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Advantages of the Canon Rebel T6

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Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
500 shots vs 440 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Slightly lighter
485 g vs 530 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$299.00 vs $332.24
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The best price we've seen is $33 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Canon 550D

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Size
Much smaller
129×98×62 mm vs 129×101×78 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.54x vs 0.50x
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Around 20% larger viewfinder
Thickness
Much thinner
2.4" vs 3.1"
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More than 20% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.7 fps vs 3 fps
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More than 20% faster continuous shooting
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similarities

Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Common Strengths
Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Rebel T6$299.00
550D$332.24
Common Weaknesses
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
17.9 MP
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 30fps
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
Rebel T63 fps
550D3.7 fps
Focus points Few focus points Help
9
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
Rebel T6500 shots
550D440 shots
Viewfinder Both have pentamirror viewfinders Help
Pentamirror
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
Rebel T612,800 ISO
550D6,400 ISO
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
Rebel T60.50x
550D0.54x
Screen size Very small screens Help
3"

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