Canon EOS 100D vs Nikon D70
ManufacturingCanon EOS 100D were released 2013 and Nikon D70 was released 2004. That is a 9 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS 100D||Canon||2013|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 100D has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D70 has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Canon EOS 100D||80 mm||(a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)|
|Nikon D70||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Canon EOS 100D||18 MP||17915904||5184||3456|
|Nikon D70||6 MP||6016000||3008||2000|
Canon EOS 100D has a 198 % larger resolution than Nikon D70. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Canon EOS 100D||100-12800|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 100D can shoot up to 4 pictures per seconds and Nikon D70 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 100D||4|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Canon EOS 100D||407 gr||0,9 lb|
|Nikon D70||679 gr||1,5 lb|