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

Nikon D7100 vs Canon Rebel T5i

Winner
Nikon D7100

100

Canon Rebel T5i

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T5i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
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

$749 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$439 body only

$500 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,419 - $1,497 body only

$1,899 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lens availability Fewer lenses available

Canon Rebel T5i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$346 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$519 body only

$599 - $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

$472 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

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

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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.