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

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) 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 significantly 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
$390 (body only)
$349 - $397 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: $349.00 vs $318.00
  • Light weight: 395 g vs 485 g

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years older
$435 - $649 (body only)
$529 - $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 an external mic jack

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: $434.60 vs $318.00

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$649 - $750 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

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
2 years older
$405 (body only)
$399 - $447 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: $399.00 vs $318.00
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 485 g

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
2 years older
$349 (body only)
$420 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: $349.00 vs $318.00
  • Light weight: 480 g vs 485 g

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
3 years older
$554 (body only)
$414 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
  • Inexpensive: $414.00 vs $318.00
  • 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 20 lenses), has a much longer battery life (500 shots vs 255 shots), is newer (march 2016 vs april 2015) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it slightly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.70x), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), takes slightly lower resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 24 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
7 months newer
$1,198 (body only)
$1,298 - $1,299 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Many more focus points: 425 vs 9
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Much better viewfinder coverage: 100% vs 95%

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 62 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 350 shots vs 500 shots
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and Rebel T6

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentamirror
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Popularity: 1,224 vs 3,165

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$447 - $448 (body only)
$498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much better viewfinder coverage: 100% vs 95%
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.50x

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
  • 24p support
  • Great battery life: 420 shots vs 500 shots

Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3
1 year older
$368 - $429 (body only)
$455 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the M3 (vs the Rebel T6)

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

Significant disadvantages of the M3 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 13 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 500 shots
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the M3 and Rebel T6

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentamirror
  • 24p support
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
1 year older
$398 (body only)
$448 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)

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

common strengths of the A5100 and Rebel T6

  • 24p support
  • Great battery life: 400 shots vs 500 shots
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
1 year older
$359 - $497 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the 1 J5 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 3 fps
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the 1 J5 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 20 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • No viewfinder: None vs Pentamirror
  • Much shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 500 shots

common strengths of the 1 J5 and Rebel T6

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Inexpensive: $358.69 vs $318.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
4 months older
$499 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

  • 24p support
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Inexpensive: $499.00 vs $318.00

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 september 2008), is slightly lighter (485 g vs 822 g) and is more popular.

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.71x), it's body is not weather sealed, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 6.3 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a lower quality type of viewfinder (pentamirror vs pentaprism).

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years older
$769 (body only)
$829 18-55mm lens

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

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a pentaprism viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Pentamirror

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)
  • Inexpensive: $769.00 vs $318.00

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
5 years older
$699 (body only)
$796 18-135mm 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)
  • Inexpensive: $698.99 vs $318.00

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
7 years older
$2,098 (body only)
$2,999 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark II (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.50x
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Weather sealed

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark II (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Fewer lenses available: 165 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Heavier: 850 g vs 485 g
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the 5D Mark II and Rebel T6

  • Fairly small: Professional size (152×114×75 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • Light weight: 850 g vs 485 g
  • Thin: 3" vs 3.1"

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D
7 years older
$532 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 50D (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Weather sealed
  • Has a pentaprism viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/8000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the 50D (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the 50D and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Fairly small: Professional size (146×108×74 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • Very inexpensive: $531.91 vs $318.00

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 CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has a slightly longer battery life (500 shots vs 350 shots).

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.

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)

  • Has a touch screen

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

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.08x vs 0.50x
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Built-in lens only

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

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Each supports an external flash
  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentamirror

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
similar age
$349 - $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)

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

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and Rebel T6

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentamirror
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

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

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

  • Much larger viewfinder: 1.39x vs 0.50x
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a GPS

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
  • Large viewfinder size: 1.39x vs 0.50x
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
1 year older
$162 - $171

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much longer battery life: 960 shots vs 500 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the L340 and Rebel T6

  • Very long battery life: 960 shots vs 500 shots
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 485 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 3.1"

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
2 years older
$178 - $268

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and Rebel T6

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
1 year older
$350 - $429

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)

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

common strengths of the SX60 HS and Rebel T6

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Each supports an external flash
  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentamirror

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Rebel T6 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a much longer battery life (500 shots vs 265 shots), focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection), has interchangeable lenses, is slightly less expensive ($318.00 vs $639.99) and has a viewfinder (pentamirror vs none).

However, on average it is slightly larger (professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs mid size (106×61×42 mm)), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 8 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
similar age
$640 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Smaller: Mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much shorter battery life: 265 shots vs 500 shots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Rebel T6

  • Built-in flashes
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these
  • Popularity: 2,411 vs 3,165