Canon EOS 700D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 700D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 5200

Size
Really small
Compact 88x60x37 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
180 g
 
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Advantages of the Canon 700D

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 1.5"
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2x larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 110k dots
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Around 9.5x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
True resolution Much higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 5 MP
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Capture more than 3.5x more detail in your photos
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The 700D's maximum light sensitivity is 5 f-stops better
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs 1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm
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More than 8.5x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 2.5 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Viewfinder Has a through-the-lens viewfinder Pentamirror vs Tunnel
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Through-the-lens viewfinders let you see exactly what your photo will look like
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon 5200

Size Much smaller 88x60x37 mm vs 133x100x79 mm
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5.4x smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 180 g vs 580 g
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3.2x lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.5" vs 3.1"
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2.1x thinner
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digital cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
        700D:Pentamirror
        5200:Tunnel
        Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
        Risk of blur

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        Shared Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Canon EOS 600D

        Canon EOS 600D

        Entry-level DSLR

        $520 with 18-55mm lens

        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon EOS 60D

        Canon EOS 60D

        Pro DSLR

        $699 - $871 body only

        $999 - $1,150 with 18-135mm lens

        Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $720 - $747 body only

        $847 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon EOS 70D

        Canon EOS 70D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,099 - $1,231 body only

        $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

        Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon EOS 650D

        Canon EOS 650D

        Entry-level DSLR

        $750 with 18-55mm lens

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $497 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Nikon D3300

        Nikon D3300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $647 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Canon EOS 700D Competitors

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        Nikon D5200

        Nikon D5200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $647 body only

        $650 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
        Dynamic range More dynamic range
        Lens focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Canon EOS 100D

        Canon EOS 100D

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,099 with 18-135mm lens

        Size Smaller
        Weight Lighter
        Autofocus Slower autofocus
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

        Nikon Coolpix 5200 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Larger screen
        True resolution Lower true resolution
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

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