Updated (October 2012): Compare the Canon EOS 600D vs Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200 vs Canon EOS 600D

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Canon EOS 600D

72

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 600D

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 600D.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$499 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$367 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$307 - $649 body only

$379 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$904 body only

$1,496 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$377 body only

$475 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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Avatar for Manik Shah Manik Shah (0:50 PM, August 01, 2013)
canon 60d have 9 fp...n they all are cross type.....
 
tongot (4:42 PM, March 21, 2013)
Snapsort, how many cross focus points are acually in 60d? Here says 1 but when compared to 600d, it was 9 ?