The Canon BG-E16 Battery Grip for the EOS 7D MKII offers enhanced handling capabilities as well as extended battery life. It accepts two LP-E6 lithium-ion battery packs to increase the camera's battery life or, AA batteries can be used in conjunction with the included BGM-E16 Battery Magazine.

The design of the BG-E16 grip improves shooting in the vertical orientation and also provides an overall more ergonomic structure for holding the 7D Mark II. A second shutter release button, main dial, multi-controller, AF point selection button, AE/FE lock button, AF start button, and multi-function button are all integrated into the grip for improved and versatile handling.