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

Nikon D5200 vs Canon EOS 600D

Winner
Placeholder

152

Placeholder

110

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,284 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 600D

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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

Placeholder

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Color depth Worse color depth
Placeholder

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Placeholder

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Placeholder

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$518 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Placeholder

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$405 - $633 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Placeholder

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$699 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

discussion

Placeholder
D5200
Nikon

Report a correction
Placeholder
EOS 600D
Canon

Report a correction

Showing 2 comments

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 ?