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Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 is II Digital Camera

SLR 12.2MP CMOS SDXC Oct 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Seven industry awards
Plasticky and a tad bulky
Unacceptable noise level
113 Reviews + 7 Awards
Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Recommended

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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

The authors at four expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this Canon camera. What Digital Camera, Ephotozine, Camera Labs and M3.idg.se all gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

This digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review websites PhotographyBlog.com who said that this low megapixel digital camera was very good.

The writers at two more expert review sites both thought that this camera was good. Pcforalla.idg.se gave this digital camera a "Good Choice" award and it received a "Hot Product" award from Pocket Lint.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on fifty-two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 75 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this camera as marvellous on average. 25 reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This means that owners think this Canon camera is one of the very best cameras of a comparable type and age.

Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

We checked 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Support

Beginner Friendly Feature Guide

Seven people thought it had good technical guidance. Mac World mentioned “Beginner friendly Feature Guide” however he only scored this digital camera 1 stars. Pc Advisor.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Crammed with auto and manual shooting options”. Six years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “It also offers plenty of help when it comes to taking your” and gave it a score of 6 stars.


Focusing

Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of 0.25 meters, the 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has one of the larger closest focusing distances amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 0.45m.

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Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. The average display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera is 420,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Light Exposure

Only Supports Two ISO Sensitivities

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a greater number of ISO speeds than most low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 400, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 100 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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Picture Quality

Only 2256 X 1504 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a 2256 x 1504 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most cameras that are a similar age to it have a 384 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 720 x 480, 1920 x 1080 and 3088 x 2056 and 4272 x 2848. The still image resolution of all cameras of a similar type and age to this camera ranges from 384 x 480 to 6016 x 4016.

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Lens System

Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 88 millimeters) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera range from 0.28mm to 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 230mm.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.5, the 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera. Across all the low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 11.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 26mm. The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (29 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who bought the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II concluded that it was noisy. Popphoto.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fast AF; low noise to ISO 800”. Expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II six years ago “The Canon EOS 1100D delivers great image quality, with excellent noise levels, right upto ISO3200” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II does not have a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera do have a built-in microphone.

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Image Quality, Autofocus Performance (at This Entry Level

Eight people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Techradar mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Image quality, autofocus performance (at this entry level” . Expert review site Firstpost.com said six years ago “For a long time, Canon has been focusing on DSLR cameras aimed at the prosumer target audience” in their Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II review. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera in the same month “The combination of proven metering, auto-focus and processing systems with a sensible 12 megapixel sensor” and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

Seven people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned six years ago “It's actually a very good lens” but they gave the product a rating of 18.8 out of 100. Pc Advisor.co.uk also wrote “The Canon EOS 1100D is available with the now standard 18 55mm 3.5 5.6 IS kit lens” in their review. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com said “The 1100D forges together decent performance with good, if not slightly soft (with kit lens), image quality” in their review of this digital camera.

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Rbjosh1 mentioned in their review of this digital camera “For the package that I bought came with a nice zoom lens along with the one already installed” .

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Image Quality

Thirty-four customers who reviewed it said that it was able to produce good images. Dp Review mentioned eleven years ago “L'ergonomie peaufine, des fonctionnalits sensiblement enrichies avec plus d'options de configuration, des performances suprieures celles de son prdcesseur, la qualit photo et vido toujours excellente”. Asia.cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Vivid and sharp images”. Camera Labs mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good image quality that's similar to modern 14 Mpixel rivals”.

Five people who reviewed the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II concluded that it had a good ISO range. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Adems de un diseo ergonmico, ofrece poco ruido digital en sensibilidades altas de ISO”. Mac World said “Superior low lighthigh ISO performance” but in spite of that he gave the product a rating of 18.2 out of 100. Six years ago Asia.cnet.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Decent high ISO noise performance” but even so they rated it 18.32 out of 100.

Three people who purchased it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Newegg.com wrote “Continuous shooting, records video, HDMI port”. Seven years ago expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk rated it 7 stars and mentioned “12.2 million effective pixels ISO 100-6400 2.7in LCD screen with 230,000 dots 720p HD video Street price £419 body only or £499 including kit lensScores” in their review of this digital camera.

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good in low light. Pc Mag said six years ago “Good low-light performance” in their review of this digital camera. Bc mentioned on Tigerdirect.com “Good in low light and for fast action”.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Ld2.ciol.com said “It has a 12Mp CMOS sensor with a sensitivit” in their Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II review.

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Lowdef Screen

Five customers who reviewed it agreed that it did not have a good screen. Camera Labs wrote in their review of this digital camera “Relatively small 2.7in screen”. Six years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera on PC Advisor.co.uk “Lowdef screen”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also said “The biggest disappointment with the Canon EOS 1100D is the small 2.7-inch screen on the back” in their review.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good viewfinder. Cnet.com said in their Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II review “A nothing-but-the-basics feature set and claustrophobic viewfinder leave the camera an uninspiring shooter”. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned on PC Advisor.co.uk “New viewfinder has slightly less magnification, much narrower diopter adjustment range”.

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Not Full HD Video

Thirteen people who reviewed it considered that it was not good for video recording. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned on PC Advisor.co.uk six years ago “No cuenta con enfoque continuo a la hora de grabar video ni enfoque tan ntido”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also wrote “Saknar autofokus under video” in their review. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Poor focusing in movie mode”.

Weaker Popup Flash Than Many Rivals

Three customers concluded that the product did not have a good flash. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Flash button is easy to miss, since it lacks a screen-printed label”. Camera Labs mentioned “Weaker popup flash than many rivals” in their review of the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II. Six years ago Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “No front AF Assist lamp (uses built-in flash”.


Weight & Dimensions

Loads of Advanced Features, -Price, -Performance, -Lightweight

Five customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Six years ago expert website T3.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The EOS 1100D follows on from the 1000D as Canon’s budget digital SLR aimed, like the, at those trading up from a compact camera for the first time” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au wrote “At compact users looking to upgrade to a”. Imaging-Resource.com scored the product 5 stars and said “The Canon T3 is much more than just a compact SLR, though; it's a good quality camera with a rich feature set that just happens to carry an entry-level price” in their review of this digital camera.

Three people who bought it agreed that it was lightweight. Newegg.com said “Lightweight, easy to get started, plenty of options” in their review of the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II. Hardwarezone.com.my wrote in their review of this digital camera six years ago “Then again, with its lightweight body and color variations, they make it easier to overlook such relatively mi” and rated it 5 stars.

Two customers agreed that this digital camera was a good body shape. Ld2.ciol.com mentioned “The Canon EOS 1100D is a responsive and intuitive DSLR that offers many of the key features of advanced DSLRs, in a smaller and lighter body” in their Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II review and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

One owner who reviewed it mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Expert review site T3.com said “The Canon has a distinctly plastic-y grey outer shell, chunky dimensions and large” .

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good structurally. Six years ago Newegg.com wrote “Simple operation, decent construction” in their review of this digital camera although they only rated it 1 stars.

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Heavy

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II is one of the heavier low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years (495 grams) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The weights of cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera range from 50g to 1.3kg.

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Features

Basic Feature Set

Thirteen customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Mac World mentioned “Basic feature set” in his review of the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II. T3.com wrote “Plenty of full auto and true manual features for all levels of experience” yet they gave the product a rating of 1 stars. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned on expert website Imaging Resource.com six years ago “The Rebel T3 has a fairly rich feature set” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 6 stars.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II supports video recording. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also support video recording.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all digital cameras of this age and spec the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Design

Good Looking

Two customers who purchased the product thought it was smooth. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “The body's smooth plastic finish or the live view mode's sluggish focusing, that's pretty much where the moaning stops” and scored it 7 stars.

Two people agreed that it was good looking. Newegg.com wrote in the same month “Tons of options that are pretty easy to figure out” in their review of this digital camera. Six years ago Expertreviews.co.uk rated the product 8 stars and wrote on expert review site Expert Reviews “Its ability to take gorgeous photos is hard to fault” in their review of the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II.

One customer considered that it was well designed. Pc Advisor.co.uk said “The design of the Canon EOS 1100D is firmly evolution rather than revolution” in their Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II review but they only rated it 1 stars.

One customer mentioned that this digital camera was ergonomic. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Good ergonomics” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was neat. Five years ago Doc2010 said in their review of this digital camera on Tigerdirect.com “You can fool anyone with the images you can capture with this neat, affordable model”.

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Simple to Use

Ten customers considered that it was easy to use. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned on PC Advisor.co.uk “Simple to use”. Camera Labs said “Supplied with decent RAW and remote control software”. Newegg.com wrote six years ago “I use to use a Canon Powershot 590 IS, So Upgrading to this was easy” in their review of this digital camera.

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Quick and easy access to many settings”. Imaging-Resource.com wrote on expert review site Imaging Resource.com six years ago “An enhanced menu guide system makes it perhaps the most approachable Canon SLR to date for novic” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 4 stars. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus in the same month “This mode allows novice users to quickly change key settings such as the depth of field, which is given the” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product 6 stars.

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Newegg.com wrote in their review of the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II “The feel was very comfortable”. One person considered that this digital camera had a good interface. Asia.cnet.com wrote six years ago “User-friendly button interface for beginners” but in spite of that they rated it 18.32 out of 100.

One owner who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to handle. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com rated the product 5 stars and mentioned “Handling is good, with a comfortable grip, although those with larger han” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. Camarron said on Tigerdirect.com “I am a novice when it comes to cameras and this camera was very easy to set up” and gave it a rating of 9 stars.

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Image Quality

Seventeen customers reckoned that it was good quality. Mac World said in his Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II review “Superior image quality”. Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Responsive, good quality 12.2-megapixel DSLR”. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Picture quality up to 3200 ISO” in their review of the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II.

Plasticky and a Tad Bulky

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was not well made. What Digital Camera said in their Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II review “Build quality (plastic finish), slow live view focusing”. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned on PC Advisor.co.uk “Construction perfectible (prhension approximative” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar wrote “Softness and quality issues from kit lens, plasticy build, sluggish live view”.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II supports PictBridge, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Battery

700 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II is a camera that takes 700 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has an AC adapter included. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a battery charger included, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Batteries Included

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has an external flash connector. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have an external flash connector.

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Quite Fast Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera range from 2s to 12s. At only 2 seconds, the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a fairly fast flash recharging time compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Camera

Has a Dioptre Correction

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a dioptre correction, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II supports direct printing. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also support direct printing.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has an orientation sensor. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Live View

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also support live view.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II features brightness adjustment. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Histogram

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II features histogram. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also feature histogram.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II supports video capability. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has an HDMI port. Most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Power

Long Battery Life

Three customers wrote that the product had a good battery life. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Long 700-shot battery life” in their review of this digital camera. Gene said in his review of this digital camera “The battery life is great I have taken 300 or more shoots” .


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 17152032PN964462PN996337CUR, canon co57018ean, eos1100dbodyzwa, Canon EOS M, 17152032CUR, canon 1100d, 17152032PCW, 5162b015aa, 5161b016aa, EOSMRE-WLK, 5163b013aa, 5161b017aa, 5162b012aa
Barcodes 00012345008788, 00012345517891, 00714574570051, 02000000021263, 03606502319793, 03610170486688, 03610170487159, 03610170525950, 04960999784472, 04960999784595, 04960999784946, 04960999785561, 04960999785714, 04960999785738, 04960999797632, 04960999907154, 05053106007546, 05053460901955, 05054230639061, 05055147593934, 08714574570044, 08714574570051, 08714574570068, 08714574570075, 08714574570082, 08714574570112, 08714574570129, 08714574570136, 08714574570143, 08714574570150

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