24.1 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) Sensor with ISO 100-6400 (H: 12800)
Capture super fine details and beautiful, vibrant colors with the EOS 1500D camera’s high-resolution 24.1 Megapixel APS-C sensor. The large sensor helps the camera perform superbly even in low light, giving you the chance to capture amazing results in a variety of conditions. A wide ISO range of 100-6400 (H: 12800) gives you the confidence to carry on taking pictures even when the lighting gets dim.
DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
The Canon DIGIC 4+ Image Processor powers the EOS 1500D 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 shots by up to 60% compared to the DIGIC 4 Image Processor. This helps reduce noise for brilliant color, smooth gradations and beautiful detail even in low light.
Built-in Wi-Fi®* Capability
EOS 1500D camera offers a number of easy solutions for sharing. It’s equipped with built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity to help make wireless functions incredibly easy and convenient. Using Wi-Fi® and Canon’s free Camera Connect app, the EOS 1500D can connect to a number of compatible devices – including smartphones, tablets, Wi-Fi® enabled Canon cameras, and Wi-Fi® equipped printers. You can share photos and videos between cameras, browse photos and videos, print images for friends and family or post them to select social media sites.
Built-in NFC** Capability
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 EOS 1500D camera to the Connect Station CS100 and the transfer is done! With the Connect Station CS100, you can store, view and organize all of your photos and videos from just one device.
Remote Shooting and Wireless Printing
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 utilize the AF button. Just connect to a compatible device using the free Camera Connect app* to start capturing photos using remote shooting.
* Compatible with iOS® versions 9.3/10.3/11.0, Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1/8.0. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
** Compatible with Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1/8.0.
The EOS 1500D camera 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 and crisp detail whether the camera is oriented in portrait or landscape position. An AI Servo AF system achieves and maintains consistent focus with an incredible degree of reliability.
The Optical Viewfinder on the EOS 1500D camera lets you quickly line up and capture a photo in nearly any situation. It helps you accurately see what the lens sees even in bright sunlight, so you can be sure you’re taking the picture you want. Utilizing the viewfinder can help you hold the camera steady, which can reduce camera shake for clear and sharp photos.
The EOS 1500D camera 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.
The EOS 1500D camera features Scene Intelligent Auto mode, which delivers accurate exposure, simply. It uses the EOS Scene Analysis System, an automatic feature that helps analyze the image, accounting for faces, colors, brightness, moving objects, contrast and more. 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.
The EOS 1500D camera offers easy-to-use video capture with breathtaking Full HD quality and a variety of recording sizes and frame rates, including 30p for a natural look. Simply press the dedicated Live View/Movie Recording button to get started. The 1500D also 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 over 60 interchangeable lens options provide plenty of creative opportunities.
The EOS 1500D camera lets you capture up to 3.0 fps (frames per second) until the card is full, or for up to approximately 11 RAW files. Whether capturing the action on the soccer field or waiting for the right expression on someone’s face, the EOS 1500D delivers intuitive, speedy operation for a great shot. With near-instant startup, speedy AF and virtually no shutter lag, the EOS 1500D will help you capture the action, when you want.
Different light sources can affect the colors you see in a photo. With Auto White Balance, the EOS 1500D camera automatically adjusts the white balance according to “ambience priority,” which retains warm color tones to help maintain the mood of the shot, or “white priority,” 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.
The EOS 1500D camera provides a Feature Guide that displays a simple description to explain how each function can apply to different shooting situations. This description is displayed in shooting modes, during playback, Live View and more for easy access. It appears automatically when a function is selected – a lifesaver when trying to determine a suitable mode or function for the next picture. The feature guide works automatically by default, and can be disabled easily through the camera’s menu.
The EOS 1500D 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 to your preference. Creative Auto mode puts basic settings in full automatic operation, but provides shooting guides on the LCD screen that explain how to change settings and how this can affect the final image. With Creative Auto mode, you can experiment and learn more about photography while still taking stunning photographs.
The EOS 1500D camera allows you to capture images with a new perspective. The camera features five different creative filters for still images: Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Grainy B/W, Soft Focus and Toy Camera Effect. Each filter alters the mood and feel of any particular scene, allowing you to create photos with a fun, distinctive flair.
The EOS 1500D camera is compatible with all Canon lenses in the EF and EF-S lineup. These lenses range from ultra-wide angle for grand, scenic landscapes, to super telephoto which can help you capture sports, wildlife and more from afar. Each Canon lens employs advanced optical expertise and engineering to help deliver phenomenal performance in virtually all facets of the photographic process. Numerous lenses feature Canon’s sophisticated Optical Image Stabilizer technology to minimize the effect of camera shake.