As the newyear progresses, companies are lining up to upgrade their catalog with new, refreshed products. The latest to join the list is the camera wiz Canon. It has just updated its enter-level offerings with two new DSLRs and a mid-range mirror-less shooter. Let’s take a look:
This is the latest Canon’s stripped-back-entry- level DSLR aiming nascent users who think their smartphone is all they need for shooting pictures and videos. The 18MP camera with simple controls and Canon’s Scene Intelligent Auto mode ensures that the users get pretty decent pictures without delving a lot into the settings. It can also capture Full HD videos and burst shots at 3fps.
EOS was Canon’s no frills entry level DSLR until now but as soon as it thought of trimming the fat further, EOS4000D was the result. It will provoke all those who had been using Rebel XS, T3, T5 and T6 till now.
As for the connectivity, EOS 4000D comes with Wi-Fi that can be used to transfer pictures to the cloud or be directly shared on social media. It also has NFC built-in for connecting smartphones via a simple tap. The 3-inch display isn’t touch-enabled and the battery is said to last 500 shots.
Priced at £329.99 for body-only and £369.99 with Canon’s EF-S 18-55mm IS lens, the camera will go on sale in March and is a decent and most affordable purchase if you are looking to shop in the mentioned price bracket.
EOS 2000D / EOS Rebel T7
One notch above its cheapest offering- 2000D, it is a replacement of earlier EOS 1300D model (better known as EOS Rebel T6 in the US) that comes with a better sensor and a few minor improvements. While the camera now packs a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor– an upgrade from the 18MP earlier, all the internal mechanics remain the same. It still has the same DIGIC 4+ image processor, nine-point autofocus, burst shooting speed of 3fps, and upper sensitivity limit of ISO6400 which is expandable to ISO12,800 among other features. .
Apart from the superior sensor, one aspect that clearly distinguishes it from 4000D is the build quality. It has metallic lens mount as compared to plastic you would find in the cheaper model. As for the rest, they are largely the same.
The camera comes with a price tag of £369.99 for body-only and £469.99 with Canon’s EF-S 18-55mm kit lens.
Marketed as the Canon’s most technologically advanced mirror-less camera till date, this mid-range camera brings a lot to its M-series. For starters, it offers to shoot 4K videos- a feature Canon has endowed on only a handful of products. It also comes with an electronic viewfinder and a Vari-Angle touchscreen- the first for any M-series.
The 24.1MP sensor along with its latest DIGIC 8 image processor promises to deliver stunning low-light imagery while the Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus system should make clicking quality pictures a breeze. It is also capable of taking burst shots at 10fps.
EOS M50 will hit the shelves next month with a price tag of £539.99 for body-only and £649.99 with the EF-M 15-45mm lens.