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Canon EOS 50D vs Canon EOS Rebel T6

5.73 in
4.24 in
Canon EOS 50D Digital Camera
Canon EOS 50D
5.08 in
3.99 in
Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital Camera
Canon EOS Rebel T6
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Editiorial reviews
32 editorial reviews
The 15MP Canon EOS 50D which we review, is a huge improvement over the 10MP Canon EOS 40D.Read more
Overshadowed by the protracted launch of the long-awaited full-frame 5D Mark II, the new semi-pro Canon EOS 50D DSLR camera was quietly announced at the end of August. Successor to the one year old 40D, this new model looks virtually identical on the...Read more
While the new model is essentially presented in the same wrapper as the 40D, it has significant improvements that make it very tempting indeedRead more
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Sensor type
CCD
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CMOS
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Image sensor format
APS-C
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APS-C
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Sensor size
0.88 in
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0.88 in
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Sensor photo detectors
16.0 Mpx
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19.0 Mpx
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Effective pixels
15.1 Mpx
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18.0 Mpx
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Image ratio w:h
3:2
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  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
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Max resolution
  • 4752
  • 3168
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  • 5184
  • 3456
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Other resolutions
  • 3456x2304
  • 2353x1568
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  • 3456x2304
  • 2592x1728
  • 1920x1080
  • 720x480
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Processor
DIGIC 4
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DIGIC 4+
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Image

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
ISO
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
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  • 100
  • 6400
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ISO Auto
yes
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yes
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ISO minimum
100
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100
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ISO maximum
3200
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12800
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Boosted ISO minimum
6400
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N/A
Boosted ISO maximum
12800
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12800
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Maximum image resolution
  • 4752
  • 3168
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  • 5184
  • 3456
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White balance presets
6
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6
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White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Shade
  • Tungsten
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  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom modes
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Tungsten
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Custom white balance
yes
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yes
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Supported image file formats
  • JPEG
  • RAW
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  • JPG
  • RAW
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Photo effects
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
  • Sepia
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Neutral
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Image stabilizer
yes
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yes
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Image stabilization type
No
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No
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Supported aspect ratios
3:2
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3:2
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Uncompressed format
RAW
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RAW
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HDR
no
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N/A
AEB/HDR support
yes
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no
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Optics and focus

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Lens mount
  • Canon EF-S
  • Canon EF
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  • Canon EF
  • Canon EF-S
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Optical zoom
1.5 x
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1.6 x
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Digital zoom
10.0 x
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3.0 x
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Magnification (Crop factor)
1.6 x
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1.6 x
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AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Flash
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Lamp
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Focus adjustment
Manual
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Auto/Manual
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Contrast autofocus
yes
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no
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Focal length multiplier
1.6x
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1.6x
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Autofocus
Single
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  • AI Focus
  • One Shot Focus
  • Servo Auto Focus
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Auto Focus (AF) lock
yes
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yes
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Manual focus
yes
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yes
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Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
yes
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yes
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Number of focus points
9
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9
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Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
9
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9
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Image stabiliser
Lens based only
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Lens based only
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Filter diameter
2.05 in
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2.28 in
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Phase detection autofocus
yes
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yes
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Maximum aperture
N/A
3.5
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Contrast adjustment
N/A
yes
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Brightness adjustment
N/A
yes
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Autofocus in recording mode
N/A
yes
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Auto Focus (AF) points selection
N/A
  • Auto
  • Manual
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Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Screen size
3.0 in
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3.0 in
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Articulated LCD
no
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no
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Screen technology
LCD
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LCD TFT
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Screen dots
920000
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920000
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Touch screen
no
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no
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Field of view
100.0 %
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100.0 %
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Live view
yes
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yes
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Viewfinder
Optical
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Electronic
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Viewfinder coverage
95.0 %
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95.0 %
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Viewfinder magnification
0.95 x
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0.8 x
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Separate info display
yes
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no
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Display aspect ratio
N/A
3:2
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Dioptre correction
N/A
yes
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Diopter adjustment (D-D)
N/A
2.5 - 0.5
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Eye relief
N/A
0.83 in
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Flip-out screen
N/A
no
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Photography features

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Camera shutter type
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
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Electronic
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Minimum shutter speed
30.0 s
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30.0 s
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Maximum shutter speed
1.0 s
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1.0 s
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Shutter priority
yes
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yes
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Aperture priority
yes
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yes
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Manual exposure mode
yes
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yes
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Number of exposures
3
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N/A
Exposure compensation plus
2
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5
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Exposure compensation minus
-2
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-5
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Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/2
  • 1/3
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  • 1/3
  • 1/2
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AE EV steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
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  • 1/3
  • 1/2
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Continuous shooting
yes
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no
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Self-timer delay
10.0 s
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  • 2
  • 10
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Histogram
yes
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yes
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AE frames
3
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3
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WB Bracketing
Yes
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Yes
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Subject / scene modes
no
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yes
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Flash sync speed
1/250s
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1/200s
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Built-in flash
yes
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yes
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Flash range
13
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9.2
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Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Flash OFF
  • Manual
  • Redeye Reduction
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  • Auto
  • Flash OFF
  • Flash ON
  • Manual
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Second-curtain Sync
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External flash connection
  • Hot shoe
  • PC terminal
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Hot shoe
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External flash
yes
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yes
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Continuous drive
6.3 fps
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3.0 fps
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Scene modes
  • Close-up
  • Night portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Landscape
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  • Close-up
  • Food
  • Night portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Landscape
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Self-timer
yes
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yes
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Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
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  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Partial
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Manual settings
yes
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yes
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Self-timer options
  • 2
  • 10
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  • 2
  • 10
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Speed (JPEG)
6.3 fps
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3.0 fps
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Speed (RAW)
6.3 fps
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3.0 fps
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Exposure bracketing
0.3 - 2.0±EV
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N/A
Shooting modes
N/A
Scene
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Auto exposure lock
N/A
yes
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3D support
N/A
no
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Videography features

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Video recording
yes
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yes
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HD type
Full HD
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Full HD
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Camera playback
Slide show
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  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Thumbnails
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Motion JPEG frame rate
30.0 fps
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59.94 fps
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Maximum resolution
N/A
  • 1920
  • 1080
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Recording resolutions
N/A
  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
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Supported video file formats
N/A
  • H.264
  • MOV
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Analog signal format system
N/A
  • NTSC
  • PAL
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Video recording limit
N/A
29.59 min.
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Max resolution (highest frame rate)
N/A
  • 1280
  • 720
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Max frame rate (highest resolution)
N/A
30.0 fps
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Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
N/A
60.0 fps
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Audio features

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Built-in microphone
no
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yes
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Microphone type
N/A
Mono
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Speaker type
N/A
Mono
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Voice recording
N/A
yes
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Audio system
N/A
Stereo
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Supported audio file formats
N/A
LPCM
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Design

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Body type
SLR
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SLR
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Body material
Aluminum-magnesium
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  • Carbon fiber
  • Fiberglass
  • Polycarbonate
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Colour of product
Black
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  • Black
  • Silver
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Anti-dust system
yes
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yes
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Environmentally sealed
yes
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no
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Dimensions

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Weight
25.75 oz
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15.52 oz
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Width
5.73 in
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5.08 in
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Height
4.24 in
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3.99 in
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Depth
2.89 in
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3.06 in
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Storage

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Compatible memory cards
CF
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  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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Storage types
  • Compact Flash II
  • Compact Flash
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  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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Memory slots
N/A
1
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Camera file system
N/A
DCF 2.0
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Power

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Power source type
Battery
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Battery
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Battery life (CIPA)
640
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500
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Battery technology
Lithium Polymer
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Lithium-Ion
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Battery capacity
1390.0 mAh
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N/A
Battery life (max)
N/A
500.0 h
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Battery level indicator
N/A
yes
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Number of batteries supported
N/A
1
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AC adapter included
N/A
yes
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Start-up time
N/A
500.0 ms
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Connectivity

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
HDMI
yes
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yes
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HDMI ports quantity
1
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N/A
USB version
2.0
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2.0
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Remote control
yes
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yes
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PictBridge
yes
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yes
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NFC
no
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yes
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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
no
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yes
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Firewire
no
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no
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HDMI connector type
N/A
Mini
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USB port
N/A
yes
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USB connector type
N/A
Micro-USB B
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Headphone port
N/A
no
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Microphone port
N/A
yes
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Wireless
N/A
Built-In
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Supported WiFi types
N/A
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
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DC-in jack
N/A
yes
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Smartphone remote support
N/A
no
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Bluetooth
N/A
no
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Other features

Canon EOS 50DCanon EOS 50DCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Timelapse recording
yes
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N/A
GPS
no
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yes
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Orientation sensor
yes
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yes
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Album organization
yes
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N/A
Energy Star certified
no
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N/A
Image editing modes
Rotating
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N/A
Languages support
N/A
Multi
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On Screen Display (OSD) languages
N/A
  • ARA
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
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