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Canon EOS Rebel T6s Summary

24 Megapixels24 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Canon Rebel T6s Assessment

The Canon Rebel T6s provides a compelling addition to the lineup of Canon DSLRs. Falling right between entry-level and professional DSLRs, this Rebel faces little competition. Its efficient dual control-dials and top status LCD enhance usability while keeping a moderately compact size.

The Canon T6s and T6i simultaneously launched the highest resolution sensors among 1.6X-crop-sensor cameras. This new 24 megapixels CMOS sensor with Hybrid AF III combines on-sensor Phase-Detect autofocus and a 19-point all-cross-type standard AF module. It delivers good coverage and relatively fast autofocus for both stills and video.

Image quality of the T6s is reasonable with low image-noise and good dynamic range until ISO 800. It falls slight behind from ISO 1600 to 3200, yet remains quite usable for common print sizes. Colors are nicely saturated with average white-balance. Metering is exceptionally good though.

The Canon EOS Rebel T6s delivers the next level of usability among its peers. The main downside is a rather small cropped 95% coverage viewfinder. Yet, Canon compensated well with a superb Live-View implementation. All in all, this is an interesting model to consider as an upgrade from an entry-level Rebel.

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PROS CONS
Superb metering General image softness
Nicely saturated colors Above average noise
Good white-balance Limited dynamic-range
Exposure-Priority Live-View implementation Autofocus misses more frequent than usual
Fast Hybrid AF system Tiny and dim OVF
Good ergonomics with plenty of direct controls Rear control-dial too thin and flush
Instant video response
Solid construction
Relatively light
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Canon Rebel T6s Highlights


SLR digital camera

Sensor-Size: 22 x 15mm

Canon APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

24 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-25600
Canon EF Mount
1.6X FLM
Shutter 1/4000-30s
95% Coverage
Medium Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
1 Axis Digital LevelCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Built-in Dust ReductionSpot-Metering
5 FPS Drive, 940 ImagesHot-Shoe
1920x1080 @ FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3" LCD 1 MegapixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
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