Cam1 vs Cam2

Canon EOS 7D vs. Nikon D7100

It's never been easier to decide which camera is the best choice for you. Below, we'll look at more specs than you can shake a stick at.

Canon EOS 7D

Resolution:
18 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
APS-C sensor
Release Date:
9/1/2009
LCD Movement:
Fixed
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Live View


Autofocus Light?:
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life:
800
Type:
Mid-size SLR
Built-In Flash?:
Yes (Pop-up)
Color Filter:
Primary Color Filter
Continuous Drive:
8.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes (1)
Dimensions:
148 x 111 x 74 mm (5.83 x 4.37 x 2.91")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
18 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes (Water-resistant, Dust-resistant)
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Flash Range:
12.00 m
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
H.264
GPS:
Optional
HDMI:
Yes
ISO:
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)
Aspect Ratio(s):
0.12638888889
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Fine, Normal
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
5184 x 3456
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Mono
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
19
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Dual Digic 4
Remote Control?:
Yes (N3 connector)
Screen Dots:
920000
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Photo Detectors:
19 megapixels
Sensor Size:
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
None
Storage Types:
Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA, Microdrive cards
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentaprism)
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Weight (With Battery Installed):
860 g (1.90 lb / 30.34 oz)
White Balance Presets:
6
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
B003BM7X6I B002NEGTTW
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
12800
Wireless:
Body Construction Material:
Color Space:
Headphone Port?:
Microphone Port?:
MSRP:
AE Bracketing:
+/-3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
Wireless:
Lens Mount:
Canon EF/EF-S

Nikon D7100

Resolution:
24 megapixels
Screen Size:
3.2" screen
Sensor Type:
APS-C sensor
Release Date:
2/21/2013
LCD Movement:
Fixed
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Live View
Autofocus Light?:
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life:
950
Type:
Mid-size SLR
Built-In Flash?:
Yes (Pop-up)
Color Filter:
Continuous Drive:
6.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
136 x 107 x 76 mm (5.35 x 4.21 x 2.99")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
24 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Flash Range:
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, H.264
GPS:
Optional
HDMI:
Yes (Mini Type C)
ISO:
ISO 100 รขโ‚ฌโ€œ 6400, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 12,800), Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
Aspect Ratio(s):
3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
6000 x 4000
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
51
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Remote Control?:
Yes (Optional, wired MC-DC2 or wireless WR-1 and WR-R10 )
Screen Dots:
1228
Screen Size:
3.2"
Screen Type:
Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD monitor
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Photo Detectors:
25 megapixels
Sensor Size:
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
Yes
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
1080i60, 1080p25 in NTSC countries, 1080i50, 1080p24 in PAL countries
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentaprism)
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
765 g (1.69 lb / 26.98 oz)
White Balance Presets:
12
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Average
ASIN(s):
B00BI9X7UC B0196WLB2S
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
25600
Wireless:
Optional
Body Construction Material:
Color Space:
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
Body only: $1199.95/ยฃ1099.99/โ€šยฌ1179, With 18-105mm F3.5-5.6 VR lens : $1,599/ยฃ1,299/โ€šยฌ1399
AE Bracketing:
(2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
Lens Mount:
Nikon F