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

Nikon D7100 vs Canon Rebel T5i

Winner
Nikon D7100

92

Canon Rebel T5i

61

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

$849 - $1,097 body only

$999 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$565 - $797 body only

$629 - $897 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$750 - $999 body only

$839 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Canon Rebel T5i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$285 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$512 - $697 body only

$514 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

Nikon D7100
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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.