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

Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

72

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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 Thinner 1.5" vs 2.9"
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Around 50% thinner
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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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        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon EOS 70D

        Canon EOS 70D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,049 - $1,150 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 - $871 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
        Canon Rebel T5i

        Canon Rebel T5i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $599 body only

        $200 - $749 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

        $499 - $774 body only

        $200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        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
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon EOS Rebel T2i

        Canon Rebel T2i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $520 body only

        $200 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon Rebel T4i

        Canon Rebel T4i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $609 body only

        $200 - $660 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 EOS 7D Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Canon EOS 6D

        Canon EOS 6D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,899 body only

        $2,209 - $2,499 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 D7100

        Nikon D7100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,097 - $1,147 body only

        $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

        Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
        Overall image quality Better image quality
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Nikon D7000

        Nikon D7000

        Entry-level DSLR

        $701 - $840 body only

        $913 - $989 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

        $3,400 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

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

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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 - $681 body only

        $499 - $823 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix 3100

        Nikon Coolpix 3100

        Compact

        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $119

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Sony Alpha ILC-3000

        Sony Alpha ILC-3000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Weight Heavier

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