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Canon EOS Rebel T7i vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

5.16 in
3.93 in
Canon EOS Rebel T7i Digital Camera
Canon EOS Rebel T7i
3.74 in
2.3 in
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700 Digital Camera
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
33
4.0 out of 5
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38
4.3 out of 5
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Sensor typeCMOSCCD
Image sensor format
Advanced Photo System type-C
N/A
Sensor size0.88 in0.24 in
Sensor photo detectors26.0 Mpx10.0 Mpx
Effective pixels24.0 Mpx10.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Max resolution6000 x 4000 px3648 x 2736 px
ProcessorDIGIC 7
N/A
Other resolutions
N/A
  • 3648x2432
  • 3648x2056
  • 2592x1944
  • 2048x1536
  • 1920x1080
  • 640x480

Image

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
ISO
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
  • 6400
  • 12800
  • 25600
  • Auto
  • 80
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
  • Auto
ISO minimum10080
ISO maximum512003200
Boosted ISO maximum51200
N/A
Maximum image resolution6000 x 4000 px3648 x 2736 px
White balance presets610
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom modes
  • Daylight
  • Shade
  • Tungsten
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
Custom white balanceyesno
Supported image file formatsRAWJPG
Photo effectsBlack&White
N/A
Image stabilizeryesno
Image stabilization typeNoOptical
Supported aspect ratios
  • 1:1
  • 3:2
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAWNo
HDRyes
N/A
AEB/HDR supportyes
N/A
ISO Auto
N/A
yes

Optics and focus

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Lens mount
  • Canon EF
  • Canon EF-S
N/A
Optical zoom10.0 x4.0 x
Digital zoom1.5 x8.0 x
Magnification (Crop factor)0.82 x
N/A
Minimum aperture3.53.5
Maximum aperture3.54.6
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Flash
N/A
Focus adjustmentAutoAuto
Contrast autofocusno
N/A
Contrast adjustmentyes
N/A
Brightness adjustmentyes
N/A
Focal length multiplier1.6x
N/A
Autofocus
  • AI Focus
  • Centre weighted Auto Focus
  • One Shot Focus
  • Servo Auto Focus
  • Centre weighted Auto Focus
  • Monitoring Auto Focus
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyes
N/A
Manual focusyesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto
N/A
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamyesyes
Number of focus points499
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)45
N/A
Image stabiliserOptical
  • Optical
  • Electronic
Filter diameter2.83 in
N/A
Phase detection autofocusyes
N/A
Focal length equiv
N/A
35 - 140
Normal focus range
N/A
31.5 in
Macro focus range
N/A
0.39 in
Filter thread
N/A
no
Folded optics
N/A
yes

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Screen size3.0 in3.5 in
Articulated LCDyesno
Screen technologyLCDLCD
Display aspect ratio3:2
N/A
Screen dots1040000921000
Touch screennono
Field of view100.0 %100.0 %
Live viewyesno
ViewfinderOpticalNone
Viewfinder coverage95.0 %
N/A
Viewfinder magnification0.82 x
N/A
Dioptre correctionyes
N/A
Diopter adjustment (D-D)-3 - 1
N/A
Eye relief0.75 in
N/A
Separate info displayno
N/A
Flip-out screenyes
N/A

Photography features

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Shooting modes
  • Aperture priority
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Scene
  • Shutter priority
N/A
Camera shutter typeElectronic
N/A
Minimum shutter speed30.0 s1.0 s
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s1.0 s
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)1/4000 sec
N/A
Shutter priorityyesno
Aperture priorityyesno
Manual exposure modeyes
N/A
Number of exposures3
N/A
Exposure compensation plus52
Exposure compensation minus-5-2
Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
1/3
Auto exposure lockyes
N/A
AE EV steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
N/A
Continuous shootingno
N/A
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 10
N/A
Histogramyesyes
AE frames3
N/A
Subject / scene modesyes
N/A
Flash sync speed1/200s
N/A
Built-in flashyesyes
Flash range123.5
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Auto
  • Flash OFF
  • Flash ON
  • Forced OFF
  • Forced ON
  • Pre-flash
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
External flash connectionHot shoe
N/A
External flashyesno
Continuous drive6.0 fps1.6 fps
Scene modes
  • Candlelight
  • Children
  • Close-up
  • Food
  • Night portrait
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Beach
  • Cuisine
  • Fireworks
  • Portrait
  • Self-portrait
  • Snow
  • Twilight
  • Underwater
Self-timeryesyes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Partial
N/A
Manual settingsyesyes
Self-timer options
  • 2
  • 10
  • 2
  • 10
Face detectionyes
N/A
Speed (RAW)6.0 fps
N/A
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV
N/A
3D support
N/A
no

Videography features

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Maximum resolution1920 x 1080 px640 x 480 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1280 x 720
  • 640 x 480
  • 320 x 240
  • 640 x 480
HD typeFull HD
N/A
Supported video file formats
  • AVC
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
MPEG-1
Analog signal format system
  • NTSC
  • PAL
N/A
Camera playback
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
Video recording limit145.0 min.
N/A
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920 x 1080
N/A
Max frame rate (highest resolution)60.0 fps30.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)59.94 fps
N/A
Motion JPEG frame rate50.0 fps30.0 fps

Design

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Body typeSLRCompact
Body material
  • Aluminium alloy
  • Fibreglass-reinforced polycarbonate resin
N/A
Colour of productBlack
  • Gold
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Silver
Anti-dust systemyes
N/A
Environmentally sealednono

Dimensions

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Weight17.11 oz4.76 oz
Width5.16 in3.74 in
Height3.93 in2.3 in
Depth3.0 in0.65 in

Storage

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Compatible memory cards
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • MS Duo
  • MS Pro Duo
  • MS Pro-HG
Memory slots11
Storage types
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick Pro
  • Internal
Camera file system
  • DPOF 1.1
  • Exif 2.3
  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF 1.1
Internal storage
N/A
4096.0 mB

Power

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery life (CIPA)600200
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium
Battery capacity1040.0 mAh
N/A
Battery recharge time8.0 h
N/A
Battery level indicatoryes
N/A
Battery voltage7.2 V
N/A
Number of batteries supported11
Battery life (max)
N/A
1.4 h
Rechargeable battery
N/A
yes
Start-up time
N/A
1600.0 ms

Connectivity

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
HDMIyesyes
HDMI connector typeMini
N/A
USB portyes
N/A
USB version2.02.0
Headphone portno
N/A
Microphone portyes
N/A
WirelessBuilt-In
N/A
Supported WiFi types
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
N/A
Remote controlyesNo
Smartphone remote supportyes
N/A
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCyesno
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesno
Bluetoothyesno
Bluetooth version4.1 LE
N/A
Firewireno
N/A
AV output
N/A
no

Other features

Canon EOS Rebel T7iCanon EOS Rebel T7i
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
Timelapse recordingyesno
GPSyesno
Orientation sensoryesyes
Languages supportMulti
N/A
Tripod mounting supportedyes
N/A
Image editing modes
  • Resizing
  • Rotating
  • Trimming
  • Rotating
  • Trimming
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
N/A
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • SWE
  • TUR

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • improved feature set
  • user-friendly controls and guidance
  • AF speed and accuracy has increased tremendously
  • optical performance is very impressive
  • make it easy to shoot compelling lifestyle images
  • Canon is trying to keep the dying entry level DSLR market alive
  • solid and well-built
  • fast focus and image stabilization
  • K-70 is a very good camera
  • the update is decent
  • Very decent update
  • great handling and image quality
  • This interface is both attractive and informative
  • vari-angle touchscreen display works really well
  • quick and easy way to enter video recording
  • image quality is as good as all the other Canons
  • purpose metering option produces well balanced exposures
  • The menu is reasonably sensibly divided
  • Better battery life; better low-light performance
  • further improves on its strengths and weaknesses alike
  • Steady amber means charging; and steady green means charged
  • Usability is improved
  • Holding the camera with one hand and both hands are comfortable
  • Touch to focus is quick and the results are sharp
  • light enough and fast enough to be a versatile shooter
  • best prices; service; return policies and selection
  • Canon 800D is a competent shooter
  • bright enough and shows sharp colours
  • clean ISO performance ensures you will be able to shoot easily
  • bright imagery and more explanatory text
  • well built and generally well-designed
  • reliable; easy-to-use; consumer-friendly and affordable DSLRs
  • The control layout on the 800D is straightforward
  • of an impressive spec sheet and comes with some promising new features
  • Image quality is top class and the sensor is really good
  • Canon EOS 800D is perfect for both beginner and advanced photographers
  • The flip out screen is also helpful for focus and exposure
  • textured grip around the control area making for a comfortable in-hand feel
  • clear and well laid out
  • Viewing angles are good
  • T7i creates a nice looking picture as long as you have ample light
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF makes keeping video subjects sharp easier
  • bright and clear
  • setting produces attractive images that look natural
  • Noise is also controlled very well throughout the sensitivity range
  • it makes an excellent entry-level camera
  • got great improvements from the older T5i
  • Excellent autofocus Lovely picture quality Easy
  • noise is kept very well under control
  • Tracking is reasonably good
  • reach an enthusiastic audience of students; enthusiasts and professional videographers and filmmakers
  • Dual Pixel AF technology is sublime
  • Image quality itself is also very good
  • The polished control layout is easy to use
  • great image quality and a good range of features
  • D5600 takes sharper and richer images and has longer battery life
  • very effective when tracking subjects during video capture and is a welcome addition
  • quiet and smooth autofocus
  • Accurate colors and generally well-balanced exposures
  • takes great photos and has a speedy autofocus
  • Features and build-wise
  • A nice entry at a reasonably price
  • sensor in the 6300 is from the new generation and is fantastic
  • intelligent masking tool; improved workspaces and more
  • crisper and sharper
  • very useful and thorough review
  • 77D a nice balance of specification and price
  • ease of use and great results
  • refined device and the wifi works just fine
  • Great JPEG quality out of the box
  • ISO 100 quality is incredible
  • Great AF; both in viewfinder and live view
  • Great image quality; good handling; good guide mode
  • s feature set is quiet impressive
  • Very smooth; easy to control noise
  • It is easy to follow and
  • The new Guided Assist feature is a great learning tool
  • the cross keys work fine and are arguably easier for some functions
  • easy to capture ideal brightness and color balance
  • great emphasis on accuracy
  • fast and reliable
  • The rental companies I recommend below are excellent to work with
  • intelligent viewfinders are really nice
  • Touch Focus is very simple and effective
  • faster frame rate and greatly increased RAW image buffer depth
  • All work very well and the face detection technology is especially impressive
  • The colors are nice and so is the high ISO output
  • simplest and most powerful autofocus systems
  • Video is good
  • camera's ability to track moving people is phenomenal
  • 800D feels exceptionally well balanced
  • compact; lightweight and neatly styled DSLR
  • image quality of JPEGs remains pretty good and is eminently usable
  • The touchscreen is nice and responsive
  • Automatic White Balance also serves up consistently accurate colour
  • Colours were rich and clean without looking over-processed
  • offer excellent photo and video quality
  • Performance was excellent in both modes
  • proved crisp and mostly positive
  • Flash exposure; range and coverage are very good
  • looked good; reasonably sharp; and exposed properly
  • FORM; FIT; AND FEEL Styling
  • The large LCD also offers a nice way to view photos
  • it modern and attractive
  • sharp and reasonably colour-accurate
  • Smile Shutter technology has also been improved
  • 2-8GB cards are reasonably priced
  • ensure proper flash exposure and pleasing flesh tones
  • improved image quality; faster response times; and better battery life
  • The touchscreen is nice
  • Image colour is well balanced
  • good pictures and good playback
  • excellent build quality; respectable performance and image quality
  • Centre sharpness is pretty good
  • well-balanced and metering was accurate in a wide variety of shooting conditions
  • the control interface is fairly intuitive to use
  • The camera has a fairly comprehensive set of playback options
  • the combo worked well
  • image quality is surprisingly good
  • The touch screen controls are comprehensive and well laid out and intuitive
  • Response times are fast enough and the implementation of the touch screen control
  • The colours look very natural to me
  • Colours combine together to create an attractive shot
  • It looks great and will appeal anyone who is style conscious
  • macro shot
  • Navigating the camera settings is easy enough
Cons
  • s cell phone is a tool not an appendage
  • battery life still is not considered in the scores
  • easy or hard to use is NOT the technical specification
  • geotagging is not working with Canon Camera Connect (Android app)
  • digital rangefinder eschewed a rear display and card slot
  • It loses a bit of functionality without those
  • BORING moulded black blob for too much money
  • lack of upper info lcd and buttons position
  • new cameras are just a click away
  • model will remain on sale in some regions
  • T7i has no rear control dial
  • The finder shows BUSY as the flash recycles
  • Canon could be more specific with its live preview focus types
  • Relatively large compared to other cameras in its class and its photos aren
  • time-lapse movie format missing from the 800D
  • usual self-setting tends to be slower
  • edge and corner softness
  • the buffer capacity was limited to 19 pairs of shots
  • the camera slowed down after recording 20 frames in 3. 1 seconds
  • Slower cards will have longer clearing times and may limit the length of bursts
  • No LCD auto brightness control
  • lag of a few seconds when using the phone viewfinder mode
  • The remote is not currently compatible with any other Canon cameras
  • bigger; heavier; and more expensive
  • big one and not mirror vs no mirror
  • some noise visible at normal viewing sizes
  • the image may be a little overexposed
  • no headphone port
  • 1fps increase in shooting rate may not sound much
  • no dial on the back of the camera
  • doesn't have some of the buttons I like on heavier cameras
  • lacking in 4K video capability
  • focusing is a touch slower
  • a little too pricey to earn top marks Good Stuff
  • Canon has not surprisingly reserved some features for the more expensive model
  • noise the picture has will be dependant on the ISO control
  • only slightly smaller than its big brother cameras
  • noise in the picture becomes unusable by professional standards
  • upscaled 1080 to UHD 4K will fool almost every viewer
  • not a camera with a bunch of party tricks
  • T7i is not designed to be used in such high-speed scenarios
  • inherently more accurate
  • Shooting out-of-focus 4K would be pointless
  • T7i does come across as feeling a bit cheap
  • It is not a sports camera like the 7D
  • Flash exposure can be dialed down even further
  • the in-camera processing takes a little time
  • It does not seem to support GPS image tagging through the phone
  • has too many unused features
  • primitive and noisy mechanical shutter and mirror
  • it only has one card slot
  • lack of lenses
  • Dynamic range is comparatively poor
  • video is not one of Pentax strengths
  • Static price groupings are problematic
  • Sony lacks lenses; Fuji massively
  • Sony does not support A-mount anymore
  • It does lack the settings panel
  • Flash is not supported in MSNR mode
  • noise reduction is destructive to image details
  • time-lapse movies are recorded in
  • lost grip on the camera
  • no audio is recorded during Time-lapse Movie capture
  • cluttered controls and confusing menus
  • fairly sluggish AF performance
  • in-camera JPEGs and manually processed raw images
  • 800D is limited to 1080p Full HD capture
  • DSLRs are of course not the only option
  • limited ability to customise the behaviour of the Auto ISO mode
  • video capture is limited to 1080p
  • the camera had a tendency to exposure for the darkest parts of the frame
  • the custom white balance is unnecessarily convoluted
  • plastic finish feels a little cheap
  • The price puts it in a tricky spot
  • autofocus struggles to find anything to lock on to
  • cameras seemed quite pricey when they were launched
  • this 20 second movie is 143Mb in size
  • no 4K video recording here
  • no top plate LCD or dual control dial
  • automatic white balance system tends to err slightly towards warmer; yellowish tones
  • A headphone jack is missing
  • of the lag or focus anomalies
  • it still lacks the kind of image sensor and metering system
  • the highlights are often blown
  • 800D turned out to be a mixed bag
  • the touchscreen in a frame that can be tilted
  • subject tracking and single point AF options are somewhat crude by comparison
  • 800D's buttons are found on the right-hand side
  • strong fringing is hard to miss in the reduced-size sample shot above
  • Video clip duration is limited only by memory card capacity
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  • displaying only picture with people or landscapes
  • small on-screen buttons at times
  • It will only detect; downsize and export the new shots
  • They will only record images with open-eyed subjects
  • chromatic aberration and softness in the corners
  • the icon display cluttered the screen
  • no HD video capture on the Sony T700
  • just slide it back up to turn the camera off
  • The corners are significantly softer than the center of the image
  • Not iPhone responsive
  • full-size image
  • Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image
  • Colour saturation in the green channel is starting to fade at 200 ISO
  • the battery indicator finally drop to the last of its four bars
  • black shadows and burned-out highlights on this high-contrast shot
  • use both at the same time
  • you cannot view or access pictures stored in internal memory
  • my grip on the camera never accidentally set off any features
  • The big touch screen takes a toll on the T700's battery life
  • this camera stumbled a bit
  • only one JPEG compression level
  • HD movie recording and playback are not supported
  • Reds were a tad lurid in many shots
  • widescreen nor time-lapse recording
  • controls rely heavily on the touch screen
  • None of these is seen when the sliding cover is closed
  • the live image fills the screen completely
  • T700 does not display the remaining power in percentage form
  • not-so-instant post-view is low resolution only
  • off rather than go to record mode
  • : Auto white balance is erratic
  • LCD gets grubby quickly
  • This leads to a loss of detail in some areas
  • noise in darker areas at ISO 400
  • Focusing drifts towards the right hand side of the shot where the scene becomes
  • jagged pixels and also some purple fringing
  • memory you cannot have a Memory Stick card inserted in the camera
  • s memory is basically off limits
  • The camera disappeared into my hand when picked up
  • Auto

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