Nikon D200 vs Canon EOS 90D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D200 and Canon EOS 90D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Nikon D200
Canon EOS 90D

Manufacturing

Nikon D200 is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS 90D is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

Nikon D200 were released 2005 and Canon EOS 90D was released 2019. That is a 14 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Nikon D200 Nikon 2005
Canon EOS 90D Canon 2019

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D200 has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS 90D has a "APSC"-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")
Nikon D200 75 mm (a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)
Canon EOS 90D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Nikon D200 has a 10 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 90D has 33 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Nikon D200 10 MP 10036224 3872 2592
Canon EOS 90D 33 MP 32294400 6960 4640

Canon EOS 90D has a 222 % larger resolution than Nikon D200. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS 90D has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D200. Canon EOS 90D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Nikon D200 has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon D200 100-1600
Canon EOS 90D 100-25600

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 Nikon D200
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 90D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D200 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 90D can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon D200 5
Canon EOS 90D 11

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 of movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS 90D. Sadly, the Nikon D200 does not support this.

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 D200 weighs 920 gr (equal to 2,03 lb) which is 31% heavier than Canon EOS 90D and its 701 gr (or 1,55 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Nikon D200 920 gr 2,03 lb
Canon EOS 90D 701 gr 1,55 lb