Nikon D5300Canon EOS 650D
Top 40%1,461 points
Top 40%
Top 27%1,782 points
Top 27%
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
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Top specs and features

Nikon D5300 vs Canon EOS 650D: 57 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

30.27% more megapixels (main camera).
24.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.5MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
22.3 x 14.9mm

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.
39
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
9

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1338ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
722ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
27% 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. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
83
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
62

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
600shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
440shots

10. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
37% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
21.7bits

13. 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.
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
11% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

16. 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.
13.9Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
11.2Evs

17. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
31% have it

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
26% have it

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.
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
72% have it

20. width

8.1mm narrower.
125mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
133.1mm

21. 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.
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
26% have it

22. 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.
Nikon D5300
Canon EOS 650D
15% have it

23. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1037k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1040k dots

24. height

1.8mm shorter.
98mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
99.8mm

25. thickness

2.8mm thinner.
76mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
78.8mm

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