The Canon EOS Rebel t6i vs Nikon D5500 are two very popular cameras that are often compared side-by-side as they are both equally priced and distinctive. They are not an ideal comparison because each camera has some features that the other camera does not.
In the end your selection of the best camera for you will not only come down to the features of each camera, but will be part of the entire Echo system of each manufacturer. When making your final decision be sure to look at the lenses, flashes and other accessories offered by each company
Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison
Which is better Canon EOS Rebel t6i vs Nikon D5500?
When it comes to the width difference, you can see that the Nikon Rebel is smaller than the T6i, giving the Nikon a slight edge in size compared to the Rebel T6i. Size is the biggest disadvantage for DSLR cameras and Nikon has done a great job of making the D5500 smaller, placing it roughly in the same size dynamic range as Mirrorless cameras.
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