Canon T8i overview
Canon T8i is Canon's Entry-Level DSLR camera initially announced on February of 2020. It comes with a 24 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000. It is referred to as "EOS 850D / EOS Kiss X10i Specs" in some regions.
The T8i comes in at #1 out of 80 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras & all round #72 out of 1465 for cameras in our list. You can test our Smart camera finder to get camera listings based on your customized requirements.
The following is a graph of different criteria used in the scoring system.
Canon T8i family
The Canon T8i is part of a family of products. You can read the detailed range underneath.
Canon T8i Gallery
You can check the T8i from different angles in the gallery below.
Canon T8i Pros and Cons
Below is a list of good and bad points of the Canon T8i based on things which are oftentimes seen as crucial in a camera.
Canon T8i Sensor info
The Canon T8i features the DIGIC 8 processor chip. The size of the sensor on the Canon T8i is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor is able to resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Is Apple's Latest 'Shot on iPhone' Video Deceptive?
The CMOS sensor has 24MP and gives a native ISO range of 100 to 25600. This ISO can be extended electronically to a high of 51200. RAW files are saved which means that you have wider margin for error.
The graphic underneath shows the T8i's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The T8i sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is pointed out in green.Australia's Largest Photography Festival to Feature AI-Generated Images for the First Time
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon T8i dimensions
Canon T8i is 1.14 pounds (515 gr or 18.17 oz) & the measurement of the camera is 131mm x 103mm x 76mm (5.2" x 4.1" x 3.0"). The weight of general Entry-Level DSLR camera is 540 gr and the Canon T8i is very similar in comparison with its competitors.G100D by Panasonic Features USB-C and Stunning OLED EVF
Down below is a picture of the Canon T8i alongside a soft drink so you can get a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will show you the button design on the T8i.
Canon T8i Lens info
The T8i fits the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses available to buy. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the T8i.
Canon T8i Connectivity
The T8i has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras that have NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can easily be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily copy pictures and usually alter camera settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.
A few applications even allow a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external display. The majority of cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Canon T8i Video info
The highest video resolution on the Canon T8i is 3840 x 2160 and you can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p gives an excellent resolution for video recording. You can crop to Full HD to get clearer results. Be wary of the large file sizes and make sure you have got high quality SD cards that have fast write speed. Even though the camera has a microphone socket, it is unfortunately lacking a headphone socket which means that you won't have the ability to keep an eye on your audio levels.
Canon T8i Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Canon T8i so you need to be cautious in wet and dusty situations.
Canon T8i Display and Viewfinder
The Canon T8i comes with a 3" fully articulated display screen supporting a resolution of 1,040k dots.
It features a selfie friendly display to take self portraits and group photos if necessary. Additionally the display screen is touch friendly which means that you can adjust focus points and adjust settings using your fingers.Scarlett Johansson Stakes Legal Claim Over Her Digital Avatar
The View Finder details for Canon T8i are as follows:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- Coverage 95 percent
- Magnification 0.51x
Viewfinders are pretty handy during sunny outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and hard to see.
Canon T8i Shutter info
Canon T8i is able to shoot continuously at 7.5 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.
Canon T8i Flash and Hot shoe info
Canon T8i has both inbuilt flash as well as external flash ability.
Canon T8i Autofocus info
Canon T8i has both Phase Detect AF as well as Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker and precise when compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera comes with Face detect which can be helpful for portraits.
The Sensor comes with 45 focus points to pick from. Canon T8i has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers to adjust where you focus. It also boasts Tracking AF for things that move. Canon T8i features manual focus in case it is required during low light or you require more exact control on focus.
Canon T8i Battery life
The battery power on the Canon T8i is fashioned to last for 800 photographs with respect to the CIPA requirements which is higher than average ın comparison with its class. The typical Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 589. Pentax K-x comes with the highest (1900) battery life within this group of cameras.
Below is a listing of Entry-Level DSLR cameras which have the highest battery life:
Canon T8i for different categories of photography
The following graph presents a overview of the Canon T8i for different categories of photography. To learn more, check out the specific section underneath.
Canon T8i Portrait photography info
The Canon T8i has a rating of 82 which is exceptional, and means the camera is a awesome pick to use for portrait photography. Shooting portraits favors greatly towards sensor resolution, support for RAW files plus the capability to work with external lighting.
Canon T8i as a Street photography camera
Getting a above average points tally of 73, the Canon T8i is a respectable option for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Canon T8i Sports photography information
A brilliant sports photography points total of 76 means the Canon T8i is a awesome fit for taking photos of sports. A camera must have excellent autofocus and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon T8i Travel photography factors
Portability is pretty crucial in picking a camera for travel. All things considered, the Canon T8i gets a awesome 80 for a travelling camera which makes it a great pick for your trips.
Landscape photography with Canon T8i
When you're planning to buy a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Canon T8i at it's wonderful rating of 79 for a landscape camera is a excellent pick compared to its competition.
Canon T8i Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging really should come with a articulating display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Canon T8i is a good option as a vlog camera as it comes to a nice score of 74.
Canon T8i Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the T8i, here is a number of the highest ranked cameras that fall under the category of Entry-Level DSLR.
The chart just below will give you a bird's eye view of the T8i versus it's top scoring rivals mentioned previously.
Here are a handful of other cameras you may have a look at as alternatives. To check out a full comparison, visit the "compare" link.