Canon EOS 80D review

The Canon EOS 80D is a good mid-level DSLR for those who don't need the latest tech

Canon EOS 80D

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Dynamic range is a measure of the camera's ability to record useful detail in the brightest and darkest parts of a scene. It's measured in EV (exposure values), and the higher the figure the better. We test dynamic range in controlled laboratory conditions using DxO Analyzer hardware and software.

Canon EOS 80D lab tests

JPEG dynamic range analysis: There's not much between the 70D (not shown here) and 80D for JPEG dynamic range, but neither can quite match the Pentax K-3 II and Nikon D7200 at some low- to mid-range sensitivity values.

Canon EOS 80D lab tests

Raw (converter to TIFF) dynamic range analysis: Canon has managed to squeeze more dynamic range from the 80D than the 70D indicating that images have a good range of tones. However, the Pentax K-3 II achieves higher values.