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Advantages of the Canon T6i

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Color depth
Better color depth
22.7 bits vs 21.7 bits
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Distinguishes 1 more bits of color
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
12 EV vs 11.2 EV
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1.6 f-stops more dynamic range
Overall image quality
Significantly better image quality
71.0 vs 61.0
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Around 20% better image quality
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
919 ISO vs 681 ISO
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The T6i has a slight edge (0.4 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
Cross type focus points
Many more cross-type focus points
19 vs 9
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Grab focus in difficult situations
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
24 MP vs 17.9 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Focus points
More focus points
19 vs 9
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Thickness
Thinner
3.1" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
Weight
Slightly lighter
555 g vs 580 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon T5i

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Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.53x vs 0.51x
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Around 10% larger viewfinder
Lowest price
Cheaper
$431.05 vs $699.00
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The best price we've seen is $268 cheaper (around 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent entry-level 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
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              95%
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Viewfinder Both have pentamirror viewfinders Help
              Pentamirror
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              440 shots
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              T6i0.51x
              T5i0.53x
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              T6i12 EV
              T5i11.2 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              T6i22.7 bits
              T5i21.7 bits
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              3"
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              T6i71.0
              T5i61.0
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              T6i919 ISO
              T5i681 ISO

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