• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon 77D advantages over Canon T7i

  • More telephoto lens reach
    216 mm vs 88 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

Canon T7i advantages over Canon 77D

  • Lighter weight
    747g vs 1055g
    Lighter weight

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Both provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Pentaprism viewfinder
    Neither provide
    Much better viewfinder picture fidelity
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

  • Very good image quality; Improved dynamic range at low ISOs; Very fast autofocus; Dual Pixel CMOS AF in Live View; Much improved RAW buffer depth; 1080/60p video; Quick Control Dial & top-panel LCD screen.

  • Default JPEGs slightly soft straight out of camera; Dynamic range & high ISOs lag behind competing cameras; No 4K video resolution.

  • Very good image quality; Improved dynamic range & high ISO quality over T6i; 45-point AF system; Fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Improved buffer depth.

  • Default JPEGs slightly soft straight out of camera; Dynamic range & high ISO still lags behind competitors; No 4K video.

The Competition

Compared to Canon T6s

Canon 77D
Canon T6s
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Canon T7i
Canon T6s
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Top deck display

Compared to Sony A68

Canon 77D
Sony A68
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon T7i
Sony A68
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Pentax K-70

Canon 77D
Pentax K-70
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon T7i
Pentax K-70
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Pentax KP

Canon 77D
Pentax KP
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $879
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon T7i
Pentax KP
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $879
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon T7

Canon 77D
Canon T7
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
Canon T7i
Canon T7
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $549
  • APS-C
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