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Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i

Portability
71
Imaging
69
Features
84
Overall
75
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 front
 
Canon EOS Rebel T7i front
Portability
67
Imaging
67
Features
84
Overall
73

Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i Key Specs

Canon SL3
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Expand to 51200)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 449g - 122 x 93 x 70mm
  • Revealed April 2019
  • Alternate Name is EOS 250D / EOS Kiss X10
  • Superseded the Canon SL2
Canon T7i
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Increase to 51200)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 532g - 131 x 100 x 76mm
  • Announced February 2017
  • Also Known as EOS 800D / Kiss X9i
  • Superseded the Canon T6i
  • New Model is Canon T8i
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Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i Overview

On this page, we will be evaluating the Canon SL3 and Canon T7i, both Entry-Level DSLR digital cameras and both are manufactured by Canon. The resolution of the SL3 (24MP) and the T7i (24MP) is pretty similar and both cameras provide the same sensor size (APS-C).

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The SL3 was launched 2 years later than the T7i and that is quite a sizable gap as far as tech is concerned. Each of the cameras have different body design with the Canon SL3 being a Compact SLR camera and the Canon T7i being a Mid-size SLR camera.

Before delving straight to a thorough comparison, here is a brief highlight of how the SL3 grades vs the T7i when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon SL3 over the Canon T7i

 SL3 T7i 
AnnouncedApril 2019February 2017More recent by 27 months

Reasons to pick Canon T7i over the Canon SL3

 T7i SL3 

Common features in the Canon SL3 and Canon T7i

 SL3 T7i 
Manual focus More exact focusing
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFully ArticulatedFully Articulated screen
Screen dimensions3"3"Equal screen size
Screen resolution1040k1040kThe same screen resolution
Selfie screen Both good for selfies
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i Physical Comparison

In case you're looking to lug around your camera, you're going to have to think about its weight and dimensions. The Canon SL3 has physical measurements of 122mm x 93mm x 70mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 2.8") accompanied by a weight of 449 grams (0.99 lbs) and the Canon T7i has dimensions of 131mm x 100mm x 76mm (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.0") with a weight of 532 grams (1.17 lbs).

Look at the Canon SL3 and Canon T7i in the latest Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you are employing at that moment. Underneath is a front view size comparison of the SL3 against the T7i.

Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability grade of the SL3 and T7i is 71 and 67 respectively.

Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i top view buttons comparison

Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i Sensor Comparison

Generally, its hard to visualize the difference between sensor measurements purely by reading specs. The photograph below may provide you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the SL3 and T7i.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras have the same sensor dimensions and the same exact resolution and you should expect similar quality of pictures though you should really factor the release date of the products into consideration. The fresher SL3 provides an edge with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i sensor size comparison

Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon SL3 Portrait photography information
Canon T7i Portrait photography information
81
manual focus
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
comes with face detection focus
supports RAW formats
80
focusing manually
good resolution (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
includes face detect focusing
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Canon SL3 Street photography factors
Canon T7i Street photography factors
75
screen articulates
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
comes with focus via touch
above average high ISO (25,600)
lack of image stabilization
73
fully articulated screen
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
features touch to focus
good high ISO (25,600)
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon SL3 Sports photography info
Canon T7i Sports photography info
70
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
comes with tracking autofocus
better than average battery pack (1,070 per charge)
comes with phase detect auto focus
max fps low (5.0 frames per second)
lack of image stabilization
66
good resolution (24 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
includes tracking focus
supports phase detect AF
low frames per second (6.0 fps)
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Canon SL3 Travel photography highlights
Canon T7i Travel photography highlights
82
better than average battery pack (1,070 per charge)
connects via bluetooth
comes with focus via touch
decent megapixels (24MP)
has built in flash
selfie friendly screen
80
connects via bluetooth
features touch to focus
good resolution (24 megapixels)
built-in flash
display is selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SL3 Landscape photography details
Canon T7i Landscape photography details
79
manual focus
swap lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
screen is a decent size (3 inches)
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
above average high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW formats
better than average battery pack (1,070 per charge)
lack of image stabilization
77
focusing manually
switch lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
screen size is good (3 inch)
good resolution (24 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
good high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW formats
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon SL3 as a Vlogging camera
Canon T7i as a Vlogging camera
75
selfie friendly screen
screen is touchscreen
comes with face detection focus
video res high (3840 x 2160 resolution)
does have external microphone socket
lack of image stabilization
73
display is selfie friendly
touch screen
includes face detect focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
comes with mic jack
no image stabilization
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Canon SL3 vs Canon T7i Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SL3 and Canon T7i
 Canon EOS Rebel SL3Canon EOS Rebel T7i
General Information
Make Canon Canon
Model type Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Canon EOS Rebel T7i
Otherwise known as EOS 250D / EOS Kiss X10 EOS 800D / Kiss X9i
Category Entry-Level DSLR Entry-Level DSLR
Revealed 2019-04-10 2017-02-15
Body design Compact SLR Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Processor DIGIC 8 DIGIC 7
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 22.3 x 14.9mm 22.3 x 14.9mm
Sensor surface area 332.3mm² 332.3mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 25600 25600
Highest enhanced ISO 51200 51200
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Total focus points 9 45
Cross type focus points 1 -
Lens
Lens support Canon EF/EF-S Canon EF/EF-S
Available lenses 326 326
Focal length multiplier 1.6 1.6
Screen
Range of display Fully Articulated Fully Articulated
Display diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 1,040k dot 1,040k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 95 percent 95 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.54x 0.51x
Features
Min shutter speed 30s 30s
Max shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Continuous shutter speed 5.0 frames per sec 6.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance - 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Max flash sync - 1/200s
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 120 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 1920x1080
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None Optional
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 449g (0.99 lb) 532g (1.17 lb)
Physical dimensions 122 x 93 x 70mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 2.8") 131 x 100 x 76mm (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 1070 photographs 600 photographs
Battery format Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID LP-E17 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Storage slots One One
Retail pricing $599 $749