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Canon EOS 7D

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Canon EOS 7D review: specs and price

Canon EOS 7D
Canon EOS 7D

Why is Canon EOS 7D better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    19MPvs16.44MP
  • Sensor size
    22.3 x 14.9mmvs158.3mm
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    8fpsvs6.57fps
  • longer battery life
    800shotsvs389.64shots
  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/8000svs1/2816s
  • Pixel density
    471ppivs361.98ppi
  • Resolution
    1175 x 783pxvs540594.04px
  • Battery power
    1800mAhvs1187.02mAh

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Design

1.pixel density

471ppi

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2160ppi

2.resolution

1175 x 783px

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Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.Weather sealed
Canon EOS 7D

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

4. more viewfinder coverage

100%

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

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Leica Q-P

100%

5.has an optical viewfinder
Canon EOS 7D

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

6. higher resolution (screen)

920k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

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Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

1040000k dots

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Optics

1.focus points

19

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

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Canon EOS R

5655

2.sensor size

22.3 x 14.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

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Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

3.has AF tracking
Canon EOS 7D

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

4.megapixels

19MP

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Panono Camera

108MP

5.maximum light sensitivity

12800 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

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Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Canon EOS 7D

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

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Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Canon EOS 7D

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon EOS 7D

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS 7D

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Audio

1.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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Canon EOS 200D

2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

800shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

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Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.battery power

1800mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

3.has a removable battery
Canon EOS 7D

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS 7D

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS 7D

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.noise

854ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

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Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

2.image quality

66

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850

100

3.color depth

22bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

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HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

11.7Evs

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

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Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

5.has an external memory slot
Canon EOS 7D

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.can be controlled remotely
Canon EOS 7D

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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