Canon 750d and Comparison List
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At times it can seem DSLR-makers only add features when they need to, but the Canon EOS 750D has fairly up-to-date wireless connectivity. It has Wi-Fi, and NFC to make pairing with compatible phones that bit easier.
Cameras like the Canon EOS 750D are not intended to lure you in with flashy extras, though, or to provide the sort of speed pro action shooters are after. Instead, you get solid everyday speed that actually falls slightly below several rival CSCs at the price, at this point.
The software side of the Canon EOS 750D’s Wi-Fi also wipes the floor with that of most other manufacturers. As well as transferring images and controlling the shutter remotely, you can alter camera settings like aperture, shutter speed and ISO from your mobile phone or tablet. Not bad, right?
There’s also a small pop-up flash, again giving you a sense of having all you need to get on with, adding to the Canon EOS 750D’s accessibility.
What is the Canon EOS 750D?
The Canon EOS 750D is a DSLR that, while not bottom-rung like the EOS 1200D, is reasonably affordable, and offers simple operation that’ll appeal to those who don’t want to get knee-deep into the manual side of photography. It gets you the DSLR benefits of lens choice and good image quality, without the daunting learning curve.
The DIGIC 6 processor lets you shoot at 5fps, which has become the bog-standard speed level for any self-respecting everyday DSLR. It’s the same speed as the 700D too. What has changed, though, is the buffer. The 8-frame RAW file limit may not sound impressive, but being able to shoot up to 940 JPEGs in burst does.
If you’re keen to dive right into some of the more advanced principles of photography, also consider the Canon EOS 760D, which has the same insides but more manual controls.
Want to keep it simple? The only serious issue with the Canon EOS 750D is that it doesn’t offer as good dynamic range as its rivals, the Nikon D5500 and Pentax K-S2.
The mode dial features priority modes that let you control one main element such as aperture or shutter speed, letting the camera sort of the rest to best suit that setting. We use these easy manual modes about 90 per cent of the time.
Canon EOS 750D: Screen and EVF
The Canon EOS 750D provides all the basics when it comes to previewing and reviewing your images. There’s a 3-inch vari-angle display on the back whose panel is the same found on the 700D. It’s a 1.04-million-dot Clear View II LCD, with a 3:2 aspect to match the camera’s sensor. Touchscreen support means you can pick your focus point with a finger when using Live View too.
It’s a smooth, high-quality vari-angle mechanism.
Unlike most DSLRs, there’s also not a huge performance penalty for using the LCD rather than the viewfinder to preview the image, called Live View in photography circles. As the Canon EOS 750D uses on-sensor phase detection pixels rather than stepping right down to pure contrast detection software AF, it stays quick.
The one complaint we do have is about the viewfinder, not the screen. Being a cheaper model, it only offers 95 per cent coverage of the frame, meaning the shot will actually capture a bit more than you can see through the viewfinder. That’s the same coverage as the Nikon D5500, although the similarly-priced Pentax K-S2 manages 100 per cent coverage.
Specification: Canon 750d and Comparison List