Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Canon EOS 1200D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Beginner DSLR cameras.

EOS 1300D vs EOS 1200D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Canon EOS 1200D Specs

EOS 1300D

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Beginner DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm³ (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1")
  • 485g (15.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1300D

EOS 1200D

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Beginner DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • No WiFi
  • 129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9mm³ (5.1" x 3.9" x 3.1")
  • 480g (15.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1200D

EOS 1300D vs EOS 1200D Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 1300D an EOS 1200D sensor comparison

EOS 1300D vs EOS 1200D: Viewfinder

EOS 1300D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.50x and covers 95% of view field.

The EOS 1200D features an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror that also covers 95% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.50x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 1300D (0.50x)

EOS 1200D (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 1200D

Better choice: Draw

Canon EOS 1300D VS Canon EOS 1200D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 a better choice

EOS 1300D

EOS 1200D

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are that the display has a higher resolution and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS 1300D scores 4 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 1200D

No advantage for the Canon EOS 1200D compared to Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

EOS 1200D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Resolution (megapixel)18.0018.00
Speed (frames/second)33
Sensitivity100 - 6400 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Lens selection220220
Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar weight485g480g
Similar size1014cm³1007cm³
Canon EOS 1300D VS Canon EOS 1200D Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and EOS 1200D

EOS 1300D und EOS 1200D, front viewEOS 1300D und EOS 1200D, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und EOS 1200D, view from aboveEOS 1300D und EOS 1200D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Canon EOS 1200D

4
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We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS 1300D.

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