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Canon 70D vs Nikon D5200

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Take a look between the comparison of Canon EOS 70D and Nikon D5200 features 20.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and ISO 100-12800 (Expandable to ISO 25600). On the other hand Nikon D5200 features 24.1MP DX CMOS Sensor and Expandable ISO from 100-25600; take a look at the Major Specification Below.

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Canon EOS 70D Major Features

· 20.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor

· DIGIC 5+ Image Processor

· Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Live View

· 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen

· Full HD 1080p Video with Move Servo AF

· Built-In Wireless Connectivity

· 19-Point All Cross-Type AF System

· Continuous Shooting Rate Up to 7 fps

· ISO 100-12800 (Expandable to ISO 25600)

· Scene Intelligent Auto Mode

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Nikon D5200 Major Features

· AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens

· 24.1MP DX CMOS Sensor

· EXPEED 3 Image Processing Engine

· 3.0″ 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor

· 39-Point AF System with 9 Cross-Type

· Full HD Video with Full-Time Servo AF

· Expandable ISO from 100-25600

· 5fps Continuous Shooting Rate

· Scene Recognition System

· Compatible with WU-1a Wireless Adapter

Major Difference

Canon EOS 70D vs. Nikon D5200 Specification Comparison Table.

Features / Models Canon EOS 70D Nikon D5200
Date of Announcement Jul 2, 2013 Nov 6, 2012
Megapixel 20.2 megapixels 24.1 megapixels
Sensor size / type APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm) APS-C (23.1 x 15.4 mm)
Image processor Digic 5+ Expeed 3
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor)+Phase Detect Contrast Detect (sensor)+Phase Detect
AF points 19 39
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost) Auto, 100 – 6400 (25600 with boost)
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/8000 sec 30 sec 1/4000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 7fps 5fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
Display Fully articulated 3″ 1,040,000 Clear View II TFT color LCD Fully articulated 3″ 921,000 TFT LCD monitor
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)-98% Optical (pentamirror) 95 %
Hot-shoe Yes Yes
Battery Life (CIPA) 920 Na
Environmentally sealed Yes No
Dimensions 139 x 104 x 79 mm 129 x 98 x 78 mm
Weight 755g 555g

 

Canon EOS 70D announcement on Jul 2, 2013/ Nikon D5200 8 months older than Nikon D5200

Advantages of Canon EOS 70D

· Fast continuous Shooting Speed compared to Nikon D5200

· Better viewfinder compared to Nikon D5200

· Canon EOS 70D feature, environmentally sealed body.

. Canon 70D features Touch Display

. Canon 70D have Built-in WiFi Connectivity

. Dual-pixel AF technology, 5 time faster AF during live view mode.

 

Advantages of Nikon D5200

· More megapixels compared to Canon EOS 70D

· Big sensor size compared to Canon EOS 70D

· More AF points compared to Canon EOS 70D

· 60fps frame rate available at Full HD

· Small size compared to Canon EOS 70D

· Light-weight compared to Canon EOS 70D

 

Common Features of Both Cameras

· Both features Same AF System

· Same ISO Range

· Both features Same Hot-shoe

Price difference:  Nikon D5200 body only available at $700 and Canon 70D body available at $1200

Verdict: Based on Specification comparison review we recommend you to buy Canon 70D

Also see – Canon 70D vs Nikon D5200 High ISO Test

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