Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Nikon D5500

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is a better camera.

In this review of Nikon D5500 vs canon T6i, Nikon D5500 is a better camera because of the following features; 10.33% larger sensor, 0.83% more megapixels (main camera), 20 more focus points, 380shots longer battery life, 2× better video recording quality (main camera), 135g lighter, has timelapse function and a remote control.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Nikon D5500: DESIGN

Resolution; Canon EOS Rebel T6i has 1249 × 833px whereas Nikon D5500 has 1247 × 831px

Flip-out screen; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have flip-out screens.

More viewfinder coverage; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have 95%

Optical viewfinder; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have optical viewfinders.

Hot shoe; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have hot shoes

System camera; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 are system cameras.

Bottom line: Canon EOS Rebel T6i is a better camera as it has a better resolution.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Nikon D5500: OPTICS

AF tracking; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have AT tracking

Focus points; Canon EOS Rebel T6i has 19 whereas Nikon D5500 has 39.

Sensor size; Canon EOS Rebel T6i has 22.3 × 14.9mm whereas Nikon D5500 has 23 × 15.6mm.

Maximum light sensitivity; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have 25600 ISO

Phase detection autofocus for photos; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Megapixels; Canon EOS rebel T6i has 24MP whereas Nikon D5500 has 24.2MP

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is a better camera in terms of optics.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Nikon D5500: VIDEOGRAPHY

Video recording (main camera); Canon EOS Rebel T6i has 1080 × 30fps whereas Nikon D5500 has 1080 × 60fps

Continuous autofocus when recording movies; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Timelapse function; Nikon D5500 has timelapse function.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is better as it has a better video recording quality.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Nikon D5500: AUDIO

Stereo microphone; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have stereo microphones

Microphone input; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have microphone inputs.

Numbers of microphones; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have a microphone each.

Bottom line: Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have the same audio features.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Nikon D5500: BATTERY

Battery life (CIPA); Canon EOS Rebel T6i has 440shots whereas Nikon D5500 has 820shots

Removable battery; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have removable batteries

Battery level indicators; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have battery level indicators

Rechargeable battery; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is better as it has a better battery life.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Nikon D5500: KEY FEATURES

External memory slot; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have external memory slots.

WIFI; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have WIFI

802.11 N WIFI; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have 802.11N WIFI.

Remote control; Nikon D5500 has a remote control.

HDMI output; Canon EOS Rebel T6i and Nikon D5500 have this feature.

Bottom line: Nikon D5500 is better as it has a remote control.

Conclusion

Nikon D5500 is a better camera as it has superior features that are core to a quality camera.