Canon EOS 760D vs Nikon D750

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 760D and Nikon D750. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Canon EOS 760D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D750 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 760D were released 2015 and Nikon D750 was released 2014. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 760D 2015
Nikon D750 2014

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 760D has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Nikon D750 has a "Nikon 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 760D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Nikon D750 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 760D has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D750 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 760D 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Nikon D750 24 MP
24160256 pixels
6016 x 4016

Nikon D750 has a 1 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 760D. 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

Both of these cameras offer the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 760D 100-12800
Nikon D750 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 760D
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D750

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 760D can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Nikon D750 can shoot up to 6,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 760D 5
Nikon D750 6,5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 760D and Nikon D750 can shoot movies.

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 D750 weighs 750 gr (equal to 1.65 lb) which is 33% heavier than Canon EOS 760D and its 565 gr (or 1.25 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 760D 565 gr
1.25 lb
Nikon D750 750 gr
1.65 lb

Canon EOS 760D vs Nikon D750 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 760D and Nikon D750, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Name Canon EOS 760D Nikon D750
Manufacturer Canon Nikon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Release Year 2015 2014
Release Date 2015-02-06 2014-09-12
MSRP 849 USD 2299 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Sensor
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 23.9 mm)
Also known as "FX"
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 6016 x 4016 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 24 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 6 EXPEED 4
Image
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
ISO Range 100 - 12800 100 - 12800
White Balance Presets 8 12
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 19 51
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
FX (Full frame)
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Tilting
Screen size 3 3,2
Screen dots 1040000 1229000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD TFT-LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.82 (0.51 35mm equiv.) 0.7
Viewfinder Resolution 0 N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Frames per second 5 fps 6,5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Highlight Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless Yes
Built-In (802.11b/g/n with NFC)
Yes
Built-in
Remote Control Yes (wired or via smartphone) Yes (Wired or wireless)
GPS No Yes
Optional through GP-1/GP-1A
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D750
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E17 lithium-ion battery @ charger
EN-EL15 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 440 shots 1230 shots
Width 132 mm 141 mm
Height 111 mm 113 mm
Depth 78 mm 78 mm
Weight 565 gram 750 gram