Canon today announced the launch of the Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D, the newest additions to its extensive line of entry-level EOS DSLR cameras in India. Anchored by the premier EOS DSLR system and enhanced with user intuitive interfaces, these models are ideal for beginners looking to advance from smartphone photography to greater sophistication in imaging performance. Both the Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D are powered by the DIGIC 4+ image processor and equipped with the 24.1 megapixels and 18.0 megapixel, APS-C sized CMOS sensors respectively, ensuring sharp and crisp images even under low light conditions.

Speaking at the launch, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, 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 Specifications:

Dimensions:

Approx. 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm

Weight:

Approx. 427g (body only)

Image sensor:

24.1 megapixel 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)

Versatile Performance for Easy Control:

The APS-C size CMOS sensor on both cameras is about 19 times larger than the 1/3.2 inch standard- type sensor typically found in a smartphone. This distinction gives the EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D an edge in performance as the large APS-C size sensor enables excellent proficiency in capturing light. Even in a low light environment, both models are able to produce high definition images with the most intricate of details intact.

Both the EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D are equipped with an Optical Viewfinder which helps users to quickly focus and frame their subjects without experiencing any delay in image processing. As real time viewing is possible, the Optical Viewfinder is the perfect tool for capturing clear images of fast-moving subjects. 

 

Canon EOS 3000D Specifications:

Dimensions:

Approx. 129.0 x 101.6 x 77.1 mm

Weight:

Approx. 389g (body only)

Image sensor:

18.0 megapixelAPS-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)

User Intuitive Features for Hassle-Free Operability:

With access to six types of scene modes on a single dial, shooting with a DSLR camera has never been easier. On top of the portrait, landscape, close-up, sports, night portrait and food mode, the EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D also come with five Creative Filters.

To improve operability, the cameras’ Scene Intelligent Auto mode automatically analyses scenes and refines images to produce beautiful, rich pictures. With just a click on the shutter button, even movement and image contrast can be reflected accurately. To simplify the understanding of product functions, both cameras are equipped with a Feature Guide for beginners to ease into the world of DSLR Photography.

The Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D also boasts of the Creative Zone mode which allows users to create artistic photos by optimizing the shooting settings to match their shooting intentions as closely as possible.

Seamless Connectivity for Instant Sharing:

Both the EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D are equipped with Wi-Fi 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. In addition, the EOS 1500D is also equipped with Near-Field Communication (NFC) connectivity.

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