- 24MP - APS-C Sensor
- 3" Fully Articulated Display
- ISO 100 - 25600 (Raise to 51200)
- 1920 x 1080 video
- Canon EF/EF-S Mount
- 540g - 131 x 100 x 76mm
- Announced February 2017
- Also referred to as EOS 9000D
- Previous Model is Canon T6s
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Canon 77D overview
Canon 77D is Canon's Entry-Level DSLR camera originally introduced on February of 2017. It features a 24 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000. The camera is referred to as "EOS 9000D" in some markets.
Canon launched this camera in an effort to upgrade the earlier Canon T6s (Read Full Comparison)
The 77D stands at #5 out of 80 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras & all-around #119 out of 1459 for cameras in our list. You can look at our Smart camera filter to find camera listings based on your personalized factors.
Here is a graph of specific criteria used in the scoring system.
Canon 77D family
The Canon 77D is part of a family of products. You can view the detailed list underneath.
77D vs T6s24MPAPS-C5.0 fps2015
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77D vs 7D MII20MPAPS-C10.0 fps2014
77D vs 70D20MPAPS-C7.0 fps2013
77D vs 700D18MPAPS-C5.0 fps2013
77D vs 650D18MPAPS-C5.0 fps2012
77D vs 600D18MPAPS-C4.0 fps2011
77D vs 550D18MPAPS-C4.0 fps2010
77D vs 500D15MPAPS-C3.0 fps2009
77D vs 450D12MPAPS-C4.0 fps2008
77D vs 400D10MPAPS-C3.0 fps2006
77D vs 350D8MPAPS-C3.0 fps2005
77D vs 300D6MPAPS-C3.0 fps2003
Canon 77D Gallery
You can view the 77D from various angles in the gallery here.
Canon 77D Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of positives and negatives of the Canon 77D based on features which are usually seen as useful in a camera.
Canon 77D Sensor features
The Canon 77D houses the DIGIC 7 processor chip. The sensor spec in the Canon 77D is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CMOS sensor has 24 megapixels and includes a native ISO range of 100 - 25600. The ISO can be extended electronically to a maximum of 51200. RAW photos are supported therefore you have more room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath illustrates the 77D's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The 77D sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is outlined in green.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon 77D dimensions
Canon 77D weighs about 1.19 lb (540 gr or 19.05 oz) & the size of the camera is 131mm x 100mm x 76mm (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.0"). The weight of general Entry-Level DSLR camera is 540 gr so the Canon 77D is very similar compared to its rivals.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Here is a image of the Canon 77D with a soda to help you get a feel for its size.
The top view just below will provide the button design on the 77D.
Canon 77D Lens features
The 77D uses the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses to choose from. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our database that will work with the 77D.
Canon 77D Connectivity
The 77D has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras that come with NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to copy photos and sometimes change camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
Certain apps also give a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can be connected to an external monitor. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery with the USB socket.
Canon 77D Video features
The highest video resolution in the Canon 77D is 1920 x 1080 and you can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution gives a great balance for quality and file size but FULL HD won't leave you with any room to downsample. Even though the body contains a microphone socket, it is unfortunately lacking a headphone socket which means you won't have the ability to keep an eye on your audio levels.
Canon 77D Weather Sealing
Canon 77D doesn't have weather proofing so damp conditions may damage the camera.
Canon 77D Display and Viewfinder
The Canon 77D features a 3" fully articulated screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots.
The display is selfie friendly to take self portraits and group photos when necessary. Moreover the screen is touch friendly which means you can switch focus points and adjust settings with your fingers. The 77D also comes with a Top display allowing you to quickly view the camera's settings.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The View Finder details for Canon 77D are below:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- ViewFinder Coverage 95 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.51x
Viewfinders are quite useful for sunny outdoor situations which may make the camera display washed out and very difficult to see.
Canon 77D Shutter features
Canon 77D continuous shooting rate is 6.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Canon 77D Flash and Hot shoe features
Canon 77D comes with both in-built flash as well as external flash ability. The highest flash sync is 1/200 sec.
Canon 77D Autofocusing features
Canon 77D comes with both Phase Detect Auto Focus as well as Contrast Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier and precise compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera features Face detect which can be useful for taking photos of people.
The AF system features 45 focus points to select from. Canon 77D has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers in order to shift focus points. It also has Tracking Auto Focus for moving subjects. Canon 77D has got manual focus when required for low light scenarios or you require more accurate focus control.
Canon 77D Battery life
The battery power in the Canon 77D is fashioned to last for 600 shutters as per the CIPA measurements making it similar to it's competition. The typical Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 589. Pentax K-x has the highest (1900) battery life for this kind of cameras.
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Canon 77D for varying kinds of photography
The following graph gives a summation of the Canon 77D for varying kinds of photography. To find out more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
Canon 77D Portrait photography features
The Canon 77D receives a score of 80 which is excellent, and means the camera is a outstanding fit to use for portraits. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor size, RAW support along with the flexibility to work with off-camera flash.
Canon 77D Street photography advice
Coming in at a nice rating of 72, the Canon 77D is a good pick to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Canon 77D Sports photography features
A very good sports photography points total of 67 indicates the Canon 77D is a good choice for taking pictures of sports. A camera really should have good focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Canon 77D Travel photography info
Size is extremely critical in selecting a travel camera. All round, the Canon 77D gets a exceptional 80 for a travelling camera which makes it a awesome choice to purchase for your trips.
Canon 77D Landscape photography information
If you're planning to buy a camera for landscape photographs, the most critical aspect will be image quality. The Canon 77D with it's terrific score of 77 for a landscape camera is a fantastic fit compared to its competitors.
Canon 77D Vlogging information
A vlogging camera really should come with a articulating display, mic port and ideally IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Canon 77D is a good fit for vlogging as it comes to a very good score of 73.
Canon 77D Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the 77D, here is a collection of the highest rated cameras which fall under the class of Entry-Level DSLR.
The line graph underneath offers you a bird's eye view of the 77D vs it's highest ranking rivals listed above.
Here are a few more cameras you might view as alternative options. To see a detailed comparison, simply click the "compare" link.