Nikon D5200 vs Canon EOS 80D
ManufacturingNikon D5200 were released 2012 and Canon EOS 80D was released 2016. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS 80D||Canon||2016|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D5200 has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS 80D 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 D5200||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
|Canon EOS 80D||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)
Both these cameras has the exact same resolution. Nikon D5200 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 80D has 24 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 D5200||24 MP||24000000||6000||4000|
|Canon EOS 80D||24 MP||24000000||6000||4000|
|Canon EOS 80D||100-16000|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
There is a big diffence between these two cameras. Canon EOS 80D has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D5200 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D5200 there is a need for having an autofocus motor inside the lens. We really encourage you to look closely at our lens compatibility charts at the links below.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D5200 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 80D can shoot up to 7 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 80D||7|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
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.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Nikon D5200||555 gr||1,22 lb|
|Canon EOS 80D||730 gr||1,61 lb|