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

Nikon D3S vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Nikon D3S

106

Canon EOS 7D

74

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
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
131 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
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 D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Overall image quality Better image quality
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D4

Nikon D4

Pro DSLR

$7,988 body only

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D500

Nikon D500

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

$2,397 with 16-80mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$779 - $899 body only

$891 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,244 - $1,499 body only

$1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Cross type focus points Significantly fewer cross-type focus points
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,211 - $1,499 body only

$1,355 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

discussion

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