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Advantages of the Canon 70D

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Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
7 fps vs 5 fps
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40% faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder
Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.59x vs 0.51x
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Around 40% larger viewfinder
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
920 shots vs 440 shots
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More than 2x more shots per battery charge
Viewfinder coverage
Better viewfinder coverage
98% vs 95%
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon T6i

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True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
24 MP vs 20 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Size
Smaller
132×101×78 mm vs 145×106×79 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
555 g vs 755 g
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Around 30% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$549.00 vs $1,099.69
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The best price we've seen is $551 cheaper (2x less)
Thickness
Thinner
3.1" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Fewer buttons
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              220 lenses
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
              fast and accurate
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              Common Weaknesses
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              70D12,800 ISO
              T6i25,600 ISO
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              70D20 MP
              T6i24 MP
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              3"

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              Canon EOS 70D
              EOS 70D
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