Canon today announced the launch of the Canon EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D

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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.”

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India, said, “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.”

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.

Recognising the increase in popularity of videos, a Full HD movie shooting function is built into both models, allowing users to capture vivid and beautiful footage.

 

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. This enables users to experiment with or enhance the ambience of photos to create effects that render a soft focus feel, toy camera effect, fish-eye effect, miniature effect and an artsy grainy black and white effect.

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.

With such ease of use, all that is required for capturing and sharing professional-looking photos on social media is simply to cultivate a sense of creativity.

 

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.

With the Canon Camera Connect app (available in both iOS and AndroidTM), the remote shooting function is available for users to control and adjust camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed directly from their smartphones. Not only is this function useful for selfies and group shots, but is also perfect for experimenting with creative angles.

 

Product Specifications

Canon EOS 1500D

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

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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