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Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100

Top Ten Reasons for the

Canon EOS 70D

Compared to Nikon D7100

anonymous
80
Significantly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
Comment
7 fps
vs
6 fps
16.67% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
anonymous
74
Has a flip-out screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
anonymous
49
Modestly higher pixel density
Comment
501 ppi
vs
500 ppi
0.20% higher pixel density
anonymous
47
Has WiFi
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can connect to WiFi.
anonymous
33
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
30
A little shorter
Comment
104 mm
vs
106.5 mm
2.50 mm shorter
anonymous
30
Has a touch screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Jhonny Rivera
5
Dual pixel
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Markus Pfahler
3
Cross-type focus points
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The 70D has 19 cross-type focus points, while the D7100 only has 15
Markus Pfahler
2
Much faster and more accurate focus in Live-View
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Autofocus in Liveview is much faster on the 70D due to the dual-pixel-sensor. It hits the spot nearly every time, unlike contrast-detection.

Canon EOS 70D is better than Nikon D7100 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 24 Reasons for the

Nikon D7100

Compared to Canon EOS 70D

anonymous
108
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
24.71 MP
vs
20.9 MP
18.23% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
95
A lot larger sensor
Comment
15.6 x 23.5 mm
vs
15 x 22.5 mm
8.62% larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
anonymous
89
Measurably lower noise at high ISO
Comment
1256 ISO
vs
926 ISO
35.64% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
85
Vastly more focus points
Comment
51
vs
19
32 more focus points. The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
anonymous
71
Significantly better image quality
Comment
83
vs
68
15 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
58
Lighter
Comment
675 g
vs
755 g
80 g lighter
anonymous
56
Distinctly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 60 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
55
Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
anonymous
52
Much better color depth
Comment
24.2 bits
vs
22.5 bits
7.56% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
49
A little bit more battery power
Comment
1900 mAh
vs
1800 mAh
5.56% more battery power
anonymous
46
A little less body volume
Comment
1096.74 cm³
vs
1142.02 cm³
4.13% less body volume
anonymous
44
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
1280x960 px
vs
1250x833 px
18.01% higher resolution
anonymous
41
Vastly wider dynamic range
Comment
13.7 Evs
vs
11.6 Evs
18.10% wider dynamic range. The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
40
Has a built-in focus motor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. With it built into the camera, you still have the function when using a lens without its own motor. This allows you to use a wider range of lenses.
anonymous
40
Notably less shutter lag
Comment
0.052 s
vs
0.065 s
0.01 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
anonymous
38
Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
anonymous
38
Considerably less startup delay
Comment
0.13 s
vs
0.15 s
0.02 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
anonymous
37
Slightly bigger screen size
Comment
3.2 "
vs
3 "
6.67% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
34
A bit narrower
Comment
135.5 mm
vs
139 mm
3.50 mm narrower
anonymous
33
Longer battery life
Comment
950 shots
vs
920 shots
30 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
anonymous
31
Significantly higher resolution (screen)
Comment
1228 k dots
vs
1040 k dots
188 k dots higher resolution (screen). A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
anonymous
30
Has timelapse function
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
anonymous
29
A tad thinner
Comment
76 mm
vs
79 mm
3 mm thinner
anonymous
28
Has dual card slots
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

Nikon D7100 is better than Canon EOS 70D because...

Yes
vs
No

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