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 #28 out of 80 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras & all around #230 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.
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.
Canon T7 Gallery
You can look at the T7 from several angles in the gallery here.
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.
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.Captivating footage reveals once-in-a-lifetime moment with Florida Panther
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.Google Launches 'Circle to Search' on Pixel 8 and 8 Pro
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
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.Sony Japan Introduces 5G Transmitter for Alpha Cameras
Down below is a picture of the Canon T7 next to a soft drink to help you to get a feel for its size.
The top view just below will show you the button design on the T7.
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.
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.
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.
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.Playful Manatee Swipes Diver’s GoPro to Capture Hilariously Wobbly Video
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.