Canon T7

Canon EOS Rebel T7 front
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Push to 12800)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 475g - 129 x 101 x 78mm
  • Released February 2018
  • Alternative Name is EOS 2000D
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  • Alternatives
  • Lenses
  • Size Comparison
  • FAQ

Canon T7 overview

Canon T7 is Canon's Entry-Level DSLR digital camera initially launched on February of 2018. The camera features a 24MP, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000. It is also known as "EOS 2000D" in certain regions.

The T7 is positioned #27 out of 80 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras & all around #228 out of 1465 for cameras in our collection. You can check out our Smart camera finder to get camera rankings based on your custom requirements.

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The following is a graph of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.

Canon T7 history

The Canon T7 has a history of related cameras. Down below, you can check out all earlier and new models along with important specs.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Canon-EOS-Rebel-T8i front thumbnailCanon T8i
T7 vs T8i
24MPAPS-C7.5 fps2020
Canon-EOS-Rebel-T7 front thumbnailCanon T724MPAPS-C3.0 fps2018
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Canon-EOS-Rebel-T7i front thumbnailCanon T7i
T7 vs T7i
24MPAPS-C6.0 fps2017
Canon-EOS-T6 front thumbnailCanon T6
T7 vs T6
18MPAPS-C3.0 fps2016
Canon-EOS-Rebel-T6i front thumbnailCanon T6i
T7 vs T6i
24MPAPS-C5.0 fps2015
Canon-EOS-Rebel-T6s front thumbnailCanon T6s
T7 vs T6s
24MPAPS-C5.0 fps2015
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Canon T7 Pros and Cons

Here is a shortlist of benefits and drawbacks of the Canon T7 based on criterias which are oftentimes seen as essential in a digital camera.

change lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
comes with face detect autofocus
comes with phase detect autofocus
comes with tracking focus
does have HDMI port
exports RAW files
flash built-in
good resolution screen (920 k dot)
good video quality (1920 x 1080 pixels)
manual focus
megapixel count decent (24MP)
NFC connectivity
nice screen size (3 inches)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
very good min ISO (100)
lack of image stabilization
no headphone port
no mic port
no moving screen
no Time Lapse function
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow continuous shooting (3.0 frames per second)
terrible battery power (500 CIPA)
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Canon T7 Sensor information

The Canon T7 houses the Digic 4+ processor chip. The size of the sensor on the Canon T7 is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor can resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CMOS sensor has 24MP and includes a standard ISO range of 100 to 6400. The ISO can be widened digitally to a maximum of 12800. RAW files are saved therefore you have more room to maneuver in post.

The graphic underneath shows the T7's sensor size when compared to other popular sizes. The T7 sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is pointed out in green.

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To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Canon T7 dimensions

Canon T7 weighs 1.05 lbs (475 gr or 16.76 ounces) & the physical size of the camera is 129mm x 101mm x 78mm (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1"). The weight of general Entry-Level DSLR camera is 540 gr and the Canon T7 is lighter as compared with various competitors.

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Down below is a picture of the Canon T7 next to a soft drink to help you to get a feel for its size.

Canon EOS Rebel T7 dimensions scale

The top view just below will show you the button design on the T7.

Canon EOS Rebel T7 topview buttons dials

Canon T7 Lens information

The T7 uses the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses on the market today. Here is some of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the T7.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Sigma-150-600mm-F5-6.3-DG-OS-HSM-S-Canon-EF lensSigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM S150-600mmf/5-6.3 2860g
Tokina-AT-X-16-28mm-f2.8-Pro-FX-Canon-EF lensTokina AT-X 16-28mm f2.8 Pro FX16-28mmf/2.8 950g
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Tamron-SP-15-30mm-F2.8-Di-VC-USD-G2-Canon-EF lensTamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G215-30mmf/2.8 1110g
Canon-EF-11-24mm-F4L-USM lensCanon EF 11-24mm F4L USM11-24mmf/4.0 1165g
Canon-EF-35mm-f2-IS-USM lensCanon EF 35mm f2 IS USM35mmf/2.0 335g
Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-f3.5-5.6-IS-II lensCanon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II18-55mmf/3.5-5.6 200g
Photography Glossary
Tamron-18-400mm-F3.5-6.3-Di-II-VC-HLD-Canon-EF-S lensTamron 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD18-400mmf/3.5-6.3 710g
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Canon T7 Connectivity

The T7 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • NFC Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Cameras that have NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to copy images and usually alter settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.

A few apps also give a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external monitor. Many cameras enable you to charge the battery using the USB port.

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Canon T7 Video information

The highest video quality on the Canon T7 is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p quality can provide a good balance in video quality versus file size but FULL HD will not give you any room to crop. The body doesn't include a microphone or headphone jack which means that you have got absolutely no control over the audio. It is probably a better idea to order a different model if you want good audio for your videos.

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Canon T7 Weather Sealing

There is no weather proofing for the Canon T7 so you have to be cautious in wet and dusty conditions.

Canon T7 Screen and Viewfinder

The Canon T7 features a 3" fixed screen having a resolution of 920k dots.

Sadly the screen isn't a touch screen.

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The ViewFinder specs for Canon T7 are as follows:

  • ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
  • Coverage 95 percent
  • Magnification 0.5x

Viewfinders can be very beneficial in sunny outdoor conditions which may make the camera screen washed out and hard to see.

Canon T7 Shutter information

Canon T7 continuous shooting rate is 3.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.

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Canon T7 Flash and Hot shoe information

Canon T7 comes with both in-built flash together with external flash ability. The maximum flash sync is 1/200 seconds.

Canon T7 Autofocus information

Canon T7 comes with both Phase Detect Autofocus plus Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot faster and precise as compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera features Face detection which makes it helpful for people photography.

It features 9 focus points to choose from. It also features Tracking Autofocus for things that move. Canon T7 supports manual focus if needed in low light conditions or you want to have more accurate control on focus.

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Canon T7 Battery life

The battery power (LP-E10) for the Canon T7 is designed to last for 500 photos according to the CIPA standards which is less when compared with it's competitors. The typical Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 589. Pentax K-x offers the highest (1900) battery life in this class of cameras.

Following is a list of Entry-Level DSLR cameras that have the strongest battery life:

ModelVisualizeBattery LifeRAWNFCBluetooth
Pentax-K-x front thumbnailPentax K-x
T7 vs K-x
1900 yesnono
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Canon-EOS-Rebel-SL3 front thumbnailCanon SL3
T7 vs SL3
1070 yesnoyes
Sony-Alpha-DSLR-A450 front thumbnailSony A450
T7 vs A450
1050 yesnono

Canon T7 for specific types of photography

The following diagram presents a overview of the Canon T7 for specific types of photography. To view more, check out the specific section underneath.

Canon T7 Portrait photography highlights

The Canon T7 receives a points tally of 80 which is excellent, meaning that it is a fantastic fit for portrait photography. Photographing portraits leans heavily to sensor dimensions, support for RAW photos & option to utilize off-camera flash.

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manual focus
good MP (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
comes with face detect autofocus
exports RAW formats

Canon T7 Street photography advice

Getting a nice points total of 61, the Canon T7 is a very decent option for street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of image quality plus portability.

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good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
no moving screen
does not have image stabilization

Canon T7 Sports photography highlights

A above average sports photography score of 62 suggests the Canon T7 is a respectable choice for shooting sports. A camera should have very good focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

Photography Glossary
sensor resolution is decent (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
offers tracking autofocus
has phase detect AF
max fps low (3.0 frames/s)
no image stabilization
low battery pack (500 CIPA)

Canon T7 Travel photography factors

Weight is extremely important in selecting a camera for travel. All round, the Canon T7 gets a moderate 56 for a travelling camera which makes it somewhat suitable to buy for your journeys.

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MP count good (24MP)
flash built-in
does not have Timelapse function
bad battery pack (500 shots)
display isn't selfie friendly

Landscape photography with Canon T7

For anyone who is planning to buy a digital camera for landscape photography, the most vital factor will be image quality. The Canon T7 with it's above average score of 67 as a landscape camera is a respectable choice within the current marketplace.

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you can focus manually
swap lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
screen is a decent size (3 inches)
megapixel count decent (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
no image stabilization
low battery power (500 CIPA)
missing Time Lapse recording

Canon T7 Vlogging info

A vlogging camera preferably should offer a moving display, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Canon T7 is simply not appropriate as a vlog camera as it gets a terrible rating of 28.

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provides face detection focus
high res video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
doesn't have a selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization
missing external mic socket

Canon T7 Alternatives

If you are in the market for replacements to the T7, below is a number of the highest rated cameras which fall in to the category of Entry-Level DSLR.

The diagram down below provides you a summary of the T7 vs it's top ranking competitors suggested earlier.

These are some more cameras you might have a look at as alternate options. To review a thorough comparison, go to the "compare" link.

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General Information
Canon EOS Rebel T7
Also referred to as
EOS 2000D
Entry-Level DSLR
Body design
Compact SLR
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Processor Chip
Digic 4+
Sensor size
Sensor dimensions
22.3 x 14.9mm
Sensor surface area
Sensor resolution
24 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution
6000 x 4000
RAW images
Max native ISO
Max boosted ISO
Lowest native ISO
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points
Lens mounting type
Canon EF/EF-S
Total lenses
Focal length multiplier
Screen type
Fixed Type
Screen diagonal
3 inches
Resolution of screen
920k dot
Selfie friendly
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage
95 percent
Viewfinder magnification
DXO scores
DXO All around score
DXO Color Depth score
DXO Dynamic range score
DXO Low light score
Lowest shutter speed
30 secs
Highest shutter speed
1/4000 secs
Continuous shooting speed
3.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range
9.20 m (at ISO 100)
Flash options
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
External flash
WB bracketing
Highest flash sync
1/200 secs
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
Max video resolution
Video file format
MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
475 grams (1.05 pounds)
129 x 101 x 78mm (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1")
Battery life
500 images
Type of battery
Battery Pack
Battery model
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage
Storage slots
Launch pricing