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

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 january 2014), is slightly less expensive ($294.63 vs $519.00) and is more popular.

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.55x), 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
$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: $359.00 vs $294.63
  • Light weight: 395 g vs 485 g

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$519 (body only)
$599 - $649 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: 782 vs 1,016

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years older
$469 - $649 (body only)
$539 - $549 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: $469.00 vs $294.63

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
5 years older
$946 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the Rebel T6)

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

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the T3i and Rebel T6

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
2 years older
$472 (body only)
$399 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: $399.00 vs $294.63
  • 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 $294.63
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 485 g

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon Rebel T6 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it slightly more lenses available (220 lenses vs 171 lenses), is newer (march 2016 vs august 2010), is slightly less expensive ($294.63 vs $2,405.25), is slightly lighter (485 g vs 850 g) and is more popular.

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.70x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 21 MP), it's body is not weather sealed, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 6.5 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years older
$1,345 18-135mm 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

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
5 years older
$2,568 (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 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
7 years older
$2,405 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
  • 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"

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
1 year older
$1,419 - $1,497 (body only)
$1,899 - $1,997 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.50x
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

common strengths of the D750 and Rebel T6

  • Fairly small: Professional size (141×113×78 mm) vs Professional size (129×101×78 mm)
  • Light weight: 750 g vs 485 g
  • Inexpensive: $1,419.00 vs $294.63

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 340 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 shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 7.4 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, much less viewfinder coverage (95% vs 100%) and much smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 1.39x).

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)

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

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Rebel T6

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Very long battery life: 600 shots vs 500 shots
  • Inexpensive: $199.00 vs $294.63

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
1 year older
$340 - $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

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$479 - $597

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)

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

common strengths of the P900 and Rebel T6

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentamirror
  • Popularity: 209 vs 1,016

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)

  • 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

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

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
similar age
$369 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the Rebel T6)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much shorter battery life: 205 shots vs 500 shots
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 920k dots
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Rebel T6

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Light weight: 442 g vs 485 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$382 - $448

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

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 350 shots), is newer (march 2016 vs august 2014) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it slightly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.70x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 24 MP), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,000 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$444 - $448 (body only)
$525 - $548 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
  • Shorter battery life: 420 shots vs 500 shots

common strengths of the A6000 and Rebel T6

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

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
1 year older
$348 (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

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10
9 months older
$599 (body only)
$793 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T10 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much better viewfinder coverage: 100% vs 95%
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,000 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the X-T10 (vs the Rebel T6)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 58 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 350 shots vs 500 shots

common strengths of the X-T10 and Rebel T6

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

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

  • 24p support
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Inexpensive: $449.00 vs $294.63