Canon EOS 250D / SL3 (Rebel SL3) vs Nikon D5500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

EOS 250D / SL3 vs D5500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 vs Nikon D5500 Specs

EOS 250D / SL3

  • Introduced in April 2019
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 122.4 x 92.6 x 69.8mm³ (4.8" x 3.6" x 2.7")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 250D / SL3

D5500

  • Introduced in January 2015
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 124.0 x 97 x 70mm³ (4.9" x 3.8" x 2.8")
  • 470g (15.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D5500

EOS 250D / SL3 vs D5500 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 250D / SL3 an D5500 sensor comparison

EOS 250D / SL3 vs D5500: Viewfinder

EOS 250D / SL3 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

The D5500 features an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror that also covers 95% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.54x.

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 250D / SL3 (0.54x)

D5500 (0.54x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 250D / SL3Simulated viewfinder of the D5500

Better choice: Draw

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Nikon D5500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 a better choice

EOS 250D / SL3

D5500

Larger lens selection (3)220200
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)1050970

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 250D / SL3 are the larger selection of lenses, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The EOS 250D / SL3 scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon D5500

EOS 250D / SL3

D5500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.0024.20
Auto Focus points (4)939

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5500 are the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus.

Yields 9 points for the D5500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 250D / SL3

D5500

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Speed (frames/second)55
Sensor cleaning
Sensitivity100 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
Similar weight450g470g
Similar size791cm³842cm³
WiFi
Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Nikon D5500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 250D / SL3 and D5500

EOS 250D / SL3 und D5500, front viewEOS 250D / SL3 und D5500, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 250D / SL3 und D5500, view from aboveEOS 250D / SL3 und D5500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3

Nikon D5500

8
9

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS 250D / SL3.

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