Canon EOS 9000D vs Nikon D5300

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 9000D and Nikon D5300. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 9000D
Nikon D5300


Canon EOS 9000D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D5300 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 9000D were released 2017 and Nikon D5300 was released 2013. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 9000D Canon 2017
Nikon D5300 Nikon 2013

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 9000D has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D5300 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 9000D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Nikon D5300 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)


Both these cameras has the exact same resolution. Canon EOS 9000D has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D5300 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 9000D 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Nikon D5300 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

ISO range

Canon EOS 9000D has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D5300. Canon EOS 9000D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Nikon D5300 has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 9000D 100-25600
Nikon D5300 100-12800

Autofocus and lens compatibility

There is a big diffence between these two cameras. Canon EOS 9000D 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.

Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 9000D
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D5300

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 9000D can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds and Nikon D5300 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 9000D 6
Nikon D5300 5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS 9000D and Nikon D5300 can shoot movies.


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 9000D weighs 540 gr (equal to 1,19 lb) which is 12% heavier than Nikon D5300 and its 480 gr (or 1,06 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 9000D 540 gr 1,19 lb
Nikon D5300 480 gr 1,06 lb