Nikon D800e vs Canon EOS 60Da
|Canon EOS 60Da||Canon||2012|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D800e has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS 60Da 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 D800e||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
|Canon EOS 60Da||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)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Nikon D800e||36,3 MP||36152320||7360||4912|
|Canon EOS 60Da||18 MP||17915904||5184||3456|
Nikon D800e has a 102 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 60Da. 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.
|Canon EOS 60Da||100-51200|
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.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D800e can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 60Da can shoot up to 5,3 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 60Da||5,3|
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 D800e||900 gr||1,98 lb|
|Canon EOS 60Da||755 gr||1,66 lb|