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Canon EOS 7D Mark II Digital Camera

£876.99
SLR 20.2MP CMOS Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Waterproof Release Date
Thirteen industry awards
Compact
Fast, unwavering focus for video shooting
872 Reviews + 13 Awards
Techradar Editor's Choice Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Thirteen Industry Awards

This Canon digital camera is one of the most awarded by digital camera experts of all the cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

The authors at four expert review sites all decided that this camera was very good. PhotographyBlog.com and Prohardver.hu both gave this Canon camera a "Highly Recommended" award and it received an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award from both Lydogbilde.no and Lydogbillede.dk.

The editors of three more expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this Canon digital camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine, Camera Labs and 3dnews.ru.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites Techradar, Techradar.com/au/ and Chip.com.my all of whom concluded that this waterproof camera was fantastic.

EISA.eu gave this Canon digital camera an "EISA Best Product" award, it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Pocket Lint and it received a "Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Twenty-nine experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews have rated this waterproof camera on average 83%. This puts this digital camera in the top 8% of all the cameras of this spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 923 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is marvellous. 636 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. That puts this digital camera in the top 12% of all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age.

Excellent Brand

We checked 34,684 expert and owner reviews (including 830 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically within its waterproof cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Features

Seventy-seven people concluded that it had good features. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote three years ago “Vastly Improved Features”. They also said “Complete Feature Set” in their review. Mike-G wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “I was also pleasantly surprised by features generally not covered by the reviews” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Twenty-three owners who bought the Canon EOS 7D Mark II concluded that it had gps. Keith the Awesome said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The built-in intervalometer and GPS are nice” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Photos by Bill mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “The GPS is nice for the landscapes, just remember to turn it off to conserve the battery” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago Steve scored the product 80 out of 100 and he wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The battery usage is average, with gps turned off”.


Design

Great Control Layout

One hundred and fourty-eight customers mentioned that it was easy to use. In April last year website Chip.com.my mentioned “Great control layout”. They also wrote “Control layout virtually identical” in their review. Medicine Man mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Light, easy to use” in their review of this digital camera.

Fourty-seven people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Last year Matthew Schwartz said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The extensive customization possibilities for controls and settings are extremely useful, allowing configurations for different shooting styles, conditions” in his review of this digital camera. Mark gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “With these controls one has a quick overview over all the most important camera settings and it is easy to switch between various modes, styles”. Pete said in his review of this digital camera three years ago “It also has other settings for those who know what they are doing” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Fifteen owners who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Website Bhphotovideo.com said three years ago “Easy To Hold Small” . Mr Wizard wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “I love the rubberized grip surface makes it easy to hold in wet conditions” in his review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. John said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “With some practice you'll become comfortable with it in a short time” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

Ten customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was easy to handle. Md mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Frankly the light handling capabilities are great, as the camera instantly handled a three F stop difference with ease”. Three years ago Michaelp wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Construction is better and the camera has a better sense of handling” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Patentcad said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Handles great, LOVE the touchscreen responsiveness, don't really miss the swivel feature that the larger Rebels like the T3i” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Four customers who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Marly mentioned in their review of this digital camera “This makes the camera easy to set up and easy to change using either the buttons”. Tinwhistle wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “There is also a learning curve, especially when it comes to setting up your preferred AF mode”. Bob said in his review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Its really cool to set up all the buttons the way you want them”.

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Excellent Ergonomics

Fifty-eight customers said that the product was good looking. Matthew Schwartz scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he said in his review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Despite pointing out the obvious drawbacks of the 7D Mk II's sensor, I will still say that the images look pretty darn good for a 1.6 crop sensor”. Three years ago Keith the Awesome gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Super-fast and pretty easy to control once you get used to the controls”. Kenma mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It's perfect for traveling, much more light weight than my Nikon and takes beautiful photos” .

Eight customers concluded that it was smooth. Kimbee 2013 wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “The shutter action is very fast and smooth”. Vicki mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “So smooth and seamless for shooting non-stop” in her Canon EOS 7D Mark II review. Whitneyri wrote “The transition was smooth” in their review of this digital camera.

Six customers who bought the product considered that it was ergonomic. Techradar wrote three years ago “Excellent ergonomics” in their review of this digital camera. Kaptainkatsu said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “The ergonomics are great”. Ben mentioned “Ergonomic for other modes”.

Five people who reviewed it considered that it was well designed. King mentioned “The camera can only do what it was design to do”. Dude scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Very user friendly and intuitive design! Also the light weight makes it easy to shoot all day”.

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Well Made

Eighty-one people wrote that it was well made. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good Build”. Matthew Schwartz wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “The weather sealing and magnesium alloy construction are perfect for punishing field conditions” and rated the Canon EOS 7D Mark II 5 stars out of 5. Marty K mentioned “I've used the built in flash to trigger my Canon 580EX II flash” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Nineteen people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was strong and durable. Website Chip.com.my mentioned “Weatherproof and rugged”. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Durable And Well Sealed”. Matt from Guam said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “In tough bright lighting situations” in his review of this digital camera.

Six customers agreed that it was reliable. Vince mentioned in his review of this digital camera “They are reliable, fair pricing”. Tj wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “It should be very reliable”. Dhdw mentioned “The shutter speed is fast and it is a very reliable DSLR” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Four people who reviewed this digital camera said that it was sealed. Sojophoto gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “There camera is weather sealed in so many areas, you'd think it would be able to float” in their review of this digital camera. Action Sports Photographer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It's weather sealed better than the 7D” . Three years ago Gunny wrote “7D is weather sealed”.

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Image Quality

One hundred and eighteen people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Website Cnet.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “It's speedy with excellent photo and video quality”. Website Chip.com.my said in their review of this digital camera “Image quality”. Expert website Digitalmediaandit.com wrote “For mainly landscapes/portraits then the 6D with it's full size sensor is certainly the winner for higher quality output, especially for large” however they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

Waterproof

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Dustproof

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is dustproof. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also are dustproof.

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Price

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Good Value for Money

Sixty-two owners agreed that the product was good value for money. Website Bhphotovideo.com gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Worth The Price” in their review of this digital camera. Michael said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “I had went a little cheap on the head” in his review of this digital camera. Three years ago M.c. mentioned in their Canon EOS 7D Mark II review “Great deal at B & H”.

Sixteen owners reckoned that it was expensive. Expert website Trustedreviews.com said “At £1,599 it may seem very expensive for”. Nova Nation she wrote in her review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “The add on grip is bulky and expensive”. Movie Actor mentioned three years ago “With this kind of sensor they are just like new expensive snow tires on a beater” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Expensive

We think this Canon digital camera looks expensive compared to other cameras of this spec and age. The cheapeast digital camera that was launched more than two years ago that we found costs £38 and the most expensive costs £3,200.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Seven owners reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Mike-G wrote three years ago “A careful view at the instructions and to the Canon tutorials plus a chat with Canon Customer Support, seem to have soslved my setting problems” in their review of this digital camera. Myett76 said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Great for beginners, easy for instructions to teach beginning photographers the "How to" steps” in their review of this digital camera and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Linda D wrote in her review of this digital camera “It goes into more detailed instructions than the regular manual which you can also download from Canon” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Thirty-two owners wrote that the Canon EOS 7D Mark II was heavy and bulky. Three years ago Pfx Photo mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Heavy duty build, tons of features” in their review of this digital camera. Nature Lady rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said “Even though heavier than the 550d the weight lends to the secure feeling”. Natalia mentioned “Tracked him in AlServo from deep shadow, into full sunlight, in heavy backlight as he passed through the sun, then back into shade as he passed me”.

Thirty customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was lightweight. Mhm mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Extremely lightweight and powerful”. Mike the Dentist said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “It is compact, light-weight” in his review of this digital camera. Three years ago Nick the Photographer mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “I love how compact and lightweight the canon rebel sl1 is” in his review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Thirty owners wrote in their reviews that it was a good body shape. In April last year Michael gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “This is for anyone, when you have these issues it's easy to blame the body”. Kaptainkatsu wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “A solid durable body”. Linda D mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “I highly recommend this camera body for anyone who shoots wildlife, birds, or sports”.

Twenty-eight people agreed that it was compact. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Compact Lenses”. Matt wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “If you need something a bit more compact.”. Also three years ago Motomike scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “I love its weight and compact size in comparison to my 5D” in their review of this digital camera.

Seven owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Small and easy to carry”. Three years ago Nick the Photographer scored this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned “It is so easy to carry around even with a major lens on”. Lady Traveller said “Even with the 75-300 kit zoom lens on, I found this to be very light and easy to carry via camera strap around my neck”.

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Very Heavy

The EOS 7D Mark II is one of the heavier digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera (910 grams) amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this age and type have weights of between 36g and 1.4kg, and the average weight is 250g.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since September 2014.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The EOS 7D Mark II supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The EOS 7D Mark II supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital camera). This camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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 amongst all cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the EOS 7D Mark II has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Second Display

The EOS 7D Mark II has a second display, unlike most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera which do not have a second display.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera that we have assessed, the display resolution (numeric) of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II of 1,040,000 pixel is one of the highest. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 150,000 pixels, the highest is 1,100,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 500,000 pixels.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The EOS 7D Mark II features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

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Has a Dioptre Correction

The EOS 7D Mark II has a dioptre correction, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports Live View

The EOS 7D Mark II supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also support live view.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II supports direct printing, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

With a start-up time of only 1 millisecond, the Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a quite fast start-up time compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The start-up times of waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as this camera range from 1ms to 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 700ms.

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Other Features

Has a USB Connectivity

The EOS 7D Mark II has a USB connectivity. Most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a USB connectivity.

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Networking

Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The EOS 7D Mark II does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature bluetooth.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The EOS 7D Mark II has an external flash connector. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have an external flash connector.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The EOS 7D Mark II has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The EOS 7D Mark II has an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The EOS 7D Mark II supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also support PictBridge.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a hand strap, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The EOS 7D Mark II has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Battery

670 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a digital camera that takes 670 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera take between 120 and 1,119 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Picture Quality

Only 1920 X 1280 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a 1920 x 1280 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 384 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Canon digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5472 x 3648, 3648 x 2432, 2736 x 1824 and 720 x 480 and 4104 x 2736. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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20.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 20.2 megapixels camera.

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Quiet Shooting

Three hundred and fourty owners who bought this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images. Expert website Techradar.com wrote “Canon is claiming that it produces 'best in class' images.” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Expert website Tomsguide.com said “Has more image noise than cheaper cams, including Canon's own 70D” . Expert review site Pcworld.co.nz wrote “Those of you who are into sports photography, action photography”.

Sixty-six customers thought the product had a good picture resolution. Website Chip.com.my wrote “10 frames per second shooting”. They also mentioned “Fast 10 fps continuous shooting with large buffer” in their review. And also wrote “10 fps burst shooting with a stellar buffer”.

Sixty customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good ISO range. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Iso performance” in their review of this digital camera. They also mentioned “Auto Iso Feature” in their review. And also wrote “No Grain At High Iso”.

Fifty-five people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light. Mary mentioned “With still objects it takes wonderful images, great in low light” but even so he gave the product a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Mp_green scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Great performance in low light, usable pictures at 4000ISO”. Kb mentioned “The improved low light capabilities and 10 FPS is really nice”.

Twenty-three people thought the product had a good image sensor. Pocket-Lint.com said on expert review site Pocket Lint three years ago “We're yet to use an APS-C sensor DSLR camera that's impressed us more than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II”. Matt from Guam mentioned in his review of this digital camera “The extra 1.6x distance I get with the crop sensor makes it great for me”. Matthew Schwartz gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “And, although a camera with a full frame sensor would have many advantages for landscape shooting” in his review of this digital camera.

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Fast, Unwavering Focus for Video Shooting

Two hundred and ten customers who reviewed the product considered that it had a good autofocus. Two years ago Ephotozine scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Quick live view shutter response and focus speeds”. Last year website Chip.com.my mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Fast, unwavering focus for video shooting”. Website Dpexpert.com.au wrote in their Canon EOS 7D Mark II review “The combination of the fast auto focus and outs” .

Seventy-one owners who purchased this digital camera agreed that it had a good lens. In April last year website Chip.com.my said in their review of this digital camera “Access to Canon lens system”. Four years ago Marly mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “I am totally happy with this SL1 + 18-55 STM IS kit lens”. They also said “The OVF has shooting info displayed and is comfortable to use The 18-55 STM lens is sharp” in their review.

Five people agreed that it had a good zoom. Two years ago Willylax24 mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “I am at full zoom and probably about 70 yards away” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. C H wrote “I have a couple of Canon lenses, 18-200 and a 70-300 that I just got here (the 300 mm zoom looks *Huge* compared to the body”. Prettygoodphotographer gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Bestbuy.com “Great color rendition, silent zoom and focus with 18-135mm STM kit lens - particularly good again for videos”.

Two customers who bought it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Good Image Stabilization” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. In April last year Roger mentioned in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “I arrived at a local wet land and set the camera up with a 28-300 telephoto equipped with lense stabilization and the first shot was of a 'Kingfisher Bird”.

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Good Exposure Control

Two people who purchased it mentioned that it had good exposure controls. Three years ago Evphotography wrote in their Canon EOS 7D Mark II review on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Plus you can set in manual mode and put ISO on Automatic and use exposure compensation is another great feature” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Good Geotagging

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good geotagging. Bbrossard scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote two years ago “Built in GPS for geotagging photos and/or logging trips”. Ed scored it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “I like the built GPS since I travel extensively and like to Geo tag all my travel Photos”.

Good Flash

Eighteen customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good flash. Mark gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this digital camera “Having the flash built in thus is an advantage”. He also said “The fact that it has a built in flash and also because of the lower price” in his review. Movie Actor wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “I own the Canon MP-E 65mm as my main extreme macro tool and the Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin Lite Flash, so the A7R immediately became my only alternative” however despite that they rated it 60 out of 100.

1080 60 Video

Sixty-five owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Website Chip.com.my mentioned “1080 60 video” in their Canon EOS 7D Mark II review. They also said “Video mode is standard.” in their review. Website Videomaker.com wrote “Fast, accurate and customizable Movie Mode auto focus”.

Nice Optical Viewfinder

Fourty people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Mhm mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Amazing touch screen capabilities”. Mike the Dentist he wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The touch screen is a great feature”. Marly mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “I especially like the large new LCD touch screen and logical, well placed controls with which Canon users are familiar”.

Fourteen owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder. Website Chip.com.my said “Nice optical viewfinder”. Website Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Good Smart Viewfinder”. Expert review site Photographyblog.com mentioned three years ago “The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is an excellent DSLR camera, with its APS-C sensor, cutting-edge auto-focusing system, fantastic viewfinder and outright speed making it a great fit for sports” .

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Power

Good Battery Life

Twenty-seven people who bought the product reckoned that it had a good battery life. Website Bhphotovideo.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera “Quick Battery Charge Time”. Pedro mentioned in his review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Only negative so far is the battery life” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Kaptainkatsu wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “I highly recommend getting the battery grip as it will mirror your buttons on portrait mode”.


Audio

Noisy

Twenty people said in their reviews that it was noisy. Three years ago website Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Great Low Light Noise”.

Morgang said in their review of this digital camera “Noisy at 3200”. Movie Actor wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “It was very frustrating to have a noisy file from my now old 7D because Imagenomic's Noiseware could get rid of the fine noise” although they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Quiet Shooting

Fourty-two people thought this digital camera was quiet. Website Chip.com.my said in their review of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II “Quiet shooting”. Mike-G mentioned three years ago “Integrated level in the viewfinder, multiple silent shooting, quick access to picture styles, multiple exposures etc”. Penfold wrote “Fast - Quiet - Fairly light - A step up from my Mark I - Still wish you could shoot video looking through the viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Twenty people said in their reviews that it was noisy. Three years ago website Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Great Low Light Noise”. Morgang said in their review of this digital camera “Noisy at 3200”. Movie Actor wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “It was very frustrating to have a noisy file from my now old 7D because Imagenomic's Noiseware could get rid of the fine noise” although they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon manufacurer, canon eos7dmarkii, canon 9128b156aa, canon 9128b043aa, canon w100400mm, canon vp844613, canon f4556l, canon f456l, canon f28l, canon 7d
Barcodes 00000001624528, 00006536110215, 00009608235271, 00013803236989, 00013803237009, 00138032369892, 00635131600227, 00689466800654, 00704660937507, 03662362042462, 04549292001648, 04549292081503, 08714574625041, 08714574625058, 08714574647975

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Review Sources

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