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Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 / Kiss X9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 235 reviews of Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 / Kiss X9. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and price. The performance and size are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the connectivity. Some have doubts about the low light performance and viewfinder.

usability, size, performance, price, portability

viewfinder, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 / Kiss X9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Michael Topham (trustedreviews.com)

Canon EOS 200D

 

Beginner friendly DSLR with superb vari-angle screen. Canon EOS 200D.

World’s lightest DSLR with vari-angle screen ; Fast focusing performance in Live View ; Intuitive layout of buttons and dials ; Guided user interface helps beginners learn the key controls and settings

Basic arrangement of 9 AF points ; Single scroll dial on the top plate

Investing in your first interchangeable-lens camera is a big decision to make. Two of the key things you’ll want to look for are a reliably performing camera that’s well supported by a wide range of lenses and accessories. The Canon EOS 200D delivers...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Canon EOS 200D review

 

Can Canon's smallest ever DSLR take on the mirrorless clan?

Compact size for a DSLR ; Has an optical viewfinder ; Good image quality in most conditions ; Big range of lenses

Still larger than mirrorless rivals ; Only nine AF points

A great first option for beginners who prefer DSLR-style handling and features over those on mirrorless cams

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Canon EOS 200D review: The perfect mini DSLR for beginners?

 

If you're looking for an interchangeable lens camera that's not too big then a mirrorless model might be the obvious option. But with a whole raft of

Tilt-angle touchscreen is great to use ; Small scale and lightweight for a DSLR ; High standard of image quality ; Lots of EF lenses to grow into ; Guided UI makes it more accessible for newcomers (with room to grow) ; Great battery life

9-point AF system isn't the best going (especially for continuous autofocus) ; Viewfinder has 95% field-of-view limits ; Live view autofocus not fully accurate ; Video limits to Full HD only

We genuinely weren't expecting Canon to launch a 100D replacement model because of the potential cross-over this has with the company's EOS M mirrorless series. Because, in our view, the 200D is better than any EOS M, has greater lens support and...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Phil Hall (techradar.com)

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D review

 

Small, light and easy to use

Great Live View AF performance ; Polished touchscreen interface ; Easy to use ; Image quality very good ; User-friendly interface

9-point AF system is somewhat basic ; High price – at least for now ; Plasticky finish ; No 4K video

The compact proportions of the original Rebel SL1 / 100D meant it was truly novel amongst its peers, but the slightly bulkier proportions of the EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D make it feel more like a slightly pared-down Rebel T7i / 800D than anything...

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Jade Vincent (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon EOS 200D review: A solid budget DSLR

 

The Canon EOS 200D is a solid performer at an attractive price

High image quality ; Responsive and straightforward in live view mode ; Class-leading video autofocus

Autofocus with the viewfinder is relatively basic ; Some manual controls are hard to access

The Nikon D3400 remains our pick of the budget DSLRs thanks to its lower price and lower noise at fast ISO speeds, although its screen isn’t articulated or touch-sensitive and its video autofocus isn’t as reliable as the Canon EOS 200D's. That keeps...

May, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Canon EOS 200D review

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Touted as the lightest DSLR available, the Canon EOS 200D is designed to be easy for beginners to pick up and use, without the traditional size and bulk of a DSLR. While the 200D may have a fast shutter speed and very good image stabilisation, what is...

Aug, 2017

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (ephotozine.com)

Canon EOS 200D Rebel SL2 Review

 

We review the new 24mp Canon EOS 200D - Canon's compact Digital SLR with Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth.

With a gap of four years, the Canon EOS 200D offers a significant update to the 100D , with a 24mp sensor, white priority white balance (great for product shots), improved continuous shooting speed (5fps), improved battery life (650 shots), impressive...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Daven Mathies (digitaltrends.com)

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 review

 

With plenty of new features and tech, the SL2 easily outshines its predecessor -- but not much else.

Compact size ; Fast live-view autofocus ; Articulating touchscreen ; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth ; Easy to use

Nine-point AF system when using viewfinder ; Small viewfinder ; Outclassed by mirrorless rivals

After four years, the Rebel SL2 is a significant improvement over the original. Everything but the AF system (when using the viewfinder) has changed. The inclusion of an articulating monitor, touchscreen, wireless connectivity, and a new sensor with...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon EOS Rebel SL2

 

The Canon EOS Rebel SL2 is the smallest SLR camera in the company's lineup. It boasts a modern 24MP image sensor, but its autofocus system isn't as good as the larger T7i.

Really small and light. 24MP APS-C image sensor. Dual Pixel AF in Live View. Vari-angle touch LCD. Microphone input. Guided user interface. Wi-Fi.

Dated nine-point focus system. Some focus lag in live view. Small Raw shooting buffer. Video limited to 1080p.

The SL2 is a solid option for any entry-level user in search of an SLR, but it's by no means bleeding edge in terms of performance. It's not the absolute best at anything it does, but it does a lot of things well. Image quality is much better than what...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dpreview.com)

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D Shooting Experience

 

The EOS Rebel SL2 (also known as the EOS 200D) is one of Canon's entry-level DSLRs and impressively compact. To recreate what a new photographer who just picked up the SL2 would experience, we put the camera into auto mode and headed to the zoo.

Aug, 2017

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