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Canon EOS 250D: World’s lightest DSLR with 4K and articulating screen

- 5 years ago

Billed as the perfect family DSLR, due to its light weight and small form factor, [just 451 grams, including the battery] the new CANON EOS 250D also offers an impressive set of features that should pique the interest of many an enthusiast filmmaker or photographer.

Canon EOS 250D

Key Features

  • 24.1 Megapixel APS-C sensor
  • DIGIC 8 processor      
  • Optical viewfinder
  • 4K video mode
  • Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus [AF]
  • Vari-angle touchscreen
  • Guided user interface & Creative Assist
  • Bluetooth® & Wi-Fi

Is the Canon EOS 250D the best family DSLR right now?

The EOS 250D lands as the successor to Canon’s popular EOS 200D and comes with a guided user interface to help with the simple operation of the camera’s functions. It includes a 24.1 Megapixel Dual Pixel CMOS APS-C sensor, 4K movie capability, fast autofocus, and connectivity to mobile devices to help with instant uploads to sicial channels and for archiving.

In addition, the camera features DIGIC 8, Canon’s latest image processor which powers many of its functions, including 4K movie recording, 4K time-lapse and 4K frame grabs from 4K movies.

4K Video

The new EOS 250D can shoot [up to] 4K video [3840×2160] at 23.98 or 25 frames per second. The touch screen function will also come in handy if using the Dual Pixel autofocus [AF] features. It’s great to see that Canon has also included a dedicated 3.5mm external audio jack.

Watch Canon’s offficial launch video below

Pricing and availability

The new Canon EOS 250D will be available in black, silver and white later this month, [25th April 2019, to be precise].

EOS 250D [body only]: £529.99
EOS 250D + EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM: £599.99

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.