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Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
Top 28%1,735 points
Top 28%
Top 14%2,088 points
Top 14%
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS vs Nikon D600: 74 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.59x more megapixels (main camera).
15.5MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.7MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.3 x 14.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
35.9 x 24mm

3. 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.
9
Canon EOS R: 5655
39

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3.4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5.5fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
663ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
2980ISO

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
400shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
900shots

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
63
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
94

9. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 20fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

10. weight

555g lighter.
205g(Canon EF-S 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM)
HTC Re: 65.5g
760g

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.7bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
25.1bits

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

13. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
12% have it

14. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
50% have it

15. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
32% have it

16. 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.
11.5Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
14.2Evs

17. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS(Canon EF-S 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM)
Nikon D600
46% have it

18. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
72% have it

19. pixel density

6.56% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
442ppi

20. resolution

0.21% higher resolution.
1175 x 783px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px

21. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
9% have it

22. 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.
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
16% have it

23. battery power

5.56% more battery power.
1800mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1900mAh

24. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
26% have it

25. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Nikon D600
27% have it

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