Updated (October 2009): Compare the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV vs Nikon D700

Nikon D700 vs Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Winner
Nikon D700

79

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
104 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
1500 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D700.

competitors

Nikon D700 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,650 - $1,997 body only

$2,479 - $2,497 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,262 - $1,497 body only

$1,897 with 24-85mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$627 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,249 - $2,599 body only

$2,700 - $3,199 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,266 - $1,599 body only

$1,592 - $1,949 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 1D X

Canon EOS 1D X

Pro DSLR

$4,599 - $4,703 body only

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

discussion

Nikon D700
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EOS 1D Mark IV
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