Nikon D5300 vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Nikon D5300

100

Canon EOS 7D

89

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
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 D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$468 - $597 body only

$519 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 body only

$729 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$5,043 with 18-105mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$559 body only

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$1,255 body only

$1,877 with 18-135mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,020 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
True resolution Higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

discussion

Nikon D5300
D5300
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Canon EOS 7D
EOS 7D
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alaoe (8:36 PM, October 10, 2014)
Canon is widely known more than Nikon.