Canon EOS 100DNikon D5200
Top 32%1,019 points
Top 32%
Top 20%1,209 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
18.5
MP
24.71
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon EOS 100D vs Nikon D5200: 63 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

25.13% more megapixels (photo).
18.5MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.71MP
287
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.3 x 14.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
23.5 x 15.6mm
244
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.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
39
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
843ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1284ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5fps
171
0

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
25% have it
150
0

7. weight

148g lighter.
407g
HTC Re: 65.5g
555g
141
0

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
63
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
84
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.
380shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
500shots
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. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.8bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.2bits
87
0

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
48% have it
84
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 100D
Nikon D5200
11% have it
84
0

15. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s
80
0

16. pixel density

6.37% higher pixel density.
501ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
471ppi
77
0

17. 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 100D
Nikon D5200
25% have it
76
0

18. width

12.2mm narrower.
116.8mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
129mm
76
0

19. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
26% have it
73
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.
11.3Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
13.9Evs
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
921k dots
71
0

22. height

7.3mm shorter.
90.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
98mm
71
0

23. volume

25.44% less body volume.
735.21cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
986.08cm³
71
0

24. thickness

8.6mm thinner.
69.4mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
78mm
70
0

25. battery power

15.05% more battery power.
875mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
1030mAh
69
0

26. resolution

12.94% higher resolution.
1250 x 833px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
1176 x 784px
69
0

27. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
23% have it
67
0

28. 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 100D
Nikon D5200
12% have it
59
0

29. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
22% have it
58
0

30. screen size

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

31. 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 100D
Nikon D5200
73% have it
56
0

32. 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 100D
Nikon D5200
29% have it
56
0

33. 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 100D
Nikon D5200
43% have it
54
0

34. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
52% have it
52
0

35. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
88% have it
51
0

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