Take a look at specification comparison between the Canon T7 vs Canon T6, let’s have a detail look in the specs of both the camera. The canon T7 arrived with a new sensor and a bit better buffer compared to Canon T6 camera.

Canon T7 vs Canon T6 Comparison

New Sensor inside Canon T7

Camera NameCanon T7Canon T6
Camera FormatAPS-C (1.6x Crop Factor)APS-C (1.6x Crop Factor)
PixelsActual: 24.7 Megapixel
Effective: 24.1 Megapixel
Actual: 18.7 Megapixel
Effective: 18 Megapixel
Max Resolution24 MP: 6000 x 400017.9 MP: 5184 x 3456
Aspect Ratio1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:93:2
Sensor Type / SizeCMOS, 22.3 x 14.9 mmCMOS, 22.3 x 14.9 mm
File FormatsStill Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: AVC/H.264, MOV
Audio: Linear PCM
 Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV,
Audio: Linear PCM
Bit Depth14-Bit14-Bit
Dust Reduction SystemYesYes
Memory Card TypeSD
SDHC
SDXC
SD
SDHC
SDXC

Focus System

Canon T7Canon T6
Focus TypeAuto & Manual FocusAuto & Manual Focus
Focus ModeManual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus PointsPhase Detection: 9 (1 Cross-Type)Phase Detection: 9 (1 Cross-Type)

ISO Sensitivity

Canon T7Canon T6
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100 to 6400 (Extended Mode:100 to 12800)Auto, 100 to 6400 (Extended Mode:100 to 12800)
Shutter30 to 1/4000 Second , Bulb Mode30 Second , Bulb Mode
Remote ControlRS-60E3, TC80N3 via RA-E3 (Optional)RS-60E3 (Optional)
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average Metering, Evaluative Metering, Partial MeteringCenter-Weighted Average Metering, Evaluative Metering, Partial Metering
Exposure ModesModes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Program Shift, Shutter Priority
Metering Range: EV 1.0 to EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV Steps)
Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Program Shift, Shutter Priority
Metering Range: EV 1.0 to EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV Steps)
Buffer/Continuous ShootingUp to 3 fps at 24 MP for up to 150 Frames in JPEG Format
Up to 3 fps at 24 MP for up to 11 Frames in Raw Format
Up to 3 fps at 18 MP for Unlimited Frames
Up to 3 fps at 18 MP for up to 6 Frames in Raw Format
White Balance ModesAuto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, TungstenAuto

 

Video Recording

Canon T7Canon T6
Video RecordingYes, NTSC/PALYes, NTSC
Video Format1920 x 1080p at 24/25/30 fps (46 Mb/s MOV)
1280 x 720p at 50/60 fps (46 Mb/s MOV)
640 x 480p at 25/30 fps (11 Mb/s MOV)
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/29.97 fps (46 Mb/s MOV)
1280 x 720p at 59.94 fps (46 Mb/s MOV)
640 x 480p at 29.97 fps (11 Mb/s MOV)
Max Video Clip Length1920 x 1080: 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds1920 x 1080: 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)Built-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)

Battery and other details

Canon T7Canon T6
Battery1 x LP-E10 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.4 VDC, 860 mAh 1 x LP-E10 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.4 VDC, 860 mAh
AC Power AdapterDR-E10 and CA-PS700 (Not Included)DR-E10 and CA-PS700 (Not Included)
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity0 to 85%0 to 85%

Physical

Canon T7Canon T6
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.1 x 4.0 x 3.1″ / 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6 mm5.1 x 4.0 x 3.1″ / 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6 mm
Weight1.05 lb / 475 g with battery and memory card17.1 oz / 484.8 g CIPA

The shape and size of both the camera is exactly same. No, big difference here.

Conclusion:

We have compared these two camera and we have found that Canon T7 features better sensor and will give you better image quality and low-light performance compared to Canon T6. We highly recommend you to get Canon T7 camera over Canon T6.

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