Canon finally upgradges its new entry level!

Canon announced the Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D, these DSLRs are in entry-level range. Both these powered by DIGIC 4+ image processor and APS-C sized CMOS sensors. The EOS 1500D has 24.1MP and EOS 3000D has an 18MP sensor. Both shoots at 3 fps, ISO sensitivity ranges 100 – 6400 (expandable to 128,000) and 9-AF points.

Both the EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D are equipped with an Optical Viewfinder. Both can shoot Full HD video. They are preloaded with five Creative Filters which are soft focus feel, toy camera effect, fish-eye effect, miniature effect and an artsy grainy black and white effect.

Both have Wi-Fi connectivity for easy connection via smartphones to the Canon Camera Connect app. Through the app, users can easily share images and videos onto social media platforms. The EOS 1500D sports Near-Field Communication (NFC) connectivity too. The Canon Camera Connect app is available in both iOS and Android platform, the remote shooting function is available for users to control camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed directly from their smartphones.

The Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D will go on sale in the end of March and no word of pricing yet.

Canon EOS 1500D

Dimensions: Approx. 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm
Weight: Approx. 427gm (body only)
Image sensor: 24.1MP 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

Dimensions: Approx. 129.0 x 101.6 x 77.1mm
Weight: Approx. 389gm (body only)
Image sensor: 18MP 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)

Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India, said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]“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.”[/notification]

Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India, said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]“Canon EOS series has redefined imagery and has become an industry benchmark over the years. Launching today with the newest addition to EOS series, Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D not only capture great images but also meet the requirements of social media enthusiasts with instant sharing abilities. Adapting to newer trends and technologies, we are committed to bring ground-breaking innovation to customers and elevate their photography experiences.”[/notification]