Nikon D5300 vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Nikon D5300

86

Canon EOS 7D

77

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

Great image quality
Overall image quality
83.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
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
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 D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$620 - $647 body only

$747 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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Color depth Better color depth
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$420 - $649 body only

$520 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$812 - $999 body only

$913 - $1,099 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

$1,248 - $1,499 body only

$1,699 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly 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

$1,263 - $1,499 body only

$1,571 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

discussion

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