As well as being compared against other entry-level DSLRs, the Canon EOS Rebel T6 is also often compared to mirrorless, super zooms and pro DSLRs. The Canon EOS Rebel T6's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS Rebel T6i and the Rebel T5i) and Nikon (such as the D3400 and the D3300)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Rebel T6 compared to other entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is newer (march 2016 vs february 2014), is slightly less expensive ($307.00 vs $448.74) and is more popular.

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.54x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 5 fps).

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
5 months newer
$400 (body only)
$367 - $497 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 17.9 MP
  • Much longer battery life: 1200 shots vs 500 shots

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3400 and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 230 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Inexpensive: $366.93 vs $307.00
  • Light weight: 395 g vs 485 g

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$484 (body only)
$749 - $798 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 920k dots
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 17.9 MP
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the T6i and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Popularity: 816 vs 1,133

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years older
$449 - $649 (body only)
$537 - $599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 920k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the T5i and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Inexpensive: $448.74 vs $307.00

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
2 years older
$455 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Inexpensive: $440.00 vs $307.00
  • Light weight: 480 g vs 485 g

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
2 years older
$402 (body only)
$397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 17.9 MP
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3300 and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 230 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Inexpensive: $396.95 vs $307.00
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 485 g

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
3 years older
$555 (body only)
$549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 920k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the SL1 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the SL1 and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 485 g

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Rebel T6 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentamirror vs none), much more lenses available (220 lenses vs 13 lenses), has a significantly longer battery life (500 shots vs 255 shots), uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs hybrid detection) and is newer (march 2016 vs august 2014).

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.70x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 24 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
4 months older
$449 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M10 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much smaller: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M10 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 13 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • No viewfinder: None vs Pentamirror
  • Much shorter battery life: 255 shots vs 500 shots

common strengths of the EOS M10 and Rebel T6

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Inexpensive: $449.00 vs $307.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$443 - $498 (body only)
$598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much better viewfinder coverage: 100% vs 95%
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 62 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Slower autofocus: Hybrid detection vs Phase detection
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the A6000 and Rebel T6

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentamirror
  • Great battery life: 420 shots vs 500 shots
  • Inexpensive: $442.99 vs $307.00

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
1 year older
$398 (body only)
$498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5100 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 24.7 MP vs 17.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the A5100 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Pentamirror
  • Much fewer lenses available: 62 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 400 shots vs 500 shots

common strengths of the A5100 and Rebel T6

  • Great battery life: 400 shots vs 500 shots
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Inexpensive: $398.00 vs $307.00

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10
8 months newer
$499 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-A10 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (117×67×40 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.6" vs 3.1"

Significant disadvantages of the X-A10 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 58 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • No viewfinder: None vs Pentamirror
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the X-A10 and Rebel T6

  • Great battery life: 410 shots vs 500 shots
  • Inexpensive: $499.00 vs $307.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Rebel T6 compared to super zoom competitors include: it takes significantly higher resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), records movies in 24p, has a significantly longer battery life (500 shots vs 360 shots) and focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, much less viewfinder coverage (95% vs 100%), much smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 1.39x) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
1 year older
$340 - $479

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • No 24p support
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the SX60 HS and Rebel T6

  • Each supports an external flash
  • Popularity: 231 vs 1,133

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 920k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Built-in lens only
  • Much shorter battery life: 330 shots vs 500 shots

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and Rebel T6

  • Each supports an external flash
  • Popularity: 303 vs 1,133

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$398

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a GPS
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Much shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 500 shots
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and Rebel T6

  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these
  • Each supports an external flash
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$199 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 600 shots vs 500 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • No 24p support
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Rebel T6

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • Very long battery life: 600 shots vs 500 shots
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 485 g

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
similar age
$339 - $447

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • No 24p support
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and Rebel T6

  • Light weight: 565 g vs 485 g
  • Popularity: 374 vs 1,133
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$430 - $697

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the P900 and Rebel T6

  • Popularity: 282 vs 1,133
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Rebel T6 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it is newer (march 2016 vs august 2010), is slightly lighter (485 g vs 755 g) and is more popular.

However, on average it slightly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.59x), doesn't have a touch screen, it's body is not weather sealed, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 7 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
5 years older
$790 (body only)
$1,499 18-200mm lens

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a pentaprism viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the 60D and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 485 g

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years older
$799 (body only)
$899 - $999 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the 70D and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 485 g