Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Canon EOS 70D Compare

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EOS 1300D is a Beginner DSLR, while the EOS 70D is categorized as a Amateur DSLR.

EOS 1300D vs EOS 70D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Canon EOS 70D Specs

EOS 1300D

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Beginner DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm³ (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1")
  • 485g (15.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1300D

EOS 70D

  • Introduced in April 2013
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 20 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 139.0 x 104.3 x 78.5mm³ (5.5" x 4.1" x 3.1")
  • 755g (24.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 70D

EOS 1300D vs EOS 70D Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 1300D an EOS 70D sensor comparison

EOS 1300D vs EOS 70D: Viewfinder

The EOS 1300D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.50x and covers 95% of view field.

The EOS 70D has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.59x covering 98% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 1300D (0.50x)

EOS 70D (0.59x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 70D

Better choice: Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 1300D VS Canon EOS 70D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 a better choice

EOS 1300D

EOS 70D

Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
755g
(24.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1014cm³
(64 cu.in.)
1138cm³
(72 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the lower weight than the EOS 70D and the more compact size.

The EOS 1300D scores 4 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 70D

EOS 1300D

EOS 70D

Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0020.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)37
Auto Focus points (4)919
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)500920
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 70D are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Canon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the EOS 70D is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 35 points for the EOS 70D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

EOS 70D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Lens selection220220
Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon EOS 1300D VS Canon EOS 70D Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and EOS 70D

EOS 1300D und EOS 70D, front viewEOS 1300D und EOS 70D, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und EOS 70D, view from aboveEOS 1300D und EOS 70D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Canon EOS 70D

4
35

We recommend Canon EOS 70D as better choice.

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