18.0 MegapixelPIXELThe shortening of 'picture element', a basic unit of programmable colour forming the dots that make up an image. Pixel size depends on a camera’s resolution, which is measured in megapixels (MP), meaning millions of pixels. The more pixels on a sensor, the smaller they have to be to fit. An image's number (or density) of pixels correlate to the amount of information and image holds. Cameras with more pixels on the sensor have a higher pixel density and thus more resolving power, able to capture smaller details with much more clarity and accuracy. Higher resolution images can be cropped more agressively and also produce better quality large prints. CMOS (APS-C) Sensor
The Canon EOS 1300D DSLR Camera has an 18 Megapixel CMOS sensor that captures images with outstanding clarity and tonal range, and can offer enough resolution for big enlargements or crops – your photos can be printed and framed without having to worry about reducing the image quality. This sensor is the APS-C size for an effective 1.6x field of view (compared to 35mm format) and features many advanced Canon technologies that maximise each pixel's light gathering, helping to ensure images are captured beautifully and brilliantly.
DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
The Canon DIGIC 4+ Image Processor powers the EOS 1300D camera's advanced functions and capabilities. Its accelerated processing speed creates fast, responsive performance, for a shooting experience that can be smooth and natural. The DIGIC 4+ Image Processor also helps enhance image quality by shortening the processing of high ISO ISO Exposure is controlled by three elements: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO. The ISO speed determines how sensitive a camera's sensor is to incoming light. A higher ISO speed absorbs more light, resulting in a brighter exposure, however, a higher ISO also results in more digital noise in low-light conditions. Cameras with larger sensors (like full-frame cameras) typically have higher ISO speed capability and produce less digital noise at high ISO settings. Digital cameras include a control for adjusting ISO speed, some of which can be set to adjust automatically in combination with certain other exposure settings. ISO is indicated in numbers usually starting at 100 and going upward (200, 400, 800, 1600 etc.) doubling in sensitivity each time. Most cameras also indicate 3rd stop intervals (100, 125, 180, 200 etc.)shots by up to 60% compared to the DIGIC 4 Image Processor. This helps reduce noiseNOISEThe appearance of random pixels scattered over a photo, similar to the grain effect seen in film photography, which degrades photo quality almost as if it is stained. It occurs when taking photos in low-light conditions, with very slow shutter speeds on high sensitivity (ISO) settings. It is caused by amplification done by the sensor when high ISO settings are used. You can counteract digital noise by lowering the sensitivity (ISO) setting of your camera - the lower the ISO setting, the lower the noise in the image. Typically cameras with larger sensors (like full-frame cameras) will inherently produce less noise due to larger pixels on the sensor. for brilliant colour, smooth gradations and beautiful detail even in low light.
Low Light Shooting Capability
With a broad range of light sensitivity ratings from ISO 100–6400 (expandable to H: 12800), the Canon 1300D camera is ready to go in virtually any light, capturing fine detail with ease. Thanks to this expanded ISO range, it can capture a variety of subjects in a variety of situations, including handheld, without needing a flash. This means detailed and natural-looking pictures and movies can be captured discreetly, with ease.
Built-in Wi-Fi® Technology
From uploading photos to select social networking sites, emailing family and friends or archiving images to a computer, the EOS 1300D camera offers a number of easy solutions for sharing. It’s equipped with built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity to help make wireless sharing of photos between compatible devices incredibly easy and convenient. Using Canon's free Camera Connect app, the EOS 1300D can connect to a number of compatible smart devices for image browsing and transfer, and also post images and videos to select social media sites.
Built-in NFC Technology
Built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) helps provide a virtually seamless connection to numerous compatible Android™ devices, and the Canon Connect Station CS100 device. To transfer your photos and videos, simply tap the Canon EOS 1300D DSLR camera to the Connect Station CS100 and the transfer is done! With the Connect Station CS100, you can store, view and organise all of your photos and videos from just one device.
Wireless capabilities also allow users to use their compatible smart devices to remotely control the camera, which is useful for self-portraits and group shots or shooting from a distance as long as the camera is in wireless range. A variety of the camera's expressive capabilities are available to you: use different shooting modes; choose AF frame modes (single-point/face detection); shoot in continuous shooting mode; and utilise the AF button. Just connect to a compatible device using the free Camera Connect app to start capturing photos using remote shooting.
9-point AF system (including one center cross-type AF point) and AI Servo AF
The EOS 1300D features fast and accurate autofocus, which can enhance your shooting experience by making sure you’re ready to capture the action as soon as it happens. Using a 9-point AF system that includes a center cross-type AF point, it can deliver precise focus whether the camera is oriented in portrait or landscape position. The system intelligently uses both normal and high-precision focus, depending on the apertureAPERTUREAperture, shutter speed and ISO form what is known as the exposure triangle in photography. Aperture refers to an opening inside the lens, similar to the iris of your eye, that changes in diameter to control the amount of light that enters a camera. Aperture is expressed in f-stops: the lower the number, the larger the aperture, e.g. f/1.4 is larger than f/8. A larger (or wider) aperture allows more light to pass through the lens to the sensor (film) as a picture is taken, particularly useful in low-light conditions. A larger aperture also produces a shallower depth-of-field, and thus more background blur. and available light, so your images contain crisp and clear detail. An AI Servo AF system achieves and maintains consistent focus with an incredible degree of reliability.
Large, 3.0-inch LCD monitor
The 1300D has a large, bright 3.0-inch LCD monitor that can be ideal for composing and capturing amazing images, as well as showing them off to friends and family. The large display has high resolution with 920,000 dots and a wide viewing angle of 170°. It works wonderfully for Live View composition or viewing camera settings like AF, ISO, metering, AF point selection and flash options.
Scene Intelligent Auto mode
The EOS 1300D camera features Scene Intelligent Auto mode, which incorporates Canon technologies to deliver accurate exposureEXPOSUREExposure is controlled by three elements: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO. Achieving the correct exposure is similar to collecting rain in a bucket, up to an optimum level. The rate of rainfall is out of your control (light), yet you can control these three factors: the bucket’s width (lens aperture), the duration you leave it in the rain (shutter speed), and how effective your bucket is in collecting rain (ISO). These three elements work together to control the amount of light per unit area, preventing underexposure (too dark) or overexposure (too bright), giving you a natural looking image., simply. It uses the EOS Scene Analysis System, which joins Picture Style Auto, Auto Lighting Optimiser, Auto White Balance, Autofocus and Automatic Exposure. This automatic feature helps analyse the image, accounting for faces, colours, brightness, moving objects, contrastCONTRASTThe difference between areas of different brightness levels in a photograph: A high-contrast image has a greater difference between light and dark areas, whereas a low-contrast image has a narrow range of tones. Contrast is used to direct a viewer’s attention to a photographer’s subject either with colour contrast (bold versus duller colours) or tonal contrast (bright versus darker tones). and whether the camera is handheld or on a tripod. Scene Intelligent Auto mode then chooses the exposure and enhancements that can bring out the beauty in virtually any scene or situation. Simplifying DSLR image capture, Scene Intelligent Auto mode lets you concentrate on composing images without puzzling over settings.
Full HD Movie mode for easy-to-use video capture
The EOS 1300D camera offers easy-to-use video capture with breathtaking Full HD quality. Capable of shooting in a number of recording sizes and frame rates, the Canon EOS 1300D DSLR Camera offers outstanding video capturing performance, quality and simplicity – simply press the dedicated Live View/Movie Recording button to get started. Additionally, the EOS 1300D enables easy manual control of exposure, focus and Live View features and even allows for in-camera editing. A wide ISO range means you can record in a variety of lighting situations. And with a wealth of over 60 interchangeable lenses available to choose from, your video has plenty of creative options.
Basic+ and Creative Auto
For photographers looking to experiment with advanced settings, the EOS 1300D camera is loaded with features to take you to the next level. Basic+ makes it easy to create the image effects you want, changing ambience or scene type according to simple choices made on the camera's Quick Control Screen. The newly added Food mode lets you take appetising photos of your favourite seafood platter or chocolate dessert in a bright, colourful way that can make them look as enticing as the dish itself. Ideal for beginners looking to expand their photographic horizons is Creative Auto mode. It puts basic settings in full automatic operation, but provides shooting guides on the LCD screen that explain how to make changes to exposure, tone, sharpness and more, and how those changes will affect the final image. In essence, with Creative Auto mode, you can experiment and learn more about photography while still taking stunning photographs.
Auto White Balance for excellent colour quality
Have you ever taken a photo and wondered why it came out overly red or yellowish-green when it didn’t look like that in real life? Different light sources, whether it’s the sun or a light bulb, can affect the colours you see in a photo. With Auto White Balance, the EOS 1300D camera automatically adjusts the white balance according to “ambience priority,” which retains warm colour tones to help maintain the mood of the shot, which eliminates them to help ensure white lighting is neutral in color. You can choose between these two settings to make sure your image looks how you want it to, even under different lighting conditions.
Compatible with the full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses
The Canon 1300D DSLR camera is compatible with all Canon lenses in the EF and EF-S lineup. Unlocking a new world of possibilities, these lenses range from ultra-wide angle for grand, scenic landscapes, to super telephotoTELEPHOTOA lens with long focal length capable of making distant objects appear nearer thus larger. Essentially, it isolates and magnifies the subject so that it appears as a full image when shooting from a distance. Telephoto lenses are ideal for photographing subjects that are further away, such as wildlife and sports photography. which can help you capture sports, wildlife and more from afar. Each Canon lens employs advanced optical expertise and micron-precision engineering to help deliver phenomenal performance in virtually all facets of the photographic process. Numerous lenses feature Canon's sophisticated Optical Image Stabiliser technology to minimise the effect of camera shake. Through Canon lenses, photographers can truly maximise the quality and liberating performance of the EOS 1300D.
Sensor Size Type
Sensor actual Size
22.3 mm x 14.9 mm
Up to 3 fps
100-6400 (Extendable to 12800)
9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at centre)
SD / SDHC / SDXC
Fastest Shutter Speed
Longest Shutter Speed
30 sec, Bulb Mode
Flash Sync Speed
High Definition - MOV
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps (46 Mbps) / 23.98 fps (46 Mbps)
High Definition - MOV
1280 x 720p / 59.94 fps (46 Mbps)
Standard Definition - MOV
640 x 480p / 29.97 fps (11 Mbps)
Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: Linear PCM
Yes (Guide NUmber 9,2m @ ISO 100)
Canon EF-S (Plastic Mount)
Full Time Manual Focus
Minimum Focus Distance
What's in the box?
Canon 1300D DSLR camera
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 III Lens
Sandisk 8GB Ultra SDHC Card
Canon Jock Camera Bag
Limited 1-Year Warranty
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