Updated (March 2013): Compare the Canon EOS 700D vs Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200 vs Canon EOS 700D

Nikon D5200


Canon EOS 700D



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
Many focus points
Focus points

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 700D

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Great viewfinder


Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 700D.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.


Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$472 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$318 body only

$398 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Focus points Many fewer focus points
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $598 body only

$569 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lowest price More expensive

Canon EOS 700D Competitors

Canon EOS 750D

Canon EOS 750D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,738 body only

$573 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Focus points More focus points
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$417 body only

$521 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Much cheaper
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$263 - $749 body only

$332 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Much cheaper
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen


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jeff (6:23 PM, May 27, 2017)
if u are looking for image quality d5200 is better
Avatar for MANISH MISHRA MANISH MISHRA (11:54 AM, January 06, 2017)
looking for this answer from last 10 days...D5200 has most soughted overall but canon 700 is chaeper (as u r getting 2 lens)..also 700D found better in low lght conditions
Avatar for Philip Philip (1:59 AM, November 22, 2014)
Hi, which is better Canon 700D or Nikon D5200? Thanks
oliver (1:09 PM, July 10, 2013)
Sure, I haven't said nothing about D5200. 700D had an error in score estimation...
Avatar for Hafidh Rahman Hafidh Rahman (3:05 PM, July 09, 2013)
But the Nikon D5200 also has 9 cross-type sensors.
Avatar for oliver oliver (7:05 AM, May 06, 2013)
Sorry, Correct score weighted is 86 - 60 (no 53)
Avatar for oliver oliver (6:49 AM, May 06, 2013)
Canon EOS 700D has Cross type focus points = 9 (DPReview.com says: EOS 700D - 9 point AF system, all sensors cross type, central sensor F2.8 from 60D). Then, 700D has 22.5 points more. Correct Score D5200 - 700D = 86 - 75 (no 53)