Nikon D5300 vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Nikon D5300

100

Canon EOS 7D

90

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

Great image quality
Overall image quality
83.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8 fps
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5300.

competitors

Nikon D5300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$379 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$538 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$797 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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 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
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

discussion

Nikon D5300
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alaoe (8:36 PM, October 10, 2014)
Canon is widely known more than Nikon.