• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 32.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon T7 advantages over Canon EOS M6 Mark II

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $449 vs $1099
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 305 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    88 mm vs 72 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    150 vs 48 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Canon EOS M6 Mark II advantages over Canon T7

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Thinner
    49 mm vs 77 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • More pixels
    32.5 vs 24.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    14.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    26 vs 11 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Canon T7i

Canon T7
Canon T7i
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Canon T7i
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon SL2

Canon T7
Canon SL2
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Canon SL2
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D3500

Canon T7
Nikon D3500
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $447
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Nikon D3500
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $447
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony A6400

Canon T7
Sony A6400
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $892
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6400
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More pixels
  • $892
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony A6100

Canon T7
Sony A6100
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6100
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
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