Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100

5.5 in
4.11 in
Canon EOS 70D Digital Camera
vs
5.33 in
4.19 in
Nikon D7100 Digital Camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Image sensor format
APS-C
DX
Sensor size
22.5, 15
23.6, 15.6
Sensor photo detectors
21 Mpx
25 Mpx
Effective pixels
20 Mpx
24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
3:2
3:2, 16:9
Max resolution
5472, 3648
6000, 4000
Other resolutions
3468x2432, 2736x1824, 1920x1280, 720x480, 4864x3648, 3248x2432, 2432x1824, 1696x1280, 640x480, 5472x3072, 3468x2048, 2736x1536, 1920x1080, 720x408, 3648x3648, 2432x2432, 1824x1824, 1280x1280, 480x480
6000x3368, 4800x3200, 4800x2696, 4494x3000 , 4496x2528, 3600x2400, 3600x2024, 2992x2000, 2992x1680, 2400x1600 , 2400x1344

Image

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
ISO Auto
yesyes
yesyes
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
12800
25600
Boosted ISO maximum
25600
25600
Maximum image resolution
5472, 3648
6000, 4000
White balance presets
6
12
White balance modes
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Halogen, Shade, Tungsten
Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny
Custom white balance
yesyes
yesyes
Supported image file formats
JPG, RAW
JPG, NEF, RAW
Photo effects
Black&White, Vivid
Neutral, Vivid
Image stabilizer
nono
nono
Image stabilization type
nono
nono
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
HDR
yesyes
yesyes
AEB/HDR support
yesyes
yesyes

Optics and focus

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Lens mount
Canon EF
Nikon F
Optical zoom
10 x
5.8 x
Magnification (Crop factor)
1.6 x
1.5 x
Maximum aperture
22
3.5
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Flash
Lamp
Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
Auto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Brightness adjustment
yesyes
yesyes
Autofocus in recording mode
yesyes
yesyes
Autofocus
Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Multi Point Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
yesyes
yesyes
Manual focus
yesyes
yesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
Auto
Auto
Number of focus points
19
51
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
19
51
Image stabiliser
Lens based only
Lens based only
Filter diameter
2.28 in
3.03 in
Phase detection autofocus
yesyes
yesyes

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Screen size
3.03 in
3.20 in
Articulated LCD
Fully articulated
Fixed
Screen technology
LCD
LCD TFT
Screen dots
1040000
1228800
Touch screen
yesyes
nono
Live view
yesyes
yesyes
Viewfinder
Electronic
Electronic
Viewfinder coverage
98 %
100 %
Viewfinder magnification
0.95 x
0.94 x
Dioptre correction
yesyes
yesyes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
3, 1
2, 1
Eye relief
0.87 in
0.77 in
Separate info display
yesyes
yesyes
Flip-out screen
yesyes
nono

Photography features

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Shooting modes
Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Program
Auto, Manual
Camera shutter type
Mechanical
Electronic
Minimum shutter speed
30 s
30 s
Maximum shutter speed
1/8000 s
1/8000 s
Shutter priority
yesyes
yesyes
Aperture priority
yesyes
yesyes
Manual exposure mode
yesyes
yesyes
Number of exposures
2
2
Exposure compensation plus
5
5
Exposure compensation minus
-5
-5
Expousure compensation steps
1/3, 1/2
1/3, 1/2
Auto exposure lock
yesyes
yesyes
AE EV steps
1/3, 1/2
1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
Continuous shooting
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer delay
2, 10
2, 5, 10, 20
Histogram
yesyes
yesyes
AE frames
2, 3, 5, 7
2, 3, 5
WB Bracketing
Yes (max 3 shots)
yesyes
Subject / scene modes
yesyes
yesyes
Flash sync speed
1/250s
1/320s
Built-in flash
yesyes
yesyes
Flash range
472.44 in
472.44 in
Flash modes
Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction
Flash OFF, Flash ON
External flash connection
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
External flash
yesyes
yesyes
Continuous drive
7.0 fps
6.0 fps
Scene modes
Close-up (macro), Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Landscape (scenery)
Portrait, Landscape (scenery)
Self-timer
yesyes
yesyes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial
Multi, Center-weighted, Average, Spot
Manual settings
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 10
Speed (JPEG)
7 fps
6 fps
Speed (RAW)
7 fps
6 fps
Exposure bracketing
0.3 - 3.0±EV
0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Maximum resolution
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
Recording resolutions
640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD type
HD
Full HD
Supported video file formats
H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
H.264, MPEG-4
Camera playback
Slide show
Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280x720
1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30 fps
30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
60 fps
60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate
60 fps
60 fps

Audio features

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Microphone type
Stereo
Stereo
Speaker type
Mono
Mono
Voice recording
yesyes
yesyes
Audio system
Stereo
Stereo
Supported audio file formats
LPCM
PCM
Noise reduction
yesyes
yesyes

Design

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Body type
SLR
SLR
Body material
Aluminium, Polycarbonate
Aluminum-magnesium
Colour of product
Black
Black
Anti-dust system
yesyes
yesyes
Environmentally sealed
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Weight
0.90 lb
1.49 lb
Width
5.50 in
5.33 in
Height
4.11 in
4.19 in
Depth
3.09 in
2.99 in

Storage

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Compatible memory cards
Eye-Fi, SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Dual memory card slots
yesyes
yesyes
Memory slots
1
2
Storage types
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file system
DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3
DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3

Power

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Power source type
Battery
Battery
Battery life (CIPA)
920
950
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery level indicator
yesyes
yesyes
Number of batteries supported
1
1
AC adapter included
Y
Y

Connectivity

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
HDMI
yesyes
nono
HDMI ports quantity
1
1
HDMI connector type
Mini
Mini
USB connector type
Mini-USB B
Mini-USB B
USB version
1.0
2.0
Microphone port
yesyes
yesyes
Wireless
Built-In
Optional
DC-in jack
yesyes
yesyes
Remote control
yesyes
yesyes
PictBridge
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
nono
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth
nono
nono
Firewire
nono
nono

Other features

Canon EOS 70DCanon EOS 70DNikon D7100Nikon D7100
Timelapse recording
yesyes
yesyes
GPS
nono
yesyes
Orientation sensor
yesyes
yesyes
Energy Star certified
nono
nono
Languages support
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Multi
Tripod mounting supported
yesyes
yesyes
Image editing modes
Resizing
Crop, Resizing, Rotating, Trimming

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