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Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Canon EOS 70D

Compared to Nikon D7100

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Significantly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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.
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58
Has a flip-out screen
Yes
vs
No
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
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44
Has WiFi
Yes
vs
No
The device can connect to WiFi.
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43
Somewhat higher pixel density
501 ppi
vs
500 ppi
0.20% higher pixel density
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Has touch autofocus
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Has a touch screen
Yes
vs
No
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
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Marginally shorter
104 mm
vs
106.5 mm
2.50 mm shorter
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Has a brand lens
Yes
vs
No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
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Dual pixel
Yes
vs
No
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Cross-type focus points
Yes
vs
No
The 70D has 19 cross-type focus points, while the D7100 only has 15
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Much faster and more accurate focus in Live-View
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

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Significantly more megapixels (photo)
24.71 MP
vs
20.9 MP
18.23% more megapixels (photo)
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Way larger sensor
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.
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Vastly lower noise at high ISO
1256 ISO
vs
926 ISO
35.64% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
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Clearly more focus points
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.
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Explicitly better image quality
83
vs
68
15 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
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Lighter
675 g
vs
755 g
80 g lighter
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Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
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Clearly better video recording quality
1080 x 60 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
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A lot better color depth
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. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
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A bit more battery power
1900 mAh
vs
1800 mAh
5.56% more battery power
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Measurably higher resolution
1280x960 px
vs
1250x833 px
18.01% higher resolution
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Significantly less shutter lag
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.
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A bit less body volume
1096.74 cm³
vs
1142.02 cm³
4.13% less body volume
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Has a built-in focus motor
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.
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Significantly wider dynamic range
13.7 EV
vs
11.6 EV
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.
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Noticeably less startup delay
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.
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Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
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35
A tad bigger screen size
3.2 "
vs
3 "
6.67% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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28
Has timelapse function
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.
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Longer battery life
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.
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Marginally narrower
135.5 mm
vs
139 mm
3.50 mm narrower
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Sizably higher resolution (screen)
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.
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Marginally thinner
76 mm
vs
79 mm
3 mm thinner
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Has dual card slots
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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