Nikon Df vs Canon EOS 8000D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Df and Canon EOS 8000D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Nikon Df
Canon EOS 8000D

Manufacturing

Nikon Df is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS 8000D is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

Nikon Df were released 2013 and Canon EOS 8000D was released 2015. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Nikon Df Nikon 2013
Canon EOS 8000D Canon 2015

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Df has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS 8000D 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 Df 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)
Canon EOS 8000D 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 Df has a 16 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 8000D 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 Df 16 MP 16163840 4928 3280
Canon EOS 8000D 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Canon EOS 8000D has a 48 % larger resolution than Nikon Df. 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

Both of these cameras offers the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon Df 100-12800
Canon EOS 8000D 100-12800

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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Df
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 8000D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon Df can shoot up to 5,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 8000D can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon Df 5,5
Canon EOS 8000D 5

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 of movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS 8000D. Sadly, the Nikon Df does not support this.

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.

Nikon Df weighs 760 gr (equal to 1,68 lb) which is 35% heavier than Canon EOS 8000D and its 565 gr (or 1,25 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Nikon Df 760 gr 1,68 lb
Canon EOS 8000D 565 gr 1,25 lb