Side by side
8 cameras compared
ADD CAMERA ...
move left move right
move left move right
move left move right
move left move right
move left move right
move left move right
move left move right
move left move right
 
Oct 13, 2008
Oct 7, 2008
Dec 20, 2006
Aug 27, 2008
Sep 15, 2010
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 1, 2008
Apr 5, 2011
Oct 8, 2013
Nov 16, 2006
Sep 17, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
$1999/£1799.99/€2499.99 (body only), $2599/£2299.99/€2499 (with 24-85mm F3.5-4.5 lens)
 
Body: $2,099.00/£1,799; with 24-105mm f/4L IS USM $2899/£2,519
 
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
 
 
 
 
Magnesium alloy top and rear, polycarbonate front-plate
 
Magnesium alloy, polycarbonate top plate
 
4288 x 2848
4928 x 3264
4288 x 2848
4256 x 2832
4928 x 3264
6016 x 4016
3008 x 2000
5472 x 3648
3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424
3184 x 2120, 2128 x 1416
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
4512 x 3008, 3936 x 2624, 3008 x 2008, 3008 x 1688, 2944 x 1968
2256 x 1496, 1504 x 1000
3648 x 2432, 2736 x 1824, 1920 x 1280, 720 x 480
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
24 megapixels
6 megapixels
20 megapixels
13 megapixels
17 megapixels
13 megapixels
13 megapixels
 
25 megapixels
6 megapixels
21 megapixels
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
APS-C (23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CCD
CMOS
 
Expeed 2
Expeed
Expeed
Expeed 2
Expeed 3
 
Digic 5+
 
 
 
 
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
 
 
 
 
Primary Color Filter
 
RGB Color Filter Array
 
Auto, 200 - 3200 (plus 6400 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 25600 with boost)
200 - 3200 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 6400 with boost)
200 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 25600 with boost)
Auto, 100- 6400 (plus 12800, 25600 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (50 - 25600 with boost)
Auto, 200 - 1600 (plus 3200 with boost)
Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stops, plus 50, 51200, 102400 as option
 
100
100
100
 
50
 
50
6400
25600
6400
25600
25600
25600
3200
102400
12
12
12
12
12
12
6
6
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
Yes (4)
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
RAW
RAW
RAW + TIFF
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal
 
 
 
 
 
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
  • JPEG
 
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3), RAW: RAW (5472 x 3648), M RAW (4104 x 2736), S RAW (2736 x 1824) (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • 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
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
by optional dedicated Speedlite
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
11
39
51
51
11
39
 
11
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Canon EF
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
1×
1.5×
1×
1.5×
1×
 
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
No
Fully articulated
Fixed
 
Fixed
3
3
3
3
3
3.2
2.5
3
920,000
921,000
920,000
922,000
921,000
921,000
230,000
1,040,000
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT LCD monitor
Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor
 
Clear View II TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (With contrast-detect AF, face detection and subject tracking)
Yes
No
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentaprism)
96%
100%
100%
95%
95%
100%
95%
97%
0.96× (0.64× 35mm equiv.)
0.95× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.94× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.72×
0.78× (0.52× 35mm equiv.)
0.7×
0.8× (0.53× 35mm equiv.)
0.71×
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
 
 
 
 
 
  • Program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
 
 
Yes (pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
No
17.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
 
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
17.00 m
 
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (hot-shoe)
Yes (Hot shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/200 sec
 
1/180 sec
 
 
 
 
 
  • Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous low-speed [CL]
  • Continuous high-speed [CH]
  • Mirror-up [Mup]
  • Quiet Shutter Release
  • Self-timer
 
 
4.5 fps
6.0 fps
7.0 fps
8.0 fps
4.0 fps
6.0 fps
2.5 fps
4.5 fps
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2 to 20 sec)
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes
Yes (2 to 20 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
 
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
±5 (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, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 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, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
 
±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes (2 or 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
 
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps), 320 x 216 (24 fps)
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24, 25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (24 fps), 320 x 240 (24 fps)
 
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps)
 
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (25, 30 fps)
Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264
Motion JPEG
 
MPEG-4
MPEG-4, H.264
 
H.264
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1080 and 720 intra or inter frame, 480 inter frame
Mono
Mono
Stereo
None
Mono
Mono
 
Mono
Mono
Mono
None
None
Mono
Mono
 
Mono
 
SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Compact Flash Type I/SD/SDHC
Compact Flash (Type I)
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
SD/SDHC card
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)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
No
Yes (HDMI Mini)
No
Yes
 
 
Yes
 
 
Yes
No
No
 
 
No
 
 
No
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
 
Eye-Fi Connected
Optional
 
Built-In
 
 
 
 
 
Wu-1b mobile adapter
 
 
Yes (Optional ML-L3 or MC-DC2)
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (Optional (ML-L3))
Yes (Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5, Remote Controller RC-6)
 
No
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
No
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
No
Yes (Splash and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Nikon EN-EL9 Lithium-Ion & charger included
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
850
1050
950
1000
 
900
 
1090
703 g (1.55 lb / 24.80 oz)
780 g (1.72 lb / 27.51 oz)
938 g (2.07 lb / 33.09 oz)
1074 g (2.37 lb / 37.88 oz)
560 g (1.23 lb / 19.75 oz)
850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)
522 g (1.15 lb / 18.41 oz)
770 g (1.70 lb / 27.16 oz)
132 x 103 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.06 x 3.03)
132 x 105 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.13 x 3.03)
147 x 114 x 74 mm (5.79 x 4.49 x 2.91)
147 x 123 x 77 mm (5.79 x 4.84 x 3.03)
128 x 97 x 79 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 3.11)
141 x 113 x 82 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.23)
124 x 94 x 64 mm (4.88 x 3.7 x 2.52)
145 x 111 x 71 mm (5.71 x 4.37 x 2.8)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes (by cable and PC)
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
 
Built-in
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
 
Image tagging and tracking modes