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Canon EOS 7D Digital Camera

£760.99
£550.00 £210.99 cheaper than 51 days ago
SLR 18MP CMOS MicroDrive Sep 2009
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Ten industry awards
Good product quality
Good quality pictures
918 Reviews + 10 Awards
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Reviews

Ten Industry Awards

The writers at websites Photozone.de, Akam.no and Cw.no all recommend this high megapixel digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites Ephotozine who said that this Canon digital camera was brilliant.

Computerbild.de and Magnus.de both gave this camera a "Test Winner" award and EISA.eu gave it an "EISA Best Product" award.

This Canon digital camera received an "Awesome Award" from Maclife.com, it received a "Hot Product" award from Pocket Lint and Tipa.com gave it a "Technical Image Press Association Award".

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This camera has an average expert rating of 90% based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Photo Radar. Experts think this Canon camera is one of the very best digital cameras of a comparable age and spec.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, EOS 7D owners rated this camera as fantastic. 701 reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 99% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This means that users think this Canon camera is one of the better cameras of this spec and age.

Excellent Brand

We checked 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Five customers who reviewed it thought it had good features. Ephotozine.com rated it 5 stars and wrote on expert review site Ephotozine eight years ago “Professional photographers and has an impressive features list With a budget of around £1800 to spend on a top-end Canon DSLR body you are spoilt for choice”. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “Standout features include a speedy burst rate that approaches 8 shots per second”. Electricpig.co.uk mentioned in their Canon EOS 7D review seven years ago “A truly superb prosumer DSLR that offers a huge amount of features” and gave it a score of 5 stars.


Design

Robust

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com gave it an excellent review and wrote “Full HD video in a well-built camera designed for serious photographers without the desire (or budget) for a full-frame model” in their Canon EOS 7D review. Mac World mentioned in his review of the Canon EOS 7D “Solid body”. Seven years ago Wired.com mentioned in their review “Solid build and weatherproofing with prostyle feel in hand” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

A number of Canon EOS 7D owners thought it was strong and durable. Expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned in their Canon EOS 7D review “This is a classy feature-rich DSLR that has a reassuringly robust body so should easily withstand even sev”. Electricpig.co.uk scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Versatile, sturdy, powerful and takes top class stills”. Expert review site Consumersearch.com said “Reviews praise the 18-megapixel semi-pro Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera for its sturdy, durable build (with excellent weather seals) plus features usually not found in this price range”.

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Good Product Quality

A few Canon EOS 7D owners who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Expert review site Dcresource.com wrote “It offers superb photo quality, great build quality, super-fast continuous shooting”. Dcresource.com also wrote “Very good photo quality, with a good lens”. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk gave it an excellent rating and mentioned “A great video mode and superb build quality mean those in the market for a top-end DSLR need look no further” in their review.

Easy to Use

A few Canon EOS 7D reviewers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Expert website Macworld.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Despite its power it’s an easy camera to use, even if you’re not used to Canon’s digital SLR control schemes” . Maclife.com wrote “Canon's latest DSLR is well made, intuitive to use, high-performing” in their review of this digital camera.

One Canon EOS 7D reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good experience. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com scored it 5 stars and wrote eight years ago “The Canon 7D provides a sophisticated prosumer still and video shooting experience at a reasonable price” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who bought the Canon EOS 7D reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Dcresource.com wrote eight years ago “Perfect right hand grip makes it easy to hold” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D. One Canon EOS 7D reviewer mentioned that it was easy to handle. Practicalphotography.com mentioned “The handling is classy too” in their review of this digital camera and rated it as excellent.

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Nice Design

Several Canon EOS 7D owners thought the Canon EOS 7D was good looking. Eight years ago Dcresource.com said in their Canon EOS 7D review “Beautiful 3inch LCD display with good outdoor visibility”. In the same month Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews “Beautiful images” in their review.

One Canon EOS 7D reviewer who purchased this digital camera thought it was ergonomic. Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Ergonomic design” in their review.

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Good Video Capture

Some people who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was good for video recording. Expert review site Electricpig.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Canon EOS 7D is the latest “prosumer” model in Canon’s DSLR camera range, delivering high end features like 1080p video, 8fps continuous shooting”. Expert website G4tv.com wrote in their review seven years ago “Canon combines high quality still photographs and video recording with their EOS 7D Digital SLR”. G4tv.com also wrote “The ISO range of up to 12,800 and full HD video recording, all availa”.

Good Quality Pictures

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Seven years ago expert website Macworld.com rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and wrote “The EOS 7D was able to capture some great images, especially in dim lighting with a high IS” in their review of this digital camera. Dcresource.com wrote eight years ago “RAW images are sharper, have better dynamic range at high ISOs than JPEGs”. Also eight years ago expert website Stuff.co.nz wrote “This 18-megapixel DSLR camera has dual image processors for fast operation including burst mode of up to eight frames per second (JPEG”.

A few people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Macworld.com mentioned “Canon’s EOS 7D digital SLR is designed for users who want fast shooting performance” and scored the Canon EOS 7D 4 stars. Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk “Impressive 8-frames-per-second shooting”. Techradar gave the Canon EOS 7D a rating of 5 stars and said “Continuous shooting mode” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D.

Some Canon EOS 7D reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Stuff.co.nz said “Canon now has an APS-C size sensor camera to compete with the Nikon D300s, filling a gap in its product line” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D. Expert website Photoreview.com.au said “Has a smaller sensor than the EOS 5D Mark II” . G4tv.com wrote “Kevin Pereira review its 18 mega pixel C-MOS sensor” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good ISO range. Mac World mentioned “Very good high ISO performance” in his review of the Canon EOS 7D. Dcresource.com said “ISO 3200 in good light”.

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Good Quality Lens

Three customers reckoned that the product had a good autofocus. Mac World wrote “Versatile focusing modes” in his review of the Canon EOS 7D. Maclife.com said “Responsive autofocus”. Pricemo.com wrote in their Canon EOS 7D review “A significantly more advanced autofocus system” .

One person who reviewed the Canon EOS 7D reckoned that it had a good lens.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good viewfinder. Eight years ago Dcresource.com wrote in their review “A nice LCD and optical viewfinder, Full HD mo”. Techradar gave the Canon EOS 7D a score of 5 stars and wrote six years ago “Great viewfinder” in their Canon EOS 7D review.

One Canon EOS 7D reviewer who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good screen.

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Price

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A Bit Expensive

Some people who bought it concluded that it was not cheap. Techradar.com mentioned “Above it the full-frame glory of the £200 more expensive EOS 5D MKII” in their review. Pocket-Lint.com said on Pocket Lint eight years ago “It looks expensive.”.

One Canon EOS 7D reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was not good value for money. Pocket Lint wrote “Looks pricey, purple fringing on some high contrast shots with 18 135mm kit lens” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was not a bargain for the price. Expert website Practicalphotography.com said in their review of this digital camera “The EOS 7D certainly isn’t cheap” but despite that they rated it 5 stars.

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Support

Good Support

One Canon EOS 7D reviewer who reviewed it thought it had good technical guidance. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their Canon EOS 7D review “An excellent HD movie mode with full manual controls, class-leading resolution, excellent high-ISO performance”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it was a good body shape. A few Canon EOS 7D owners who reviewed this digital camera said that it was compact. Techradar.com said in their review of the Canon EOS 7D on Techradar six years ago “Below it sit the compact forms of the EOS 1100D, EOS 600D”.

Heavy

The average weight of high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 400g, and the weights range from 90g to 1.5kg. With a weight of 820 grams, the Canon EOS 7D is one of the heavier high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Canon EOS 7D reviewer who bought it considered that it was noisy. Wired.com mentioned in their review “Noisy popup flash motor”.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon EOS 7D has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Canon EOS 7D has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Pentax K-3 (£590.86) (3.2").

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon EOS 7D supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon EOS 7D supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Canon digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Other

Released Over Seven Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the EOS 7D.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon EOS 7D supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Canon EOS 60D (£659.00) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon EOS 7D has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a built-in flash.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 60D (£659.00).

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 (£579.00), or the Pentax K-3 (£590.86).

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon EOS 7D has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon EOS 7D has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon EOS 7D has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have an image stabilizer.

Other cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 (£579.00), or the Pentax K-3 (£590.86).

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5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 7D has a higher still image resolution than most high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera has a 5184 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 2592 x 1728 and 3456 x 2304 and 3888 x 2592. The best still image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Only 5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 7D has a 5184 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Digital cameras of this age and spec maximum image resolutions range from 4608 x 3456 pixels (worst) to 7360 x 4912 pixels (best).

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Camera

Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon EOS 7D has an orientation sensor. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have an orientation sensor.

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Has a Custom Colour

The Canon EOS 7D has a custom colour. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a custom colour.

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Has a Dioptre Correction

The Canon EOS 7D has a dioptre correction, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Canon EOS 7D has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon EOS 7D features multi burst mode. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon EOS 7D supports direct printing. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also support direct printing.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS 7D supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also support live view.

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Features Histogram

The Canon EOS 7D features histogram, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Battery

800 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Canon EOS 7D which takes 800 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon EOS 7D supports PictBridge. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also support PictBridge.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon EOS 7D has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Canon EOS 7D has a battery charger included, as do most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon EOS 7D has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have a batteries included.

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Viewfinder

Fairly High Magnification

With a magnification of 1 times zoom factor, the Canon EOS 7D has a fairly high magnification compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have magnifications of between 0.17x and 20x.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon EOS 7D has an external flash connector. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have an external flash connector.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon EOS 7D has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

Similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera have flash recharging times of between 3s and 10s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.1s. The Canon EOS 7D has one of the faster flash recharging times (only 3 seconds) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Canon EOS 7D is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Canon digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "6400" are also supported by this camera.

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Lens System

Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 1.8 and the smallest is 130. The Canon EOS 7D has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 5.6) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 6mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The Canon EOS 7D has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras that have been around for more than two years the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22. The Canon EOS 7D has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (3.5) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon objektiv4akkus, eos7dmkii18135stm, canon 8137163655, canon 3814b022aa, canon 3814b028aa, canon 6536089031, canon 3814b006aa, canon 6536091015, canon 16mp0108c, canon 16mp0104a, canon sh342606, canon 3814b010, canon sh600168, eos7dmkii1755, canon eos77d, eos7d18135is, canon eos7d, canon canon, eos7d1585mm, canon f18mm, eos7d1585is, 3814b004aa, 3814b029aa, 3814b010aa, eos7dbody
Barcodes 00006536089031, 00006536110215, 00013803117493, 00013803117530, 00013803117554, 00013803117561, 00019532456520, 00138031174930, 00138031175302, 00138031175548, 00178291602675, 00496099965458, 00520361640856, 00652977129781, 00714574542577, 00714574542690, 02900109000087, 02900109000094, 02900109000100, 03610170010128, 03610170017097, 03662362008246, 04054842130940, 04054842130957, 04054842130964, 04250371301381, 04960999654485, 04960999654522, 04960999654546, 04960999654584

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