Nikon D5600 vs Canon EOS 100D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

D5600 vs EOS 100D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon D5600 vs Canon EOS 100D Specs


  • Introduced in November 2016
  • 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")
  • 465g (15.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D5600

EOS 100D

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • No WiFi
  • 116.8 x 90.7 x 69.4mm³ (4.6" x 3.6" x 2.7")
  • 407g (13.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 100D

D5600 vs EOS 100D 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: D5600 an EOS 100D sensor comparison

D5600 vs EOS 100D: Viewfinder

D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

The EOS 100D features an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror that also covers 95% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.53x.

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.

D5600 (0.54x)

EOS 100D (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D5600Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 100D

Better choice: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable

Nikon D5600 VS Canon EOS 100D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice


EOS 100D

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2018.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)54
Auto Focus points (4)399
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)970380
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Nikon are the larger sensitivity, the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS 100D: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The D5600 scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 100D


EOS 100D

Larger lens selection (3)200220
Weighs less (2)465g
(15.0 oz.)
(13.1 oz.)
More portable (2)842cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 100D are the larger selection of lenses, the lower weight than the D5600 and the more compact size.

Yields 7 points for the EOS 100D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


EOS 100D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Nikon D5600 VS Canon EOS 100D Dimensions

Look at front view of the D5600 and EOS 100D

D5600 und EOS 100D, front viewD5600 und EOS 100D, front view

Top view of cameras

D5600 und EOS 100D, view from aboveD5600 und EOS 100D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon D5600

Canon EOS 100D


We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.

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