The new Canon T7i DSLR camera is about to be released. Approximately two years ago Canon introduced its new T6s DSLR and Rebel T6i. These cameras shared a lot of features which each other. Both of them blurred the line between the entry-level EOS Rebel array and the pro-oriented EOS lineup. Now the company released the Canon T7i DSLR camera, making the difference between an enthusiast and an entry-level DSLR to be even more obvious.
The Rebel T7i pertains to Canon’s array, being situated just above the earlier T6s and T6i. The next device coming in line after T7i is the EOS 77D which was launched over the same period. If you were to compare its features with the ones of Canon T7i, you would learn that there are a lot of differences between the two.
Nevertheless, they seem to be closely related even if they have shared very little features and one of them bears the brand Rebel. Although it shares many characteristics with the EOS 77D which has a higher price, the Canon T7i points out to numerous new updates for the Rebel line. This model is the first to feature a cross-type autofocus system of 45 points, but also a Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus.
The new camera is the first Rebel model which is equipped with a DIGIC 7 image processor. Moreover, the new device has also a price tag characteristic for the Rebel class. The EOS 77D is even pricier than that. Thus, Canon did not reserve particular features for the pricey model. If customers were to choose the Rebel T7i, they would find out that it is not outfitted with the top-deck LCD status display which is featured by the EOS 77D.
Instead, the camera is outfitted with a Mode dial, placing this location on the top deck. The new T7i also lacks the AF-On button which, however, it is featured by its EOS sibling. The new camera does not have the locking and the Quick control dial either. Instead of using a top-deck status display, it is equipped with an LCD illumination button using it as a display control for the rear-panel LCD.
The layout of the rear-panel button is a bit different from what we were used to with EOS 77D. The Rebel T7i has more room since it lacks the Quick Control switch and dial.
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