Canon EOS 10D vs Nikon D7200

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 10D and Nikon D7200. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 10D
Nikon D7200

Manufacturing

Canon EOS 10D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D7200 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 10D were released 2003 and Nikon D7200 was released 2015. That is a 12 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 10D Canon 2003
Nikon D7200 Nikon 2015

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 10D has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D7200 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 10D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Nikon D7200 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)

Resolution

Canon EOS 10D has a 6,3 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D7200 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS 10D 6,3 MP 6291456 3072 2048
Nikon D7200 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Nikon D7200 has a 281 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 10D. 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.

ISO range

Nikon D7200 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 10D. Nikon D7200 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS 10D has 100 to 3200.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 10D 100-3200
Nikon D7200 100-25600

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.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS 10D do not work with Canon EF-S lenses but this is also shown at our compatibility charts.

Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 10D
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D7200

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 10D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Nikon D7200 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 10D 3
Nikon D7200 6

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 of movies and movie clips and that is Nikon D7200. Sadly, the Canon EOS 10D 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, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Canon EOS 10D weighs 875 gr (equal to 1,93 lb) which is 30% heavier than Nikon D7200 and its 675 gr (or 1,49 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 10D 875 gr 1,93 lb
Nikon D7200 675 gr 1,49 lb