Nikon D3s vs Canon EOS 750D
This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D3s and Canon EOS 750D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Nikon D3s is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS 750D is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.Nikon D3s were released 2009 and Canon EOS 750D was released 2015. That is a 6 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 750D||2015|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D3s has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS 750D has a "APSC"-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 **|
|Nikon D3s||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Canon EOS 750D||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
** 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 (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Nikon D3s has a 12,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 750D has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
4256 x 2832
|Canon EOS 750D||
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS 750D has a 99 % larger resolution than Nikon D3s. 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 D3s has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 750D. Nikon D3s has an ISO range that stretches from 200 to 102400 while Canon EOS 750D has 100 to 12800.
|Canon EOS 750D||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 Nikon D3s
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 750D
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon D3s can shoot up to 9-11 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 750D can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 750D||5|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
In this case, both Nikon D3s and Canon EOS 750D can shoot movies.
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 D3s weighs 1240 gr (equal to 2,73 lb) which is 123% heavier than Canon EOS 750D and its 555 gr (or 1,22 lb).
|Nikon D3s||1240 gr
|Canon EOS 750D||555 gr