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4.7 out of 5 stars
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4.7 out of 5 stars
Canon EOS 700D Digital SLR Camera with 3 inch LCD - Black
Style: Camera body EOS 700D|Change
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on 17 January 2016
This is one wonderful camera. My last SLR was a (film) Minolta from the 90s, but with the advent of digital I stopped using it and bought a digital 'point-and shoot' Olympus. After 12 years faithful service the Olympus died and, still missing the power and creativity of an SLR, I decided to look for a new one. So, whilst far from being from a pro photographer, I'm not a complete noob either. I was looking for something with full manual control combined with a fair bit of hand-holding.
After reading countless reviews and watching hundreds of YT videos, I chose this...and what a good choice it is proving to be! There are really only one or two competitors in this price range and I must admit that I did a fair bit of procrastinating. But, my final decision was crystal-clear. This is perhaps no longer one of the latest and greatest 'upper-entry level' DSLRs when comparing numbers alone. However, when viewed as a complete, user-friendly package, it is, in my view, still unbeatable. A few pros and cons for you...

PROS
++Probably the most user-friendly albeit complex tech I've ever owned
++Incredibly easy to use; switch it on, select full-auto, take a picture and a beautiful image will be displayed on the monitor
++Full built-in support to help and guide you with every selection and choice (switch-off the help if you wish)
++The design of the camera simply encourages you to move from full automation to full manual control in small (or large if you wish) stages
++So good to use, you'll find yourself picking it up all the time and taking more and more shots of everything from cats to carnations
++The screen, wow, so good, so intuitive, touch-sensitive, clever, you can focus and take shots with you finger if you like! 'Fully-articulated' ie flips-out and swivels, very, very useful, I can't now imagine being without it
++High-quality, silent, fast-focusing 'kit' lens
++I didn't buy this camera for its video capabilities but I can tell you that crisp 1080p video is available at the flick of a switch with decent sound from the built-in stereo microphones. You can plug an external mic in too
++Great ergonomics and build
++Good-quality bundled Canon software including a disc of photography lessons and a program to organise and edit your RAW files
++Lenses; tons of aftermarket lenses are available at reasonable prices

CONS
--I can't really think of anything at the moment. There's no wi-fi or GPS so you may want to bear that in mind. You'll need to budget for a bag, memory-card and whatever else takes your fancy

I'm thrilled with this camera and I thoroughly recommend it
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TOP 1000 REVIEWERon 30 March 2016
Simple easy to use controls, lightweight comfortable in the hand. The pictures taken so far have been very clear, simple to transfer for storage. The lens really does help eliminate shake and I'm glad I went for this combination. I haven't yet had a chance to put the battery life to test yet, but I don't see a problem. The menu hasn't been fully tested yet but as mentioned the controls are quite intuitive. The flash is good and I'm very happy with that. I'm now thinking of adding a tripod or support stick so that I can be more adventurous when taking photos. Another point where I've had success is night photography there have been a few planets visible as well as the moon, good for trialling.
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on 27 October 2017
been using for 2 yrs now . the way the strap fixes to body is a real pain as it keeps flopping over the top lcd display window why dont makers realise this. The on off switch is a bit daft you can so easily over shoot on and go to movie . Would be much better if switch was on front of hand grip. the rear panel controls are not the easiest to find in the poor light like night shooting.I do wonder the reason for all the scene modes a person using a dslr will use a pict editor so that facility could be replaced by other finction. I have 28-200 lens to go with it but i keep going back to the std zoom due to the overall feel of the cam
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on 20 November 2017
I bought this to use as a fixed video camera for recording videos for use on YouTube.

The quality is excellent, and for my purposes is easy to use and work with.
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on 7 June 2017
Great quality
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on 28 July 2017
Very good would use again ...
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on 25 August 2017
Perfect camera, easy to used. Takes perfect pictures
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on 27 April 2017
Pleased with product
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on 3 March 2017
I am so happy,everything is good service.thank you see you soon.
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on 22 September 2017
very pleased with the camera and the prompt service,
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