Canon EOS 100D vs Nikon Z7 II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 100D and Nikon Z7 II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Canon EOS 100D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon Z7 II is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 100D were released 2013 and Nikon Z7 II was released 2020. That is a 7 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 100D 2013
Nikon Z7 II 2020

Type of camera

Canon EOS 100D is a DSLR camera while Nikon Z7 II is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 100D has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon Z7 II has a "FX"-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 Z7 II 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier

** 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)

Resolution

Canon EOS 100D has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon Z7 II has 46 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 100D 18 MP
17915904 pixels
5184 x 3456
Nikon Z7 II 46 MP
45441024 pixels
8256 x 5504

Nikon Z7 II has a 154 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 100D. 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.

ISO range

Nikon Z7 II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 100D. Nikon Z7 II has an ISO range that stretches from 64 to 25600 while Canon EOS 100D has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 100D 100-12800
Nikon Z7 II 64-25600

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 Z7 II

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 Z7 II can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 100D 4
Nikon Z7 II 10

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 Z7 II. Sadly, the Canon EOS 100D does not support this.

Weight

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 Z7 II weighs 705 gr (equal to 1,55 lb) which is 73% heavier than Canon EOS 100D and its 407 gr (or 0,9 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 100D 407 gr
0,9 lb
Nikon Z7 II 705 gr
1,55 lb