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Canon T6s vs Canon T6

Portability
66
Imaging
66
Features
77
Overall
70
Canon EOS Rebel T6s front
 
Canon EOS T6 front
Portability
68
Imaging
62
Features
62
Overall
62

Canon T6s vs Canon T6 Key Specs

Canon T6s
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Push to 25600)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 565g - 132 x 101 x 78mm
  • Introduced February 2015
  • Other Name is EOS 760D / EOS 8000D
  • Superseded the Canon 700D
  • Renewed by Canon 77D
Canon T6
(Full Review)
  • 18MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Bump to 12800)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 485g - 129 x 101 x 78mm
  • Released March 2016
  • Also referred to as EOS Rebel 1300D
  • Superseded the Canon 1200D
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Canon T6s vs Canon T6 Overview

Let's take a deeper look at the Canon T6s vs Canon T6, both Entry-Level DSLR cameras and they are both designed by Canon. There is a huge difference among the image resolutions of the T6s (24MP) and T6 (18MP) but both cameras boast the identical sensor size (APS-C).

Photography Glossary

The T6s was launched 13 months before the T6 making them a generation away from each other. Each of the cameras feature the same body design (Compact SLR).

Before diving right into a in-depth comparison, here is a short summation of how the T6s grades versus the T6 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon T6s over the Canon T6

 T6s T6 
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display resolution1040k920kSharper display (+120k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Canon T6 over the Canon T6s

 T6 T6s 
ReleasedMarch 2016February 2015Newer by 13 months

Common features in the Canon T6s and Canon T6

 T6s T6 
Manually focus Dial accurate focusing
Display size3"3"Same display size

Canon T6s vs Canon T6 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is going to travel with your camera, you are going to need to consider its weight and measurements. The Canon T6s provides exterior dimensions of 132mm x 101mm x 78mm (5.2" x 4.0" x 3.1") accompanied by a weight of 565 grams (1.25 lbs) and the Canon T6 has proportions of 129mm x 101mm x 78mm (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1") and a weight of 485 grams (1.07 lbs).

Analyze the Canon T6s vs Canon T6 in the new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ based on the lens you choose at that time. The following is a front view size comparison of the T6s versus the T6.

Canon T6s vs Canon T6 size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability grade of the T6s and T6 is 66 and 68 respectively.

Canon T6s vs Canon T6 top view buttons comparison

Canon T6s vs Canon T6 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it's difficult to visualise the gap in sensor dimensions purely by viewing specs. The image underneath will give you a more clear sense of the sensor sizes in the T6s and T6.

As you can plainly see, both the cameras feature the identical sensor size but not the same megapixels. You should expect to see the Canon T6s to result in greater detail utilizing its extra 6MP. Greater resolution will make it easier to crop images way more aggressively. The more aged T6s will be behind when it comes to sensor innovation.

Canon T6s vs Canon T6 sensor size comparison

Canon T6s vs Canon T6 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon T6s vs Canon T6 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon T6s Portrait photography information
Canon T6 Portrait photography information
79
focusing manually
MP count good (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
provides face detect autofocus
supports RAW files
77
focusing manually
MP count good (18 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
includes face detection autofocus
delivers RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon T6s Street photography details
Canon T6 Street photography details
71
fully articulated screen
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW files
comes with touch focus
lack of image stabilization
60
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
no articulating screen
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Canon T6s
Sports photography with Canon T6
61
MP count good (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
provides tracking focus
comes with phase detect autofocus
low fps (5.0 frames per second)
lack of image stabilization
low battery pack (440 CIPA)
59
MP count good (18MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
includes tracking autofocus
comes with phase detect autofocus
continuous shooting slow (3.0 frames per second)
does not have image stabilization
low battery life (500 per charge)
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Canon T6s
Travel photography with Canon T6
66
comes with touch focus
MP count good (24MP)
built-in flash
selfie friendly screen
does not have Time Lapse function
low battery pack (440 per charge)
55
MP count good (18MP)
flash built-in
lack of Timelapse mode
low battery life (500 shots)
display isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Canon T6s
Landscape photography with Canon T6
66
focusing manually
switch lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
pretty good screen size (3")
MP count good (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW files
lack of image stabilization
low battery pack (440 shots)
does not have Time Lapse function
64
focusing manually
switch lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
screen size is good (3 inch)
MP count good (18 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
does not have image stabilization
low battery life (500 CIPA)
lack of Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon T6s Vlogging info
Canon T6 Vlogging info
72
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen
provides face detect autofocus
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
does have mic socket
lack of image stabilization
27
includes face detection autofocus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
lack of external microphone socket
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Canon T6s vs Canon T6 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon T6s and Canon T6
 Canon EOS Rebel T6sCanon EOS T6
General Information
Brand Name Canon Canon
Model Canon EOS Rebel T6s Canon EOS T6
Also called EOS 760D / EOS 8000D EOS Rebel 1300D
Type Entry-Level DSLR Entry-Level DSLR
Introduced 2015-02-06 2016-03-10
Physical type Compact SLR Compact SLR
Sensor Information
Chip DIGIC 6 Digic 4+
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 22.3 x 14.9mm 22.3 x 14.9mm
Sensor area 332.3mm² 332.3mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 18 megapixels
Anti aliasing 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 5184 x 3456
Highest native ISO 12800 6400
Highest enhanced ISO 25600 12800
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Number of focus points 19 9
Cross focus points 19 -
Lens
Lens mount Canon EF/EF-S Canon EF/EF-S
Amount of lenses 326 326
Crop factor 1.6 1.6
Screen
Type of display Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 1,040 thousand dots 920 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 95% 95%
Viewfinder magnification 0.51x 0.5x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 5.0 frames/s 3.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 9.20 m (at ISO 100)
Flash options - Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize 1/200 secs 1/200 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p) 1920 x 1080 (30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS Optional None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 565g (1.25 lbs) 485g (1.07 lbs)
Physical dimensions 132 x 101 x 78mm (5.2" x 4.0" x 3.1") 129 x 101 x 78mm (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score 70 66
DXO Color Depth score 22.6 22.0
DXO Dynamic range score 12.0 11.7
DXO Low light score 915 781
Other
Battery life 440 shots 500 shots
Battery type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model LP-E17 LP-E10
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Card slots Single Single
Retail pricing $849 $549