Nikon D5600 vs Canon EOS 600D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

D5600 vs EOS 600D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon D5600 vs Canon EOS 600D Specs

D5600

  • 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 600D

  • Introduced in February 2011
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • No WiFi
  • 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7mm³ (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.1")
  • 580g (18.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 600D

D5600 vs EOS 600D 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 600D sensor comparison

D5600 vs EOS 600D: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 600D 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 600D (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D5600Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 600D

Better choice: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable

Nikon D5600 VS Canon EOS 600D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice

D5600

EOS 600D

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2018.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)54
Auto Focus points (4)399
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)970440
Weighs less (2)465g
(15.0 oz.)
580g
(18.7 oz.)
More portable (2)842cm³
(53 cu.in.)
1056cm³
(66 cu.in.)
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 rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS 600D: the lower weight than the EOS 600D, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The D5600 scores 28 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 600D

D5600

EOS 600D

Larger lens selection (3)200220

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 600D are the larger selection of lenses.

Yields 3 points for the EOS 600D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D5600

EOS 600D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Nikon D5600 VS Canon EOS 600D Dimensions

Look at front view of the D5600 and EOS 600D

D5600 und EOS 600D, front viewD5600 und EOS 600D, front view

Top view of cameras

D5600 und EOS 600D, view from aboveD5600 und EOS 600D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon D5600

Canon EOS 600D

28
3

We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.

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