Nikon D5300 vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Nikon D5300

100

Canon EOS 7D

90

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

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 D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $598 body only

$569 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$319 body only

$398 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 with 18-135mm lens

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

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$939 - $999 body only

$938 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,269 body only

$1,648 - $1,999 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$2,360 with 100mm lens

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

discussion

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