Canon 760D summary
Canon 760D is Canon's Entry-Level DSLR digital camera originally released on February of 2015. It features a 24 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a max resolution of 6000 x 4000. It is also known as "EOS 760D / EOS 8000D" in other regions.
The 760D is positioned #14 out of 80 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras & over-all #154 out of 1453 for digital cameras in our collection. You should try our Smart camera search to see camera rankings based on your personal criteria.
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Canon 760D history
The Canon 760D has a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can identify all past and newer models along with key specs.
Canon 760D Gallery
You can look at the 760D from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon 760D Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of positives and negatives of the Canon 760D based on aspects which are often considered necessary in a digital camera.
Canon 760D Sensor features
The Canon 760D houses the DIGIC 6 chip. The sensor dimension on the Canon 760D is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor is able to capture 6000 x 4000 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CMOS sensor has 24MP and includes a standard ISO range of 100 to 12800. The ISO can be widened digitally to a maximum of 25600. RAW files are supported therefore you have more room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath shows the 760D's sensor size when compared to other popular sizes. The 760D sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is shown in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Canon 760D dimensions
Canon 760D has a weight of 1.25 pounds (565 grams or 19.93 ounces) & has exterior measurements of 132mm x 101mm x 78mm (5.2" x 4.0" x 3.1"). The weight of typical Entry-Level DSLR camera is 540 grams and the Canon 760D is very much the same in comparison with various competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Underneath is a picture of the Canon 760D besides a softdrink so you can get a feel for its size.
The top view under will show you the button layout on the 760D.
Canon 760D Lens features
The 760D uses the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses to pick from. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our database that will work with the 760D.
Canon 760D Connectivity
The 760D has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that include NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily transfer files and at times alter settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.
A few apps also give a Liveview and hit the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. Virtually all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Canon 760D Video features
The max video resolution on the Canon 760D is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p resolution can provide a good balance between video quality and file size but 1080p will not give you any room to downsample. Even though the body has a microphone socket, it is unfortunately missing a headphone socket which means you won't be able to monitor your audio levels.
Canon 760D Weather Sealing
Canon 760D does not have environment proofing so rainy conditions may damage the camera.
Canon 760D Screen and Viewfinder
The Canon 760D features a 3" fully articulated display screen having a resolution of 1,040k dots.
It includes a selfie friendly screen for self portraits and group shots if required. Moreover the display screen is touch friendly which means you are able to shift focus points and change settings with your fingertips. The 760D also comes with a Top screen so you're able to instantly look at camera settings.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder specs for Canon 760D are as follows:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- Coverage 95 percent
- Magnification 0.51x
For sunny outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and tricky to see, viewfinders can be very valuable.
Canon 760D Shutter features
Canon 760D is able to shoot continuously at 5.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Canon 760D Flash and Hot shoe features
Canon 760D has both integrated flash as well as external flash support.
Canon 760D Autofocusing features
Canon 760D has both Phase Detect AF plus Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier and exact as compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera features Face detection which makes it useful for portrait photography.
It features 19 focus points to select from. Canon 760D has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers to switch where you focus. It also features Tracking AF for subjects on the move. Canon 760D can use manual focus if needed during low light or you require more precise control on focus.
Canon 760D Battery life
The battery pack (LP-E17) on the Canon 760D is designed to last for 440 pictures based on the CIPA specifications making it lower in comparison with it's rivals. The usual Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 589. Pentax K-x offers the maximum (1900) battery life within this kind of cameras.
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Canon 760D for various categories of photography
The following illustration presents a summary of the Canon 760D for various categories of photography. To understand more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
Canon 760D Portrait photography features
The Canon 760D receives a points total of 80 which is brilliant, meaning that it is a great fit to use for portraits. Shooting portraits leans heavily to sensor dimension, support for RAW photos in addition to the option to utilize external flash.
Canon 760D as a Street photography camera
Having a above average points total of 71, the Canon 760D is a respectable fit to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera features a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Canon 760D as a Sports photography camera
A very good sports photography rating of 62 means the Canon 760D is a fine option for photographing sports. A camera needs to have great tracking plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Canon 760D
Portability is super important in getting a camera for travel. On the whole, the Canon 760D gets a nice 66 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent fit to buy for your trips.
Canon 760D Landscape photography highlights
If you find yourself looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photos, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Canon 760D and it's nice score of 66 for a landscape camera is a fine pick amongst it's rivals.
Canon 760D as a Vlogging camera
A vlogging camera should posses a moving screen, microphone input and preferably IBIS. Considering everything, the Canon 760D is a respectable pick for vlogging as it delivers a above average rating of 73.
Canon 760D Alternatives
If you are looking for alternatives to the 760D, below is a collection of the top placed cameras that fall within the family of Entry-Level DSLR.
The diagram down below shows you a bird's eye view of the 760D compared to it's top ranking competitors shown earlier.
Following are several cameras you may look at as alternatives. To read a comprehensive comparison, just click on the "compare" link.