Updated (October 2009): Compare the Canon EOS 7D vs Nikon D3S

Nikon D3S vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Nikon D3S

131

Canon EOS 7D

91

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3S

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
3,253 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
131 ms shutter lag
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3S.

competitors

Nikon D3S Competitors

Nikon D4

Nikon D4

Pro DSLR

$3,342 body only

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,464 - $1,497 body only

$1,997 - $2,182 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D3

Nikon D3

Pro DSLR

$59 body only

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$723 - $799 body only

$868 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,183 - $1,499 body only

$1,421 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,212 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Cross type focus points Significantly fewer cross-type focus points

discussion

Nikon D3S
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