Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II Compare

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EOS 1300D is a Beginner DSLR, while the EOS 7D Mark II is categorized as a Amateur DSLR.

EOS 1300D vs EOS 7D Mark II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II 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 7D Mark II

  • Introduced in September 2014
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • No WiFi
  • 148.6 x 112.4 x 78.2mm³ (5.9" x 4.4" x 3.1")
  • 910g (29.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 7D Mark II

EOS 1300D vs EOS 7D Mark II 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 7D Mark II sensor comparison

EOS 1300D vs EOS 7D Mark II: 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 7D Mark II has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.60x covering 100% 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 7D Mark II (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 7D Mark II

Better choice: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 1300D VS Canon EOS 7D Mark II Other Specs Comparison

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

EOS 1300D

EOS 7D Mark II

Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
910g
(29.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1014cm³
(64 cu.in.)
1306cm³
(82 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the lower weight than the EOS 7D Mark II, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS 1300D scores 6 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 7D Mark II

EOS 1300D

EOS 7D Mark II

Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0020.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)310
Auto Focus points (4)965
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)500670
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 7D Mark II 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 connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS 1300D: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 33 points for the EOS 7D Mark II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

EOS 7D Mark II

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Lens selection220220
Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Canon EOS 1300D VS Canon EOS 7D Mark II Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and EOS 7D Mark II

EOS 1300D und EOS 7D Mark II, front viewEOS 1300D und EOS 7D Mark II, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und EOS 7D Mark II, view from aboveEOS 1300D und EOS 7D Mark II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

6
33

We recommend Canon EOS 7D Mark II as better choice.

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