Canon EOS 100D vs Nikon D7000
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 100D and Nikon D7000. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS 100D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D7000 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.Canon EOS 100D were released 2013 and Nikon D7000 was released 2010. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 100D||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 D7000 has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS 100D||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Nikon D7000||75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
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)
Canon EOS 100D has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D7000 has 16,2 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 100D||
5184 x 3456
4928 x 3264
Canon EOS 100D has a 11 % larger resolution than Nikon D7000. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Nikon D7000 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 100D. Nikon D7000 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS 100D has 100 to 12800.
|Canon EOS 100D||100-12800|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 100D
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D7000
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 100D can shoot up to 4 pictures per seconds and Nikon D7000 can shoot up to 6 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.
It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Nikon D7000. Sadly, the Canon EOS 100D does not support this.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
Nikon D7000 weighs 780 gr (equal to 1,72 lb) which is 92% heavier than Canon EOS 100D and its 407 gr (or 0,9 lb).
|Canon EOS 100D||407 gr
|Nikon D7000||780 gr