Updated (October 2012): Compare the Canon EOS 7D vs Nikon D5200

Canon EOS 7D vs Nikon D5200

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

100

Nikon D5200

96

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Overall image quality
Great image quality
84.0
Color depth
Great color depth
24.2 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.9 EV
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$723 - $799 body only

$829 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,178 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,135 - $1,499 body only

$1,421 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$403 body only

$470 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$397 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$379 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

discussion

Canon EOS 7D
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