Canon EF Mount
  • Shutter Type
    • Electronically-controlled, Focal-plane Shutter
  • Minimum Shutter Speed
    • 30 sec
  • Shutter Speed In Different Modes
    • Bulb, X-sync at 1/200 sec
  • Manual Exposure
    • Yes
  • AE Lock/Exposure Lock
    • Yes, Applied in One-shot AF with Evaluative Metering when Focus is Achieved (Auto), AE Lock Button (Manual)
  • Exposure Compensation
    • 1/3 or 1/2 Stop Increments +/- 5 EV (Manual), 1/3 or 1/2 Stop Increments +/- 2 (AEB), 1/3 Stop Increments +/- 3 Stops Increments (+/- Stops Still Photos)
  • Other Exposure Features
    • Exposure Control: Program AE (Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Program), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Auto Exposure
Modes And Functions
  • External Flash
    • Yes
  • Built-in Flash
    • Yes
  • Flash Compensation
    • Flash Exposure Compensation: 1/3 or 1/2 Stop Increments, +/- 2 Stop Increments
  • Flash Metering and Control
    • E-TTL II Auto Flash
  • HD Support
    • Yes
  • File Numbering
    • Continuous, Auto Reset, Manual Reset
  • Self-timer
    • Yes
  • Dust Reduction
    • Yes
  • Other Features
    • Image Processing During Shooting (Picture Style: Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Definition 1 - 3), (Basic+: Ambience-based Shots, Light / Scene-based Shots)), Noise Reduction: Applicable to Long Exposures and High ISO Speed Shots, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Highlight Tone Priority, Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction, Still Photo Shooting, Post Processing of Images (Creative Filters: Grainy Black and White, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, Resize), Direct Printing (PictBridge Compatible Printers, Printable Images: JPEG and RAW Images, Print Ordering: DPOF Version 1.1 Compliant), 11 Custom Functions, My Menu Registration, Copyright Information: Entry and Inclusion Enabled, Number of Possible Shots (Based on CIPA Testing Standards) with Viewfinder Shooting: 500 Shots at Room Temperature 23° C, with Live View Shooting: 180 Shots at Room Temperature 23° C, 170 Shots at Low Temperatures 0° C, Movie Shooting Time: 1 hr 15 min at Room Temperature 23° C, 1 hr 10 min at Low Temperatures 0° C (with Fully Charged Battery Pack LP-E10), Highlight Alert: Overexposed Highlights Blink, Image Browsing Methods: Single Image, Jump by 10 or 100 Images, Shooting Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating, Image Rotation, Ratings), Movie Playback (Enabled (LCD Monitor, HDMI Out), Image Protection), Battery Working Remperature Range: During Charging: 6° C - 40° C, During Shooting: 0° C - 40° C, Battery Working Humidity: 85%, Battery Dimension: 1.4 (W) x 0.6 (H) x 1.9 (D) inch, Battery Weight: 45 g, Can Create and Select Folder
  • White Balancing
    • Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash), Custom White Balance Correction and White Balance Bracketing Possible
  • Drive Modes
    • Single, Continuous, Self-timer
  • Auto Mode
    • Yes
  • Other Flash Features
    • FE Lock
Audio And Video Features
  • Video Format
    • DCF 2.0,Recording: MOV, Movie: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
  • Recording Features
    • Recording Pixels: (L) 5184 x 3456 (17.9 M), (M) 3456 x 2304 (8 M), (S1) 2592 x 1728 (4.5 M), (S2) 1920 x 1280 (2.5 M), (S3) 720 x 480 (350,000 Pixels), (RAW) 5184 x 3456 (17.9 M), Video Snapshots: Settable to 2 sec, 4 sec, 8 sec, Sound Recording: Sound-recording Level Adjustable, Wind Filter Provided
  • Audio Format
    • Linear PCM
  • Speaker
    • Built-in Speaker
  • Live View Shooting
    • Yes
Image Features
  • Image Format
  • Aspect Ratio
    • 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1
  • Face Detection
    • Yes
  • Continuous Shots
    • Yes, 3.0 Shots/sec, Maximum Burst: JPEG 69 Shots, RAW: 6 Shots, RAW + JPEG: 4 Shots
  • Other Resolution Features
    • Recording Size and Frame Rate (Full HD 1920 x 1080 at (30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps), HD 1280 x 720 at (60 fps, 50 fps), SD 640 x 480 at (30 fps, 25 fps), File size), File Size (1920 x 1080 at (30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps) 330 MB/min, 1280 x 720 at (60 fps, 50 fps) 330 MB/min, 640 x 480 at (30 fps, 25 fps) 82.5 MB/min
Storage & Power Features
  • Upgradable Memory
    • Yes
  • Card Type
    • SD / SDHC / SDXC
  • Power Supply
    • Battery Capacity: 860 mAh
  • Battery Type
    • Lithium Battery
  • Power Requirement
    • DC 7.4 V (Battery)
  • Other Storage Features
    • Eye-fi Card Compatible
Connectivity & Display Features
  • Microphone Terminal
    • Yes
  • GPS
    • Yes
  • PictBridge
    • Yes
  • USB
    • Hi-speed USB
  • HDMI
    • Type C, Mini HDMI Out (CEC Compatible)
  • Remote Control Terminal
    • Remote Switch RS-60E3
  • Wifi
    • No
  • Display Size
    • 3 inch
  • LCD Display
    • TFT LCD
  • LCD Display Image Resolution
    • 460,000 dots
  • Other Connectivity Features
    • Digital Terminal: Computer Communication, Direct Printing (Hi-Speed USB Equivalent), GPS Receiver, GP-E2 Connection
  • Other Display Features
    • Feature Guide Displayable, Two Grid Display, Playback (Image Display Formats: Basic Info, Basic Info + Image Quality / Playback Number, Shooting Info, Display, Histogram, Image Index (4 / 9)), Slide Show: All Images, Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating, Five Transition Effects Selectable, Background Music: Selectable for Slide Shows and Movie Playback
Additional Features
  • View Finder
    • Yes
  • Viewfinder Type
    • Eye-level Pentamirror
  • Viewfinder Coverage
    • Vertical / Horizontal 95% (with Eye Point 21 mm)
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    • 0.8x (-1m-1 with 50 mm Lens at Infinity)
  • Viewpoint Dioptric Adjustment
    • -2.5 to +0.5 m-1
  • Viewfinder Eye Point
    • 21 mm
  • Tripod Socket
    • Yes
  • Temperature
    • 0° C - 40° C
  • Microphone
    • Built-in Monaural Microphone
  • Brightness Adjustment
    • 7 Level Manual Adjustment
  • Supported Languages
    • 25
  • Other Viewfinder Features
    • Focusing Screen: Fixed, Precision Matte, Viewfinder Mirror: Quick-return Type, Depth of Field Preview: Enabled with Custom Function Setting
  • Camera Body Weight
    • 480 g
  • Weight Without Battery
    • 435 g
  • Dimensions
    • 5.10 (W) x 3.93 (H) x 3.07 (D) inch
  • Warranty Summary
    • 2 Years Canon India Warranty and Free Transit Insurance
Ratings and Reviews
569 Ratings &
75 Reviews
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canon eos 1200d vs nikon d3200

Best entry-level DSLR for ambitious amateurs
The main upgrades over the previous EOS 1100D is a new 18-megapixel processor and improved full HD video, while the excellent nine-point AF system and powerful DIGIC 4 processor are retained.
Nikon D3200 feature more resolution compared to Canon EOS 1200D, hence you get life size images, excellent for large print- out you also get more details in your images compared to Canon EOS 1200D.Nikon D3200 have bit bigger sensor size compared to Canon EOS...


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18 Feb, 2015

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excellent cam for starters

i was planning to buy 600d for 31k but then u see this amazing camera for only 22k with only difference as rotating screen, screen resolution and 3 shots per second compared to 3.8.
the picture quality is crisp and user controls are easy and friendly.


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15 Sep, 2014

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Overpriced @33k

Not much value addition over its predecessor EOS 1100d which one can get at 20k. Only difference I found so far is Mega-Pixel, which i don't value at all, anything above 8MP is ok, if you don't print very large hard copies of your photo.
Many features like spot metering, tilt-LCD(though not all weather friendly), wifi/bluetooth/infrared should have been there. It feels like these features are deliberately dropped to keep it an entry level model.
Giving only 2 star, as i found it highly overp...

Saurabh Shamkuwar

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28 Mar, 2014

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Wonderful and Very good

brought it in the big billion sale and what a buy it is. A superb camera. Got everything which is required to start photography. If you want to start clicking then this is your product. Just go for it..

Chirag Gahlaut

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14 Oct, 2014

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A perfect shot!

looking for a camera that would replace my old one which had a technical fault i just had to go to flipkart and get one. Delivered in time and in good condition.That done , i must say the canon 1200D is a good buy for anyone interested in taking decent pictures. Simple to use and loaded with quite a decent amount of features it can work well even as a semi-professional camera
The camera is as good as the eye behind it. this one does not disappoint!. The brand has proved itself over time and ...

Harihara Murthy

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20 Mar, 2015

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dad's perfect

outstanding product by canon and thanks for flip kart to bring the product their shoul be more iso and shutter speed and the rating are less so the product better and make the product to rate more

eishanth pandiyan

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30 Jul, 2015

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Met some expectations

Damaged product received

Rekha Rai

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25 Oct, 2016

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brought it in the big billion sale and what a buy it is. A superb camera. Got everything which is required to start photography. If you want to start clicking then this is your product. Just go for it..

Yashu Maurya

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25 Jun, 2015

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Great product_ timely delivery

very satisfied with the product. it was as described on the site. even the delivery was timely and the price was the best available till date..
the only issue is am unable to book free photography session with Canon as per the voucher available in the box...

Ruchir Shah

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17 Jan, 2015

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the Best DSLR for Beginners

i would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to start photography as a hobby.

usage wise this is better compare to the Nikon 3300
feature wise its a bit lower than the Nikon 3300


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4 Dec, 2014

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Product Description
The Canon EOS 1200D DSLR offers the best of features in a pocket-friendly manner to kick-start and pursue your love for clicking pictures.

Built with an APS-C CMOS sensor of 18 megapixels, the camera produces vibrant pictures with accurate colour information. The 1200D captures video at Full HD resolution for premium quality visuals.


The 7.62 cm (3 inch) TFT LCD display provides a high quality output with excellent contrast and clarity. The display comes with 460,000 dots for crisper and vivid output. The camera has an eye-level pentamirror viewfinder for accurate framing.


The program AE shooting modes provided in this camera include the Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait and Program Mode for easy capturing. The manual modes include shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE and Auto Exposure for extended flexibility.

Shutter Speeds

The camera provides a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 sec to capture fast moving objects with good clarity, while the minimum 30-second shutter speed lets you capture low light scenes with increased exposures. It also comes with the Bulb mode.


With an ISO range of 100 to 6400 which is expandable up to 12800, you can be sure of capturing pictures with excellent clarity and quality even in poorly lit situations.

Metering Modes

The camera offers a 63-zone TTL full-aperture metering along with other modes such as Full-aperture, Evaluative Metering, Partial Metering and Centre-weighed Average Metering.


The camera is designed with a built-in retractable auto pop-up flash that comes handy under dim lighting conditions.


The camera comes with an EF mount that allows you to attach a variety of lenses to experiment and capture amazing pictures.


The camera has a memory card slot that can read SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards. It is compatible with Eye-Fi memory cards as well. Images can be captured in JPEG, RAW and JPEG+RAW formats, while videos are captured in MOV and MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 formats.


A hi-speed USB cable can be connected to the device to transfer data. The device can also be connected with a HDMI mini type C cable for faster data transfer.


The device is powered by a Lithium battery for extended battery life. The battery has a capacity of 860 mAh.

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