Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs. Canon EOS 600D vs. Canon EOS 60D vs. Nikon D3100 vs. Nikon D7000

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Sep 17, 2008
Feb 7, 2011
Aug 26, 2010
Aug 19, 2010
Sep 15, 2010
 
Mid-size SLR
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
5616 x 3744
5184 x 3456
5184 x 3456
4608 x 3072
4928 x 3264
4080 x 2720, 2784 x 1856, 5616 x 3744, 3861 x 2574, 2784 x 1856
5184 x 2912, 4608 x 3456,3456 x 3456, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 1944, 3072 x 2304, 2592 x 1728, 2592 x 1456, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 2304, 1920 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1728, 1696 x 1280, 1280 x 1280, 720 x 480, 720 x 400, 640 x 480, 480 x 480
5184 x 2912, 4608 x 3456, 3456 x 3456, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 1944, 3072 x 2304, 2592 x 1456, 2592 x 1728, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 2304, 1920 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1728, 1696 x 1280, 1280 x 1280, 720 x 480, 720 x 400, 640 x 480, 480 x 480
3456 x 2304, 2304 x 1536
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
3:2
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2
3:2
21 megapixels
18 megapixels
18 megapixels
14 megapixels
16 megapixels
22 megapixels
19 megapixels
19 megapixels
15 megapixels
17 megapixels
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
APS-C (23.1 x 15.4 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Digic 4
Digic 4
Digic 4
Expeed 2
Expeed 2
 
Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 stops, plus 50, 12800, 25600 as option
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (12800 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 25600 with boost)
50
 
 
 
100
25600
12800
12800
12800
25600
6
6
6
12
12
Yes (1)
Yes
Yes
Yes (1)
Yes (5)
No
No
No
No
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal
Fine, Normal
Fine, Normal
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
No
Yes (3-10x )
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
9
9
9
11
39
Canon EF
Canon EF/EF-S
Canon EF/EF-S
Nikon F
Nikon F
1×
1.6×
1.6×
1.5×
1.5×
 
Fixed
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
3
3
3
920,000
1,040,000
1,040,000
230,000
921,000
No
No
No
No
No
TFT liquid-crystal color LCD
TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor
Clear View TFT color LCD
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentaprism)
98%
95%
96%
95%
100%
0.71×
0.85× (0.53× 35mm equiv.)
0.95× (0.59× 35mm equiv.)
0.8× (0.53× 35mm equiv.)
0.95× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
 
13.00 m
13.00 m
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
 
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
3.9 fps
3.7 fps
5.3 fps
3.0 fps
6.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 sec or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, remote)
Yes
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
±2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
 
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
No
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
 
1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
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 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24, 25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
H.264
MPEG-4
MPEG-4, H.264
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
None
Mono
 
Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA, Microdrive
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
None
None
None
None
 
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes
 
Yes
 
Yes
No
 
No
 
No
 
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
(Optional)
 
 
 
 
Yes (N3 connector)
Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
 
Yes
No
Yes (Water and Dust resistant)
No
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
850
440
1100
 
1050
850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)
570 g (1.26 lb / 20.11 oz)
755 g (1.66 lb / 26.63 oz)
505 g (1.11 lb / 17.81 oz)
780 g (1.72 lb / 27.51 oz)
152 x 114 x 75 mm (5.98 x 4.49 x 2.95)
133 x 100 x 80 mm (5.24 x 3.94 x 3.15)
145 x 106 x 79 mm (5.71 x 4.17 x 3.11)
124 x 96 x 75 mm (4.88 x 3.78 x 2.95)
132 x 105 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.13 x 3.03)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (by cable and PC)
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
 
Yes
None
None
None
Optional
Optional
 
 
 
GP-1
GP-1