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Canon EOS 7D vs Nikon D610

5.83 in
2.89 in
Canon EOS 7D Digital Camera
Canon EOS 7D
5.55 in
4.45 in
Nikon D610 Digital Camera
Nikon D610
Available colors
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4.2 out of 5
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Sensor typeCCDCMOS
Image sensor formatAPS-CFull frame
Sensor size0.88 in1.41 in
Sensor photo detectors19.0 Mpx25.0 Mpx
Effective pixels18.0 Mpx24.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:23:2
Max resolution5184 x 3456 px6016 x 4016 px
Other resolutions
  • 5184x3456
  • 3888x2592
  • 3456x2304
  • 2592x1728
  • 4512x3008
  • 3936x2624
  • 3008x2008
  • 3008x1688
  • 2944x1968
Processor2 x DIGIC 4Expeed 3

Image

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
ISO
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
  • 6400
  • 100
  • 125
  • 160
  • 200
  • 250
  • 320
  • 400
  • 500
  • 640
  • 800
  • 1000
  • 1250
  • 1600
  • 2000
  • 2250
  • 2500
  • 3200
  • 4000
  • 5000
  • 6400
ISO Autoyes
N/A
ISO minimum100100
ISO maximum64006400
Boosted ISO maximum1280025600
Maximum image resolution5184 x 3456 px6016 x 4016 px
White balance presets612
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Tungsten
  • Direct sunlight
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Manual
  • Shade
Custom white balanceyesyes
Supported image file formats
  • JPG
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW
Photo effects
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
Image stabilizeryesno
Image stabilization typeNoNo
Supported aspect ratios3:2
N/A
Uncompressed formatRAWRAW
HDRnoyes
AEB/HDR supportyesyes
Boosted ISO minimum
N/A
50

Optics and focus

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Lens mountCanon EF-SNikon F
Optical zoom5.6 x3.5 x
Magnification (Crop factor)1.6 x1.0 x
Maximum aperture3.53.5
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)FlashLamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocusyesyes
Brightness adjustmentyesyes
Autofocus in recording modeyesyes
Focal length multiplier1.6x1x
Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Servo Auto Focus
  • Spot Auto Focus
  • Contrast Detection Auto Focus
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyesyes
Manual focusyesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Manual
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamyesyes
Number of focus points1939
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)1939
Image stabiliserLens based onlyLens based only
Filter diameter2.64 in3.03 in
Phase detection autofocusyesyes
Minimum aperture
N/A
3.5

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Screen size3.0 in3.2 in
Articulated LCDnono
Screen technologyLCDLCD TFT
Display aspect ratio3:2
N/A
Screen dots920000921000
Touch screennono
Field of view160.0 %
N/A
Live viewyesyes
ViewfinderElectronicOptical
Viewfinder coverage100.0 %100.0 %
Viewfinder magnification1.0 x0.7 x
Dioptre correctionyes
N/A
Diopter adjustment (D-D)3 - 1-3 - 1
Separate info displayyesyes
Eye relief
N/A
0.83 in
Flip-out screen
N/A
no

Photography features

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Shooting modes
  • Aperture priority
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Movie
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
N/A
Camera shutter type
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
Electronic
Minimum shutter speed30.0 s30.0 s
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s1.0 s
Shutter priorityyesyes
Aperture priorityyesyes
Manual exposure modeyesyes
Number of exposures32
Exposure compensation plus55
Exposure compensation minus-5-5
Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 2/3
  • 1
Auto exposure lockyesyes
AE EV steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 2/3
  • 1
  • 2
Continuous shootingyesyes
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 10
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
Histogramyesyes
AE frames3
  • 2
  • 3
WB Bracketing
Yes
Yes
Subject / scene modesyesyes
Flash sync speed1/250s1/200s
Built-in flashyesyes
Flash range1212
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Flash OFF
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Auto
  • Fill-in
  • Flash OFF
  • Manual
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
External flash connection
  • Hot shoe
  • PC terminal
Hot shoe
External flashyesyes
Continuous drive8.0 fps6.0 fps
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
Self-timeryesyes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
Manual settingsyesyes
Self-timer options
  • 2
  • 10
N/A
Speed (JPEG)8.0 fps6.0 fps
Speed (RAW)8.0 fps6.0 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV0.3 - 3.0±EV
Flash metering system
N/A
i-TTL

Videography features

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Maximum resolution1920 x 1080 px1920 x 1080 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HDFull HD
Supported video file formatsMOV
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
Analog signal format system
  • NTSC
  • PAL
N/A
Camera playback
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280 x 7201280 x 720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps30.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps60.0 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate29.97 fps60.0 fps

Audio features

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Microphone typeMonoMono
Voice recordingyesyes
Speaker type
N/A
Mono
Supported audio file formats
N/A
LPCM

Design

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Body typeSLRSLR
Body materialMagnesiumAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlackBlack
Anti-dust systemyesyes
Environmentally sealedyesyes

Dimensions

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Weight28.92 oz26.81 oz
Width5.83 in5.55 in
Height2.89 in4.45 in
Depth4.36 in3.23 in

Storage

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Compatible memory cards
  • CF
  • MicroDrive
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Dual memory card slotsyesyes
Storage types
  • Compact Flash Type I/II
  • UDMA
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Camera file system
  • DPOF 1.1
  • Exif 2.21
  • DPOF
  • DCF 2.0
  • Exif 2.3
Maximum memory card size
N/A
64.0 GB
Memory slots
N/A
2

Power

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Power source type
  • AC
  • Battery
Battery
Battery life (CIPA)750900
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Battery level indicatoryes
N/A
Number of batteries supported1
N/A
AC adapter includedyes
N/A
On/off switchyes
N/A
Start-up time100.0 ms
N/A

Connectivity

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
HDMInoyes
HDMI ports quantity1
N/A
HDMI connector typeMiniMini
USB version2.02.0
Microphone portyesyes
Remote controlyesyes
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCnono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)nono
Bluetoothnono
Firewirenono
USB connector type
N/A
Micro-USB B
Wireless
N/A
Optional
DC-in jack
N/A
yes

Other features

Canon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Nikon D610Nikon D610
Timelapse recordingyesyes
GPSnoyes
Orientation sensoryesyes
Energy Star certifiednono
Languages support
  • ARA
  • BUL
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • ITA
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • ARA
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • THA
  • UKR
Tripod mounting supportedyesyes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
  • ARA
  • BUL
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
  • ARA
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
Image editing modesResizingRotating

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