Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Nikon D5300 Compare

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EOS 1300D is a Beginner DSLR, while the D5300 is categorized as a Amateur DSLR.

EOS 1300D vs D5300 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Nikon D5300 Specs

EOS 1300D

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Beginner DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm³ (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1")
  • 485g (15.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1300D

D5300

  • Introduced in October 2013
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125.0 x 99 x 76mm³ (4.9" x 3.9" x 3.0")
  • 530g (17.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D5300

EOS 1300D vs D5300 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 1300D an D5300 sensor comparison

EOS 1300D vs D5300: Viewfinder

The EOS 1300D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.50x and covers 95% of view field.

The D5300 features an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror that also covers 95% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.55x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 1300D (0.50x)

D5300 (0.55x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the D5300

Better choice: Nikon D5300

Canon EOS 1300D VS Nikon D5300 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 a better choice

EOS 1300D

D5300

Larger lens selection (3)220200

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the larger selection of lenses.

The EOS 1300D scores 3 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon D5300

EOS 1300D

D5300

Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0024.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)35
Auto Focus points (4)939
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)500600
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5300 are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Nikon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS 1300D: the built-in GPS.

Yields 31 points for the D5300.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

D5300

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar weight485g530g
Similar size1014cm³940cm³
WiFi
Canon EOS 1300D VS Nikon D5300 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and D5300

EOS 1300D und D5300, front viewEOS 1300D und D5300, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und D5300, view from aboveEOS 1300D und D5300, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Nikon D5300

3
31

We recommend Nikon D5300 as better choice.

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