Canon EOS 70DNikon D7100
Top 24%1,143 points
Top 24%
Top 20%1,207 points
Top 20%
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Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 90%
201 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
20.9
MP
24.71
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

15.42% more megapixels (photo).
20.9MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.71MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.5 x 15mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
23.5 x 15.6mm
245
0

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.
19
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
51
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
926ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1256ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps
171
0

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 70D
25% have it
150
0

7. weight

80g lighter.
755g
HTC Re: 65.5g
675g
141
0

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
68
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
83
131
0

9. 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.
25600ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
25600ISO
126
0

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
920shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
950shots
114
0

11. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
113
0

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS 70D
33% have it
100
0

13. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.5bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.2bits
87
0

14. 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.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
11% have it
84
0

15. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
48% have it
84
0

16. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.000125s
80
0

17. pixel density

0.2% higher pixel density.
501ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
500ppi
77
0

18. width

3.5mm narrower.
139mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
135.5mm
76
0

19. 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.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
25% have it
76
0

20. 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.
11.6Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
13.7Evs
72
0

21. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
1228k dots
71
0

22. height

2.5mm shorter.
104mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
106.5mm
71
0

23. volume

4.2% less body volume.
1142.02cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
1096cm³
71
0

24. thickness

3mm thinner.
79mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
76mm
70
0

25. resolution

15.26% higher resolution.
1250 x 833px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
1280 x 960px
69
0

26. battery power

5.26% more battery power.
1800mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
1900mAh
69
0

27. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
23% have it
67
0

28. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
15% have it
62
0

29. 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 70D
Nikon D7100
12% have it
59
0

30. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
3.2"
58
0

31. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
22% have it
58
0

32. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
17% have it
56
0

33. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
29% have it
56
0

34. 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 70D
Nikon D7100
73% have it
56
0

35. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
43% have it
54
0

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