- 24MP - APS-C Sensor
- 3" Fully Articulated Display
- ISO 100 - 12800 (Bump to 25600)
- 1920 x 1080 video
- Canon EF/EF-S Mount
- 565g - 132 x 101 x 78mm
- Announced February 2015
- Also referred to as EOS 760D / EOS 8000D
- Old Model is Canon 700D
- Replacement is Canon 77D
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Canon T6s summary
Canon T6s is Canon's Entry-Level DSLR camera first launched on February of 2015. The camera houses a 24MP, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a full resolution of 6000 x 4000. The camera is also known as "EOS 760D / EOS 8000D" in other markets.
Canon launched this camera in order to replace the previous Canon 700D (Read Full Comparison) & subsequently introduced the updated Canon 77D (Read Full Comparison) in order to update this model.
The T6s is scored #14 out of 80 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras & overall #158 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our database. Please test our Smart camera filter to get camera listings based on your customized requirements.
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Canon T6s family
The Canon T6s is part of a family of digital cameras. You can view the full list underneath.
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Canon T6s Gallery
You can view the T6s from various angles in the gallery below.
Canon T6s Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of advantages and drawbacks of the Canon T6s based on features which are often regarded as crucial in a camera.
Canon T6s Sensor specs
The Canon T6s is powered by the DIGIC 6 processor chip. The sensor size in the Canon T6s is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 6000 x 4000 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The CMOS sensor has 24 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 100 - 12800. The ISO can be extended electronically to a maximum of 25600. RAW format is supported therefore you have more room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath illustrates the T6s's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The T6s sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is presented in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon T6s dimensions
Canon T6s weighs about 1.25 lbs (565g / 19.93 oz) & the overall size of the camera is 132mm x 101mm x 78mm (5.2" x 4.0" x 3.1"). The weight of average Entry-Level DSLR camera is 540g so the Canon T6s is similar when compared with other rivals.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Here is a shot of the Canon T6s alongside a softdrink so you're able to get a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will show you the button arrangement on the T6s.
Canon T6s Lens details
The T6s works with the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses that you can purchase. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our database that will work with the T6s.
Canon T6s Connectivity
The T6s has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that consist of NFC and / or Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to send photos and usually adjust camera settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.
A few apps also enable a Liveview and release the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI port, it can easily be connected to an external display. A good number of cameras enable you to charge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Canon T6s Video details
The highest possible video quality in the Canon T6s is 1920 x 1080 and you can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p quality delivers a great balance for quality vs file size but 1080p won't leave you with any room to crop. Even though the body contains a mic socket, it is unfortunately missing a headphone socket which means you won't have the capability to monitor your audio levels.
Canon T6s Weather Sealing
Canon T6s does not have environment proofing so damp conditions could ruin the camera.
Canon T6s Display and Viewfinder
The Canon T6s is equipped with a 3 inch fully articulated display screen with a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.
It features a selfie friendly display for self portraits as well as group photos when required. Additionally the display screen is touch friendly which means you are able to change focus points plus adjust settings using your finger. The T6s also has a builtin Top LCD display so that you can instantly view camera settings.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The ViewFinder specs for Canon T6s are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- ViewFinder Coverage 95%
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.51x
For sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera displays washed out and tough to see, viewfinders will be pretty helpful.
Canon T6s Shutter details
Canon T6s continuous shooting rate is 5.0 frames/s. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Canon T6s Flash and Hot shoe details
Canon T6s comes with both integrated flash along with external flash support. The max flash sync is 1/200s.
Canon T6s Autofocusing details
Canon T6s comes with both Phase Detect Auto Focus plus Contrast Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot snappier & accurate than Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera supports Face detect which can be helpful for taking photos of people.
The AF system supports 19 focus points to pick from. Canon T6s has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers in order to shift focus points. It also boasts Tracking Auto Focus for things on the move. Canon T6s has got manual focus when required for low light conditions or you want to have more accurate focus control.
Canon T6s Battery life
The battery life (LP-E17) for the Canon T6s is fashioned to last for 440 images with respect to the CIPA measurements making it less than it's competitors. The average Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 589. Pentax K-x comes with the best (1900) battery life for this class of cameras.
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Canon T6s for varying forms of photography
The following chart gives a rundown of the Canon T6s for varying forms of photography. To see more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.
Canon T6s as a Portrait photography camera
The Canon T6s receives a rating of 80 which is brilliant, and means the camera is a brilliant choice for portrait images. Shooting portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, RAW support together with the ability to work with off-camera lighting.
Canon T6s Street photography information
Coming in at a nice score of 71, the Canon T6s is a fine pick to use in street photography. A good street photography camera offers a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Canon T6s Sports photography details
A above average sports photography rating of 62 means the Canon T6s is a fine pick for photographing sports. A camera must have fantastic autofocus plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon T6s Travel photography information
Weight is very crucial when buying a travel camera. Overall, the Canon T6s gets a nice 66 as a travelling camera which is a fine fit to purchase for your holidays.
Canon T6s Landscape photography highlights
For anybody who is planning to buy a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most critical factor is going to be image quality. The Canon T6s at it's above average grade of 66 as a landscape camera is a very decent pick in the current marketplace.
Canon T6s Vlogging factors
A camera for vlogging preferably should come with a articulating display, mic port and ideally IBIS. Considering all things, the Canon T6s is a respectable fit as a vlog camera as it comes to a nice score of 73.
Canon T6s Alternatives
If you want replacements to the T6s, here is a range of the highest rated cameras which fall under the class of Entry-Level DSLR.
The graph underneath offers you a summary of the T6s versus it's highest scoring competitors mentioned earlier.
Here are a few more cameras you might have a look at as alternative options. To see a full comparison, simply click the "compare" link.