Canon EOS 8000D vs Nikon D7100

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 8000D and Nikon D7100. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 8000D
Nikon D7100

Manufacturing

Canon EOS 8000D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D7100 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 8000D were released 2015 and Nikon D7100 was released 2013. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 8000D Canon 2015
Nikon D7100 Nikon 2013

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 8000D has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D7100 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 8000D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Nikon D7100 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

Both these cameras has the exact same resolution. Canon EOS 8000D has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D7100 has 24,1 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 8000D 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Nikon D7100 24,1 MP 24000000 6000 4000

ISO range

Canon EOS 8000D has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D7100. Canon EOS 8000D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Nikon D7100 has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 8000D 100-12800
Nikon D7100 100-6400

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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 8000D
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D7100

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 8000D can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Nikon D7100 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 8000D 5
Nikon D7100 6

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS 8000D and Nikon D7100 can shoot movies.

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.

Nikon D7100 weighs 675 gr (equal to 1,49 lb) which is 19% heavier than Canon EOS 8000D and its 565 gr (or 1,25 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 8000D 565 gr 1,25 lb
Nikon D7100 675 gr 1,49 lb