Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

100

Nikon D5100

81

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (127×97×79 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
560 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 11 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$872 - $999 body only

$870 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

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