LCD and Viewfinder
Canon T7i has a Fully Articulated 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.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon T7i will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
T7i has a built-in Optical (pentamirror) viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 95% and a magnification ratio of 0.51x. 95% coverage means that what you see in your viewfinder while shooting will slightly be different from the actual image.
Max Shutter speed
Canon T7i can shoot continuously at max speed of 6.0 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec
T7i has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Canon T7i features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 45 points to choose from. Canon T7i also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon T7i, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,30p,23.98p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Canon T7i 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
. You can also consider its successor, the Canon T8i
which features 4K video recording.
T7i has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon T7i also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Canon T7i also features an Digital Video Stabilization mode where videos are stabilized in-camera while you are shooting. Keep in mind that this effect may crop your videos a little bit and doesn't help stabilizing still images. This kind of video stabilization effect can be replicated by using some of the advanced video editing softwares in your PC.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon T7i features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( Includes Bluetooth LE and NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC
feature, T7i can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.Canon T7i's Bluetooth
connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our T7i. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect T7i to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Canon T7i is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 600 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 943 shots, Canon T7i has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend T7i owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level DSLR Cameras
Pentax K-x with its 1900shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Canon T7i vs Pentax K-x or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Canon T7i Features Compared to Main Competitors