Nikon D5300 vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Nikon D5300

100

Canon EOS 7D

91

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,338 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
83.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
 

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
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay

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

$367 - $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 D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$569 - $647 body only

$614 - $747 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

$484 body only

$749 - $798 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$799 body only

$899 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$990 - $999 body only

$1,399 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$790 body only

$1,499 with 18-200mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing

discussion

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