Nikon D3x vs Canon EOS M200

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D3x and Canon EOS M200. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


Nikon D3x is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS M200 is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

Nikon D3x were released 2008 and Canon EOS M200 was released 2019. That is a 11 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Nikon D3x 2008
Canon EOS M200 2019

Type of camera

Nikon D3x is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS M200 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D3x has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS M200 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 D3x 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
Canon EOS M200 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 D3x has a 24,5 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS M200 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Nikon D3x 24,5 MP
24385536 pixels
6048 x 4032
Canon EOS M200 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Nikon D3x has a 2 % larger resolution than Canon EOS M200. 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.

ISO range

Canon EOS M200 has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D3x. Canon EOS M200 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Nikon D3x has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon D3x 100-6400
Canon EOS M200 100-25600

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 M200 belongs to the Canon EOS M-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS M

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D3x
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS M200

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon D3x can shoot up to 1-5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS M200 can shoot up to 6,1 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon D3x 1-5
Canon EOS M200 6,1

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 movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS M200. Sadly, the Nikon D3x does not support this.


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 D3x weighs 1260 gr (equal to 2,78 lb) which is 321% heavier than Canon EOS M200 and its 299 gr (or 0,66 lb).

Camera Weight
Nikon D3x 1260 gr
2,78 lb
Canon EOS M200 299 gr
0,66 lb