Canon EOS D60 vs Nikon D100
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS D60 and Nikon D100. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS D60 is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D100 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.These two camera models were both released 2002.
|Canon EOS D60||2002|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS D60 has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D100 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 D60||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Nikon D100||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 D60 has a 6,3 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D100 has 6 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS D60||
3072 x 2048
3008 x 2000
Canon EOS D60 has a 5 % larger resolution than Nikon D100. 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 D100 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS D60. Nikon D100 has an ISO range that stretches from 200 to 1600 while Canon EOS D60 has 100 to 1000.
|Canon EOS D60||100-1000|
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.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS D60 do not work with Canon EF-S lenses but this is also shown at our compatibility charts.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS D60
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D100
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS D60 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Nikon D100 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS D60||3|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
Though, neither Canon EOS D60 or Nikon D100 can shoot movies so if that is a functionality that you are really looking for you should look elsewhere.
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 D60 weighs 855 gr (equal to 1,88 lb) which is 10% heavier than Nikon D100 and its 780 gr (or 1,72 lb).
|Canon EOS D60||855 gr
|Nikon D100||780 gr