Nikon D5600 vs Canon EOS 80D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

D5600 vs EOS 80D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon D5600 vs Canon EOS 80D 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


  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 139.0 x 105.2 x 78.5mm³ (5.5" x 4.1" x 3.1")
  • 730g (23.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 80D

D5600 vs EOS 80D 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 80D sensor comparison

D5600 vs EOS 80D: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 80D has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.59x 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 80D (0.59x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D5600Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 80D

Better choice: Canon EOS 80D

Nikon D5600 VS Canon EOS 80D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice



Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)970960
Weighs less (2)465g
(15.0 oz.)
(23.5 oz.)
More portable (2)842cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the larger sensitivity, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the EOS 80D. Another advantage over the EOS 80D: the more compact size.

The D5600 scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 80D



Higher speed (4, frames/second)57
Auto Focus points (4)3945
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Larger lens selection (3)200220
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 80D 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.

Yields 15 points for the EOS 80D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Resolution (megapixel)24.2024.20
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Nikon D5600 VS Canon EOS 80D Dimensions

Look at front view of the D5600 and EOS 80D

D5600 und EOS 80D, front viewD5600 und EOS 80D, front view

Top view of cameras

D5600 und EOS 80D, view from aboveD5600 und EOS 80D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon D5600

Canon EOS 80D


We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon D5600.

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