Canon officially announced the new Canon EOS 77D, Canon EOS Rebel T7i and Canon EOS M6 on February 14, 2017. The new Canon EOS 77D ($899) is $200 cheaper than the Canon EOS 80D ($1,099), and many aspirational photographers are confused about the differences between the Canon EOS 77D and Canon EOS 80D. ZY Productions does a great job explaining the differences between the 80D and the 77D. Check out the 4.5-minute video above!
Here are the 8 main differences pointed out by ZY:
1. Viewfinder: The 77D uses a pentamirror viewfinder while the 80D uses a pentaprism one.
2. Shooting speed: 77D shoots up to 6fps, while the 80D can do 7fps.
3. Battery: 77D uses a lower capacity battery (1040mAh) than the 80D (1800mAh).
4. Shutter speed: 77D has a max shutter speed of 1/4000s while 80D can do 1/8000s.
5. Flash sync: 77D has a max flash sync speed of 1/200s versus the 80D’s 1/250s.
6. Layout: 77D uses a 4 way navigation pad instead of 8, among other minor differences
7. Bluetooth: 77D has both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi while the 80D only has Wi-Fi.
8. Stabilization: 77D uses digital 5-way image stabilization, something the 80D lacks.
Other 3 more differences not mentioned by ZY but pointed out in the comments of the video include:
9. Headphone: The 77D lacks the headphone jack that the 80D has.
10. Size and weight: The 77D is both smaller and lighter than the 80D.
11. Weatherproofing: The 77D isn’t weathersealed while the 80D is.