With the Canon EOS 1500D you’ll be able to capture memories to last a lifetime. With a large 24.1MP APS-C sized sensor and DIGIC4+ Processor, this camera captures crisp and clear high-quality images in stunning detail. Featuring a 9-point, fast and accurate auto-focus system and a 100-6400 ISO range, even during movement you can snap up to three frames per second in continuous shooting to ensure you never miss a special moment in any situation. If you want to create beautiful background blur, this camera delivers when paired with advanced Canon lens technology.
First-timers will absolutely love the Feature Guide mode on this beginner-friendly Canon DSLR, which provides explanations for various camera functions. This means you can learn as you shoot, and improve your photography with every photo you take. It will help you to understand each mode while you’re using it, and provide tips to help you get your best shots. The three-inch LCD monitor will come in very helpful when using this built-in Feature Guide.
Six pre-set scene modes on the Canon 1500D make it easy for beginners to snap beautiful photos in a number of different shooting conditions. Simply set the dial to the relevant scene mode and let the camera do all the work as it sets the optimal settings to capture your scene perfectly. Whether you are shooting a daytime or nighttime portrait, snapping landscapes or capturing a close-up or food shot, the scene modes will be your best friend. Five Creative filters add further flexibility, which can add artistic effects such as a Fish-eye, Soft Focus or Toy camera effect.
If you’re interesting in taking great quality videos, you won’t be disappointed. The Canon EOS 1500D DSLR camera can capture the magic with full high-definition 1080p video at up to 30 frames per second. Enjoy reliving your favourite memories with the added capabilities a DSLR offers, such as control over many settings including depth of field, which enables you to maintain sharp focus on your subject and create a beautiful soft background blur.
Supporting Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, as well as Bluetooth Low Energy, this camera offers many added functions to make life easier. Not only can you use such technologies to take remote shots – perfect for those times when you want a group portrait that everybody can jump in and be part of – but you can also quickly and easily share your recent images to social media for friends and family to see. Simply pair two devices via Canon’s free Camera Connect App, available for both iOS and Android devices.
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|Image Sensor Type / Format||APS-C (1.6x Crop Factor)|
|File Formats||JPG, RAW, MOV|
|Focus Type||Auto & Manual|
|Focus Mode||AI Focus (Switches between One-Shot AF and AI SERVO AF automatically), One Shot AF, AI Servo, Manual|
|Autofocus Points||9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at centre)|
|Metering Method||Evaluative via 63 zone dual-layer metering sensor (linked to all AF points), Partial (centre, approx. 10% of viewfinder), Centre-weighted average available|
|Exposure Modes||Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Night Portrait, Movie, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual|
|White Balance Modes||AWB (Ambience priority, White priority), Daylight, Shade , Cloudy , Tungsten , White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom (Approx. 2000 K - 10000 K).|
|ISO Sensitivity||AUTO(100-6400), 100-6400 in 1-stop increments. Can be expanded to 12800.|
|Memory Card Type||SD card, SDHC card or SDXC card|
|Video Clip Length||Max duration 29 min 59 sec, Max file size 4 GB|
|Display Screen||7.5 cm (3.0") TFT, approx. 920 K dots|
|Screen Coverage||Approx 100%|
|Viewfinder Coverage||Approx. 95%|
|Shutter||Electronically controlled focal-plane shutter, with electronic first curtain. 30-1/4000 sec|
|Max Sync Speed||1/200 sec. with compatible Speedlites|
|External Flash Connection||Hot shoe|
|Self Timer||2 seconds, 10 seconds|
|Remote Control||Via Canon Connect app|
|Connectivity||Wifi, NFC, HDMI mini (Type-C) output|
|AC Power Adapter||Compact power adaptor CA-PS700 and DC coupler DR- E10 - both sold separately|
|Software Requirements||Digital Photo Professional (RAW Image Processing)|
|Operating Storage Temperature||0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity|
The Canon EOS 1500D is compatible with a huge range of over 80 Canon EF and EF-S lenses, so you can create beautiful images and video in a range of different settings and try new lenses as your photography knowledge base improves.
When taking photos, you can choose between either the looking through the viewfinder or using the LCD screen to see as you compose your shot. The optical viewfinder is great for people who want an authentic DSLR experience, and is particularly useful when shooting fast-moving subjects in real time. The three-inch 920,000-dot LCD monitor is handy to use if you wish to make the most of the Feature Guide function which will help you navigate the functions and teach you as you go.
This DSLR camera is compatible with the LP-E10 battery. We always recommend having more than one battery for your camera, so you never get caught out without enough battery power to capture your once-in-a-lifetime moments.
The Canon 1500D is very compact and lightweight for a DSLR camera, so it won’t weigh you down or become too heavy on long days of shooting or travelling. The camera body alone weighs just 475g, and when the EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II kit lens is attached, the total weight is still only 675g – that’s including both the battery and memory card.