Canon EOS Rebel T6s Review

Providing far greater Control than prior versions, the EOS Rebel T6s DSLR Camera from Canon is the first in its class to include a top LCD screen, a Quick Control dial, and a horizontal level, which provides a significant improvement over previous models.

This Camera also incorporates a high-resolution 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 6 Image Processor into a small and lightweight body, allowing users to capture images in a variety of lighting conditions, from bright sunlight to dim indoor settings, thanks to ISO performance of up to 12,800, which can be increased to 25,600.

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Last update was on: April 13, 2024 10:54 am

Wireless picture and video sharing to social networks and cloud storage are made possible by the APS-C Camera’s integrated Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, which can be accessed through the Camera Connect smartphone application. In addition, NFC allows for quick connection to mobile devices and the CS100 Connect Station, which is a great feature.

Build and handling

Although they are almost identical cameras on the inside, the 750D and 760D have a few minor differences in appearance. A secondary (monochrome) LCD screen on the top plate of the 760D is the most visible distinction between the two cameras.

This displays vital information such as the ISO (sensitivity) setting, the battery level, the exposure level, the shutter speed, and the camera’s aperture. It appears to be less significant with a camera with a vari-angle screen, but it is more helpful and consumes less power than the primary display.

It’s worth noting that the 760D is somewhat taller than the 750D and that the lens is in a different position from the tripod bush. We discovered this after changing between the two cameras on a tripod and found that the lens was in an other place than the tripod bush.

Even though compact system cameras have changed our impression of camera size, the 760D is still a tiny SLR. Although its deep grip is pleasant, when my forefinger is on the shutter release, there is enough room to fit my remaining three fingers on the Camera’s other three buttons. Those with more significant digits may discover that their little finger gets caught between the camera body and the lens.

Performance

Some potential purchasers have been attracted to Nikon’s new SLRs by the 24Mp sensors found in their recent SLRs, even though Canon has been employing an 18-million-pixel sensor for what seems like an eternity in its APS-C format SLRs. One of the benefits of having more pixels is that you can capture greater fine detail, at least in principle. The drawback is that there is a greater likelihood of noise being generated.

However, with the Canon 760D and 750D, Canon has done an excellent job of balancing the two. Both cameras can resolve a high degree of information, which is a significant improvement over the 18Mp sensor used by the 700D.

In addition, noise is effectively managed, although it’s worth noting that the 760D’s resolving capability is not nearly as impressive as that of the Nikon D5500, which has a 24MP sensor. Howeverit is also a close contender in terms of resolution, with the 20Mp Pentax K-S2 being a close second — and, like the D5500, it is undoubtedly helped by the lack of an anti-aliasing filter covering the sensor.

Structure and Specifications

The Canon EOS Rebel T6s is not the most miniature single-lens reflex camera (SLR) that Canon offers, but its dimensions are comparable to those of other cameras in its class. It measures four by 5.2 by 3.1 inches (HWD) and weighs 1.2 pounds without a lens attached.

It is slightly larger than its closest competition, the Nikon D5500 (3.9 by 4.9 by 3 inches, 1.1 pounds), but the T6s are a little bit more pleasant to grip and use because of the additional surface area. Consider getting a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera or the EOS Rebel SL1 if you want a really compact single-lens reflex camera (it measures 3.6 by 4.6 by 2.7 inches and weighs 14.4 ounces).

Performance and Image Quality

Compared to the Nikon D5500, which can start shooting and produce an image that is in focus in 0.2 seconds, the time it takes the T6s to begin shooting and capture an image that is in direction is quite a bit longer.

However, its continuous shooting rate is the same as the D5500 at five frames per second. Therefore, if you are capturing images in Raw or Raw+JPG, you can only take a maximum of six photos before the shooting rate begins to slow. However, if you are using a fast memory card, such as the SanDisk 95MBps card that we use to test the speed of digital cameras, you can shoot JPGs continuously.

The only Camera in this price range that is noticeably faster is the Pentax K-3, which shoots at 8.3 frames per second. However, the price of the K-3 was drastically reduced after its replacement was released, which is why it is now available in this price range.

Canon EOS Rebel T6s Specifications

Body typeCompact SLR
Body materialAluminum alloy chassis, composite exterior
Sensor
Max resolution6000 x 4000
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels24 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors25 megapixels
Sensor sizeAPS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorDIGIC 6
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto, 100-12800 (expandable to 25600)
Boosted ISO (maximum)25600
White balance presets8
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationNo
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, normal
File formatJPEG (Exif v2.3, DPOF v2.0)Raw (Canon CR2)
Optics & Focus
AutofocusContrast Detect (sensor)Phase DetectMulti-areaCenterSelective single-pointTrackingSingleContinuousTouchFace DetectionLive View.
Autofocus assist lampYes (via flash)
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points19
Lens mountCanon EF/EF-S
Focal length multiplier1.6×
Screen/viewfinder
Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen size3″
Screen dots1,040,000
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTFT-LCD
Live ViewYes
Viewfinder typeOptical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage95%
Viewfinder magnification0.82× (0.51× 35mm Equiv.)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Exposure modesProgramShutter priorityAperture priorityManualScene Intelligent Auto
Scene modesPortraitLandscapeClose-upSportsKidsFoodCandlelightNight portraitHandheld night sceneHDR backlight control
Built-in flashYes
Flash Range12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flashYes (via hot shoe)
Flash X sync speed1/200 sec
Drive modesSingleContinuousSilent single shot silent continuously-timerContinuous after self-timer
Continuous drive5.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 secs)
Metering modesMultiCenter-weightedSpotPartial
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
FormatMPEG-4, H.264
Videography notesChoice of compression (standard, lightweight). HDR movie mode.
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Connectivity
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (mini-HDMI)
Microphone portYes
Headphone portNo
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11b/g/n with NFC
Remote ControlYes (wired or via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLP-E17 lithium-ion battery @ charger
Battery Life (CIPA)440
Weight (inc. batteries)565 g (1.25 lb / 19.93 oz)
Dimensions132 x 111 x 78 mm (5.2 x 4.37 x 3.07″)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
GPSNone

Verdict

Sensors with 24 million pixels have become more popular, and for a good reason: they create a pleasing compromise between picture size and file size and clarity and noise, among other things. However, due to increasing the resolution to 36 million pixels, data tend to fill up memory cards and hard drives a bit too rapidly, putting additional load on computer processing engines.

Because of the necessity to keep noise levels under acceptable bounds, full-frame cameras such as the Sony A7R and Nikon D810 are the only cameras available with 36Mp sensors at the time of writing. However, Samsung currently holds the record for the highest pixel count in the APS-C format with its NX1 and NX500 cameras, which use the same 28-megapixel back-illuminated sensor as the NX1.

Unlike Nikon, which used an anti-aliasing filter on the D5500, and Pentax, which used an anti-aliasing filter on the K-S2, Canon used an anti-aliasing filter on the 760D. For the most part, this allows the D5500 to collect somewhat more information than the K-S2, while the K-S2 can resolve almost as much detail as the 760D in most situations. Nonetheless, the 760D represents a significant improvement over the 700D in this aspect, with more information appearing crisp and realistic, particularly in raw files.

When it comes to the company’s first 24Mp sensor, Canon has offered photographers several options: it’s available in the EOS M3, the company’s small system camera (CSC), as well as the 750D and 760D, which are both DSLRs. Despite being slightly more expensive than the 750D, the 760D provides several handling advantages over the latter, including a secondary LCD screen on the top plate, a Quick Control dial around the navigation buttons, an electronic level, and a lock on the Mode dial, as well as a different control arrangement.

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Canon EOS Rebel T6s FAQs

When did the Canon T6s come out?

2016 saw the introduction of the Canon T6s, which in some parts of the world is marketed under the name EOS 1300D.

Is Canon Rebel T6s a professional camera?

Although it is not considered a professional camera, the Canon Rebel T6s is an excellent choice for novice or recreational photographers because of its versatility.

What is the price of Canon T6s?

The price of the Canon T6s differs from one location to another and from one retailer to another, but as of the year 2022, it can typically be purchased for close to USD 400.

Is Canon T6s a DSLR?

The Canon T6s is, in fact, a DSLR camera that makes use of an APS-C sensor.

Is Rebel T6s full frame?

The Canon Rebel T6s is not a full-frame camera. Sorry to disappoint you. It utilizes an APS-C camera with a crop factor that is 1.6 times larger than usual.

Is Canon Rebel T6s good for portrait photography?

Although the Canon Rebel T6s can be used for headshot photography, the Camera has some restrictions to contend with because of its comparatively small sensor and restricted depth of field control. Therefore, to achieve improved outcomes, it is recommended that you use a fast lens with a small f-stop.

Is the Rebel T6s touchscreen?

Unfortunately, the Rebel T6s does not come with a touchscreen display.

Does Canon T6s have Bluetooth?

Unfortunately, the Canon T6s does not have a built-in Bluetooth communication option.

Does the Canon Rebel T6s have autofocus?

The Canon EOS Rebel T6s does come equipped with an autofocus system that boasts a total of 9 AF points, allowing for extremely rapid and precise targeting.

Is the Canon Rebel T6s good in low light?

Even though it is possible to use the Canon Rebel T6s in low light, the Camera has some restrictions due to its comparatively small sensor and poor low-light performance. In order to achieve improved outcomes, it is recommended that you take advantage of a tripod, high ISO settings, and quick zoom.

Why are my pictures blurry on my Canon Rebel T6s?

If the Canon Rebel T6s camera is not held firmly, the autofocus is not working correctly, or the shutter speed is too low, the pictures taken with the Camera may be indistinct.

Therefore, it is recommended that you use a tripod or another device that can stabilize the Camera, check the focus before taking the picture, and use a shutter speed that is quick enough to capture motion.

How do I take night pictures with my Canon Rebel T6s?

Using a tripod to stabilize the camera would be best when taking nighttime photographs with your Canon Rebel T6s.

Additionally, it is recommended that you set the ISO to a high number to capture more light, use a wide aperture to allow more light into the Camera and experiment with different shutter speeds to achieve the desired exposure. You also have the option of using the Camera’s Bulb setting to take photographs with extended exposure times of several seconds or more.

Is Canon T6s water-resistant?

No, the Canon T6s is not water-resistant; therefore, it is essential to safeguard it against precipitation, grit, and any other environmental dangers that may be present.

Does Canon Rebel T6s have a live View?

The Canon EOS Rebel T6s has a live view option that lets you compose your photos by looking through the LCD screen rather than the viewfinder.

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