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Canon EOS Rebel T2i vs Canon EOS Rebel T6

5.07 in
3.83 in
Canon EOS Rebel T2i Digital Camera
Canon EOS Rebel T2i
5.08 in
3.99 in
Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital Camera
Canon EOS Rebel T6
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Sensor type
CMOS
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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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19.0 Mpx
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Effective pixels
18.0 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
  • 5184
  • 3456
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  • 5184
  • 3456
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Other resolutions
  • 3456x2304
  • 2592x1728
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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 Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
ISO
  • 100
  • 1000
  • 3200
  • 6400
  • 12800
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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
12800
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12800
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Boosted ISO maximum
12800
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12800
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Maximum image resolution
  • 5184
  • 3456
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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
  • Fluorescent
  • 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
JPG
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  • JPG
  • RAW
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Photo effects
Neutral
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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 Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
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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1.6 x
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Magnification (Crop factor)
1.6 x
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1.6 x
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Maximum aperture
22
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3.5
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AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Flash
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Lamp
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Focus adjustment
Auto
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Auto/Manual
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Contrast autofocus
yes
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no
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Autofocus in recording mode
yes
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yes
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Focal length multiplier
1.6x
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1.6x
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Autofocus
Selective single-point
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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
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
2.28 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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Number of AF points (contrast)
9
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N/A
Digital zoom
N/A
3.0 x
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Contrast adjustment
N/A
yes
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Brightness adjustment
N/A
yes
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Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon 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 TFT
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LCD TFT
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Screen dots
1040000
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920000
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Touch screen
no
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no
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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
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
0.87 x
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0.8 x
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Separate info display
no
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no
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Second display
no
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N/A
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 Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Shooting modes
  • Movie
  • Scene
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Scene
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Camera shutter type
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
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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no
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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
1/200s
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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
  • Second-curtain Sync
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  • Auto
  • Flash OFF
  • Flash ON
  • Manual
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Second-curtain Sync
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External flash connection
Hot shoe
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Hot shoe
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External flash
yes
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yes
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Continuous drive
3.7 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
  • Partial
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  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Partial
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3D support
no
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no
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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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Face detection
yes
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N/A
Speed (JPEG)
3.7 fps
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3.0 fps
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Speed (RAW)
3.7 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

Videography features

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
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
  • H.264
  • MOV
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  • H.264
  • MOV
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Analog signal format system
  • NTSC
  • PAL
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  • NTSC
  • PAL
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Camera playback
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Thumbnails
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  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Thumbnails
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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
30.0 fps
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59.94 fps
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Video recording limit
N/A
29.59 min.
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Audio features

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Built-in microphone
yes
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yes
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Microphone type
Stereo
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Mono
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Voice recording
yes
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yes
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Supported audio file formats
PCM
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LPCM
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Speaker type
N/A
Mono
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Audio system
N/A
Stereo
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Design

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Body type
SLR
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SLR
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Body material
  • Polycarbonate
  • Stainless steel
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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
no
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no
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Dimensions

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Weight
17.64 oz
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15.52 oz
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Width
5.07 in
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5.08 in
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Height
3.83 in
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3.99 in
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Depth
3.84 in
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3.06 in
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Storage

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Compatible memory cards
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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Dual memory card slots
yes
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N/A
Memory slots
1
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1
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Storage types
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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Camera file system
  • DPOF 1.1
  • Exif 2.21
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DCF 2.0
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Power

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T6Canon EOS Rebel T6
Power source type
AC
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Battery
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Battery life (CIPA)
550
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500
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Battery life (max)
1.7 h
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500.0 h
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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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500.0 ms
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Connectivity

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon 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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Wireless
Eye-Fi Connected
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Built-In
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DC-in jack
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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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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Supported WiFi types
N/A
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
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Smartphone remote support
N/A
no
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Other features

Canon EOS Rebel T2iCanon EOS Rebel T2iCanon 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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Date imprinting
yes
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N/A
Energy Star certified
no
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N/A
Languages support
  • ARA
  • BUL
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • EST
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
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Multi
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On Screen Display (OSD) languages
  • 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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  • 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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Image editing modes
Rotating
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N/A