Canon EOS 1200D Rebel T5

  • Canon EOS 1200D Rebel T5
75
Based on 29 scores, 52 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    7

Pros:

  • Includes optically stabilized lens.
  • Raw shooting support.
  • Detailed images at high ISOs.

Cons:

  • Fixed LCD.
  • Pentamirror viewfinder.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Good Gear Guide on 60

The bottom line with the EOS 1200D is that it's not a digital SLR camera to go for if you are looking for anything more than a beginner's model. Its relatively simplistic controls and no frills physical design are no match for experienced hands, but they...

By Steves Digicams on

With the T5, you're getting the exact same 18.0-megapixel APS-C CMOS image processor, Full 1080p HD video recording with manual controls and in-camera editing, a dynamic 100-6400 ISO range, numerous Creative Filters (like Toy Camera, Fisheye, and...

By Tom's Guide on 60

Canon's Rebel T5 DSLR is a solid camera for those looking to take a dip into semi-pro photography, but video focusing could be better. I've been in love with DSLRs since I first took a photo on a friend's Canon Rebel T2i in 2009. I actually...

By CNET UK on 60

While it's a perfectly fine camera when you're making the jump from a point-and-shoot, there are better choices than the Canon EOS Rebel...

By Photo Review Australia on 88

Canon has done a good job of producing a DSLR camera for novice users. The EOS1200D is easy to operate, works well in auto mode and, with the aid of the Canon EOS Companion app, capable of providing the assistance novice users need to ease them from...

By reviewed.com on 75

Over the last few years the camera industry has undergone some turbulent changes. Though most of Canon's competitors have been desperate just to stay above water, Canon has been leveraging its advantage as the top selling brand by keeping things steady....

By Camera Labs on 81

The new T5 / 1200D updates the sensor resolution to 18 Megapixels, adds a bigger 3 inch 460k dot screen with double the resolution of its predecessor, offers improved 1080p30 movies and an extended sensitivity range up to 12800 ISO. There's also a free...

By Pocket-lint on 80

The Canon EOS 1200D holds enough weight to keep the entry-level DSLR market relevant, although with compact system cameras adding an additional option it's not as cut and dry as it once was. If you want to use the rear LCD screen to take...

By Macworld UK on 80

Whilst the 18 megapixel EOS 1200D might not offer all the bells and whistles of models higher up the range such as a tilting and swiveling LCD screen, it is possible to get professional looking results out of it if daring to stray from the auto...

By PC Mag on 60

The Canon EOS Rebel T5 sports an attractive price tag, but you can get a better entry-level SLR for a little bit more...

By Expert Reviews on 60

EOS quality at a breakthrough price, but it might be worth sniffing out a better...

By DigitalVersus on 60

Canon's EOS 1200D is a nice little SLR for beginners that's straight-forward and especially easy to use thanks to the "EOS Companion" app. It's an excellent first step into the world of DSLR photography and its low price is sure to be a hit. However,...

By Amateur Photographer on

Best Price £341 Canon EOS 1200D at a glance: 18-million-pixel, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor DIGIC 4 ISO 100-6400 (extended to ISO 12,800) Canon EF-S mount Full HD 1080 movie recording 3in, 460,000-dot, TFT LCD screen Street price around £349 body only or £449...

By What Digital Camera on 89

While the Canon EOS 1200D isn't exactly going to dazzle in terms of its specification, it has a lot going for it when you consider its launch price of just under £350 without the kit lens.Compared to some competing models such as the Nikon D3300 and...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

The Canon EOS 1200D (also known as the Digital Rebel T5) is the new entry-level model in Canon's extensive range of digital SLR cameras, replacing the 3 year old 1100D camera. Aimed at first-time DSLR users, the Canon 1200D has an 18 megapixel APS-C CMOS...

By CNET Australia on 79

The EOS 1200D is a perfectly capable entry-level SLR that will get the job done for beginner...

By digitalcameraworld.com on

Canon EOS 1200D review: Canon has upgraded its entry-level DSLR along with a new iOS and Android app for guiding you through the process of using it.The new Canon EOS 1200D is the successor to the EOS 1100D and situs just below the 100D as the first...

By Digital Trends on 80

For what it is and whom it's intended for, the T5 is a decent camera. We wouldn't go out of our way to recommend it, especially since there are less expensive options available like the recently reviewed, lighter weight Sony Alpha A5000 . Sure, it...

By The Digital Picture on

I plan to complete a full Canon EOS Rebel T5 / 1200D review in the future. For now, please review the specifications, comparison charts and product images.For many more comparisons, go to the Camera Back View Comparison page.For many more comparisons, go...

By Pocket-lint on

It's been a full three years since Canon last put out an entry-level DSLR camera, but in 2014 it's back in business with the EOS 1200D. The replacement for 2011's 1100D, the 1200D is all about the balance of price to performance. Three years has seen...