Canon EOS 7D Mark II Review

Overall Score

71

Main Features

  • 20 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 149 x 112 x 78 mm, 910g.
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  • Replaced: EOS 7D

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II Overview


First introduced in September, 2014, Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 20 MP DSLR with a APS-C (22.4 x 15 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon 7D with EOS 7D Mark II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon 7D MII with Canon 7D


Canon 7D MII comes with a 22.4 x 15 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 26.96 mm (1.05").

- Full Frame
- Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Sensor resolution of Canon 7D MII ~ 5458 x 3663 pixels.

Canon 7D MII has Crop Factor: 1.61

The sensor has a surface area of 336.0 mm².

There are approximate 19,992,654 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Canon 7D MII Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Canon 7D MII 2014 20MP 100 - 16000 910g 149 x 112 x 78mm
Canon EOS 7D Canon 7D 2009 18MP 100 - 6400 860g 148 x 111 x 74mm

Proc and Cons of Canon 7D MII


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS 7D Mark II with competitors in semi-pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
16000 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
65 Focus Points
2 Storage Slots
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
65 Cross Focus Points
5 AE Bracketing Range
200000 cycles Shutter Life Expectancy
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Weight: 910g
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 670 shots
Type Scores

Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an Overall Score of 71/100 and ranked #65 out of 206 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #171 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon 7D MII Scores
Imaging score
57
Features score
77
Value for money score
82
Portability score
66
Overall score
71
Average Scores in Semi-Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
55
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
73
Portability Score
70
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Canon 7D MII


Canon EOS 7D Mark II weighs 910g and has external dimensions of 149 x 112 x 78mm (5.87 x 4.41 x 3.07"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro DSLR cameras is 783g, Canon 7D MII is 127 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Canon 7D MII
910g
Average weight
783g
Min weight
479g
Max weight
1074g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Canon 7D MII
78mm
Average Thickness
75mm
Min Thickness
64mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS 7D Mark II with the dimensions:

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS 7D Mark II Dimensions EOS 7D Mark II
Canon EOS 80D Canon 80D 730 g 910 g 139 x 105 x 79 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 6D Canon 6D 770 g 910 g 145 x 111 x 71 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 70D Canon 70D 755 g 910 g 139 x 104 x 79 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Nikon D7200 Nikon D7200 765 g 910 g 136 x 107 x 76 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon 5D MIII 950 g 910 g 152 x 116 x 76 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Nikon D750 Nikon D750 840 g 910 g 141 x 113 x 78 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 7D Canon 7D 860 g 910 g 148 x 111 x 74 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 6D Mark II Canon 6D MII 765 g 910 g 144 x 111 x 75 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS 7D Mark II


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS 7D Mark II
Announced September, 2014
Body Type Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF/EF-S
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.6
Number of Lenses 321
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.63
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 65
Number of Cross Focus Points 65
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 12.00
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 22.4 x 15 mm
Sensor Area 336.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 16000
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 51200
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 670 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model LP-E6N
Physical
Weight 910 g
Physical Dimensions 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type CompactFlash + SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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