Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Canon EOS 7D MII vs Nikon Coolpix 3200

Canon EOS 7D

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Canon EOS 7D

70

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Nikon Coolpix 3200

31

Nikon Coolpix 3200

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
131 ms shutter lag
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 3200

Size
Really small
Compact 88x65x38 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
190 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 
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Advantages of the Canon 7D

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 1.6"
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Around 90% larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 80k dots
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11.5x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
True resolution Much higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 3.1 MP
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Capture more than 5.5x more detail in your photos
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs 1/3" 5.3x4.0mm
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Around 16x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 8 fps vs 1.5 fps
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Around 5.5x faster continuous shooting
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder Has a through-the-lens viewfinder Pentaprism vs Tunnel
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Through-the-lens viewfinders let you see exactly what your photo will look like
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon 3200

Size Much smaller 88x65x38 mm vs 148x111x74 mm
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5.6x smaller
Weight Much lighter 190 g vs 860 g
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4.5x lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.5" vs 2.9"
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Around 50% thinner
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $100.09 vs $930.00
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The best price we've seen is $830 cheaper (9.3x less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              7D:Pentaprism
              3200:Tunnel
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,049 - $1,231 body only

              $200 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $893 body only

              $450 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,097 - $1,147 body only

              $1,394 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 body only

              $200 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $480 - $774 body only

              $200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $720 - $747 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $597 - $647 body only

              $544 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

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              Canon EOS 6D

              Canon EOS 6D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,899 body only

              $2,299 - $2,572 with 24-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $701 - $840 body only

              $913 - $1,150 with 18-105mm lens

              Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
              Canon EOS 5D Mark II

              Canon EOS 5D Mark II

              Pro DSLR

              $2,300 body only

              $3,299 with 24-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage
              Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Pro DSLR

              $3,399 body only

              $3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Lens availability Fewer lenses available

              Nikon Coolpix 3200 Competitors

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              Nikon Coolpix 5200

              Compact

              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $715 body only

              $499 - $838 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $92

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $290 body only

              $299 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $370 - $400 body only

              $485 - $625 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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