Canon T6 summary
Canon T6 is Canon's Entry-Level DSLR camera initially revealed on March of 2016. It includes a 18 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a full resolution of 5184 x 3456. It is also known as "EOS Rebel 1300D" in other countries.
The T6 stands at #34 out of 79 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras & over-all #260 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our database. Please try our Smart camera search to find camera listings based on your personal criteria.
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Canon T6 family
The Canon T6 is part of a family of products. You can see the detailed list underneath.
Canon T6 Gallery
You can view the T6 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon T6 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of benefits and drawbacks of the Canon T6 based on things which are oftentimes regarded as essential in a camera.
Canon T6 Sensor specs
The Canon T6 houses the Digic 4+ processor. The sensor specification on the Canon T6 is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 5184 x 3456 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CMOS sensor has 18MP and features a native ISO range of 100 to 6400. The ISO can be extended digitally to a maximum of 12800. RAW photos are saved which means that you have more margin for error.
The image underneath illustrates the T6's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The T6 sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is displayed in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon T6 dimensions
Canon T6 is 1.07 lbs (485 grams or 17.11 oz) & the size of the camera is 129mm x 101mm x 78mm (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1"). The weight of average Entry-Level DSLR camera is 538 grams and the Canon T6 is similar when compared with its competitors.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Underneath is a image of the Canon T6 besides a soft drink to help you get a feel for its size.
The top view under will highlight the button design on the T6.
Canon T6 Lens details
The T6 uses the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses available for purchase. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the T6.
Canon T6 Connectivity
The T6 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that incorporate NFC and Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly with smartphones. You are able to copy pictures and sometimes alter camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.
Certain apps also stream a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI port, it could be attached to an external monitor. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Canon T6 Video details
The highest possible video resolution on the Canon T6 is 1920 x 1080 and you can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution delivers a great balance between quality and file size but 1080p won't give you any room to downsample. The body does not offer a microphone and headphone port which means you have got zero control over the audio. It is probably a better idea to order an alternative model in case you need good audio for your video clips.
Canon T6 Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing for the Canon T6 so you have to be careful in wet and dusty situations.
Canon T6 Display and Viewfinder
The Canon T6 includes a 3" fixed display with a resolution of 920k dots.
Sadly the display is not a touch screen.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder specs for Canon T6 are below:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- Coverage 95 percent
- Magnification 0.5x
Viewfinders are really handy during sunny outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and hard to see.
Canon T6 Shutter details
Canon T6 continuous shooting rate is 3.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Canon T6 Flash and Hot shoe details
Canon T6 features both integrated flash as well as external flash support. The maximum flash sync is 1/200s.
Canon T6 Autofocus details
Canon T6 features both Phase Detect Autofocus as well as Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker and precise compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera includes Face detect which can be useful for portraits.
It includes 9 focus points to choose from. It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for things that move. Canon T6 comes with manual focus when required during low light situations or you require more exact focus control.
Canon T6 Battery life
The battery life (LP-E10) for the Canon T6 is fashioned to last for 500 clicks based on the CIPA benchmarks which is lesser as compared to it's competitors. The average Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 592. Pentax K-x has got the best (1900) battery life within this kind of cameras.
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Canon T6 for different categories of photography
The following graph gives a rundown of the Canon T6 for different categories of photography. To find out more, check out the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with Canon T6
The Canon T6 receives a points total of 77 which is exceptional, meaning that it is a wonderful fit to use for portrait photography. Taking portrait photos leans heavily to sensor dimensions, RAW support plus the potential to use external lighting.
Street photography with Canon T6
Coming in at a average rating of 60, the Canon T6 is relatively acceptable to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Canon T6 Sports photography advice
A moderate sports photography points tally of 60 means the Canon T6 is fairly adequate for shooting sports. A camera needs to have fantastic focusing and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon T6 Travel photography highlights
Weight is pretty crucial in selecting a travel camera. All round, the Canon T6 gets a decent 55 for a travelling camera which makes it reasonably suited to take with you on your travels.
Canon T6 Landscape photography factors
In case you're planning to pick a digital camera for landscape photos, the most significant factor will be image quality. The Canon T6 with it's nice score of 65 for a landscape camera is a fine pick in the current marketplace.
Canon T6 Vlogging details
A vlogging camera should really posses a moving display, mic input and ideally IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Canon T6 is just not good as a vlog camera as it delivers a awful rating of 27.
Canon T6 Alternatives
If you are in the market for replacements to the T6, below is a number of the top ranked cameras that fall within the family of Entry-Level DSLR.
The diagram just below shows you an overview of the T6 compared to it's highest rated competitors shown above.
Following are additional cameras you may take into account as alternative options. To read through a comprehensive comparison, click the "compare" link.