86points

Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

92points

Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
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Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM vs Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
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Why is Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM better than Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR?

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has WiFi
  • 220g lighter
    540gvs760g
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • Has a stereo microphone
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has touch autofocus

Why is Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR better than Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM?

  • 2.07% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.7MPvs24.2MP
  • 2.59x larger sensor
    35.9 x 24mmvs22.3 x 14.9mm
  • 3.22x lower noise at high ISO
    2980ISOvs926ISO
  • 300shots longer battery life
    900shotsvs600shots
  • 11.56% better color depth
    25.1bitsvs22.5bits
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
  • 22.41% wider dynamic range
    14.2Evsvs11.6Evs
  • Is dustproof and water resistant

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

501ppi

442ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

1250 x 833px

1176 x 784px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.has a flip-out screen
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

4.Weather sealed
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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

5.Is dustproof and water resistant
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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

6.has an optical viewfinder
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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.

Optics

1.sensor size

22.3 x 14.9mm

35.9 x 24mm

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.focus points

45

39

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

3.has AF tracking
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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.maximum light sensitivity

51200 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

5.megapixels

24.2MP

24.7MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.optical zoom

7.5x (Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM)

3.6x (Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F/3.5-4.5G ED VR)

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

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 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.supports AVCHD format
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

6.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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

2.has a microphone in
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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

4.has stereo speakers
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

Battery

1. longer battery life

600shots

900shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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

3.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.noise

926ISO

2980ISO

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

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

2.color depth

22.5bits

25.1bits

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

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

3.dynamic range

11.6Evs

14.2Evs

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

4.Has WiFi
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.has an external memory slot
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

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.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Miscellaneous

1.maximum angle of view

11.5° (Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM)

61° (Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F/3.5-4.5G ED VR)

At the shorter end of the lens you get the widest angle of view. This allows you to fit more of the scene into the photograph (based on APS-C format).

Best

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX850 + Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH

84°

2.minimum focus distance

0.39m (Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM)

0.38m (Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F/3.5-4.5G ED VR)

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

Best

Samsung NX Mini + NX-M 9mm f/3.5

0.11m

3.Has focus motor
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

4.Has rounded aperture blades
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.

5.Is a telephoto lens
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

A telephoto lens allows you to zoom in on far away objects. This is particularly useful when you need to photograph a subject from a distance, such as wildlife photography, or even in some cases street photography where you can’t get near the subject.

6.aperture blades

7 (Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM)

7 (Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F/3.5-4.5G ED VR)

The aperture controls how much light gets through to the camera’s sensor. More blades is often an indicator of a better quality lens. It also allows you to achieve much nicer looking bokeh when blurring out your background, whereas a lens with less blades will often produce harsher, more polygonal bokeh.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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