General

Canon EOS 70D Nikon D5300
Brand
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Canon Nikon
Lowest price
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$199.95 $719.99
Announced
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March, 2013 October, 2013

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Size
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APS-C 22.5x15.0mm APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Crop factor
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1.6x 1.5x
Megapixels
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20 MP 24.2 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 12,800 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO 25,600 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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20 MP 24.2 MP
Native resolution
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5472 x 3648 5680 x 4256
Pixel size
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16.9 µm² 15.2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.2"
Resolution
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1,040k dots 1,037k dots
Touch screen
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Yes No
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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197 lenses 205 lenses
Lens mount
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Canon EF Nikon F

Form factor

Size
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145x106x79 mm 124x99x76 mm
Depth
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3.1" 3"
Weight
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755 g 479 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes No
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentaprism Pentamirror
Viewfinder size
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0.59x 0.54x
Coverage
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98% 95%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Phase detection Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Yes Yes
All formats
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480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
720p @ 50fps
720p @ 60fps
1080p @ 30fps
1080p @ 25fps
480p @ 25fps
720p @ 60fps
720p @ 50fps
1080p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
1080p @ 50fps
1080p @ 25fps
640 x 424 @ 25fps
1080p @ 60fps
640 x 424 @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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Yes Yes
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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None None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No Yes

Performance

Startup delay
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700 ms 500 ms
Shutter lag
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75 ms 200 ms
Battery life
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920 shots 600 shots
Continuous shooting
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7 fps 5 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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19 39
Cross type focus points
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19 9

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/4000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SD
SDHC
SDXC
SDHC
SD
SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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68.0 83.0
Color depth
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22.5 bits 24 bits
Dynamic range
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11.6 EV 13.9 EV
Low light performance
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926 ISO 1,338 ISO
Canon EOS 70D
EOS 70D
Canon

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Nikon D5300
D5300
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