Nikon D5300 vs Canon EOS 650D
Top 18 Reasons for the
Compared to Canon EOS 650D
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
30.27% more megapixels (photo)
Notably larger sensor
15.6 x 23.5 mm
14.9 x 22.3 mm
10.33% larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
Clearly lower noise at high ISO
1.85x lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Notably more focus points
30 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.
Clearly better image quality
21 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
Considerably better video recording quality
1080 x 60 fps
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
Significantly better color depth
10.60% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
The device can connect to WiFi.
Appreciably wider dynamic range
24.11% 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.
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
8.10 mm narrower
A little bit bigger screen size
6.67% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Measurably longer battery life
160 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
1.80 mm shorter
Has timelapse function
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.
A shade thinner
2.80 mm thinner
Has microphone in
External microphone can be connected to the camera for hi def sound.
Has flip-out vari-angle LCD display
Much more convenient to take pictures from different angles
Nikon D5300 is better than Canon EOS 650D because...
Top Seven Reasons for the
Canon EOS 650D
Compared to Nikon D5300
Has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Has a 24p cinema mode
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
A little higher resolution (screen)
1040 k dots
1037 k dots
3 k dots higher resolution (screen). A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
Has touch autofocus
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Has a touch screen
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.