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Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100

Top Ten Reasons for the

Canon EOS 70D

Compared to Nikon D7100

anonymous
94
Vastly 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
83
Has a flip-out screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
anonymous
52
Modestly higher pixel density
Comment
501 ppi
vs
500 ppi
0.20% higher pixel density
anonymous
48
Has WiFi
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can connect to WiFi.
anonymous
37
A shade shorter
Comment
104 mm
vs
106.5 mm
2.50 mm shorter
anonymous
34
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
34
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 25 Reasons for the

Nikon D7100

Compared to Canon EOS 70D

anonymous
140
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
24.71 MP
vs
20.9 MP
18.23% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
115
Much 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
104
Explicitly 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
96
Clearly 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
82
Appreciably 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
74
Lighter
Comment
675 g
vs
755 g
80 g lighter
anonymous
65
Noticeably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 60 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
58
Reasonably 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
56
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
A little more battery power
Comment
1900 mAh
vs
1800 mAh
5.56% more battery power
anonymous
49
Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1280x960 px
vs
1250x833 px
18.01% higher resolution
anonymous
49
A bit less body volume
Comment
1096.74 cm³
vs
1142.02 cm³
4.13% less body volume
anonymous
48
Substantially 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
44
Appreciably 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
43
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
41
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
40
Notably 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
39
Slightly narrower
Comment
135.5 mm
vs
139 mm
3.50 mm narrower
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
37
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
37
A shade 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 tad thinner
Comment
76 mm
vs
79 mm
3 mm thinner
anonymous
32
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
30
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.
Claude Beauchemin
1
A battery charger come with the Nikon D7100
Comment
Yes
vs
No
No external battery charger.

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

Yes
vs
No

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