Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn vs Nikon D5300
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn and Nikon D5300. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D5300 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn were released 2005 and Nikon D5300 was released 2013. That is a 8 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||2005|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn has a "APSH"-sensor while Nikon D5300 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 1D Mark IIn||65 mm
Canon APS-H sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.3
|Nikon D5300||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 1D Mark IIn has a 8,2 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D5300 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||
3504 x 2336
6000 x 4000
Nikon D5300 has a 193 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn. 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 D5300 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn. Nikon D5300 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn has 50 to 3200.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||50-3200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
There is a big difference between these two cameras. Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D5300 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D5300 there is a need for having an autofocus motor inside the lens. We really encourage you to look closely at our lens compatibility charts at the links below.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D5300
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn can shoot up to 8,5 pictures per seconds and Nikon D5300 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||8,5|
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 D5300. Sadly, the Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn 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.
Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn weighs 1565 gr (equal to 3,45 lb) which is 226% heavier than Nikon D5300 and its 480 gr (or 1,06 lb).
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||1565 gr
|Nikon D5300||480 gr