Canon EOS 80D Review

Announced Feb 18, 2016 •
24 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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The Canon 80D centers around ease of use. It offers the best dynamic range of any APS-C Canon camera to date and features dual pixel AF, allowing for continuous focus during both video and still capture. The articulating touchscreen is especially handy in live view mode. And while the camera's image quality and video resolution lag behind the competition, the 80D is still a solid choice for enthusiasts.

Good for

Any enthusiast seeking a camera that can handle both still and video capture with great ease.

Not so good for

Sports and action shooters needing reliable subject tracking capabilities.

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The EOS 80D takes the flexibility of the earlier 70D and upgrades a number of key aspects. As such you get the confidence of a mid-range DSLR coupled with arguably the best movie focusing system around, now with a higher resolution sensor and improved viewfinder AF system. In my tests I didn't notice much benefit in resolving power to the four additional Megapixels and in terms of ultimate...

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