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Canon EOS 70D

73points

Nikon D7100

Canon EOS 70D
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Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100

Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

Why is Canon EOS 70D better than Nikon D7100?

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has touch autofocus
  • 2.5mm shorter
    104mmvs106.5mm

Why is Nikon D7100 better than Canon EOS 70D?

  • 18.23% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.71MPvs20.9MP
  • 8.62% larger sensor
    23.5 x 15.6mmvs22.5 x 15mm
  • 32 more focus points
    51vs19
  • 35.64% lower noise at high ISO
    1256ISOvs926ISO
  • 30shots longer battery life
    950shotsvs920shots
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • 15 better image quality
    83vs68
  • 80g lighter
    675gvs755g

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.pixel density

501ppi

500ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

3.resolution

1250 x 833px

1280 x 960px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

4.Weather sealed
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

5.Is dustproof and water resistant
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

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Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

6.has an optical viewfinder
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

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Optics

1.focus points

19

51

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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

2.sensor size

22.5 x 15mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

3.has AF tracking
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

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.

4.megapixels

20.9MP

24.71MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

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.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

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.

3.Has timelapse function
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

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.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

920shots

950shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.battery power

1800mAh

1900mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

3.has a removable battery
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.noise

926ISO

1256ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

2.image quality

68

83

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850

100

3.color depth

22.5bits

24.2bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

11.6Evs

13.7Evs

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.

Best

Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

5.Has WiFi
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.has an external memory slot
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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