Should you buy a Canon EOS Rebel SL3 in 2022?

Canon EOS 250D
(Image credit: Future)

The Canon EOS Rebel SL3 was first launched back in April 2019, which is actually not that long ago but seems like an age in the world of digital imaging. Just to confuse things, it’s also called the EOS 250D in Europe, the EOS 200D Mark II in Australia, or the EOS Kiss X10 in Japan.

Whatever it’s called where you are, it’s a firm favorite in our list of the best cameras for beginners and the best cameras for students (and film students). It’s definitely one of the best DSLRs you can still buy.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at