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Nikon D5300 vs Canon EOS 70D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Top 17 Reasons for the

Nikon D5300

Compared to Canon EOS 70D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

anonymous
120
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
24.1 MP
vs
20.9 MP
15.31% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
101
Plenty larger sensor
Comment
15.6 x 23.5 mm
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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
94
Vastly lower noise at high ISO
Comment
1338 ISO
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926 ISO
44.49% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
88
Distinctly more focus points
Comment
39
vs
19
20 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
75
Noticeably 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
57
Substantially better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 60 fps
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1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
54
Lots better color depth
Comment
24 bits
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22.5 bits
6.67% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
43
Explicitly wider dynamic range
Comment
13.9 Evs
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11.6 Evs
19.83% 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
38
Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Comment
Yes
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No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
anonymous
37
A bit 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
37
Distinctly narrower
Comment
125 mm
vs
139 mm
14 mm narrower
anonymous
36
Has GPS
Comment
Yes
vs
No
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
anonymous
34
Shorter
Comment
98 mm
vs
104 mm
6 mm shorter
anonymous
30
A shade thinner
Comment
76 mm
vs
79 mm
3 mm thinner
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.
Uzair Ansar
2
Has microphone in
Comment
Yes
vs
No
External microphone can be connected to the camera for hi def sound.
Alexander Movchan
1
Has flip-out vari-angle LCD display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Much more convenient to take pictures from different angles

Nikon D5300 is better than Canon EOS 70D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM because...

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Top 23 Reasons for the

Canon EOS 70D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Compared to Nikon D5300

anonymous
86
Clearly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
Comment
7 fps
vs
5 fps
40% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
anonymous
75
Has a flip-out screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
anonymous
52
Has a 24p cinema mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
anonymous
49
Clearly faster maximum shutter speed
Comment
0.000125 s
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0.00025 s
2x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
anonymous
37
Has a microphone in
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
anonymous
36
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
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No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
34
Vastly longer battery life
Comment
920 shots
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600 shots
320 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
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
32
Explicitly faster flash X-sync
Comment
0.004 s
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0.005 s
25% faster flash X-sync. Flash synchronization is defined as the firing of a photographic flash coinciding with the shutter admitting light to the image sensor. In general, faster flash sync speeds are better if the photographer needs to flash-fill subjects that are backlit and wants to avoid motion blur, or wants to increase depth of field by using a high aperture.
anonymous
32
Modestly higher resolution (screen)
Comment
1040 k dots
vs
1037 k dots
3 k dots higher resolution (screen). A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
anonymous
31
Has a touch screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
anonymous
30
Vastly more cross-type focus points
Comment
19
vs
9
10 more cross-type focus points. Cross-type focus points, in contrast to normal focus points, can detect both horizonal and vertical making them the most precise and reliable focus points to use.
anonymous
28
More viewfinder coverage
Comment
98 %
vs
95 %
3 % more viewfinder coverage. With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
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 EF-S 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM
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No
Top 7 Reasons for Canon EF-S 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM
anonymous
26
Has a silent focus motor built into the lens
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.
anonymous
25
Has focus motor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.
anonymous
25
Front element doesn't rotate
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The front element doesn’t rotate. This is important if you use filters, as some such as polarising or gradient filters have to be orientated a certain way.
anonymous
25
Has full-time manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With full-time manual focus you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (auto focus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.
anonymous
25
Is a normal lens
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A normal lens is one that doesn't fall into another category such as wide angle or telephoto, and typically has a focal length between 35mm and 70mm. These lenses aren't tailored towards a specific type of photography, and so are quite versatile.
anonymous
25
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
25
Has rounded aperture blades
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.

Canon EOS 70D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is better than Nikon D5300 because...

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