LCD and Viewfinder
Canon 7D MII has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
7D MII has a built-in Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 100% and a magnification ratio of 0.63x. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Canon 7D MII can shoot continuously at max speed of 10.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec.
7D MII has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Canon 7D MII features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 65 focus points and 65 of these sensors are of Cross-type. Cross-type sensors locks focus faster and more accurate compared to single type sensors.
Canon 7D MII also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon 7D MII, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 59.94,50.29.97,25,24,23.98 fps and save in and MPEG-4 formats. Full HD resolution of Canon 7D MII will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
7D MII has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon 7D MII also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Canon 7D MII a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect 7D MII to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) port.
Battery Canon 7D MII is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 670 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 883 shots, Canon 7D MII has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend 7D MII owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon D850 with its 1840shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Canon 7D MII vs Nikon D850 or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Canon 7D MII Features Compared to Main Competitors