Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon EOS 600D vs Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000 vs Canon EOS 600D

Winner
Nikon D7000

82

Canon EOS 600D

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 600D

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 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$860 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$512 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$627 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$503 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

$379 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

Nikon D7000
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Showing 9 comments

MM (10:47 AM, August 22, 2013)
I'd love to see what kind of photography you do, because that is the biggest bulshit I've heard in a while. I used both for shooting weddings for two years, I have quite some experience for telling so.
 
Click (7:08 PM, April 24, 2013)
Why is this showing D7000 17.9 Mp vs 600D 16.1 Mp?
 
Glenseah (6:20 AM, October 17, 2011)
D7k is a better choice definitely, tougher body and it's very user friendly. Camera response is very fast!
 
Justin (9:30 AM, April 27, 2011)
i Agree with you JoJo!!
 
Unati (9:37 AM, April 11, 2011)
I am looking for my first time camera in DSLR & I want something that I would be able to build as time goes by. And guys how do you find the Nikon D7K cause I am cought in between Nikon D7K & d90?
 
Dhinster (4:18 PM, April 09, 2011)
good to read this column after I follow my heart to buy Nikon D7K. I'm a beginner in SLR photography. Thanks!
 
edgar (10:26 AM, March 11, 2011)
thx for updating the eos 600d,now i can compare some cams hehe
 
edgar (7:56 AM, March 09, 2011)
hey u guys can find more data about the 600d over here

http://www.dpreview.com/previews/canoneos600d/page2.asp

pls make the comparing fast coz i want to see which is better thx
 
JoJo (2:08 PM, February 28, 2011)
even canon's flagship Mark 2 is no match with Nikon D7K!!!