• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon T6s 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
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 148 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Canon T7i advantages over Canon T6s

  • Less expensive
    $749 vs $1007
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 0.9 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 440 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More cross-type AF points
    45 vs 19
    Cross-type AF points improve autofocus performance
  • Newer
    19 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    747g vs 1047g
    Lighter weight
  • More AF points
    45 vs 19
    More AF points improve autofocus
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.0 fps vs 4.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    6.0 fps vs 4.8 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    24 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • 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 HDMI output 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

  • Highest resolution Canon APS-C camera yet; Good high ISO performance for its class; Very fast autofocus; Servo AF in Live View; Quick Control Dial & top-plate LCD screen.

  • Shallow buffer depth with RAW files; Below average battery life; No 60p video frame rate.

  • 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 Nikon D7200

Canon T6s
Nikon D7200
  • $780
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $797
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
Canon T7i
Nikon D7200
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $797
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon 80D

Canon T6s
Canon 80D
  • $780
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Canon T7i
Canon 80D
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Pentax KP

Canon T6s
Pentax KP
  • $780
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $890
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Canon T7i
Pentax KP
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $890
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon 77D

Canon T6s
Canon 77D
  • $780
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Canon T7i
Canon 77D
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Top deck display

Compared to Canon T7

Canon T6s
Canon T7
  • $780
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • Lighter weight
Canon T7i
Canon T7
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Newer
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