Canon EOS 1500D with EF-S18-55 III lens

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The newest addition to Canon’s entry-level DSLR range, the Canon EOS 1500D with EF-S18-55 III lens has been designed for people who seek out new experiences and want to share their adventures seamlessly online on social media. The cameras’ powerful combination of APS-C sensor technology, DIGIC 4+ image processor, Wi-Fi connectivity and straightforward in-camera feature guides enable stories to be captured and shared with highly detailed photos and Full HD movies.

With the EOS 1500D featuring a new 24.1 Megapixel APS-C sensor, the camera allows for compelling storytelling with superb control over depth of field for beautifully blurred image backgrounds. Shooting rich, atmospheric photos during night-time adventures is also made possible, with the camera being capable of low-light shooting up to ISO 6400, expandable to ISO 12800.v

The DIGIC 4+ image processor, used in both models, powers Canon’s Scene Intelligent Auto mode, enabling simple point and shoot photography with superb image results, as it automatically optimises every shot. The fast and responsive DIGIC 4+ image processor enables the Full HD video capabilities in both models, breathing cinematic life into captured memories.

Key Features of the Canon EOS 1500D with EF-S18-55 III lens

  • 24.1MP APS-C CMOS image sensor
  • DIGIC4+ processor
  • ISO range from 100-6400 (expandable to 12800)
  • Full HD 1080p video up to 30fps and Video Snapshot mode
  • 3fps continuous shooting
  • 9-point autofocus
  • 7.5 cm 920k-dot TFT LCD monitor with inbuilt Feature Guide
  • Scene Intelligent Auto mode
  • Creative filters
  • Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity

Straight from your Canon camera to your online followers

The Canon EOS 1500D camera is Wi-Fi enabled for seamless smartphone connectivity via the Canon Camera Connect app (iOS and Android), enabling adventurers to rapidly shoot and share their camera content online on social media whilst on the move. These processes are made even easier for the EOS 1500D with the inclusion of Near Field Communication (NFC), which can establish a Wi-Fi connection to a smartphone by simply tapping the device on the camera (available on compatible Android devices).

  • MPN - 1500DKB
  • GTIN - 4549292111903
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Lens Mount EF/EF-S
Lens Focal Length Multiplier Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens
Effective Megapixels Approx. 24.1 megapixels
Image Stabilization Optical Image Stabilizer on compatible lens
Autofocus Points Via optical viewfinder:
9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at centre)
Viewfinder Type Pentamirror
ISO Sensitivity AUTO (100-600), 100-6400 in 1-stop increments ISO can be expanded to H: 12800
Shutter Speeds 30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only)
Battery Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E10
Dimensions (WxHxD) Canon EOS 1500D: 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm
Canon EF-S 18-55mm III Lens: 68.5 x 70 mm
Weight Canon EOS 1500D: Approx. 475 g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)
Canon EF-S 18-55mm III Lens: 200g
Eyepiece Shutter On strap
External Flash Control Available via camera menu screen, except for wireless radio flash shooting settings
Shooting Mode 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
Picture Styles Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Colour Space sRGB and Adobe RGB
Image Processing Highlight Tone Priority Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings) Long exposure noise reduction High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings) Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination (up to 36 lens profile scan be registered in camera)
Creative filters(Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye) - during image Playback only
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)
Continuous Shooting Max. Approx. 3 fps for approx. 150 JPEG images, 11 images RAW
Live View Mode Coverage Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
Live View Mode Frame Rate 29.97 fps
Live View Mode Focusing Live Mode: One Shot AF (Contrast detect AF)
Quick Mode: One Shot AF (phase detection AF sensor)
Manual (Magnification 5x or 10x available)
Live View Mode Metering Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Live View Mode Display Options Grid overlay (x2), Histogram
Still Image Type JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), RAW: RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), Digital Print Order Format[DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording Yes, RAW + Large JPEG
Image Size JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 3984 x 2656, (S1) 2976 x 1984, (S2) 1920 x 1280, (S3) 720 x 480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328 x 4000, (M) 3552 x 2664, (S1) 2656 x 1992, (S2) 1696 x 1280, (S3) 640 x 480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000 x 3368, (M) 3984 x 2240, (S1) 2976 x 1680 (S2) 1920 x 1080, (S3) 720 x 408
JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000 x 4000, (M) 2656 x 2656, (S1) 1984 x 1984, (S2) 1280 x 1280, (S3) 480 x 480
External Flash Compatibility E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites
PC Terminal No
LCD Monitor Type 7.5cm TFT, approx. 920K dots
LCD Monitor Coverage Approx. 100%
LCD Monitor Viewing Angle Approx. 170
Brightness Adjustment Adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options Quick Control
Screen Camera settings
Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters) 9.2
Built-in Flash Coverage up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 28mm)
Built-in Flash recycle time Approx. 2 seconds
Flash Modes Auto, Manual Flash On/off
Red-Eye Reduction Yes- with red eye reduction lamp
X-sync X-contact not equipped, Max. flash sync speed: 1/200 sec. with compatible Speedlites
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes
HotShoe Yes
Movie Length Max duration 29 min59 sec, Max file size 4 GB
Folders New folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering Consecutive numbering
Auto reset
Manual reset
Supported Operating System Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.10 - 10.13
Software Image Processing Digital Photo Professional (RAW Image Processing)
Focal Length 18-55 mm
Battery life Approx. 500 (at 23C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Approx. 410 (at 0C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator 4 levels
Power saving Power turns off after 30sec or 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins
Power Supply & Battery Battery charger LC-E10E
Chargers Compact power adaptor CA-PS700, DC coupler DRE10
Body Materials Polycarbonate resin with glass fibre & special conductive fibre
Operating Environment 0 40 C, 85% or less humidity
Picture Size 15.1 x 22.7 mm
Lens Construction 11 elements in 9 groups
Closest Focusing Distance 0.25 m
Filter Size 58mm
Aperture Blades 6
PictBridge Yes
NFC NFC connectivity is possible only with compatible Canon or Android devices
Custom Functions 11 Custom Functions
Metadata Tag User copyright information (can be set in camera) Image rating (0-5 stars)
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Playback zoom 1.5x - 10x enabled in 15 steps
Display Formats (1)Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) Index display (4/9 images)
(4)Jump Display (1/10/100 images, by Date, by Folder, Movies only, Stills only, by Rating)
Slide Show Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10or 20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off Transition
Effect: Off, Slide1, Slide2, Fade 1, Fade 2, Fade 3 Background Music: On, Off
Histogram Brightness : Yes
RGB: Yes
Highlight Alert Yes
Image Erase/Protection Erase: Single image, selected images, all images in folder or all images on card Protection: Erase protection for single image, all images in a folder or all images in the card
Menu Categories (1) Shooting menu (x4)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x3)
(4) My Menu
Menu Languages 25 Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
GPS Compatible with GPS receiver GP-E2
Firmware Update Update possible by the user
Computer Hi-Speed USB
Wi-Fi Security Connectivity to Smart devices is possible via Canon [34] Camera Connect app Wi-Fi Security
Camera Access Point: WPA2-PSK with AES encryption or open
Infrastructure: Shared key, with WEP encryption, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK with TKIP/AES encryption or open
Lens Cap E-58
Depth of Field Preview Yes, assigned to SET button
Lens Max Magnification 0.12x (18mm) 0.34x (55mm)
AF Point Selection Via optical viewfinder:
Automatic selection from up to 9 points
Manual selection
Via live view on LCD screen:
FlexiZone - Freely position 1 AF point via manual selection
Live Mode - Automatic selection with face detection
Focus Type Via optical viewfinder:
TTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with AF-dedicated sensor
Via live view on LCD screen:
Contrast detection AF
AF working range Via optical viewfinder:
Centre AF point:
EV 0 -18 (at room temperature & ISO100)
Other AF points:
EV 1 -18 (at room temperature & ISO100)
Via live view LCD screen:
EV 1 -18 (at room temperature & ISO100)
Image Processor Type DIGIC 4+
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
Sensor Cleaning Manual cleaning and Dust Delete Data acquisition
Low-Pass Filter Built-in/Fixed
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Total Pixels Approx. 24.7 megapixels
Image Sensor Type Approx. 22.3 mm x 14.9 mm CMOS
Lens Min Aperture f/22-38 (f/22-36 for 1/3-stop increments also)
Lens Max Aperture 1:3.5-5.6
Canon Printers Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Selected AF point display Indicated by super imposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor
Predictive AF Yes
Custom White Balance Yes, 1 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing +/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/Green bias
View Finder Coverage Approx. 95%
Magnification Approx. 0.80x
Focussing Screen Fixed
Eyepoint Approx. 21mm (eyepiece lens centre)
Dioptre Correction -2.5 to +05m-1 (dioptre)
Mirror Quick-return half mirror
Settings AWB (Ambience priority, White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom (Approx. 200K-10000K)
White balance compensation:
Blue/Amber +/-9
Magenta/Green +/-9
White Balance Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
AF Assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite (effective up to 4.0m)
Manual Focus Selected on lens
Metering Range Via optical viewfinder:
EV 1-20 (at room temperature, ISO 100, evaluative metering)
Via live view on LCD screen:
EV 0-20 (at room temperature, ISO 100, evaluative metering)
AE Lock Auto: In 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes
Exposure Compensation +/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combines with AEB)
AEB 3 shots +/-2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter, with electronic first curtain
AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode
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