Canon EOS 100DNikon D5200
Top 31%1,038 points
Top 31%
Top 19%1,228 points
Top 19%
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1.Megapixels
2.Sensor size
3.Maximum light sensitivity
4.Continuous shooting at high resolution
5.Video recording
6.Longer battery life
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Canon EOS 100D vs Nikon D5200: 63 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

25.13% more megapixels.
18.50MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.71MP

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

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 a9: 693
39

4. noise

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

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

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
26% have it

7. weight

148g lighter.
407g
HTC Re: 65.50g
555g

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

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

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

11. video recording

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

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.80bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.20bits

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
49% have it

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

15. fastest shutter speed

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

16. 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

17. pixel density

6.37% higher pixel density.
501ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
471ppi

18. width

12.20mm narrower.
116.80mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
129mm

19. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
25% have it

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.
11.30Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
13.90Evs

21. height

7.30mm shorter.
90.70mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
98mm

22. 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

23. volume

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

24. thickness

8.60mm thinner.
69.40mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
78mm

25. battery power

15.05% more battery power.
875mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1030mAh

26. resolution

12.94% higher resolution.
1250 x 833px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
1176 x 784px

27. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
24% have it

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
13% have it

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

30. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"

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
72% have it

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
30% have it

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
45% have it

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
53% have it

35. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon EOS 100D
Nikon D5200
87% have it

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