Nikon D7500 vs Canon EOS 20Da

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D7500 and Canon EOS 20Da. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Nikon D7500
Canon EOS 20Da

Manufacturing

Nikon D7500 is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS 20Da is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

Nikon D7500 were released 2017 and Canon EOS 20Da was released 2005. That is a 12 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Nikon D7500 Nikon 2017
Canon EOS 20Da Canon 2005

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D7500 has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS 20Da 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 D7500 75 mm (a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)
Canon EOS 20Da 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 D7500 has a 21 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 20Da has 8,2 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 D7500 21 MP 20668416 5568 3712
Canon EOS 20Da 8,2 MP 8185344 3504 2336

Nikon D7500 has a 153 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 20Da. 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

Nikon D7500 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 20Da. Nikon D7500 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 20Da has 100 to 3200.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon D7500 100-51200
Canon EOS 20Da 100-3200

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.

Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D7500
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 20Da

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D7500 can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 20Da can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon D7500 8
Canon EOS 20Da 5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Nikon D7500. Unfortunately Canon EOS 20Da does not support recording movies and movie clips.

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.

Canon EOS 20Da weighs 770 gr (equal to 1,7 lb) which is 20% heavier than Nikon D7500 and its 640 gr (or 1,41 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Nikon D7500 640 gr 1,41 lb
Canon EOS 20Da 770 gr 1,7 lb