Nikon D5600 vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

D5600 vs EOS 7D Mark II - Side by side

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Nikon D5600 vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II 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 7D Mark II

  • Introduced in September 2014
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • No WiFi
  • 148.6 x 112.4 x 78.2mm³ (5.9" x 4.4" x 3.1")
  • 910g (29.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 7D Mark II

D5600 vs EOS 7D Mark II 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 7D Mark II sensor comparison

D5600 vs EOS 7D Mark II: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 7D Mark II has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.60x covering 100% of view field.

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 7D Mark II (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D5600Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 7D Mark II

Better choice: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Nikon D5600 VS Canon EOS 7D Mark II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice

D5600

EOS 7D Mark II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2020.20
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)970670
Weighs less (2)465g
(15.0 oz.)
910g
(29.4 oz.)
More portable (2)842cm³
(53 cu.in.)
1306cm³
(82 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the D5600 is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the EOS 7D Mark II. Another advantage over the EOS 7D Mark II: 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 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 7D Mark II

D5600

EOS 7D Mark II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)510
Auto Focus points (4)3965
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Larger lens selection (3)200220
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 7D Mark II are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the better viewfinder. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 17 points for the EOS 7D Mark II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D5600

EOS 7D Mark II

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Nikon D5600 VS Canon EOS 7D Mark II Dimensions

Look at front view of the D5600 and EOS 7D Mark II

D5600 und EOS 7D Mark II, front viewD5600 und EOS 7D Mark II, front view

Top view of cameras

D5600 und EOS 7D Mark II, view from aboveD5600 und EOS 7D Mark II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon D5600

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

22
17

We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.

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