Canon have announced their new entry level D SLR EOS 1200D.

It is expected to go on sale during March.

Here are the official details:

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United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 12 February 2014 – Canon today introduces an exciting collection of nine new models in its DSLR, digital compact camera and accessory product ranges, each demonstrating Canon’s unparalleled expertise in imaging and reflecting the company’s strategic commitment in helping consumers take the next step in their imaging journey.

Representing the DSLR range in the new collection is the EOS 1200D which has launched alongside a new EOS Companion app; this entry-level DSLR and smartphone app make it easy for everyone to take their first step into DSLR photography. Four new models also join the PowerShot range: the PowerShot GI X Mark II offers DSLR-standard performance in a compact body; the PowerShot SX700 HS is Canon’s slimmest-ever 30x optical zoom; the rugged and waterproof PowerShot D30, and the latest addition to the PowerShot S-series, the PowerShot S200. In addition, three new IXUS models are being introduced, letting users shoot great pictures in style: the IXUS 155, IXUS 150 and IXUS 145. Finally, the Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II, a new flash for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about macro photography, completes the new collection.

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Designed for first-time DSLR owners who want impressive results straight out of the box, the EOS 1200D combines Canon’s world class imaging system with a suite of intuitive, easy-to-use controls and automatic shooting modes, ensuring that capturing images that always do memories justice is simple for any skill level. Key features include:

· A new EOS companion app and easy-to-navigate quick start guide, which makes it easy to learn about the camera’s button layout and features, so users can take their first steps to shooting special moments more confidently

· A range of easy-to-use features including Scene Intelligent Auto, Video Snapshot and Creative Filters which ensure high quality stills and videos with the touch of a button

The EOS 1200D will be available from March 2014 with the following SRPs:

· EOS 1200D body only – £349.99/€419.99

· EOS 1200D EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DCIII – £399.99/€489.99

· EOS 1200D EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II – £449.99/€539.99