Canon Eos 7d Vs Nikon D7100

By | 12/10/2022

Canon EOS 7D vs Nikon D7100

This is a full comparison betwixt the cameras Canon EOS 7D and Nikon D7100. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 7D

Nikon D7100


Canon EOS 7D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D7100 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 7D were released 2009 and Nikon D7100 was released 2013. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this catamenia of time can exist of involvement since technology is always improving etc.

Blazon of photographic camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop cistron

These cameras take different sensors. Canon EOS 7D has a “APSC”-sensor while Nikon D7100 has a “DX”-sensor, and their divergence in sensors will also consequence the ingather factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Photographic camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common “50mm f/one.8”)
Canon EOS 7D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier past * 1.half-dozen)
Nikon D7100 75 mm (a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)

Learn more about crop cistron and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera option can touch on the focal length (Nikon)


Canon EOS 7D has a xviii MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D7100 has 24,1 MP. If nosotros break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Photographic camera Megapixels Pixel (full) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS 7D eighteen MP 17915904 5184 3456
Nikon D7100 24,ane MP 24000000 6000 4000

Nikon D7100 has a 34 % larger resolution than Catechism EOS 7D. This could give y’all more details in the motion-picture show but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, later on while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS 7D has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D7100. Catechism EOS 7D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Nikon D7100 has 100 to 6400.

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a born autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause whatsoever problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 7D
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D7100

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Catechism EOS 7D can shoot upwardly to 8 pictures per seconds and Nikon D7100 tin shoot up to half dozen pictures per seconds.

Ability to tape movies

It is becoming more and more than pop to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 7D and Nikon D7100 tin can shoot movies.


The weight of the photographic camera can exist an extremely important cistron, specially if the camera is almost to be used, carried around, for several hours at the fourth dimension.

Catechism EOS 7D weighs 860 gr (equal to ane,nine lb) which is 27% heavier than Nikon D7100 and its 675 gr (or 1,49 lb).

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