Canon EOS T6 Review

Overall Score

62

Main Features

  • 18 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 129 x 101 x 78 mm, 485g.
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  • Replaced: EOS 1200D
  • Replaced by: EOS Rebel T7

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Canon EOS T6 Overview


First introduced in March, 2016, Canon EOS T6 is a 18 MP DSLR with a APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon 1200D with EOS T6. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon T6 with Canon 1200D

Canon replaced EOS T6 with Canon T7. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon T6 with Canon T7

Canon T6 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon EOS Rebel T8i Canon T8i 2020 24MP 100 - 25600 515g 131 x 103 x 76mm
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Canon SL3 2019 24MP 100 - 25600 449g 122 x 93 x 70mm
Canon EOS 4000D Canon 4000D 2018 18MP 100 - 6400 436g 129 x 102 x 77mm
Canon EOS Rebel T7 Canon T7 2018 24MP 100 - 6400 475g 129 x 101 x 78mm
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Canon SL2 2017 24MP 100 - 25600 453g 122 x 93 x 70mm

Proc and Cons of Canon T6


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS T6 with competitors in entry-level dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
External Flash
AF Face Detection
920k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
9 Focus Points
Focus Bracketing
NFC Connectivity
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
485g Light Body
Flash Sync Port
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Low Battery Life: 500 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Slow Continuous Shooting: 920 fps
Type Scores

Canon EOS T6 has an Overall Score of 62/100 and ranked #104 out of 206 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #301 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon T6 Scores
Imaging score
53
Features score
60
Value for money score
77
Portability score
80
Overall score
62
Average Scores in Entry-Level DSLR
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
75
Portability Score
79
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Canon T6


Canon EOS T6 weighs 485g and has external dimensions of 129 x 101 x 78mm (5.08 x 3.98 x 3.07"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level DSLR cameras is 538g, Canon T6 is 53 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level DSLR Cameras


Canon T6
485g
Average weight
538g
Min weight
365g
Max weight
690g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level DSLR Cameras


Canon T6
78mm
Average Thickness
73mm
Min Thickness
53mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS T6 with the dimensions:

Canon EOS T6

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS T6 Dimensions EOS T6
Nikon D3400 Nikon D3400 395 g 485 g 124 x 98 x 76 mm 129 x 101 x 78 mm
Canon EOS Rebel T6i Canon T6i 555 g 485 g 132 x 101 x 78 mm 129 x 101 x 78 mm
Nikon D3300 Nikon D3300 430 g 485 g 124 x 98 x 76 mm 129 x 101 x 78 mm
Canon EOS Rebel T7 Canon T7 475 g 485 g 129 x 101 x 78 mm 129 x 101 x 78 mm
Nikon D5300 Nikon D5300 480 g 485 g 125 x 98 x 76 mm 129 x 101 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 100D Canon 100D 407 g 485 g 117 x 91 x 69 mm 129 x 101 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 700D Canon 700D 580 g 485 g 133 x 100 x 79 mm 129 x 101 x 78 mm
Nikon D3500 Nikon D3500 365 g 485 g 124 x 97 x 70 mm 129 x 101 x 78 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS T6


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS T6
Announced March, 2016
Body Type Compact 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 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.5
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 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.20
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 12800
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 500 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model LP-E10
Physical
Weight 485 g
Physical Dimensions 129 x 101 x 78 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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