Updated (March 2013): Compare the Canon Rebel T5i vs Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100 vs Canon Rebel T5i

Winner
Nikon D7100

100

Canon Rebel T5i

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,256 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
83.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T5i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer 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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T5i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7100.

competitors

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$759 - $797 body only

$1,047 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$529 - $647 body only

$629 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 - $597 body only

$519 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Canon Rebel T5i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$335 - $699 body only

$370 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Focus points More focus points
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

discussion

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Avatar for Peter Paul Poop Peter Paul Poop (1:33 AM, February 01, 2014)
Canon sucks!! flip-out screen, touch screen, and only one storage slots... i don't need this shit... nikon is the best!!
 
Avatar for pAuL pAuL (0:42 AM, August 29, 2013)
Personally i prefere neopets.
 
Avatar for pAuL pAuL (0:41 AM, August 29, 2013)
ojso;nsnsgsgmjs['gmsdgpkspgjso[jg I love the damn camra as the t5i it has lego built into it. 10/10 nikon makes me bored as i prefere cannnonns on the boat
 
Avatar for pAuL pAuL (0:40 AM, August 29, 2013)
NIPPLEEESSSSS
 
Peter (10:32 AM, April 01, 2013)
nikon, you suckers. I waited and wanted to buy the 7100 but AGAIN, no flipscreen. You lose.