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Canon EOS 7D vs Canon EOS Rebel T6i

5.83 in
2.89 in
Canon EOS 7D Digital Camera
Canon EOS 7D
5.19 in
3.96 in
Canon EOS Rebel T6i Digital Camera
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
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
19.0 Mpx
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25.0 Mpx
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Effective pixels
18.0 Mpx
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24.0 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
  • 5184
  • 3456
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  • 6000
  • 4000
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Other resolutions
  • 5184x3456
  • 3888x2592
  • 3456x2304
  • 2592x1728
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N/A
Processor
2 x DIGIC 4
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DIGIC 6
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Image

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
ISO
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
  • 6400
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  • 100
  • 6400
  • 12800
  • Auto
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ISO Auto
yes
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N/A
ISO minimum
100
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100
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ISO maximum
6400
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25600
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Boosted ISO maximum
12800
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25600
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Maximum image resolution
  • 5184
  • 3456
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  • 6000
  • 4000
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White balance presets
6
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8
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White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Tungsten
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  • ATW
  • Cloudy
  • Custom modes
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent L
  • Shade
  • Tungsten
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Custom white balance
yes
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yes
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Supported image file formats
  • JPG
  • RAW
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  • JPG
  • RAW
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Photo effects
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
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  • Black&White
  • 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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  • 1:1
  • 3:2
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
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Uncompressed format
RAW
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RAW
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HDR
no
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yes
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AEB/HDR support
yes
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yes
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Optics and focus

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Lens mount
Canon EF-S
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  • Canon EF
  • Canon EF-S
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Optical zoom
5.6 x
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N/A
Magnification (Crop factor)
1.6 x
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1.6 x
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Maximum aperture
3.5
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4
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AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Flash
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Lamp
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Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
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Auto/Manual
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Contrast autofocus
yes
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yes
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Brightness adjustment
yes
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yes
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Autofocus in recording mode
yes
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N/A
Focal length multiplier
1.6x
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1.6x
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Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Servo Auto Focus
  • Spot Auto Focus
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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) points selection
  • Auto
  • Manual
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  • Auto
  • Manual
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Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
yes
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yes
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Number of focus points
19
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19
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Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
19
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19
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Image stabiliser
Lens based only
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Lens based only
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Filter diameter
2.64 in
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2.64 in
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Phase detection autofocus
yes
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yes
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Number of AF points (contrast)
N/A
19
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Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Screen size
3.0 in
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3.0 in
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Articulated LCD
no
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yes
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Screen technology
LCD
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LCD
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Display aspect ratio
3:2
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3:2
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Screen dots
920000
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1040000
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Touch screen
no
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yes
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Field of view
160.0 %
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100.0 %
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Live view
yes
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yes
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Viewfinder
Electronic
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Electronic
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Viewfinder coverage
100.0 %
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95.0 %
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Viewfinder magnification
1.0 x
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0.82 x
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Dioptre correction
yes
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yes
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Diopter adjustment (D-D)
3 - 1
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3 - 1
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Separate info display
yes
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no
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Eye relief
N/A
0.75 in
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Flip-out screen
N/A
yes
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Second display
N/A
no
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Photography features

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Shooting modes
  • Aperture priority
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Movie
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
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  • Movie
  • Scene
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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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3
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Exposure compensation plus
5
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5
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Exposure compensation minus
-5
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-5
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Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
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  • 1/3
  • 1/2
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Auto exposure lock
yes
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yes
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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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yes
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Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 10
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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
yes
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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
12
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12
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Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Flash OFF
  • Redeye Reduction
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  • High-speed Sync
  • Redeye Reduction
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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
8.0 fps
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5.0 fps
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Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
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  • Food
  • Sports
  • Landscape
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Self-timer
yes
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yes
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Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
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  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • 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)
8.0 fps
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5.0 fps
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Speed (RAW)
8.0 fps
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5.0 fps
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Exposure bracketing
0.3 - 3.0±EV
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0.3 - 2.0±EV
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Flash metering system
N/A
  • E-TTL
  • E-TTL II
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Videography features

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Maximum resolution
  • 1920
  • 1080
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  • 1920
  • 1080
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Video recording
yes
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yes
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Recording resolutions
  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
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  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
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HD type
Full HD
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Full HD
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Supported video file formats
MOV
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MP4
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Analog signal format system
  • NTSC
  • PAL
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  • NTSC
  • PAL
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Camera playback
  • Single image
  • Slide show
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  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
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Max resolution (highest frame rate)
  • 1280
  • 720
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  • 1280
  • 720
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Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30.0 fps
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30.0 fps
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Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
60.0 fps
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60.0 fps
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Motion JPEG frame rate
29.97 fps
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30.0 fps
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Audio features

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Built-in microphone
yes
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yes
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Microphone type
Mono
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Stereo
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Voice recording
yes
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yes
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Speaker type
N/A
Mono
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Audio system
N/A
Stereo
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Supported audio file formats
N/A
AAC
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Noise reduction
N/A
yes
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Design

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Body type
SLR
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SLR
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Body material
Magnesium
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  • Aluminium
  • Polycarbonate
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Colour of product
Black
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Black
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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 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Weight
28.92 oz
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17.99 oz
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Width
5.83 in
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5.19 in
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Height
2.89 in
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3.96 in
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Depth
4.36 in
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3.06 in
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Storage

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Compatible memory cards
  • CF
  • MicroDrive
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  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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Dual memory card slots
yes
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N/A
Storage types
  • Compact Flash Type I/II
  • UDMA
  • SD
  • SDHC
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  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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Camera file system
  • DPOF 1.1
  • Exif 2.21
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  • DPOF 1.1
  • Exif 2.3
  • RAW
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Memory slots
N/A
1
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Power

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
Power source type
  • AC
  • Battery
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Battery
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Battery life (CIPA)
750
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440
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Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
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Lithium-Ion
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Battery level indicator
yes
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yes
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Number of batteries supported
1
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1
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AC adapter included
yes
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yes
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On/off switch
yes
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N/A
Start-up time
100.0 ms
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18.0 ms
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Battery capacity
N/A
1040.0 mAh
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Battery recharge time
N/A
2.0 h
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Battery voltage
N/A
7.2 V
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Connectivity

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
HDMI
no
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yes
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HDMI ports quantity
1
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N/A
HDMI connector type
Mini
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Mini
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USB version
2.0
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2.0
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Microphone port
yes
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yes
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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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Bluetooth
no
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no
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Firewire
no
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no
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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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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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Other features

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS Rebel T6iCanon EOS Rebel T6i
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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Energy Star certified
no
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no
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Languages support
  • ARA
  • BUL
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • ITA
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUS
  • SWE
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  • 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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Tripod mounting supported
yes
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N/A
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
  • ARA
  • BUL
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
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  • ARA
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • THA
  • UKR
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Image editing modes
Resizing
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N/A