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Canon T7 vs Canon T7i

Portability
68
Imaging
70
Features
62
Overall
66
Canon EOS Rebel T7 front
 
Canon EOS Rebel T7i front
Portability
67
Imaging
69
Features
84
Overall
75

Canon T7 vs Canon T7i Key Specs

Canon T7
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Push to 12800)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 475g - 129 x 101 x 78mm
  • Revealed February 2018
  • Other Name is EOS 2000D
Canon T7i
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Bump to 51200)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 532g - 131 x 100 x 76mm
  • Launched February 2017
  • Additionally referred to as EOS 800D / Kiss X9i
  • Previous Model is Canon T6i
  • Successor is Canon T8i
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Canon T7 vs Canon T7i Overview

In this article, we are evaluating the Canon T7 and Canon T7i, both Entry-Level DSLR cameras and both of them are created by Canon. The resolution of the T7 (24MP) and the T7i (24MP) is fairly close and they enjoy the same exact sensor size (APS-C).

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The T7 was manufactured 13 months after the T7i making the cameras a generation away from one another. Both the cameras offer different body type with the Canon T7 being a Compact SLR camera and the Canon T7i being a Mid-size SLR camera.

Before going straight into a full comparison, below is a quick overview of how the T7 matches up vs the T7i with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon T7 over the Canon T7i

 T7 T7i 
LaunchedFebruary 2018February 2017Newer by 13 months

Reasons to pick Canon T7i over the Canon T7

 T7i T7 
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display resolution1040k920kClearer display (+120k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies
Touch display Easily navigate

Common features in the Canon T7 and Canon T7i

 T7 T7i 
Focus manually More precise focusing
Display sizing3"3"Equivalent display size

Canon T7 vs Canon T7i Physical Comparison

If you're looking to travel with your camera regularly, you'll have to factor its weight and proportions. The Canon T7 comes with physical dimensions of 129mm x 101mm x 78mm (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1") and a weight of 475 grams (1.05 lbs) while the Canon T7i has measurements of 131mm x 100mm x 76mm (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.0") accompanied by a weight of 532 grams (1.17 lbs).

Take a look at the Canon T7 and Canon T7i in the all new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you have chosen at that time. Underneath is the front view overall size comparison of the T7 vs the T7i.

Canon T7 vs Canon T7i size comparison

Taking into account dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the T7 and T7i is 68 and 67 respectively.

Canon T7 vs Canon T7i top view buttons comparison

Canon T7 vs Canon T7i Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it can be tough to visualize the gap in sensor dimensions only by researching technical specs. The pic here might offer you a far better sense of the sensor sizes in the T7 and T7i.

As you can tell, both of the cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing and the same resolution so you should expect comparable quality of images however you will need to factor the production date of the cameras into account. The younger T7 should have a benefit when it comes to sensor technology.

Canon T7 vs Canon T7i sensor size comparison

Canon T7 vs Canon T7i Screen and ViewFinder

Canon T7 vs Canon T7i Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon T7 Portrait photography info
Canon T7i Portrait photography info
82
has manual focus
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
includes face detect focus
supports RAW formats
81
you can focus manually
good resolution (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
features face detect focusing
delivers RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon T7 Street photography information
Canon T7i Street photography information
61
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
fixed screen
does not have image stabilization
73
screen articulates
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
offers focus via touch
very good high ISO (25,600)
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon T7 as a Sports photography camera
Canon T7i as a Sports photography camera
63
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
includes tracking focus
supports phase detect auto focus
low frames per second (3.0 fps)
does not have image stabilization
bad battery pack (500 shots)
67
good resolution (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
features tracking focus
sensor has phase detect AF
max frames per second low (6.0 frames per second)
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Canon T7 as a Travel photography camera
Canon T7i as a Travel photography camera
57
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
has built in flash
does not have Timelapse mode
bad battery pack (500 shots)
does not feature selfie friendly screen
80
connects via bluetooth
offers focus via touch
good resolution (24 megapixels)
has built in flash
selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Canon T7 Landscape photography details
Canon T7i Landscape photography details
68
has manual focus
swap lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
screen is a decent size (3 inch)
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
does not have image stabilization
bad battery pack (500 per charge)
does not have Timelapse mode
78
you can focus manually
switch lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
screen size is good (3")
good resolution (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
very good high ISO (25,600)
delivers RAW files
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon T7 Vlogging highlights
Canon T7i Vlogging highlights
28
includes face detect focus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
does not feature selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization
does not have microphone port
73
selfie friendly screen
has touchscreen
features face detect focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
includes microphone port
no image stabilization
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Canon T7 vs Canon T7i Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon T7 and Canon T7i
 Canon EOS Rebel T7Canon EOS Rebel T7i
General Information
Brand Name Canon Canon
Model Canon EOS Rebel T7 Canon EOS Rebel T7i
Also called EOS 2000D EOS 800D / Kiss X9i
Category Entry-Level DSLR Entry-Level DSLR
Revealed 2018-02-26 2017-02-15
Body design Compact SLR Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Digic 4+ DIGIC 7
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 22.3 x 14.9mm 22.3 x 14.9mm
Sensor surface area 332.3mm² 332.3mm²
Sensor resolution 24MP 24MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Maximum native ISO 6400 25600
Maximum enhanced ISO 12800 51200
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Number of focus points 9 45
Lens
Lens mounting type Canon EF/EF-S Canon EF/EF-S
Total lenses 326 326
Crop factor 1.6 1.6
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fully Articulated
Display sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 920 thousand dot 1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 95% 95%
Viewfinder magnification 0.5x 0.51x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shutter speed 3.0fps 6.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 9.20 m (at ISO 100) 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-eye -
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Fastest flash sync 1/200 secs 1/200 secs
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 46 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
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
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 475g (1.05 lb) 532g (1.17 lb)
Dimensions 129 x 101 x 78mm (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1") 131 x 100 x 76mm (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score 71 not tested
DXO Color Depth score 22.6 not tested
DXO Dynamic range score 11.9 not tested
DXO Low light score 1009 not tested
Other
Battery life 500 images 600 images
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model LP-E10 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Storage slots 1 1
Pricing at release $390 $749