Nikon D4 vs Canon EOS 300D
This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D4 and Canon EOS 300D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Nikon D4 is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS 300D is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.Nikon D4 were released 2012 and Canon EOS 300D was released 2003. That is a 9 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 300D||2003|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D4 has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS 300D 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 D4||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Canon EOS 300D||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 D4 has a 16,2 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 300D has 6,3 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
4928 x 3280
|Canon EOS 300D||
3072 x 2048
Nikon D4 has a 157 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 300D. 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 D4 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 300D. Nikon D4 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 204800 while Canon EOS 300D has 100 to 1600.
|Canon EOS 300D||100-1600|
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 D4
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 300D
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon D4 can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 300D can shoot up to 2,5 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 300D||2,5|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
Though, neither Nikon D4 or Canon EOS 300D 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.
Nikon D4 weighs 1340 gr (equal to 2,95 lb) which is 108% heavier than Canon EOS 300D and its 645 gr (or 1,42 lb).
|Nikon D4||1340 gr
|Canon EOS 300D||645 gr