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

Nikon D5200 vs Canon EOS 600D

Winner
Nikon D5200

79

Canon EOS 600D

56

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
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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$563 - $749 body only

$469 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Lighter
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$271 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$458 body only

$1,146 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Significantly larger

discussion

Nikon D5200
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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 ?