Best Prime Lenses for Canon EOS Rebel T6i / T6s (DxOMark)

Canon Eos T6i and T6s

On Feb 6th, 2015, Canon announced EOS 750D/ Rebel T6i and EOS 760D/Rebel T6s with the same 24.2MP APS-C sensor and a new Hybrid CMOS AF III system for improved focusing. DxOMark has just tested a lot lenses on Canon EOS T6i/T6s . Below are the best recommended lenses.

Best Ultra-Wide angle lenses for Canon EOS Rebel T6i /T6s

According to the DxOMark, the best ultra-wide angle lens for T6i/ T6s is Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC with the highest overall score 20. Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* ZE and Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC lens are another best lenses.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC 20 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* ZE 17 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC 16 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Wide-angle Prime lenses for Canon EOS Rebel T6i / T6s

In this range, the best wide-angle prime lens for T6i/T6s is Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art. The second best is Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM lens, which marks the same 26 score as the Sigma lens. Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM lens is third best lens but the price is a bit higher than the formers.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art 26 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM 26 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM 20 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Standard and Short telephoto Prime lenses for Canon EOS Rebel T6i / T6s

From the list below, you can see two Zeiss Otus 85mm F1.4 and 55mm F1.4 lenses are the best lenses for T6i/T6s, but both are very expensive. If you do not want to spend so much money, you can choose Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM ; it is only for $125.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Carl Zeiss  T* Otus 85mm F1.4 ZE 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss  T* Otus 55mm F1.4 ZE 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM A 26 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM 23 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM 20 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Telephoto Prime lenses for Canon EOS Rebel T6i/T6s

As we all known, super telephoto lenses are very useful but usually very expensive. According to the DxOMark, Zeiss Apo Sonnar 2.0/135 T* ZE is the best telephoto prime lens for T6i/T6s, even 6 point better than the expensive Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Zeiss Apo Sonnar 2.0/135 T* ZE 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

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