Comparing Canon EOS 70D vs Canon EOS 7D

1. Canon EOS 70D

25 Reasons why Canon EOS 70D is better

Comparing Canon EOS 70D vs Canon EOS 7D

1.Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
20.9MPvs 19MP (Canon EOS 7D)
2.Somewhat larger sensor
22.5 x 15mmvs 22.3 x 14.9mm (Canon EOS 7D)
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
3.Plenty lower noise at high ISO
926ISOvs 854ISO (Canon EOS 7D)
The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
4.Has a flip-out screen
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 7D)
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
755gvs 820g (Canon EOS 7D)
6.A tad better image quality
68vs 66 (Canon EOS 7D)
A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
7.Vastly higher maximum light sensitivity
25600ISOvs 12800ISO (Canon EOS 7D)
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.
8.Significantly longer battery life
920shotsvs 800shots (Canon EOS 7D)
CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
9.Has WiFi
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 7D)
The device can connect to WiFi.
10.A bit better color depth
22.5bitsvs 22bits (Canon EOS 7D)
The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
11.Has a stereo microphone
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 7D)
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
12.A little higher pixel density
501ppivs 471ppi (Canon EOS 7D)
139mmvs 148.2mm (Canon EOS 7D)
104mmvs 110.7mm (Canon EOS 7D)
15.Explicitly higher resolution (screen)
1040k dotsvs 920k dots (Canon EOS 7D)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
16.Marginally less body volume
1142.02cm³vs 1205.8cm³ (Canon EOS 7D)
17.Has a microphone in
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 7D)
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
18.Noticeably higher resolution
1,250 x 833pxvs 1,175 x 783px (Canon EOS 7D)
19.Has a touch screen
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 7D)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
20.Has touch autofocus
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 7D)
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
21.Newer DIGIC version
5vs 4 (Canon EOS 7D)
Newer image processors are better at processing multiple tasks simultaneously, and can produce higher quality images with better low-light performance and faster AF.
22.Dual pixel
23.Cross-type focus points
The 70D has 19 cross-type focus points, while the D7100 only has 15
24.Much faster and more accurate focus in Live-View
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.
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Canon EOS 70D
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2. Canon EOS 7D

8 Reasons why Canon EOS 7D is better

Comparing Canon EOS 7D vs Canon EOS 70D

1.Considerably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
8fpsvs 7fps (Canon EOS 70D)
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 70D)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
3.Clearly wider dynamic range
11.7Evsvs 11.6Evs (Canon EOS 70D)
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.
73.5mmvs 79mm (Canon EOS 70D)
5.Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yesvs No (Canon EOS 70D)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
6.Significantly less shutter lag
0.045svs 0.065s (Canon EOS 70D)
The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
7.Explicitly more viewfinder coverage
100%vs 98% (Canon EOS 70D)
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.
8.Noticeably less startup delay
0.1svs 0.15s (Canon EOS 70D)
It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
Canon EOS 7D
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