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Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
Top 28%1,739 points
Top 28%
Top 22%1,888 points
Top 22%
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

18.23% more megapixels (main camera).
20.9MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.71MP

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 25.4mm
23.5 x 15.6mm

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
Canon EOS R: 5655
51

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
926ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
1256ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
28% have it

7. 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.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

11. weight

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

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
39% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

14. 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

15. 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 70D
Nikon D7100
12% have it

16. 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
50% have it

17. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
32% have it

18. 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

19. 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

20. pixel density

0.2% higher pixel density.
501ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
500ppi

21. resolution

18.01% higher resolution.
1250 x 833px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1280 x 960px

22. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Canon EOS 70D
Nikon D7100
9% have it

23. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1228k dots

24. 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
16% have it

25. battery power

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

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